We only collect information that will help us make the site work better for you, let us contact you if you’ve asked us to, let us give you accurate information on our funding and our programmes if you ask for it and give us a sense of how people are using the site so we can keep improving it.

Our site is a UK-based website and takes reasonable care to comply with the requirements of the UK Data Protection Act 1998 relating to the personal information you supply on our site. We use a security system that protects your information from unauthorised use. However, as no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be one hundred percent secure, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk.

This privacy policy only applies to our website. You can view a separate privacy policy on how we collect and use your information if you apply for funding from us or for access to one of our programmes.

The information we collect

We collect the following information from people visiting the website:

  • The questions, queries and feedback people leave, including your email address if you send us email,visitors’ IP addresses, and details of which browser they used.
  • Information on how people use the site, using cookies and page tagging techniques.
  • If you send us feedback, a record of your message will be kept in line with our archive and retention policy.

We use small data files stored on your computer called ‘cookies’. Most large websites do this. They help us improve the website experience for you. Find out what we use them for, and how to control their use on our cookies section below.

How we use your information

Any information we collect is used to:

  • improve the content and design of the website
  • contact visitors (with their permission) to respond to feedback.

We’ll never share or sell your information with other organisations for marketing, market research or commercial purposes, and we don’t pass on your personal information to any other website. We do however use our cookies to gather information about how people use our website using analytics.

Connecting to other websites

This site contains links to and from websites of other organisations. This privacy policy (the one you’re reading) only applies to this Power to Change site.

Following a link to another website

If you go to another website from this one, please read the privacy policy on that website if you want to know what it does with your information.

Following a link to Power to Change from another website

When you come to us from another website, we may get personal information about you from the other website. You should read the privacy policy of websites you visit that link you to us if you want to know about this.

Mailing lists and newsletters

If you subscribe to our mailing lists or newsletters for news and other information, we also ask you to answer various general questions about yourself and your organisation. You may be asked to specify the areas in which you are interested so that we can tailor the information which we send to you that we believe you might be interested in.

If you subscribe to our newsletter and at any time you wish to stop receiving this or any other information you may have requested from us, please select the Unsubscribe link at the bottom of any communication from us. You can also email at info@thepowertochange.org.uk.

Surveys and user groups

We always aim to improve the services we offer. As a result we occasionally canvass our users by means of surveys. Participation in surveys is voluntary, and you are under no obligation to reply to any survey you might receive from us. Should you choose to do so, we will treat the information you provide with the same high standard of care as all other customer information.

Traffic patterns and site statistics

We may monitor traffic patterns on our website, site usage and site related information in order to optimise your use of the site and we may give aggregated statistics to a reputable third party, but these statistics will include no information personally identifying you.
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