Privacy Policy

By accessing Walk In Derbyshire and any information it contains, you choose to accept and comply with the Terms and Conditions as outlined on this page. If you do not agree to be legally bound by the following Terms and Conditions, then please do not access and/or use Walk In Derbyshire.

  • You are responsible for any walking information, photos, profiles, and links that you submit, post or display on Walk In Derbyshire under your username.
  • You understand that if you do not have the right to submit content for use, it may subject you to liability. Walk In Derbyshire is not be responsible or liable for any use of your content by us in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.
  • You represent and warrant that you have all the rights to any content that you submit.
  • You must not, in the use of Walk In Derbyshire, violate any laws in your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws).
  • You agree not to use Walk In Derbyshire for the purpose promoting or bringing more traffic to your own website or company. Promotional links added will be removed and may ultimately lead to a ban on the account.

Walk In Derbyshire reserve the right at all times to remove or refuse to distribute any content on the website and to terminate users or reclaim usernames when deemed necessary.

All walks are undertaken entirely at your own risk and Walk In Derbyshire accepts no responsibility or liability, nor gives any warranty, as to the accuracy of any of the information on the site. All walkers should carry a detailed map and compass and know how to use them. It is each walkers responsibility to ensure that the walk and the weather conditions are well within their capabilities. Walk In Derbyshire make no representation or warranty of any kind (express, implied or statutory) in relation to walking route descriptions, gps files or maps. Walk In Derbyshire exclude all such warranties. Routes are provided for general information only.  Any advice or information given should not be relied upon as being correct or accurate. It is your obligation to independently verify, from primary sources, all information, and to take specific professional advice. To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all liability in contract, tort (including negligence) breach of statutory duty or otherwise for any costs, losses, claims, damages, expenses or proceedings (including special, incidental or consequential loss or damage, loss of profits or wasted time) incurred or suffered by you arising directly or indirectly in connection with this website and its content including any loss, damage or expense arising from, but not limited to, any defect, error, imperfection, fault, mistake or inaccuracy with our website, route files, or other content or associated services or due to any unavailability of part or all of the website or any content or associated services.

This privacy policy provides information about the data processing practices carried out through your use of this web site.

Personal Information

Walk In Derbyshire processes the following personal data:

  • information about your use of this Walk In Derbyshire
  • information that you provide for use on Walk In Derbyshire
  • any other information that you publish on Walk In Derbyshire

Other than this, we do not store or capture personal information but simply log your IP address (this is the technical standard which ensures messages get from one host to another and that the messages are understood) which is automatically recognised by the web server.

Anonymous website usage statistics are collected to enable us to review and improve our website. Walk In Derbyshire may use your personal information to:

  • administer and provide Walk In Derbyshire
  • personalise Walk In Derbyshire
  • enable your access to and use of Walk In Derbyshire
  • send you marketing communications (when you have opted-in to receive such communications)
  • send you important announcements and administrative messages

Walk In Derbyshire may use media publicly available on the site for other features, however we will always link back to the original media and give attribution. By linking a media account, you grant Walk In Derbyshire a worldwide non-exclusive royalty free license to publish your media on Walk In Derbyshire with attribution.


Cookies may be used by us to provide you with customised information from our web site. A cookie is an element of data that a web site can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system. Cookies allow us to understand who has seen which pages and advertisements, to determine how frequently particular pages are visited and to determine the most popular areas of our web site. Cookies may also allow us to make our web site more user friendly by, for example, allowing us to save your password so that you do not have to re-enter it every time to visit our web site.We use cookies so that we can give you a better experience when you return to our web site. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies. You do not have to accept cookies, and you should read the information that came with your browser software to see how you can set up your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, this will give you the opportunity to decide whether to accept it. If you disable cookies from your browser you may not be able to access certain features of a particular web site.


Walk In Derbyshire take reasonable precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.


Walk In Derbyshire do not disclosure any information related to the website, unless otherwise instructed in accordance with the law.


Walk In Derbyshire may update this privacy policy from time to time. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are familiar with any changes. We will tell you about any changes to this Privacy policy by showing the date of the changes in the ‘Last updated’ section below. By using the website after the date we make any changes, you are agreeing to the changes.

Last updated: 02/11/16

Who we are

Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

Additional information

How we protect your data

What data breach procedures we have in place

What third parties we receive data from

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements