U3A LogoLostwithiel U3A are committed  to safeguarding and preserving your privacy when visiting our site, or communicating electronically with us. This Privacy Policy, explains what happens to any personal data that you provide to us, or that we collect from you when you are on this site.

Fuller details of our privacy policy are contained on the desktop version of our site.



Information we collect

When using  our website we collect and process  information that you provide by filling in the Contact Form and the On-Line Membership Application Form.


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Storing Your Personal Data

Data that is provided to us may be stored on secure "Cloud" based storages systems provided by reputable organisations including Google, Microsoft and Dropbox. This data includes your name, address, telephone number and email address. No financial details such as account numbers are stored.

Lostwithiel U3A stores members information on the centrally based Beacon system which supports U3A Groups throughout the UK. More information about Beacon available on on this page.

The transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of data sent to us electronically and transmission of such data is therefore entirely at your own risk.

Disclosing Your Information

We may disclose your personal information to any member of Lostwithiel U3A. Please advise the Membership Secretary if you do not wish your details to be disclosed. We will not disclose your details to organisations outside the U3A.

Registration under The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018

Lostwithiel Area U3A is exempt from registration under GDPR. It is a not-for-profit organisation which only process information necessary to provide or administer activities for people who are members of the organisation or have regular contact with it. (Reference 1)

Electronic Newsletter

Lostwithiel U3A uses MailChimp to provide our e-mail newsletter service. In order to sign up to this service, an individual has to submit personal information about themselves (e.g. name, e-mail address, interests).

This personal data is collected by MailChimp. The data is stored on a secure MailChimp server. MailChimp are not permitted to use the data for their own purposes nor to sell or distribute it on to any other individual, organization or business under any circumstances. Mailchimp are committed to the The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). You can read the steps being taken by Mailchimp via This Link

You can 'opt out' of the newsletter at any time by clicking on the 'Unsubscribe' link at the bottom of each newsletter.

On-Line Membership Application Form

Lostwithiel U3A uses a form provided by JotForm and located on a secure server to provide our on-line membership application form. You can read JotForms Privacy Policy via this link

On-Line Contact Form

Lostwithiel U3A uses a form provided by Zoho and located on a secure server to provide our contact form. You can read the steps being taken by Zoho to conform with The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)via this link

Contacting Us

We welcome any queries, comments or requests you may have regarding this Privacy Policy. Please do not hesitate to contact us at lau3a "at" or by post :-

Lostwithiel U3A
c/o 10 Cott Road
Lostwithiel PL22 0ET

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10 Cott Road
PL22 0ET
Tel: 01208 873371