Who we are

Our website address is: https://groundworklandscapearchitects.org.uk.

The Groundwork Federation

Groundwork UK is a federation of independently managed charitable Trusts working towards the same mission and goals. Groundwork UK is the central body of Groundwork, responsible for the brand, systems and agreements that support our federation of charities.

This website is shared by Groundwork UK and all the Groundwork Trusts that make up the federation. The content on it is produced and added by all parts of the federation. Data collected through the site may be managed centrally by Groundwork UK or by one of our Trusts.

Groundwork UK is committed to ensuring your privacy is protected. This Privacy Policy explains how Groundwork UK processes any personal data collected from you on https://groundworklandscapearchitects.org.uk (The website).

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Groundwork UK may collect standard internet log information and details of user behaviour patterns when users visit the website. The information that Groundwork UK collects from you when you visit the website may also include:


We collect connectivity, technical and aggregated usage data as part of the provision of our Services. This includes data such as IP addresses, non-identifying data regarding a device, operating system, browser version, locale and language settings, the cookies and pixels installed on such device, session logging, referring or exit pages, and date/time stamps, and the activity (clicks, browsing, and other interactions).

We collect such data in order to provide you with our services and to further develop, customize and improve the services.

We use cookies to process your users’ connectivity, including data such as pages visited within the website, IP addresses, content on the website that has been interacted with by the user and the number of times pages have been visited.

Within your browser, you can view and delete all set cookies.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


  1. Google Services. This policy is under Google Privacy Policy https://policies.google.com/privacy. We use Google API services like Google Analytics and Google Maps. This information is statistical and we collect only basic public information like your IP address, site usage and page flow, location, etc. If you feel that you are not safe and that Google violates your privacy you can use the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/) and you can also feel free, not to use our services anymore.
  2. Browser data. Your web browser automatically sends the following data to the respective web server each time a web page is accessed:

In principle, the IP address falls into the category of personal data, even if the controller (within the meaning of the GDPR, i.e. the website operator) is not able to make a reference to a specific person.

Groundwork UK will not associate any data gathered from the website with any personally identifying information from any source. If Groundwork UK does want to collect personally identifiable information through the website, Groundwork UK will be transparent about this. Groundwork UK will make it clear when personal information is collected and will explain what it intends to do with it.

Groundwork UK reserves the right to amend this Privacy Policy at any time.

How long we retain your data

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

As a data subject within the meaning of the EU GDPR you have the right to: