Privacy Policy

SITA Trust Limited (company number 03323121) of The Coach House, Eastwood Park, Falfield, South Gloucestershire GL12 8DA (“We” or “Us”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

We provide funding for community and environmental improvement projects and sustainable waste management projects through the Government's Landfill Communities Fund.

This policy (together with our terms of use and any documents referred to on it) 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.

We are the data controller for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”).



We may collect and process  the following data about you:

"Personal information" means information that allows an individual to be personally identified which may include the following:

Forename and surname
Company/business name
Email address
Telephone number
Fax number

Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site. This includes our application form requesting funding, information provided at the time of registering to use our site, posting material, requesting further services and reporting a problem with our site.

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.


We use information held about you in the following ways:

To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.

To provide you with information, products or services that your request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.

To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.

To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.

To notify you about changes to our service.

We may also use your data to provide you with information about services which may be of interest to you and we may contact you about these.


It is our policy to take all necessary steps to ensure that personal information held by us is processed fairly and lawfully, and in accordance with the Act. 

The data that we collect from you 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 one of our suppliers. Such staff maybe engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your order and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, 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 with this privacy policy.

All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. All our employees who have access to personal information are obliged to respect the confidentiality of your personal information.


We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 736 of the UK Companies Act 1985 and as amended by section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.

We may disclose your personal information to third parties if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of us, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection.

If you are under 18 you should inform your parent or guardian before you provide information to us. You may, however, wish to contact us without an adult knowing about it. We keep all details confidential and if you do not understand how your information will be used (or any other aspect of this policy) please contact us before providing any information to us.


We will not pass your personal information to any other party or use it for any other reason other than as set out in this policy unless we believe that there is a serious risk to you or another person. We would usually try to discuss this with you.

This website may contain links to and from other Internet sites that are not operated or controlled by us including our advertisers and affiliates. We therefore cannot accept any responsibility or liability for the content of such sites or for their privacy policies or use of your personal information by the operators of such sites. You should check their policies before you submit any personal data.


By accessing and using our website you agree to the terms of this policy and our privacy disclaimer. Please read this cookie policy carefully so you know what cookies are used and the information collected as a result.

Please note that this cookie policy may be updated from time to time.

How cookies are used
Cookies are small text files placed on your computer by websites. These files are either stored in the memory of your computer or device, or are placed on the hard drive. Cookies are commonly used to help or personalise the users browsing experience and provide information on how users interact with our site so we can make improvements.

When you visit this website for the first time our 'cookie disclaimer' message will appear at the top of the page to warn you that cookies are being used. When this is visible you can click the 'Do not show this message again' button to dismiss it and stop it from prompting you again.
Analytical Cookies
On this website cookies help us to anonymously analyse how users interact with our site so we can make improvements, known as 'analytical cookies'. This information is generally used to make content and information about our services more relevant and useful during future visits. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone through the use of Google Analytics. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website and do not collect personal information.

If you are visiting our website for the first time these 'analytical cookies' are not used until you acknowledge the cookie disclaimer message which appears at the top of the page.
Functional Cookies
Cookies are also used when you interact with our website which goes beyond simply clicking on links, to personalise your experience. These are referred to as 'functional cookies'. An example of where a functional cookie is used is if you choose to increase the text size using our accessibility options.
Cookies that are used
Cookie Name    Type  What does it do?
 __utma   Analytical This cookie is used to identify unique visitors. The results are sent to
our Google Analytics account so that we may see how many unique
visitors come to this site based over a period of time.
 __utmb   Analytical This cookie is used by Google Analytics to determine the visitor session
times on the site. Each time you visit a new page the cookie is set to
expire within 30 minutes, if it does not find an existing cookie, a new
one is created.
 __utmc  Analytical This cookie is used in conjunction with '__utmb' to determine visitor
sessions. Unlike '__utmb' this cookie does not have an expiry date, it
determines whether a new session should be created based on whether you
have previously been on the website.
 __utmz  Analytical This cookie is used by Google Analytics to determine the type of
referral used by each visitor to arrive at our site. The cookie
determines if the user has come directly to the site, via a search
engine or via another source. We use this data to understand how our
users arrive at the website.



 This cookie stores your acknowledgement of our cookie disclaimer
message, and agreeing for non-functional cookies to be used on the
 fontscale   Functional This cookie is stored if you were to choose to adjust the text size for
the different pages via the accessibility buttons at the top of every
SITATrustStyleCookie   Functional   This cookie is stored if you change the contrast background options found at the top of every page.

How to block/remove cookies

You can find out more about cookies including how to disable/enable and delete them by visiting You can block most cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the storing of all or some cookies, however please note that some features will then be unavailable when browsing our website.

If you want to delete cookies from the browser on your phone or mobile device you will need to refer to the relevant manual or website for support.


Under the Act, you may ask us to provide you with the details of any personal information that we hold about you. Such requests should be emailed or posted to our Communications Manager at the address set out below. Please note that any request may be subject to a  fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.


Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail.


By using the web site and not letting us know anything different, you agree to us using the information in the way set out above. If you have any queries, comments and requests regarding this policy please contact us at:

SITA Trust
The Coach House, Eastwood Park
South Gloucestershire
GL12 8DA

01454 262910