Privacy Statement

Transition Turriefield is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We collect basic personal information to enable us to coordinate our veg box scheme, volunteering opportunities and CSA share waiting list.

Who are we?
Transition Turriefield is a not for profit Community Interest Company, limited by guarantee. We are registered in Scotland, number: SC391625. Our registered address is: Turriefield, Sandness Shetland, ZE2 9PL. Transition Turriefield grows fruit and vegetables for the local community. Produce is sold through a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) veg box scheme and to local, rural shops, hotels and restaurants.

How do we collect information?
We collect information when you contact us and ask to become a member of our veg box scheme or to volunteer with us. This contact is usually by telephone, email or Facebook Messenger.

What information is being collected?
We collect your name, address, telephone number and email address. We also record the date you contact us. We do not collect any bank details or financial information.
During training events, visits to Turriefield, training, or other events we might take photographs or videos. We will always ask you to complete a signed agreement before using your image in a public place.

Why is it being collected?

The information is used to:

Who has access to your information?

Your information is only available to Director, Penny Armstrong for the purpose of contacting you to achieve the processes listed above. It is stored on a password protected, stand-alone computer hard-drive. It is not connected to any network, or cloud storage mechanism and therefore cannot be accessed by anyone else.

How will your information be used?

Your information will only be used, if we have your permission, to contact you about:

Once you become a member of the veg box scheme your contact information might be used occasionally to inform you about opportunities to buy other local food.

Photographs and videos might be used as part of reports to funders and to promote the work we do.

Who will it be shared with?

We do not share, sell or rent your information with any other individuals, organisations or third parties in, or outside, the United Kingdom.

Non-sensitive details (your email address etc.) are transmitted normally over the Internet, and this can never be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk.

Your choices

We will not contact you by email, phone or Facebook Messenger unless you have given your prior consent.

You may ask to be removed from our list at any time by contacting us by telephone: 01595 870272, email: or writing to us at:

Transition Turriefield





How you can access your information

You may request a copy of the information we hold on you at any time. Please contact us by telephone, email or at the address above.

You may ask for your information to be removed from our records at any time.

Updating our Privacy policy

This policy/statement will be reviewed on a yearly basis. Next review date May 2022.

Website Cookies & Privacy Policy

Here at Transition Turriefield we take data protection very seriously and want to reassure all our website visitors that we will continue to comply with all the current regulations.  Below you’ll find information on how we treat data that we collect from visitors to our website.

Visitors to our Website

When someone visits our website we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to our site and what areas they are most interested in. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, or allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. You can find more information on how cookies are used on this website in the Cookies Policy below.

In the unlikely event we do want to start collecting personally identifiable information through our website, we will ensure you know we are doing it and what we intend to do with it.

Links to Other Web Sites

This privacy notice does not cover the links within this site linking to other websites, and if you have questions about how a site uses your information, you’ll need to check that site’s privacy statement.

Changes to this Privacy Notice

We regularly review our privacy notice to ensure it is accurate. This privacy notice was last updated on 12th August 2021.

Cookies Policy

What is a cookie?         

Like most websites, we use use cookies to collect information.  Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your personal computer, mobile or other device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device.  

How long are cookies stored for?

Persistent cookies – these cookies remain on a user’s device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the website that created that particular cookie.  

Session cookies – these cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience.

Can I disable cookies?

If you want to disable cookies you need to change your website browser settings to reject cookies.  How you can do this will depend on the browser you use.   

Depending on which cookies you disable, the website may not operate properly if cookies are switched off.