The Walsall Group of The Ramblers

Staffordshire Area

Privacy Policy and Cookies


This is the privacy policy for the Walsall Group of the Ramblers.  Our homepage on the Web is located at  The site is hosted by the Ramblers-Webs Hosting facility whose homepage on the Web is located at Ramblers-Webs is run by Ramblers volunteers and funded and supported by Ramblers Central Office,

The full text of our privacy policy is available below.

We respect your privacy and will not sell or pass your personal data to any third party.

We are committed to protecting your privacy and maintaining the security of your data.

Any personal information you provide we will treated in accordance with this policy and current UK Data Protection legislation.

The Ramblers is registered as a data controller with the Information Commissioner for the United Kingdom.

By providing personal data you consent to its processing as described in this policy – examples of processing include: to contact you with information on Walsall Ramblers activities, to record attendance on Group walks and to publishing photographs taken on group walks.  If you do not wish to be photographed please inform the leader(s) before the walk.

If we intend to use your personal information for any additional purposes not described in this policy we will always ask you for confirmation when you provide us with any details.

The Ramblers National Privacy Policy also applies.

Uses of personal data

Walsall Ramblers will use your details to:

  • contact you with information on Walsall Ramblers activities

Data disclosure

We will not pass your personal information on to any other organisation

People aged under 18

If you are aged under 18, please ensure you obtain your parent/guardian's consent before providing any personal information.

Access to your own information

If you have any problems or queries about your data, please contact Walsall Ramblers by e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Dispute Resolution

If you think we have not followed our privacy policy in some way or if you have questions about this policy, you may contact us by e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

In case of dispute then you may also contact the Ramblers Central Office via


Our site makes use of cookies.

A cookie is a small text file stored on your computer when you visit our website. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it.

Cookies are used to improve the services our web site provides e.g.

  • to recognise your device so you don't have to provide the same information several times during one task
  • to recognise and remember that you have provided a username and password so you don't need to re-enter your details on every page you request
  • to remember your preferences for the types of information you wish to see and the way it is presented
  • to measure anonymous usage so that we can improve the way the site works for you

We use some cookies to transfer information about your use of our site to third parties e.g. Google so that they can provide us with statistics on how our website is used. We do not use cookies or the statistical data to identify you personally.

Please note that some features or services on our website may not function properly without using cookies.

You can choose to delete cookies, or stop cookies being stored on your computer in the future. To manage cookies yourself and to find more information about them, please visit

You can also refer to your browser’s instructions by clicking ‘help’ in the browser menu to learn more about managing cookies on your device.

Below is a table describing the purpose of the cookies we use on this this site.

Cookie Purpose
ramblers_purityxx_tpl Used by the web site template that controls the site layout and format
SessionID Tracks whether visitor is signed into the system
_utma Collecting statistics for Google Analytics
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Notification of change of Privacy Policy

The Walsall Group of The Ramblers and Ramblers-Webs reserve the right to amend this Privacy Policy at any time. Notice of any change will be posted on our website and will be deemed effective on publication.

Group News

The pub games evening scheduled for March will now be held on Tuesday 13th.

The first Walsall Walking Festival will take place on Sunday June 3rd. Follow this link to the festival website. For users with laptops/desktops we recommend viewing the site at 75% zoom.

The Ramblers Roadshow is coming to Shrewsbury on Saturday June 9th (and Oxford on Saturday June 30th). Follow this link to find out more.

The Walsall Group of The Ramblers is now on Twitter.  Follow @walsallramblers.

We are taking provisional bookings for next year's coach trip.  It will be on Sunday September 16th and the destination will be Cambridge.  Tickets will be £13.  Passengers will have the option of spending the whole day in the city or being dropped off at Harlton for a 7-mile walk in through Haslingfield and Grantchester.  Honey sandwiches are optional.

Saturday, March 17, 2018