Privacy Policy

We’re committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This Policy explains when and why we collect personal information about people who visit our website, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure.

If you have any comments or questions about this Privacy Policy or wish to report any violation of this Privacy Policy, please email or write to Lynn Ritson, Market Rasen Station Community Project, C/o Lindum Group, Station Road, North Hykeham, Lincoln LN6 3QX. Alternatively, you can telephone 01522 852441.

Who are we?

Market Rasen Station Community Project CIC is a community interest company that has restored the former railway station in Market Rasen, Lincolnshire.  The station building has offices to rent, a café, a foyer with displays about the station’s heritage, and a community room available for bookings.

We are a community interest company limited by shares (Company Number 9389891).  The registered address is Lindum Business Park, Station Road, North Hykeham, Lincoln, LN6 3QX.  For the purposes of this policy, references to ‘we’, ‘us’ and ‘Market Rasen Station Community Project’ mean Market Rasen Station Community Project CIC.

How do we collect information from you?

We obtain information about you when you use our website, for example, when you contact us via our contact page or submit a comment on our blog.

What type of information is collected from you?

The personal information we collect might include your name, title, organisation, telephone number, address, email address, IP address, and information regarding what pages are accessed and when.

How is your information used?

We will collect your personal data in a number of ways including, but not limited to:

  • When you contact us on our ‘Contact Us’ page
  • When you leave a comment on our ‘Blog’ page
  • When you attend events hosted by us
  • When you engage with us on social media
  • When you visit our website
  • When you contact us by any means with questions, information requests etc.
  • When you’ve given a third-party permission to share with us the information they hold about you.

We will ensure that this information is processed in a lawful manner and is used only for relevant and necessary purposes.

We may use your information to:

  • seek your views or comments on the services we provide
  • notify you of changes to our services
  • send you communications which you have requested and that may be of interest to you
  • carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into by you and us.

Whenever we collect or process your personal data, we’ll only keep it for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which it was collected. At the end of that period, your data will either be deleted completely or anonymised, for example by aggregation with other data so that it can be used in a non-identifiable way for statistical analysis and business planning.

Who has access to your information?

We will not sell or rent your information to third parties and will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.

We may transfer your personal information to a third party if we’re under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation or to enforce or apply our terms of use or to protect the rights, property or safety of our supporters.  However, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected.

Your choices

You have a choice about whether or not you wish to receive information from us. We will not contact you by email, post, phone or text message unless you have given your prior consent.  You can change your preferences at any time by emailing or telephoning 01522 852441.

How you can access and update your information

You have a right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please email us at or write to Lynn Ritson, Market Rasen Station Community Project, C/o Lindum Group, Station Road, North Hykeham, Lincoln LN6 3QX. Alternatively, you can telephone 01522 852441, stating your full name and providing us with sufficient information to verify your identity.

Please also help us to respond quickly by indicating why you think we hold personal information about you and what information you think we may hold.  Please note that no access fee will be charged for reasonable access requests, however we retain the right to charge for repeat or excessive requests.  Sometimes there may be a reason why access will not be possible. If that is the case, you will be told why.

We want to make sure your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.

Data security

We will put in a place a range of measures and data security protocols to ensure that your data is kept safe and secure.  Unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure. So, while we strive to protect such information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk. Once any personal information comes into our possession, we will take reasonable steps and all other precautions required by law to protect that information from misuse or loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.

Use of ‘cookies’

We may collect information about your computer, including your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and in order to create reports. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns and does not identify any individual.

We may use Google Analytics, a web analytics tool that helps website owners understand how visitors engage with their website. Google Analytics customers can view a variety of reports about how visitors interact with their website so that they can improve it.

Like many services, Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions as in our case, where they are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We can then use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our site.

Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. These cookies are used to store information, such as the time that the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before and what site referred the visitor to the web page. The cookies do not have access to or use any personally identifiable information.

Google Analytics collects information anonymously. It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit our site.  For more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use, visit this link:

Our website is hosted by WordPress and uses the security plugin Jetpack. Jetpack includes state-of-the-art security tools that keep our site safe.  It offers protection from brute force attacks, and uses cookies to help it distinguish between malicious visitors to the website and genuine people.  You can read WordPress’s Privacy Policy here.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to websites run by other organisations. This privacy policy applies only to our website‚ so we encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit. We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites even if you access them using links from our website.

In addition, if you linked to our website from a third-party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners and operators of that third-party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third-party site.

18 or Under

We will do everything to ensure that the welfare of any children using our site is protected.  If you are a child please get a parent, carer or guardian’s permission before you provide us with information.

Transferring your information outside of Europe

The information which you submit to our website may be transferred to countries outside the European Union (“EU”), as WordPress runs on thousands of servers located in several countries outside the EU.  Wordpress takes appropriate measures to ensure that the recipient protects personal information adequately in accordance with their Privacy Policy, as required by applicable law.

Request to stop future contact

If you do not want to be contacted in the future by us, please email us at or telephone 01522 852441.

Consent to collection and use of personal information

By using this website, you acknowledge that you have read the terms of this privacy policy and that you consent to the collection and use of your personal information as described in this privacy policy.

Changes to this privacy policy

We reserve the right to remove or amend this privacy policy from time to time.  If we decide to replace or change it, we will post a new policy or the changes to this privacy policy on this page and we encourage you to visit this page frequently to stay informed. This policy is effective from 25 May 2018.