Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. This privacy statement together with our terms of use sets out how Butterfly Conservation, Butterfly Conservation Trading Ltd and Natural Apptitude process any personal data that we collect from you or that you provide to us. We are committed to respecting the privacy of all visitors to our website .This policy applies to the Wild Spaces website.

Personal information we may collect and how we will use it

You can visit our website without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information. However, If you choose to submit a record of a Wild Space to us you will be asked to create an account. Accounts are created on Natural Apptitude’s Coreo platform ( To create and operate an account on the Wild Spaces website we will request and store the following personal information:

  • Full name
  • Email address

We will also ask you for the location of your Wild Space. This will be used to locate other Wild Spaces around you, but will not be visible to other users.

We use information we collect to:

  • Enable you to operate a Wild Spaces account including, but not limited to:
    • creating an account
    • resetting your password
    • submitting records
  • Any personal information you provide will only be processed in accordance with this privacy statement and that of the Coreo platform (


The Wild Spaces website enables you record and share information about the Wild Space you have created and to share experiences in building and maintaining your Wild Space;

Your records will be stored according to the Butterfly Conservation Data Retention Policy and used by the charity Butterfly Conservation in reporting Wild Space development across the UK.

Butterfly Conservation complies with Data Protection legal requirements and is registered under the General Data Protection Regulations 2016 and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003. Natural Apptitude is registered with the ICO.

Your information will only be shared as laid out above or when there is a specific purpose bound by law or contract, for example to our partner mailing house to send membership renewals or magazines etc. Use of your personal data for this purpose is strictly controlled and you will only ever be sent information from Butterfly Conservation or Butterfly Conservation Trading Ltd subject to legal basis.

Our promise to you:

Cookies (Website only)

Like most websites, the Wild Spaces website uses cookies in order to provide a more personalised and enhanced service.

A cookie is a small file, typically of letters and numbers, downloaded on to a device when the user accesses certain websites. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device. They cannot be used to identify you personally.

There are two types of cookies:

  • per session cookies, which are temporary cookies that remain in the cookies file of your browser until you leave the site: and
  • persistent cookies, which remain in the cookies file of your browser for longer (how long depends on the lifetime of the specific cookie). These cookies are used to store information between visits to a site usually to improve your experience of the site e.g. to remember your user name.

For more information about cookies, please see

By using the Wild Spaces website, you are confirming that you are happy to accept our use of cookies. If you do not wish to receive cookies you can easily modify your web browser to refuse cookies, or to notify you when you receive a new cookie. However, you may not be able to use all the interactive features of our site if cookies are disabled, and so in order to enjoy our site to the full extent, we recommend that you leave them switched on. For instructions on how to stop cookies being installed on your browser, please see:

Cookies used on the Wild Spaces website:

Temporary session cookies are used for each step of the submission process.

“Analytical” cookies

All Butterfly Conservation’s websites use “analytical” cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they’re using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example by making sure users are finding what they need easily.

Third-Party cookies

Our website may use YouTube to play video and visitors should be aware that YouTube may use cookies to gather information. Our website also uses social networking sharing buttons and these third-party services may also use cookies to gather information.

Your Rights

Butterfly Conservation and Butterfly Conservation Trading Ltd will give you frequent opportunities to opt out of any activities that you might not be interested in. Feel free to tell us, at any time, if you do or do not wish to receive certain types of communications. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at or write to Butterfly Conservation, Manor Yard, East Lulworth, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 5QP. We want to keep you up to date with our work and we may, in the future, wish to send you details of our membership, fundraising appeals, raffle tickets and the like.

What to do if you think we have incorrect information or would like a copy of the information we hold on you?

You may request details of your personal information which we hold about you under the General Data Protection Regulations 2016 and this is not subject to any fee or charge. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to:

Chief Executive
Butterfly Conservation
Manor Yard
East Lulworth
BH20 5QP

Tel: 01929 400209

The accuracy of your information is important to us. If you change your email address or any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, please email us at or write to Butterfly Conservation, Manor Yard, East Lulworth, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 5QP. We will correct any information promptly.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access. You can see Natural Apptitude’s security policy on their website –

Other Websites

Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.


If you are aged 16 or under then we are required to obtain your parent or guardian’s consent to be able to process any personal information relating to you. If this consent is not given you are not allowed to give us any personal information.


Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to or write to Butterfly Conservation, Manor Yard, East Lulworth, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 5QP.