Privacy policy

This privacy policy sets out how Cotswold Archaeology uses and protects any information that you provide when you use this website.

Data Controller: Cotswold Archaeology, Building 11, Kemble Enterprise Park, Kemble GL7 6BQ

Cotswold Archaeology (CA) is committed to being transparent about how it collects and uses personal data and to meeting its data protection obligations.

CA may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. This policy is effective from 25 May 2018.

Updated on 7 December 2021.

What information does the organisation collect?

CA does not ask you to enter any personal data as part of your interaction with our website.

Website visitors

Like most website operators, through the use of ‘Google Analytics’ cookies CA has access to non-personally identifying information about individuals that visit our website. This information provides information on the general location of the individual (country, region, city), browser and device type, language preference, referring site and the date and time of each visitor request. No other personal data that would allow us to identify a specific individual is collected.

We also use Mamoto Ethical Analytics to gather usage data with no use of cookies.

We also use a social media sharing tools that allows you to share the content of this website on various social media platforms.

Upon visiting the website, you will have the option to accept or decline cookies. Read more about how we use these tools in our Cookie Policy.

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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Why does CA process personal data?

CA has a legitimate interest in processing this data for the purposes of understanding the geographical location of the individuals interested in our archaeological activities and services. This information helps in business and charitable activities planning.

CA will not use this data for any purpose other than to report on website activity and to improve the content we produce.

Who has access to data?

The information collected is only available in full format to those responsible for managing our website, these are individuals employed directly by CA.

A summary of the data is shared with employees through internal reporting, but there is no specific reference to an individual in this reporting.

CA will not share your data with third parties.

CA will not transfer your data outside the European Economic Area.

How does CA protect data?

CA takes the security of your data seriously. It has internal policies and controls in place to ensure that your data is not lost, accidentally destroyed, misused or disclosed, and is not accessed except by our employees in the proper performance of their duties.

Your rights

As a data subject, you have a number of rights. You can:

  • access and obtain a copy of your data on request
  • require the organisation to change incorrect or incomplete data
  • require the organisation to delete or stop processing your data, for example where the data is no longer necessary for the purposes or processing, and
  • object to the processing of your data where the organisation is relying on its legitimate interests as the legal ground for processing.

If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact Alli Preece, Head of HR & Facilities at

If you believe that CA has not complied with your data protection rights, you can complain to the Information Commissioner.

Automate decision-making

There is no automated decision making used by our website.