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Who we are

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Our contact details

What type of information we collect 

We only collect information about you that you deliberately give us, which may include:

  • your name 
  • your email address

How we get the information and why we have it

We get this information from you when you provide it to us by emailing us or writing to us. We collect this information in order to be able to communicate with you about our work, and ask for your help with it. 


If comments are enabled on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Ways in which we use your personal information

We will never sell your details to other organisations.

We will not disclose your personal data to other organisation unless you’ve given your specific consent for us to do so, or we are legally obliged to do so. 

If you sign a letter or petition to be handed to the government, or other organisation, these details will be handed on to the recipient of the letter or petition. These details will not be shared further, unless you give permission for them to be published.

We will sometimes use approved third party data processors to process information on our behalf, such as Mailchimp for our email list. Data processors with which we share your information are only authorised to use that information to fulfil their contractual obligations to us. They are not permitted to use it for any other purpose.

To ensure that we communicate with you through your preferred channels, you can update your preferences at any time.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

You can make a request via an email to

We will take steps to confirm your identity before processing your request. We will respond to your request within one calendar month of the request, unless there are exceptional circumstances.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your rights and acceptance of this policy

By sharing your consent preferences and using our sites, you consent to the collection and use of information by in accordance with our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our site.

Any personal information submitted via our websites is treated in accordance with current UK data protection legislation. To find out more about your entitlements under current and future data protection legislation, visit the Information Commissioner’s website.