Your data and privacy
Any information you give to us including your email address
whether by email or by filling in a form, may be used by Common
Purpose for the effective administration of this site, to improve
our services generally, for marketing and promotional purposes and
to communicate with you.
Every time you receive a message from us, you'll have the option
to decline to receive further information relating to the
activities of Common Purpose.
Your details, by that we mean your name or any other information
which will allow you to be identified, will not be given to anyone
else unless either you give your express permission or it is
necessary for us to do so in order to comply with the law or with
That means, for example, that your email address will not be
seen by any other user of the site except as stated on the site or
with your express consent. However, you agree that we may disclose
to third parties your postcode, gender and/or age, but only in the
form of statistical information and not in any way that identifies
If you send in your story or opinion, we may publish your words
with your first name and age, and the town or area you live in.
By sending in your story or opinion, you are granting Common
Purpose copyright of the piece and permission to use, modify, copy,
distribute or publish part or all of any such piece. You promise
that you are able to give Common Purpose the right to publish the
story or opinion, that it is your own work and does not contain any
other person's work and is not copied from another work; and that
the story or opinion does not contain anything that is defamatory
of other people or is otherwise illegal.
In addition to any details that you submit on a form or send us,
information is automatically retrieved, for example on browsing
patterns through the site. This is used only in statistical form;
no individual user is identified. This data allows Common Purpose
to analyse how many people are coming to the site, how often and to
what sections, and helps us to provide a more relevant service.