Cookies & Privacy Policy

Information we collect

We collect information when you:

• Subscribe for our monthly newsletter via our website
• Book, register, and/ or attend an event we are involved with
• Open and click links within emails from us

The information we collect may include your name, email address, address, organisation, job title, IP address, region, links you click within emails, as well as your mailing preferences.


A cookie is a small file placed onto your computer or device, that enables a website to remember information about your visit, and tailor your browsing experience. A ‘session cookie’ will store information for the duration of your visit, and a ‘persistent cookie’ will store information for repeat visits.

We use cookies for improving user experience and analytical/performance purposes. By continuing to use this site you accept our use of these cookies on your system. If you wish to disable cookies, most browsers include a setting to decline cookies according to your own preferences. However, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of some features on our website.

This website uses Google Analytics to help analyse how users use the site. The tool uses cookies to collect standard Internet log information, visitor behavior, and additional demographics such as age, gender and interests information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate visitors’ us of the webiste and to compile statistical reports on website activity.

We will never (and will not allow any third party to) use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any Personally Identifiable Information of visitors to our site. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Neither we nor Google will link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any Personally Identifiable Information from any source, unless you explicitly submit that information via a fill-in form on our website.

If you’d prefer to opt out of Google Analytics, you can do so here.

How we use your information

We collect this information in order to update you on Ideas Hub and Ideas Alliance news, events and activity and manage event bookings.

Who are we?

The Ideas Hub is a website run by Ideas Alliance CIC. The Ideas Alliance is a social enterprise aimed at promoting the benefits of collaborative, strengths-based and community driven approaches. The Ideas Alliance is a registered Community Interest Company incorporated in December 2016, company number 10517689.

Who has access to your information?

We will not share your information for marketing purposes with other organisations or companies. We will never sell or rent your information to third parties.

Security of your personal data

We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

Other websites

Our website contains links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to our website. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of other websites when you access them.

Changes to this policy

We reserve the right to change this policy at any time and we will keep it under regular review. We will place any updates to this policy on this web page.


You can update your mailing preferences or unsubscribe from our emails at any time by clicking these option links in the footer of any email we send you.


If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal data, please email write to us by email