Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

Heathlands Village is run by The Fed which is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and personal data.

We strictly adhere to data protection legislation and guidelines.

We take all necessary steps to ensure that personal data is kept secure at all times against unauthorised or unlawful loss or disclosure.

Employees of The Fed who process personal information understand that they are responsible for following good data protection practice.

Any query you may have about the handling of your personal information will be promptly and courteously dealt with. Please email or phone us on 0161 772 4800.

This policy, together with our terms and conditions, and any other documents referred to in it, sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed and stored by us.

Please read it carefully to understand how we will treat your personal data. We reserve the right to amend this policy. Please visit this page periodically to keep up to date with any changes we make.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is The Fed at Heathlands Village, Heathlands Drive, Prestwich, Manchester M25 9SB.

2. What information we collect

The type and amount of personal information we collect from you depends on how you use this website. We collect:

  1. Anonymous data that is automatically collected from all visitors
  2. Personal data that you voluntarily submit in connection with activities set out below

If you submit such information, we will ensure that it is only used for the purpose for which it was submitted and that the data is held securely.

You may be asked to supply personal information (anything that enables us to identify you in some way, such as your name and email address) via this website in order to:

  1. apply for a job vacancy
  2. make an enquiry about any of our services or other information or material

3. Cookies and Anonymous Data

Cookies and Consent

We may collect and record information, which you have not submitted, in order to understand more about how our site is used eg through Google Analytics.  To do this we may send cookies to your PC or other device.

By browsing our site, you accept our use of cookies and consent to this.

In order to remember that you have accepted our use of cookies, we will place a temporary cookie to remember your consent for 3 months and automatically issue a new consent request after this time.

Some cookies do not relate to our website such as pages containing embedded content such as videos, Twitter feed, Facebook likes.  You may receive cookies delivered from these websites.

We do not govern the publication of third party cookies. To understand more about their cookies and privacy statements, please visit the relevant sites.


Find out more about cookies        Google’s Analytics overview.


Disabling Cookies

If you do not want cookies to be stored on your PC or other device you can disable this function within your web browser, though this may affect your navigation around our site. The “Help” menu in the toolbar of most web browsers will tell you how to change your browser’s cookie settings, including how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, and how to disable cookies altogether.

You can always opt-out of Google Analytics cookies by using Google’s opt-out tool.

4. Storing and using your data

All information you provide to us is held securely in accordance with the Data Protection Act) 1998 (DPA) and the GDPR (EU General Data Protection Regulation) which replaced the DPA in the UK in May 2018.

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

We will use the information we hold about you to deal with the purpose/s for which you supplied it to us, as set out in paragraph 3 above, and to improve our understanding of how our site is used as per paragraph 4 above.

Staying in touch with The Fed

We will not use your data to communicate with you in the future unless you provide your consent for us to do so.

Please visit the ‘contact us’ page at: to let us know how you want us keep in touch with you in the future and what you want to hear about.

If you prefer you can download and complete a STAYING TOUCH – YOUR CHOICES form from the publications section at and send it to the IT dept, The Fed, Heathlands Village, Heathlands Drive, Prestwich, M25 9SB. Alternatively you can call us on 0161 772 4800.

Changing how we stay in touch, or stopping contact

If, in the future, you want to change how we keep in touch with you or what about, or you decide you want to stop contact, you can let us know using any of the methods above.


The Fed does not rent or sell mailing details to any third party.

Heathlands Village website includes links to other sites, not owned or managed by Heathlands Village. We cannot be held responsible for the privacy of data collected by websites not managed by The Fed