Privacy policy  

This privacy policy applies between you, the User of this Website and the founders of CAMPAIN, the owners and providers of this Website, henceforth referred to collectively as CAMPAIN. CAMPAIN takes the privacy of your information very seriously. This privacy policy applies to our use of any and all Data collected by us or provided by you in relation to your use of the Website. Please read this privacy policy carefully.

Definitions and interpretation

1. In this privacy policy, the following definitions are used:

collectively all information that you submit to CAMPAIN via the Website. This definition incorporates, where applicable, the definitions provided in the Data Protection Act 1998;

a small text file placed on your computer by this Website when you visit certain parts of the Website and/or when you use certain features of the Website. Details of the cookies used by this Website are set out in the clause below (Cookies);

CAMPAIN, the Campaign against Misinformation in Public Affairs, Information and the News, email;

UK Cookie Law
the Privacy and Electronic Communications Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR);

User or you
any third party that accesses the Website and is not either (i) employed by CAMPAIN and acting in the course of their employment or (ii) engaged as a consultant or otherwise providing services to CAMPAIN and accessing the Website in connection with the provision of such services; and

the website that you are currently using,, and any sub-domains of this site unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.

2. In this privacy policy, unless the context requires a different interpretation: a. the singular includes the plural and vice versa; b. references to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices are to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices of this privacy policy; c. a reference to a person includes firms, companies, government entities, trusts and partnerships; d. “including”; is understood to mean “including without limitation”; e. reference to any statutory provision includes any modification or amendment of it; f. the headings and sub-headings do not form part of this privacy policy.

Scope of this privacy policy

3. This privacy policy applies only to the actions of CAMPAIN and Users with respect to this Website. It does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from this Website including, but not limited to, any links we may provide to social media websites.

Data collected and how we will use it

4. We may collect Data from you including: a. Name b. Contact Information such as email addresses, telephone numbers and website addresses; in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

5.  Any or all of the above Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using our Website. Specifically, Data may be used by us for the following reasons: a. internal record keeping; b. contacting other participants; in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

6. For purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, CAMPAIN is the “data controller”.

7. We will retain any Data you submit for as long as required for the conduct of our business.  

8. Unless we are obliged or permitted by law to do so, or you provide express permission, your Data will not be disclosed to third parties. 

9. We assure you that we shall not use that Data for direct marketing purposes.

10. All personal Data is stored securely in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998. For more details on security see the clause below (Security).

11. You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal Data held by CAMPAIN (where such Data is held).  If you don’t want us to process your data any more, please contact us at

Third party websites and services

12. CAMPAIN may, from time to time, employ the services of other parties for dealing with certain processes necessary for the operation of the Website. The providers of such services do not have access to certain personal Data provided by Users of this Website.

Links to other websites

13. This Website may, from time to time, provide links to other websites. We have no control over such websites and are not responsible for the content of these websites. This privacy policy does not extend to your use of such websites. You are advised to read the privacy policy or statement of other websites prior to using them.

Changes in ownership and control of CAMPAIN

14. CAMPAIN may, from time to time, expand or reduce our activity. In the unlikely even that this involves transfer of control of all or part of CAMPAIN, Data provided by Users will, where it is relevant to any part of our activity so transferred, be transferred along with that part. The new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this privacy policy, be permitted to use the Data for the purposes for which it was originally supplied to us.

15. We may also disclose Data to a prospective new owner of our organisation or any part of it.

16. In the above instances, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring your privacy is protected.


17. Data security is of great importance to CAMPAIN and to protect your Data we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure Data collected via this Website.

18. If password access is required for certain parts of the Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.

19. We endeavour to do our best to protect your personal Data. However, transmission of information over the internet is not entirely secure and is done at your own risk. We cannot ensure the security of your Data transmitted to the Website.


20. This Website may place and access certain Cookies on your computer, in order to improve your experience of using the Website. If CAMPAIN decides to use Cookies, it will chose them carefully and take steps to ensure that your privacy is protected and respected at all times.

21. All Cookies used by this Website will be used in accordance with current UK Cookie Law.

22. Before the Website places Cookies on your computer, you will be presented with a pop-up requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies, you are enabling CAMPAIN to provide a better experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of the Website may not function fully or as intended.

23. This Website may place the cookies that are strictly necessary for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.

24. You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. 

25. You can choose to delete Cookies at any time; however you may lose any information that enables you to access the Website more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, personalisation settings.

26. It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.


27. You may not transfer any of your rights under this privacy policy to any other person. We may transfer our rights under this privacy policy where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected.

28. If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of this privacy policy (or part of any provision) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision will, to the extent required, be deemed to be deleted, and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of this privacy policy will not be affected.

29. Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy.

30. This Agreement will be governed by and interpreted according to the law of England and Wales. All disputes arising under the Agreement will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English and Welsh courts.

Changes to this privacy policy

31. CAMPAIN reserves the right to change this privacy policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the Website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the privacy policy on your first use of the Website following the alterations.

You may contact CAMPAIN by email at

15 March 2021


32. These terms and conditions were created on the basis of a document from Rocket Lawyer (