Privacy Notice 


The RSPB and 89up are committed to protecting your privacy and security of your personal data.  This privacy notice explains how and why we use your personal data, to ensure you remain informed and in control of your information.  This privacy notice only covers this website, which may link to third-party websites. We are not responsible for the content or privacy notices of any third-party sites and encourage you to read the privacy notices and review the practices of all websites you visit.

The data controller of this website is Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (charity no. 207076 in England and SC037654 in Scotland with data controller number Z5794583).

The data processor of this website is 89up who are a private limited company registered with Companies House in England and Wales and the Information Commissioner’s Office (‘ICO’). his website has been built by 89up Ltd (‘89up’), a cause communications agency that works to make the world a more open and free place.


You will always be told when your data is being collected, and it will only be used for the purpose you provide it for.  The data you supply via this website is processed through the campaign software, Start A Fire and a web content management system controlled by 89up.

The data that is processed includes:

  • your email address or social media login details that you provide;
  • your IP address, and details of which version of web browser you used;
  • information on how you use the site, to help 89up improve the website;
  • any questions, comments or feedback you leave on the site;
  • 89up controls certain information or data about you when you use this website which enables us to:
  • communicate with you about the campaign and respond to any feedback you send;
  • provide you with information about 89up if you want it.
  • 89up processes information or data about you in order to:
  • improve the website by monitoring how you use it;
  • respond to any feedback you send;
  • if you consent, run analytics to understand more about the visitors to the website by using a session cookie to store your personal data.  The session cookie will not transfer information to third parties;
  • your data will be shared with the New Citizenship Project and will be limited to name, region and number of ‘likes’ for a particular submission.

Your data is stored by 89up on cloud servers that are located in the European Union and is only accessible by 89up via secure and encrypted means.  Your data will be deleted at the end of June 2023.


We want to ensure you remain in control of your personal data.  Part of this is making sure you understand your legal rights, which are as follows:
the right to confirmation as to whether or not we have your personal data and, if we do, to obtain a copy of the personal information we hold (this is known as subject access request);

  • the right to have your data erased (though this will not apply where it is necessary for us to continue to use the data for a lawful reason);
  • the right to have inaccurate data rectified;
  • where technically feasible, you have the right to personal data you have provided to us which we process automatically on the basis of your consent or the performance of a contract. This information will be provided in a common electronic format.

Please keep in mind that there are exceptions to the rights above and, though we will always try to respond to your satisfaction, there may be situations where we are unable to do so.

If you would like further information on your rights or wish to exercise them, please write quoting ‘People’s Plan for Nature’ to our Data Protection Officer via or post at:
Data Protection Officer
The Lodge
SG19 2DL.


You can complain to the RSPB directly by contacting our data protection officer using the details set out above.  If you are not happy with our response, or you believe that your data protection or privacy rights have been infringed, you can complain to the UK Information Commissioner’s Office which regulates and enforces data protection law in the UK. Details of how to do this can be found at

We may amend this privacy notice from time to time to ensure it remains up-to-date and accurately reflects how and why we use your personal data is used.

Any questions you have in relation to this policy should be sent to or post at:

Data Protection Officer
The Lodge
Potton Road
SG19 2DL