Cornwall Garden Society - Data Protection Policy

  1. The Cornwall Garden Society (CGS) keeps data relating to its members: and to suppliers of goods and services. Such data is kept in digital form and/or in paper records.
  2. The CGS designated Data Controller is the CGS Treasurer.
  3. Data relating to members of CGS
    The Membership Secretary is responsible for processing and maintaining accurate data relating to members of CGS.
  4. Data relating to members of CGS includes names and addresses, email addresses and bank details. Such data is collected at commencement of membership and will be deleted when membership ends. Such data is used solely for communications to members, and for the processing of annual subscriptions.
  5. Data relating to members will be kept in password protected computers under the control of the Data Controller, and/or the Membership Secretary and/or in the form of paper records stored in locked premises when not in use.
  6. A member is entitled to full details of data stored in relation to him or her on request to the Membership Secretary. The Membership Secretary will respond to such requests within 21 days.
  7. Data relating to suppliers of goods and services
    Data relating to suppliers of goods and services will be processed by the member of the CGS executive committee responsible for the relevant CGS activity or aspect of the CGS administration. Thus, by way of example, the CGS Show Director is responsible for processing data relating to suppliers of goods and services for the annual CGS Spring Flower Show. Details of the relevant member of the CGS Executive Committee will be provided on application to the Honorary Secretary.
  8. Data relating to suppliers of goods and services will be used solely for obtaining quotations from or contracting with such suppliers. It will be deleted either when such goods or services are no longer required from such supplier, or when the supplier no longer provides such goods or services.
  9. Data relating to suppliers of goods and services is kept either in computers that are password protected and/or in the form of paper records stored in locked premises when not in use.
  10. Suppliers of goods and services are entitled to full details of data stored in relation to them on request. Such requests should be directed to the Honorary Secretary who will respond to the request within 21 days.
  11. The Data Controller is responsible for reporting any breach of the GDPR to the ICO and the Charity Commission.

Member's Gardens

Members' Gardens

Our members have some truly beautiful and interesting gardens. Take a look to see some of the wonderful things growing.

Become a Member

You can take out CGS membership as an individual or as a family and there are lots of benefits.

Upcoming Events

  • Garden holiday to the Gardens of Kent and Sussex

    This five-day garden tour takes in the finest gardens of Kent and Sussex, and showcases late summer planting. One of the many highlights is an exclusive visit to Perch Hill where we will enjoy a talk by Sarah Raven, a guided tour of her gardens and lunch.

    Other highlights include a guided tour of Christopher Lloyd’s and Fergus Garrett’s Great Dixter, and a visit to Vita Sackville- West’s Sissinghurst. This holiday will also include entry to the magnificent RHS Partner Gardens of Great Comp and Merriments, the award-winning Pashley Manor and West Dean Gardens.

    Dinner, bed and breakfast will be provided at the Mercure Hotel at Tunbridge Wells and we will benefit from the services of a Brightwater Tour Manager.

    If you would like to join us on this garden holiday, please click here to download a booking form.

  • Day trip by coach to Burrow Farm Gardens and Prospect House, Axminster

    Burrow Farm Gardens provide 13 acres of colour-themed planting and lawns that sweep past an ancient oak to the lake. The Anniversary Garden, created in 2010, with its ornamental grasses and perennials, is at its best at this time of year. Other areas include the Terrace Garden, Rose Garden, Millennium Garden, Woodland Garden and Wildflower Meadow which contains two wildlife ponds.

    In contrast, the one-acre plantsman’s garden at Prospect House is hidden behind high walls with Axe valley views. Well- stocked borders of rare and tender shrubs mingle with late summer perennials including rudbeckia, helenium, echinacea, helianthus, crocosmia, grasses and 200 varieties of salvia.

    The booking form will be available in June 2020.