Privacy Policy

1. Introduction and General Terms

We are committed to protecting any personal information we obtain about you, whether you are just visiting our website or are a financial supporter, volunteer or campaigner.  This Privacy Policy sets out how we obtain, use and protect any personal information you provide to us, whether online, via phone, email, in letters or in other correspondence.

This Privacy Policy explains the following:

  • what information The Fearless Foundation may collect about you;
  • how The Fearless Foundation will use information we collect about you;
  • when The Fearless Foundation may use your details to contact you;
  • whether The Fearless Foundation will disclose your details to anyone else;
  • your choices regarding the personal information you provide to us.

The Fearless Foundation is committed to safeguarding your personal information. Whenever you provide such information, we are legally obliged to use your information in line with all laws concerning the protection of personal information, including the Data Protection Act 1998.

The Fearless Foundation website contains hyperlinks to websites owned and operated by third parties. These third party websites have their own privacy policies, including policies on their use of cookies, and we urge you to review them. They will govern the use of personal information you submit or which is collected by cookies whilst visiting these websites. We cannot accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of such third party websites and your use of such websites is at your own risk.

2. What information will The Fearless Foundation collect about me?

When you contact The Fearless Foundation via the website, or you telephone, email or write to The Fearless Foundation, or engage with The Fearless Foundation via social media channels, we may receive and retain personal information about you. This can consist of information such as your name, email address, postal address, telephone or mobile number and whether or not you are a tax payer so that we can claim gift aid.

By submitting your details, you enable The Fearless Foundation (and where applicable any sub-contractors we may use) to raise funds and to provide you with the goods, services, information, activities or online content you select.

If you are simply browsing our website as an anonymous visitor, The Fearless Foundation may still collect certain information from you, such as your IP addresses (an IP address is a number that can uniquely identify a specific computer or other network device on the internet).

The Fearless Foundation website also uses cookies. See our Cookies Policy for more detail on how we use cookies and how you can control your cookie preferences.

3. How will The Fearless Foundation use the information you collect about me?

The Fearless Foundation will use your personal information for a number of purposes including the following:

  • in relation to any correspondence you have entered into with us whether by letter, email, telephone, social media or any other means;
  • for “service administration purposes”, which means that The Fearless Foundation may contact you for reasons related to donations you have made or the activity or online content you have signed up for;
  • for internal record keeping;
  • to contact you about any content you provide;
  • for marketing purposes where you have specifically agreed to this (see below);
  • to use IP addresses to identify the location of users, to block disruptive use, to establish the number of visits from different countries;
  • to analyse and improve the activities and content offered by The Fearless Foundation website to provide you with the most user-friendly navigation experience. We may also use and disclose information in aggregate (so that no individuals are identified) for marketing and strategic development purposes.


4. Will I be contacted for marketing purposes?

The Fearless Foundation will only contact you for marketing purposes by email, other electronic means or post if you have agreed to be contacted for these purposes.

If you wish to contact us either to obtain information about our work or to stop us sending you such information please email us at

5. Will The Fearless Foundation share my personal information with anyone else?

We will only use your information within The Fearless Foundation for the purposes for which it was obtained, unless you have explicitly agreed that we may share your information with another organisation. Sometimes The Fearless Foundation contracts third parties to process your information on our behalf.  We require these third parties to comply strictly with our instructions and data protection laws.

We will keep your information confidential except where disclosure is required or permitted by law (for example to government bodies for tax purposes or law enforcement agencies for the prevention and detection of crime, subject to such bodies providing us with a relevant request in writing).

6.  What is The Fearless Foundation’s policy on allowing me to update, correct, or delete my personal information?

The accuracy of your information is important to us. Under the Data Protection Act 1998 you have the right to request a copy of the personal information we hold about you and to have any inaccuracies corrected. If you believe that any of the information we hold about you is inaccurate or out of date, or you wish to obtain a copy of the information, please email us at to let us know. A small fee will be charged for information requests.

7. Changes to The Fearless Foundation’s Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time so you may wish to check it each time you submit personal information to The Fearless Foundation. The date of the most recent revisions will appear on this page. If you do not agree to these changes, please do not continue to use The Fearless Foundation website to submit personal information to The Fearless Foundation.  If material changes are made to the Privacy Policy we will notify you by placing a prominent notice on the website.

This policy was last updated in April 2013.