Use of Information and Fair Processing Notices

Blackwood will not collect any information about individuals, except where it is specifically and knowingly provided by them. Examples of such information are:

  • Your name
  • Your telephone number
  • Your email address
  • Your occupation

The information collected will be used to send you the information you have requested and to provide information that may be useful to you. We will also analyse the information, we collect so that we can administer, support and improve the services we offer through improvement initiatives and projects such as Peoplehood. Blackwood maintains strict policies to avoid unsolicited correspondence We may share non personal numerical or non-numerical data to examine trends of our site’s visitors with partners or other parties. However, we do not sell or share any information about individual users.


Blackwood employs "cookies" to provide a better service to its website users (Cookies are messages that web servers pass to your web browser when you visit Internet sites). We do not use cookies to store any personally identifying information from users except to identify a user who has chosen to log in to the site. We do not use cookies to track user activities beyond our web site.

Computer Profile Information

The Blackwood website automatically detects information relating to the display properties of your computer. This information is collected in order to help understand the ways through which people access the site. This could help us in the future to better support different platforms such as, for example, mobile telephones and other mobile devices).

Data Protection

Any information submitted to this site is used expressly for the use of Blackwood and the purposes for which you provide it. Blackwood will not pass your information to any other parties unless this is made clear to you.

Your Rights

In addition to the company's safeguards, your personal data is protected in the UK by the Data Protection Act 2018 and subsequent data protection laws enacted in the UK , the EU General Data Protection Regulations and all subsequent domestic data protection legislation. This provides that the data we hold about you should be processed lawfully and fairly. It should be collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes and not further processed in a manner that is incompatible with those purposes. The information will be accurate, relevant and not excessive. It should be adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which the data is processed. The information should be kept up to date, where necessary, and not retained for longer than is necessary. It should be kept and processed securely to prevent unauthorised access by other people. If you have concerns about the processing of your personal data by Blackwood, you may contact us. If you find any inaccuracies, we will delete or correct them promptly.

You can read more about our Fair Processing Notice here –

Policy Changes

Any changes to this policy will be posted here. If you have any questions, please contact us on


Blackwood treats all the data held with the utmost care and security. Any details you give will remain completely confidential.

Service Interruption

Blackwood shall have no liability to you for any interruption or delay in access to this site irrespective of the cause.

Credit Cards

Blackwood does not store your credit card details. We use a third party, Allpay, to collect and process payments. Allpay are fully Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliant and specialise in handling your online payments securely. We also use Call Pay for payments taken over the phone.