Privacy Policy

Taunton Area Cycling Campaign (TACC) are committed to protecting and respecting your data privacy. This privacy policy sets out the basis on which we process any personal data that we have collected from you or about you. By processing, we mean when we collect, use, store, delete and otherwise manipulate or access personal data.
When you are asked to provide information from which you can be identified it will be used in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
Please read this policy carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat them.

What personal data is collected and held about you?

Your data are collected when you become a supporter of TACC. We collect your name, postcode and email address. If you have no email address we collect your home address. If relevant, we may also collect and hold data such as the areas of cycle campaigns that you are interested in.

For what purpose are your personal data collected and used?

How we keep your data secure

We process personal data held about you in the following ways

What are your rights?

You have rights in relation to your personal data.

Restriction or objection

If you wish to object to or restrict how your personal data are processed by us, you can do so by writing to us at
Please be aware that such requests could result in an inability to provide you with some or all of our services.

Unsubscribing from newsletter

You can request that you unsubscribe from receiving future emails by using ‘unsubscribe’ in our newsletters or by emailing

Third party websites

Our website ‘’ contains links to other websites run by other organisations. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.


The website places cookies, on your computer or handheld device. This is standard practice for all websites.
Cookies are simple ‘text files’ which you can read using a text editor program on your own device (PC, tablet, phone). Typically, they contain two pieces of information: a site name and unique user ID.
None of our cookies store any sensitive information such as your name and address.
When we send you a cookie only our web server can read them; information gathered by us never goes outside our control and is not shared with other organisations for their marketing purposes.

It is your decision whether to accept or consent to cookies or not. If you do not consent to them you can adjust the settings of your browser software to either delete cookies which already exist and/or block new ones from being stored or accessed.
A simple way of removing cookies may be to go to the ‘Tools’ option in your web browser and select ‘Settings’. To delete all cookies on your computer to date, select ‘Clear Browsing History’ and to set options for future cookies, select ‘Cookies’ and the options you wish to apply to your web browser.

Cookies in detail

We do use some third-party widgets on the site, such as Twitter. These widgets may set cookies. However, the cookie information from each of these sites is usually anonymous, unless you are logged in to those third-party systems while you are on our site.

The cookies “cookieControl” and “cookieControlPrefs” are placed to confirm your privacy and cookie choices for the duration of your visit to the website.

The cookie ‘NID’ is set by Google Chrome browser. Most Google users will have a preferences cookie called ‘NID’ in their browsers. A browser sends this cookie with requests to Google’s sites. The NID cookie contains a unique ID Google uses to remember your preferences and other information, such as your preferred language (e.g. English), how many search results you wish to have shown per page (e.g. 10 or 20), and whether or not you wish to have Google’s SafeSearch filter turned on.

Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under

Twitter widgets may add third-party cookies – those not set directly by our site – to help analyse usage and remember your session if you are also logged in to the Twitter service. To that end, Twitter widgets may set all of the cookies that Google Analytics set and also: _twitter_sess (session cookie to remember your logged in Twitter session.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

If in the future we make any changes to our privacy policy, the latest version of our privacy policy will be published on our website.

Contacting us

Your questions, comments or requests relating to our processing of your personal data or this policy are welcome. If you want to get in touch with us please email