Here at Cumbria Bird Club we take the privacy of our member’s data seriously and will only use your personal information for club administration purposes, for sending you regular Newsletters and for communicating with you about club activities.

For submitted sightings on this website, see below.

Club activities deemed to be of legitimate interest to members:

  • Meetings
  • Outings
  • Surveys
  • Newsletter articles
  • Bird recording & photography
  • Conservation issues in Cumbria

Data storage

Only the Secretary and Treasurer will be able to access your details.  Data is stored on their personal computers and is not available online. If you agree to take part in a club activity your contact details may be passed to the relevant organiser(s) if necessary.

Requesting the removal of your data

Your data will be removed on request to the secretary.

Access to your data

The secretary will provide details of your data on request in a commonly used electronic format (such as MS Excel or Word).

April 2018

Submitted sightings

Please add a sighting on this website or email the information to us on If you email us, let us know if it is OK to publish the information on this website. We may contact you to ask about the sighting on the given email address.

Note: submitting a sighting this way does not make it an official record; please report it in BirdTrack or on a sightings spreadsheet.

By submitting a sighting you agree to share the submitted information with Cumbria Bird Club volunteers. If you agree and the record is suitable in our opinion, eg valid and not a rarity, we will publish it in the Sightings list on this website. Your name and other sighting details will be published, but your email will not be published. Information in the private box will not be published.

Up to three photos may be attached to a sighting, which will be shown if the post is published. By submitting photos you (or the copyright holder) give us permission to publish them.

June 2022