Here at the Forestry Commission, we are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. You can read our personal information charter on our website.

This statement explains when and how we collect your personal information as part of our surveys on Citizen Space.

We may update this from time to time, so please check this each time you’re completing one of our surveys to ensure you’re still happy with it. By completing one of our surveys you’re agreeing to be bound by this policy. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time by contacting the Forestry Commission.

When you submit information to us using this service, it is treated sensitively in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act (2018). You can find out more about your rights on the Information Commissioner's website.

The Forestry Commission is registered as a data controller under the Data Protection Act 1998 (Registration No: Z6542658). The Forestry Commission’s Data Protection Officer can be contacted at

We collect some personal information (contact information and IP address) to be able to process your survey and associated competition entry, where applicable. We will delete your personal information when it is no longer needed for analysis. This information is processed by Delib the technology behind this survey and its operation.

Delib’s privacy policy explains how Delib will collect, safeguard and process your data on behalf of Forestry Commission England.

You have a right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority the Information Commissioners Office Information Commissioners Officer.

Delib Privacy Information

Delib's software (this website) enables organisations to set up and operate activities, through which they can engage with you.

This site is managed by the controlling organisation, Forestry Commission. When you access and use this site, the personal information you have submitted to these activities will go to the organisation. Delib will not access your personal information unless requested to do so by the organisation, and only for the purposes of assisting them with the administration of this site.

Accessing your Personal Information

If you have any questions or requests about your personal information, for example to request a copy of it, or to ask for it to be corrected if you think it is wrong, please contact the organisation (as stated in their Privacy Notice / Privacy Statement / Privacy Policy). It is the controlling organisation's responsibility to answer any questions or requests about your personal information.

Collection of Browser Information

The information provided by your computer when you use this website is collected by Delib. For example, your browser type, IP address, language preference, referring site and the date and time. The purpose for collecting this information is to maintain the security of the website and for operating and improving the software.