Marmalade Lane - Cambridge’s first cohousing community

Privacy Policy

Privacy Notice – Cambridge Cohousing Limited

This notice explains the personal information we are processing about you and how and why we are doing so.

Our identity and contact details

Cambridge Cohousing Limited is a Company Limited by Guarantee and is a residents management company.  We do not have a Data Protection Officer but we can be contacted by

Why we process your personal data

Description of the data involved

Why we process it (the purpose)

The legal basis for processing


Email address

Phone number (if provided) 

To facilitate us responding to you.


Personal information provided with an emailed enquiry

To facilitate us responding to your enquiry.


Waiting list information

To enable us to contact you in the future about opportunities to live at Marmalade Lane.


If the legal basis for our processing is your consent, you can withdraw that consent at any time by contacting us.

Where we obtain your personal data from

Personal data is normally provided by you through the website, twitter or facebook contact and subsequent communication.   

At times, we may further process personal data we have already collected.  We only do this if the new purpose for the processing is compatible with the original purpose that the data was collected for or we have first told you why we now need to process that personal data.

Who we might share your personal data with

Who we might share with

Other community members as is necessary to support responding to your enquiry.

Google, Twitter, Facebook, – depending upon how you have contacted us.

Google, Slack - for internal communication and record keeping about your enquiry.

Please see their privacy policies.

We will not otherwise share your information with third parties unless required by law or by court order to do so.

Safeguarding your personal data

We will only process personal data outside of the EU where we are sure there is an adequate level of protection or there are appropriate safeguards in place or where it is necessary for the technology we are using. 

How long we keep your personal data

Our retention periods take into account legal requirements and practical considerations. The relevant retention period information is provided below:

Retention information

Waiting list information is held for a maximum of 10 years.  


Your rights as a data subject

You have the following rights:  to be informed how your data is processed, to gain access to your personal data, to have errors or inaccuracies corrected, to have your personal data erased in some limited circumstances, to object to the processing for marketing purposes or when the processing is based on the public interest or other legitimate interests, to restrict the processing of your personal data in limited circumstances, to obtain a copy of some of your data in a commonly used electronic form in some limited circumstances, and rights around how you are affected by any profiling or automated decisions.  You have the right to complain to the ICO about the way in which we process your personal data.  For further information, visit the Information Commissioner’s Office website If you wish to exercise any right, or for any queries you may have, or if you wish to make a complaint, please contact us.