Privacy Policy & GDPR

Information about YOU

Back to Wilderness only collect information about you as part of your purchasing items or booking courses procedure or when you select to join our mailing list. We will only use this information to contact you and to post your order. For this we need your postal address and email address. If you want to unsubscribe it only requires you to email us with ‘unsubscribe’ in the subject bar, phone us and ask or write to us at the address on the contact page. We will never share, disclose or sell your information unless required to do so by law or to help the police with their work.


Shopping baskets use cookies. If you have any worries about cookies on your computer, use the internet options facility on your browser after your purchase and delete the cookies. Using a good internet security system will help.

E-commerce gateway

Our e-commerce provider is Paypal ( for information on details retained by Paypal please read the Paypal Privacy Policy. Back to Wilderness will not keep credit card details on their servers. All purchases are encrypted using the SSL (Secure Socket Layer) standard, so your communication between our website and our payment gateway are secure. We think it’s best that your details are your own and should stay that way.

Consent Form Mail Handling

Back to Wilderness Subscribes to a mail handling service provided by Mailgun for the purpose of service reliability. Mailgun holds customer email data content for 3 days, logs for 30 days, and metadata 180 days. After those time periods, all data is purged from their systems. Here is a link to their GDPR Guide with more information:

Mailgun does not sell or provide data to any 3rd party companies in accordance with their Terms. 

External Links

This site contains links to other websites. Back to Wilderness is not responsible for the privacy practices, actions, or the content of their links although we only link to organisations we recommend and think highly of.

Unsolicited Commercial Mailings (UCE)

We delete ‘SPAM’. It’s pointless emailing it through.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, please contact us straight away.

Data Protection

Back to Wilderness is registered under the United Kingdom Data Protection Act, registration number ZA385510