Privacy Policy

Who we are

The Guild of Jam and Preserve Makers. The Old Smithy, Burley, Oakham, Rutland LE15 7TB.

Collection and Use of Information

We may obtain personal information from you when you make an enquiry, register for membership, send/receive emails or otherwise provide us with personal information.

We may also gather information about the use of our websites to enable us to improve our websites for a better experience.

The personal information we collect may include, but not limited to name, address, email, telephone numbers, IP addresses. This information is collected for the purposes of . . .

  • Engaging with you over enquiries and general correspondence.
  • Processing membership subscriptions when you apply and administer membership.
  • Updating you with news, information, help and advice.

Data collected through our website is securely transmitted with SSL encryption.

Making Purchases Online

Credit or debit card payments are processed by 3rd party processors, such as Stripe and/or PayPal. We do not transmit or store card data.


Your contact details may be used to communicate with you about our services, regulatory and industry news, help and advice and anything which we feel may be of interest to Guild members.

If at any time you wish to opt-out of any communications then please contact us with your request

Disclosure of Data

We will not pass your personal information on to 3rd party organisations for them to use for their own marketing purposes.

We may however share you data with 3rd party organisations for the necessary purposes of administering your interaction with us. This may include . . .

Data/Email hosting and management providers.
RoyalMail and other postal/courier service providers.
Payment processing providers.
Trading Standards and other relevant regulatory bodies in relation to Members of our Primary Authority Scheme.



Our websites may contain links to other websites that are outside of our control and are not covered by this Privacy Policy. If you access other sites using the links provided the operators of these
sites may collect information from you that will be used by them in accordance with their privacy policy which may differ from our

Use of cookies

A cookie is a small piece of information sent by a webserver to a web browser which enables the server to collect information from the browser.

Find out more about cookies

Most browsers will allow you to turn off cookies. If you want to know how to do this please look at the menu on your browser, or look at the instruction on Please
note however, that turning off cookies could restrict your use of our website.

Some of these cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. The information we get through the use of these cookies is anonymous and we make no attempt to identify you or influence your experience of the site while you are visiting it. If you do not allow these cookies we will not be able to include your anonymous visit in our statistics.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

We may update this policy. We encourage our users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect your personal information we collect.

If there are any significant changes in the way we treat your personal information will place a prominent notice on our website(s).