Privacy Policy

This privacy policy explains how we use any personal information we collect about you when you use this website.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on 19 May 2020.

The website is owned and operated by Clore Leadership (the data processor) and hosted by MUD.

You can reach us at [email protected] or on +44 (0)20 7420 9430 if you have any questions about our privacy policy or the information we hold on you.

What information do we collect about you?

1. We collect personal information about you (your name, email address and sometimes your telephone number) when you:

This information is based on active consent from you, the data subject, when you freely supply this information.

2. We also collect analytics data from our website users (you, the data subject) to help us analyse how this website is performing in relation to the CGA’s mission, and to inform user-focused improvements to the site. This may include IP addresses and demographic data if made available by said users. This analytics data is gathered, stored and processed by third party processor Google Analytics. You can read Google Analytics’ Privacy Policy here.

How do we store the information about you?

1. Personal data submitted via data collection forms is stored as follows:

  • Data submitted via the ‘Submit an event’ form is processed via Outlook and deleted once data is transferred to being stored in Craft CMS, the content management system for the this website.
  • Data submitted via the ‘Sign up for Individual Membership’ form is stored by third party processor Mailchimp. You can read Mailchimp’s Privacy Policy here.
  • Data submitted via the ‘Apply to become an Organisational Member’ form is processed via Outlook, Google Drive and Microsoft Office Suite, managed by Clore Leadership, before being stored by third party processor Mailchimp. You can read Mailchimp’s Privacy Policy here.

2. Personal data submitted via Google Analytics is stored in Google Analytics.

All of these data processing and storage locations are password protected and can only be accessed by individuals employed or engaged by Clore Leadership to manage and administrate the CGA, and will be removed when requested by you.

How will we use the information about you?

We will only collect or use personal data for the purpose indicated at the time that the personal information was volunteered. The CGA will not use your personal information for new purposes without first asking for your consent.

If, when becoming a member of the CGA, you have opted in to also receiving mailings from Clore Leadership, they may email you with occasional updates about governance related activity and you will receive their quarterly newsletter.

Data processed via Google Analytics is used solely to inform and improve the functionality of the CGA website relative to the mission of the CGA and user needs identified through user testing and user feedback.

We will not share your personal information outside of the CGA or Clore Leadership and those it engages to carry out CGA related work without your consent.

Access to your information and correction

You have the right to request a copy of the information we hold about you and to request removal of the data we hold on you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your information please email [email protected] or call us at +44 (0) 20 7420 9430.

We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.

If you have concerns about how we use your data, you have the right to report a concern to the ICO:


What are cookies?

As is common practice with almost all professional websites, this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This section describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the site's functionality.

How we use cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The cookies on this site

This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

When you submit data through a form such as on the What’s On page cookies may be set to remember your details for future correspondence.

We also use cookies from Craft, our trusted content management system (CMS); these apply only to those who have login details to access the CMS. This cookie is set when you login to the site to ensure that we can continue to recognise you once you are logged in. It contains NO personal information and lasts for 4 hours from when you login.

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by other trusted third parties. This site uses Google Analytics (GA) which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web to help us understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

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