Terms Of Use

Use of this site is subject to your agreeing to follow our Terms and Conditions of use. Essex Wildlife Trust is not responsible for the content of external websites.


By registering on this site and submitting data you are agreeing to the Essex Wildlife Trust records centre Terms and Conditions of data use, below. We reserve the right to block access to users if they breach our terms and conditions.


We request that you register on this site if you wish to submit species records. As part of this process we request your name and contact email for administration purposes (i.e. to send you a link to reset a password). Recorder names are held for data verification purposes but are not passed on when we pass data to third parties. We may contact you to query a record for verification, but will not use your details for any other purpose.


If you wish to collect biological records on Essex Wildlife Trust reserves we request that you contact us first as you may need a permit. We also request that you make a copy of any records that you collect on our reserves available to us to use freely and exchange with our partners. Ownership of any data remains with the original data provider unless specified otherwise. Please see our Policy for Recording on Trust Reserves for details.