Privacy Policy

Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue Team respects your privacy and is dedicated to building and maintaining the trust of visitors to our website. This privacy policy explains what personal information we collect from you whilst visiting our website in compliance with the UK and European law.

This policy is written in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. If you have any questions about it, please contact

By continuing to use this website you are agreeing to the terms of this privacy policy.

What information do we collect?

Personal information is any information that can be used to identify you. It can include your name, date of birth, email address, postal address and telephone and/or mobile phone number.

We currently collect and process personal information when you:

  • Choose to email the Team via the ‘Contact’ section of the website.
  • Order products through our shop.
  • Make an online donation to the Team.
  • Or otherwise, give us personal information.


Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue Team treats your contact with us as confidential unless there is a risk of serious harm or abuse to you or someone else. In this instance, we may have to pass this information onto a third party such as the emergency services.

How do we use your information?

For more details on how Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue Team uses your personal information, please refer to our General Data Protection Regulations Fair Processing Notice.

Data retention

We will only retain your data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. Details of retention periods for different aspects of your personal data are available from the Data Protection Lead. To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.

The Team’s Data Protection Lead can be contacted at

Cookies Policy

We may use cookies on our website in order to personalise our service to you. To see how we use cookies refer to our Cookies Policy page. This page also includes instructions on how to disable cookies if you don’t want them to be used.