Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy

Personal data used by FoWS is stored and managed in compliance with the Data Protection Act and General Data Protection Regulation. We do not share personal data with any other organisations, or use personal data for marketing purposes.

What personal data do we hold?

We keep a list of current membersí contact details, annual subscription details, and attendance at meetings and other events organised by FoWS.

How do we store personal data?

Personal data is stored on a password-protected computer that is only accessible to FoWS committee members, and on paper forms kept in a locked filing cabinet.

How do we use personal data?

We use our membersí contact details to send emails containing news about FoWS activities and railway or station developments.

We keep a record of annual subscriptions so we can produce transparent accounts of our financial transactions. Records of individual payments are securely destroyed after each financial year.

We are required to keep records of who has attended certain events organised by FoWS by the terms of some grants and by our agreement with Northern.


If you have any questions about how we process your personal data, or to request a copy of the personal data held by FoWS about you, please write to the following email address: