Privacy Statement

Who we are

This is the website for the Plain Action & Vale Action LEADER programme. This is a legacy website that presents a snapshot of our work since 2002 and the impact of the programmes across three tranches of funding. The grant programme is now closed and is not accepting any new applications for funding.

Our programme website is:, a separate domain for Vale Action ( also redirects to this website.

Data we collect

If you send us an email using the email address provided at the bottom of this page, we may retain your name, email address and a copy of your email for our own records and so that we can respond to your email in the way you would expect.

Aside from cookies (see below), this website does not collect any data from you when you visit or use the website. Please see below for more information about cookies and the type of cookies we collect on this website.


A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is downloaded on to your computer when you visit a website. Cookies are used by many websites and can do a number of things, e.g. remembering your preferences, or counting the number of people looking at a website.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

This website does not use cookies to collect personal data. However, we do use some cookies that do not collect personal information but that do help us collect anonymous information about how people use our website. We use Google Analytics for this purpose.

Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website usage by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information collected by Google Analytics about usage of our website is not personally identifiable. The data is collected anonymously, stored by Google and used by us to create reports about website usage.

Please see Google’s privacy policy for more information.