Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Cookies and privacy statement

This statement explains how we use cookies and how we may collect and process information about you through our website, our online services and our other internet processes.


Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites you visit. Cookies help make this website work and provide information to us about how users interact with our site. We use this information to improve our website.

The cookies we use provide us with anonymised and technical information.  They record the IP address (a unique number which identifies your computer and its location on the internet) of visitors to our site. This is principally so that we can make sure that it is easy to navigate, identify the areas that are of particular interest to visitors and generally improve the site and our services. The information that we collect in this process will not identify you as an individual.  We do not seek to identify individual visitors unless they volunteer their contact details through one of the forms on the site. In some circumstances our records will identify organisations visiting our site and we may use that information in managing our relationship with those organisations, for example, in considering how to develop the services that we offer them.

We use certain third party providers to provide specific services on our website.  We cannot control how those third party providers use cookies.  You can find out more about how each third party provider uses cookies at the links below:

By using our website you agree to these types of cookies being placed on your device.

When you accessed this website, cookies were placed on your computer.  If you wish to remove them, you do so via the settings on your browser, but note that this may impact your ability to utilise this and other web sites.  The way to clear cookies varies from one browser to another.  For example, in Internet Explorer, go to Tools; Internet options; Settings; View files; then select and delete.  Or on Mozilla Firefox, click on Tools; Privacy; then choose from the various options.

Submitting your contact details

When you sign up for our newsletter or make a donation to us, we will request personally identifiable information about you, such as your name, address, phone number and email address.

If you sign up for any of our services which allow you to invite your friends to donate to us, we will not give their personal information to anyone, nor will we use it for any purpose other than inviting them to donate at your request.

How we use this information

In each case, the purpose for which you are invited to give us information is clear and we also indicate which of the requested information is essential for the relevant purpose and which is optional; fields for essential information are marked with an asterisk. We will not use your information for purposes that are not clear when you provide your details, and will not disclose it outside ThinkForward, except to service providers acting on our behalf or in other very limited circumstances, for example, with your agreement or where we are legally obliged to do so.

If you do not want to receive information from us

If we propose to use your details to send you information from ThinkForward about events or legal developments which we believe may be of interest to you (other than information that you have specifically requested), we give you an opportunity to tell us that you do not wish to receive such information by ticking a box; alternatively, you can let us know your preferences by sending an email to


We have robust information security management systems in place to protect your personal information. [Insert details here].

Information about the security arrangements of our third party providers can be found at the links below:

  • Payment processor –
  • Mailing list provider –


If you have any questions about our privacy policies, want to exercise your right to see a copy of the information that we hold about you, or think that information we hold about you may need to be corrected, want to delete all or any part of it or to object to the processing on legitimate grounds, please contact us by email to with the words “Data privacy” in the subject line, or alternatively send a signed letter addressed to ThinkForward, 20 Flaxman Terrace, LondonWC1H 9PN