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Privacy Policy

Ancient and Sacred Trees Community is volunteer run and  will NOT share or sell your data with anyone else. 

What you can expect when you become a member of our CommuniTree - Privacy and data protection explained.

When you share you details with us: You become a member of the CommuniTree.

Therefor your data (contact details) is used so that you:

  • Receive updates and newsletters.

  • Have access to member protected pages

  • Can purchase items from our shop

  • For these purposes we will contact you via email. 

We may also contact you to notify you regarding your account, to troubleshoot problems with your account, to resolve a dispute, or as otherwise necessary to contact you to enforce our User Agreement, applicable national laws, and any agreement we may have with you

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it. 

Leaving The CommuniTree - How to Unsubscribe

You can simply click 'unsubscribe' at the foot of the newsletter that is sent to you.

Unsubscribing means that your data will not be 'processed' i.e. your contact details will be erased and you will not receive any further communications and your details will be erased from the group database.  

Cookies Explained

Cookies are small pieces of data stored on a site visitor's browser, usually used to keep track of their movements and actions on a site. 

In accordance with the GDPR, you are informed that cookies are used on this site.  

Cookie name - Life span - Purpose

sv Session - Persistent - Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site

hs Session - Security - XSRF-TOKEN

Persistent - Security - smSession

Persistent (Two weeks) - Identifies logged in site members

TSxxxxxxxx (where x is replaced with a random series of numbers and letters) - Persistent - Security

TSxxxxxxxx_d (where x is replaced with a random series of numbers and letters) - Persistent - Security

The following useful links explain how to access cookie settings in various browsers:

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit this link:

How does AST store, use, share and disclose site visitors' personal information?

This privacy policy details how we store and use our site visitors' personal information that we've collected. This is to inform you as site visitors of the website if, when and how such information is shared with third-party services and/or with legal enforcement agencies, according to relevant local regulations.

Our company is hosted on the platform. provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through’s data storage, databases and the general applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. 

All direct payment gateways offered by and used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

What is the GDPR?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which came into force on May 25th, 2018, aims to protect the fundamental right to privacy and the protection of personal data of European Union (EU) citizens. 

This regulation affects any entity (including websites) that processes EU citizens' personal data. 

Here is the link to the official website for the European Commission and GDPR


The information contained herein is not legal advice and you should not rely upon it as such. Specific requirements regarding cookies may vary between states and / or jurisdictions, in accordance with local laws and data protection authority's views and it is your own personal responsibility to ensure you observe the laws of your country when undertaking your own personal online activity.

Questions and Group Contact Information
If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, you are invited to contact us at Please note that unsubscribing from the newsletter and blog will delete your contact details and information.  

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