Privacy & Cookies Policy

Our Website

Don't be thrown by the .com domain name; we are a non-profit organisation and this website is also not for profit.

We will make no effort to collect personal information about you without your consent, nor will any unsolicited messages be sent to you as a result of your visit.  We serve no external advertisements on this site and earn no revenue from any information provided.  We record information about each visit that cannot personally identify any individual and is maintained in order to assist us with managing the website and responding to problems; it is gathered for us by Google and is not shared with any third parties.

This website is hosted by Google Sites and use of it constitutes your agreement with the following policies:

Google Terms of Service (general terms and conditions) -
Google Sites Terms of Service (terms and conditions specific to Google Sites) -
Google Privacy Policy (how your personal information is protected) -

Our Cookies

Cookies are small text files which a website may put on your computer or mobile device when you first visit a site or page.  The cookie will help the website, or another website, to recognise your device the next time you visit.  The cookies we use are mostly 'first party' (that is, they are set directly by and their purpose is to record information about your visit as previously mentioned.  The third party cookies that we use are as follows:

Cookie Domain  Referring Page  Purpose /policypractice/policypractice-sub
This is the hosting server of the journal mailing list and ebulletin and although it's technically a third-party site, it is also owned by the Centre  /contact There is a Google Map showing the Centre's location on this page.  Google Maps uses its own cookies.

If you have concerns about these cookies, you are welcome to opt out by switching off cookies from your web browser.  This should not have an adverse affect on your browsing experience.  We do not use any behaviour-tracking cookies but would recommend that you take action against these; read more at

Our Email

We will send email messages only in response to direct queries and to subscribers of the Policy and Practice mailing list and the Centre's ebulletin.  These services are both run directly by the Centre.  In order to avoid sending unsolicited messages, we require all subscribers to be verified (that is, to have received an email with a web link and clicked on that link to acknowledge their subscription).  We require some personal information in order to sign up; this includes an email address, first name, surname, occupation and sector of employment; this is to enable us to provide information which will be more specifically relevant to the interests of our subscribers.

If you have any concerns about this or need further information, please drop us an email at