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Our Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting our site. We are committed to safeguarding and preserving the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy explains how we will treat any personal data that you provide to us, or that we collect from you whilst you visit our site.

Like most websites, our website uses cookies. By using our website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

Information collected through the Site

Some personal data is collected through the site when you voluntarily choose to provide us with personal data, e.g.:

a) When you contact us by email – the information collected simply allows us to reply to you/answer any questions, etc.

b) When you apply to join the Portishead Railway Group.

c) Any other information that you choose to send to us.

Cookies Policy

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit.

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 this website to the full, we recommend that you leave them switched on.

To learn more about cookies, you can visit You will also find details on how to block and delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

We may use "session" cookies on this website. Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser.

This website is created using Serif WebPlus. Dependent upon which features of this website you use, WebPlus may create session cookies (PHPSESSID or phpBB) which are used to authenticate users and improve performance, and which expire at the end of the visitor's browser session.

We use Statcounter to analyse the use of this website. This data helps us to understand:

Which pages people visit on the site

Which Internet browsers are being used

What is popular on the site

A StatCounter analytics cookie is set in the browsers of people who visit this site. This cookie is used only to determine first-time and returning visitors and to estimate unique visits to the site. No personal information is stored in the cookie. Cookie duration is 5 years. This is the default situation. You can set your browser to refuse StatCounter analytics cookies on your site (and all other sites which use StatCounter) on this page.


Should you choose to join Portishead Railway Group and pay via credit/debit card or PayPal account, the transaction is processed through PayPal. All account information collected via this process is stored on PayPal’s secure site and is not available to us, other than your name, address and email information. The transaction is covered by the PayPal Privacy Policy.

Security of your personal information

We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information, whether we have collected it via the website or by any other means.

You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the Internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the Internet.

Sharing and usage of collected information

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

External Sites

We include some links to third parties on this website. Where we provide a link it does not mean that we endorse or approve that site’s policy towards visitor privacy. These third party sites have their own privacy policy, which you agree to when you click on the link.  We are not responsible nor do we accept responsibility for third party links.  Our liability covers us only on our site, and thus we do not accept liability for third party links as we have no control over them.


If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal information, please contact us here.

Data controller

The data controller responsible in respect of the information collected on this website is Paul Gregory.

Policy amendments

We may update this privacy policy from time to time by posting a new version on this website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on 19 February 2013.