Privacy and Cookies


We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed. By visiting, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the Data Protection Act 2018, once in force, and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the data controller is Cheltenham Rocks Ltd.

Our nominated representative for the purpose of the Act is Laura Smith.

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Swindon Rocks uses and protects any information that you give when you use this website.

Swindon Rocks is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. We only process your data when we have a lawful reason for doing so. The lawful reason we use to process your personal data may differ for each processing activity.

Swindon Rocks may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy has been updated on 19th August 2018.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

name and job title
contact information including email address
demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

If you have submitted an event or activity for listing on the website, related contact information submitted for that and any images uploaded.

We do not knowingly collect personal data from children under the age of 18. We do not target our Services to children under the age of 18. Swindon Rocks is a website for parents, carers and other adults.

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

Internal record keeping.
We may use the information to improve our products and services.
We may periodically send promotional emails about events, activities, products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

We keep your personal information in line with our data retention policy, and will only retain it for as long as is necessary for the purpose(s) for which we originally collected it.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Email communications will have clear opt-out options so that you can remove your data from the database at any time.

If you would like us to destroy the information we hold for you at any point, please contact us and we will do so.

We will never pass your data on to a 3rd party.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

We use cookies on By using this site, you consent to the use of cookies.

Swindon Rocks use different types of cookies for different things, including analysing how you use Swindon Rocks and to give you a better, more personalised experience.

Celebrate Swindon and Wiltshire Pride Day by making colourful crafts.

All workshops are drop-in sessions and take place between 11am and 3pm at Swindon Museum & Art Gallery £3 per child on 10th August.

Please note that if sessions are busy you may have to wait a while to take part but there will be lots of other things to see and do while you wait!

Parental guidance is required at all time.
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Come and share a story with Waterstones Swindon

Every Saturday join the team in the children's section reading some of their favourite picture books.

Free to attend and everybody is welcome!
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@rockstarclimbingswindon are offering Junior climbing sessions for the summer holidays.

An action-packed schedule with activities for children aged 5 and up.

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Fire up your imagination on a @rovesfarm tractor ride this summer. They've got three fun and interactive themed events that the whole family will enjoy, including a Bear Hunt!

Hop on a tractor ride on a trip to meet their friendly bear. Join their very own explorer as you swish, splosh, squelch, tiptoe on a Bear Hunt walk through the woods, bringing the classic bear hunt story to life on the farm!

Meanwhile back at the farm there's a whole day of hands-on farm activities to keep you busy including; egg collecting, meet the animals, feed the goats, animal racing and lots more!

That's Summer sorted!
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Ever wondered what it’s like to perform on the @wyverntheatre stage? SALOS are giving you just that opportunity with their Sound of Music workshop for ages 6+! Join the professional production team behind SALOS’s upcoming October production of the hit musical The Sound of Music, as they teach you the words and some easy-to-learn motions to the classic song ‘Do-Re-Mi’ before the chance to perform back to parents!

Workshop: 10.30am on Sunday 4th August. 
Mini Performance: 11:15am

Tickets: FREE Tickets are limited and must be booked in advance via the website. A small allocation of spaces will also be available on the door.
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