The Tolkien Trust ("we") is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or
that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the
following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your
personal data and how we will treat it.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the "Act"),
the data controller is The Tolkien Trust, whose principal place of
business is at Prama House,
267 Banbury Road,
1. Information we may collect from you
We may collect and process the following data about you:
- Information that you provide to us either by filling in forms which we may make available on our site www.tolkientrust.org ("our site")
or by communicating with us in any other manner. This includes
information provided when posting material on our site, if we make it
possible to do this.
- If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
- Details of your visits to our site including, but not
limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication
data, and the resources that you access.
2. IP addresses and other information
We may collect data about your computer, including where
available your IP address, operating system and browser type for system
administration purposes. This is statistical data about our users'
browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
Any data that we may collect from you or which you may provide
to us may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the
European Economic Area ("EEA"). It may also be processed by staff
operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our service
providers. Such staff may be engaged in, among other things, the
provision of support services. By accessing our site, you agree to this
transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably
necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the
internet is not completely secure. Although we try to protect your
personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted
to our site; any transmission is at your own risk.
3. Uses made of the information
We may use information held about you in the following ways:
- To create records of persons applying to us for grants and financial assistance.
- To create statistical/numerical information about applicants.
- To enable us to communicate with applicants.
- To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
- To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, should we add these to our site.
4. Disclosure of your information
We may disclose your personal information to The Tolkien
Estate Limited and any other Tolkien entity and their respective
advisers, and to any third party with whom we or they have a business
relationship. We may also disclose your personal information:
and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of
The Tolkien Trust, The Tolkien Estate Limited or any other Tolkien
entity, visitors to our site or others. This includes exchanging
information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of
5. Your rights
We will not process your personal data for marketing purposes.
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the
websites of others. If you follow a link to any of these websites,
please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that
we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.
Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these
6. Access to information
The Act gives you the right to access information held about
you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act.
will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by
are welcomed and should be addressed to our principal place of business
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