Privacy & Cookies Policy website is operated by Open Reason. Open Reason is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (registered company number: 09701919) whose registered office is 10 Queen Street Place, London, EC4R 1BE.

We have developed this privacy policy as we understand that the privacy and security of your personal information is an important issue to you and we are committed to protecting your privacy as a visitor to our Website.

What personal information do we collect and how do we use it?

We process your personal data in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 (the DPA).

By providing us with your contact details (e.g. email address, telephone number etc.), you agree to receive information from us about our activities, unless you choose to opt-out at the point of collection.

You can unsubscribe from these messages at any time by following the instructions contained in those messages.

You can also request a copy of the data we hold about you at any time, by placing a “subject access request”. This request must be made in writing and will include a small administration fee.

Open Reason processes your data for the following purposes:

  •  to keep you informed and obtain your views of each of our activities;
  • fundraising;
  • transfer to HM Revenue and Customs in respect of any Gift Aid claims;
  • to process and respond to requests and enquiries received from you;
  • to provide services requested by you and any related communications;
  • to update our records;
  • to communicate with you by email or other form of electronic communication;
  • for the administration of your registration with us (if you have registered us); and
  • statutory and regulatory compliance.


We may use technology to track the patterns of behaviour of visitors to our Website. This can include using a ‘cookie’ (pieces of information that are transferred to an individual user’s hard drive for record keeping purposes).

We use ‘cookies’ on our Website to enable our system to recognise your computer and allow us to see how you use our Website. Most browsers allow you to stop receiving cookies. The cookies function by saving your passwords and site preferences – as a result it is possible to speed up your future activities at our Website and allow us to provide you with information specifically tailored to your interests. You can usually modify your browser to prevent this happening. The information collected in this way can be used to identify you unless you modify your browser settings. To modify your browser settings, click on the help section of your Internet browser and follow the instructions.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

From time to time we may amend the way in which we process personal data. This may lead to changes in how we collect and/or use your personal information. We may amend the terms of this Privacy Policy at any time.

Other Websites

Our Website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies and practices or the content of any websites which are linked to our website. For more details of our policy on third party websites, please see our Website Terms and Conditions.