Privacy Statement

This privacy statement together with our terms of use sets out how Butterfly Conservation processes any personal data which we collect from you or which you provide to us. This applies to the entire website. Any changes to these policies will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail.

Butterfly Conservation is committed to respecting the privacy of all visitors to our website. You can visit our website without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information. If you choose to provide us with any information by which you can be identified, then you can be assured that it will only be processed in accordance with this privacy statement. We comply with data protection legal requirements and are registered under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).


Cookies Statement

The cookies used on this site is restricted only to those used by the Sightings Forums which uses phpBB software. The cookies are and necessary for phpBB to operate correctly and essential to provide the forum service at the user's request.

A cookie is a small file, typically of letters and numbers, downloaded on to a device when the user accesses certain websites. Cookies are then sent back to originating website on each subsequent visit. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user's device.They cannot be used to identify you personally.

  • per session cookies, which are temporary cookies that remain in the cookies file of your browser until you leave the site: and
  • persistent cookies, which remain in the cookies file of your browser for longer (how long depends on the lifetime of the specific cookie). These cookies are used to store information between visits to a site.

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By using Butterfly Conservation's websites you are confirming that you are happy to accept our use of cookies. 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 Butterfly Conservationís site to the full, we recommend that you leave them switched on. For instructions on how to stop cookies being installed on your browser, please see:


Information we may collect and how we will use it

Butterfly Conservation use information we collect to help us with understanding more about how our site is used and to be able to send you communications that may be of interest to you, either electronically or otherwise. We may collect information about you from forms you fill in on our website, if you contact us, if you participate in surveys or if you make a donation or join Butterfly Conservation as a member. Your information will only be shared when there is a specific purpose, for example to our partner mailing house to send membership renewals or magazines etc. Use of your data for this purpose is strictly controlled and you will only ever be sent information from Butterfly Conservation.

When you are on the website and are asked for personal information, you are sharing that information with Butterfly Conservation alone. Butterfly Conservation will not disclose any of your personally identifiable information, except when we have your permission or under special circumstances, such as when we believe the law requires it.

If you indicate that you are interested in receiving regular information about Butterfly Conservation or Butterfly Conservation Trading Ltdís activities, we will send you communications either electronically or by post. In addition we may send you information from related third parties that we feel may be of interest to you.

Any information given by you (albeit business or personal) to Butterfly Conservation will be used solely for the purpose for which it was given.


Legal message

The information on this web site has been provided as general information only. Butterfly Conservation can not accept responsibility for loss occasioned after reliance placed on any of the contents of this web site. Butterfly Conservation makes no warranty as to the accuracy of site information or contents.

Your use of the Butterfly Conservation web site is governed by the conditions below and passing beyond the Homepage is deemed as acceptance of these conditions.


Copyright and Reproductions

All page content made available on this Web site is Copyright © Butterfly Conservation unless otherwise stated.

All photographs are Copyright © Butterfly Conservation or their individual owner unless otherwise stated.

The site may contain other propriety notices and copyright information, the terms of which must be observed and followed.

You may download to a local hard disk and print extracts from this site for personal use and information. You can duplicate the information for the personal use of others only. Information is not to be copied to use in any other web site, database or publication or any other form of work.

Please contact us if you wish to use a photograph or any information given, for incorporation into any form of publication medium, or for any use other than private viewing.



Butterfly Conservation makes no warranty or representations on any of the content of this site or any site that you may access by hyperlink through this site.

Any access to another site from this site is independent of Butterfly Conservation. Butterfly Conservation has no control over the content of other sites and have not endorsed or approved the content of such sites.

Butterfly Conservation will not be liable to you or any other person for loss or damage directly or indirectly for any use of this or any site linked to it.

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