Intellectual property and trademarks
Unless otherwise stated, copyright or other relevant proprietary (including intellectual property) rights or similar rights in all material presented on this site - including graphical images and photos/image libraries - is either owned by The Common Purpose Charitable Trust (Common Purpose) or is licensed to us for reproduction on the site. The names and logos of Common Purpose and all trade names, service marks or trade marks of Common Purpose may not be used or copied without express prior consent.
Limited permission to copy
Without the prior written permission of Common Purpose no part of this site may be reproduced or transmitted to or stored in any other website, nor may any of its pages or part of it be disseminated, modified, transmitted, distributed, broadcast or published in any electronic or non-electronic form, nor included in any public or private electronic retrieval system or service.
Common Purpose is committed to website accessibility and this website has been developed with due regard for our obligations under the Disability Discrimination Act.
We are actively seeking feedback from site users about how we can ensure all our sevices, including the website, are more accessible. If you find something difficult to see or use, please contact the web team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tips to adjust the website for accessibility:
Change the size of the text
Change the text size on your browser (usually found in the View menu). If you're using a mouse with a scroll, you can also press Shift + scroll up to zoom in on the screen, or Shift + scroll down to zoom out.
Use keyboard shortcuts to navigate
You can use your keyboard to help you move around the page.
In addition to the options above, Microsoft has a built in accessibility option called MouseKeys. When activated, MouseKeys allows you to navigate using the number keypad on your keyboard.
Use an alternative browser
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has compiled a list of alternative browsing options, including tools to have web content read out loud or converted to braille. Visit the W3C website for more details.
What is this Policy for?
The Policy sets out the different areas where your privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations and requirements of the users, the website and website owners. Furthermore, the way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this Policy.
This website and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect your privacy throughout your visiting experience. This website complies with all relevant laws and requirements for user privacy.
Your data and privacy
Any information you give to us, including your email address, whether by email or by filling in a form, may be used by any Common Purpose and any Common Purpose licencee for the effective administration of this site, to improve our services generally, for marketing and promotional purposes and to communicate with you.
Your details, by that we mean your name or any other information which will allow you to be identified, will not be given to anyone else unless either you give your express permission or it is necessary for us to do so in order to comply with the law or with police investigations.
That means, for example, that your email address will not be seen by any other user of the site except as stated on the site or with your express consent. However, you agree that we may disclose to third parties the first half of your postcode, your gender and/or age, but only in the form of statistical information and not in any way that identifies you.
If accepted as a participant on any Common Purpose course, you are agreeing that Common Purpose or any Common Purpose licencee may use your data for the following purposes:
Users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Any personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in the Data Protection Act 1998. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form for the email submission process but users using this form do so at their own risk.
This website and its owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products / services they offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries they may have submitted. This includes using your details to subscribe a user to any email newsletter programme the website operates but only if this was made clear to you and your express permission was granted when submitting any form to email process. Or whereby you (the consumer) have previously purchased from or enquired about purchasing from the company a product or service that the email relates to. This is by no means an entire list of users' rights in regard to receiving email-marketing material. Your details are not passed on to any third parties.
If you send in your quote, comment, story or opinion, we may publish your words with your first name, age and the town or area you live in.
By sending in your quote, comment, story or opinion, you are granting Common Purpose copyright of the piece and permission to use, modify, copy, distribute or publish part or all of any such piece. You promise that you are able to give Common Purpose the right to publish the story or opinion, that it is your own work and does not contain any other person's work and is not copied from another work; and that the story or opinion does not contain anything that is defamatory of other people or is otherwise illegal.
This website operates an email newsletter programme, used to inform subscribers about products and services supplied by this website. You can subscribe through an online automated process should you wish to do so, but do so at your own discretion. Some subscriptions may be manually processed through prior written agreement with the user.
Subscriptions are taken in compliance with UK Spam Laws detailed in the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003. All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. No personal details are passed on to third parties or shared with companies / people outside of the company that operates this website. Under the Data Protection Act 1998, you may request a copy of personal information held about you by this website's email newsletter programme. A small fee will be payable.
Email marketing campaigns published by this website or its owners may contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include; the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity [this is not intended to be a comprehensive list]. This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply you with more relevant content based around their activity.
In compliance with UK Spam Laws and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003, you are given the opportunity to unsubscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed at the footer of each email campaign. If an automated unsubscription system is unavailable, clear instructions on how to unsubscribe will be detailed instead.
If you would like a copy of the information held on you or for this information to be removed, you should please write to the business address at the bottom of this Policy.
Types of cookies
This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to understand better how they use it.
The following table explains the way cookies are used on this website.
|FIRST PARTY COOKIES|
|commonpurpose.org||CPAccessibilityKeyboard||We have used some cookies on our website in order to make it accessible for all users.||First party|
|CPAccessibilityColor||We have used some cookies on our website in order to make it accessible for all users.||First party|
|CPAccessibilityFont||We have used some cookies on our website in order to make it accessible for all users.||First party|
|beta.commonpurpose.org||civicCookieControl||We have used this cookie in order to show you the cookie banner on the site.||First party persistent||1 year|
|_utma||First party persistent|
|_utmb||First party persistent|
First party session
|_utmz||First party persistent|
|_utmt||First party persistent|
|_utmv||First party persistent|
|_gat||First party temporary||10 minutes|
|_ga||First party persistent||2 years|
|disqus.com||_jid||We use this cookie to power blog comment software.||First party||Session|
|_disqus unique||We use this cookie to power blog comment software.||First party||1 year|
|Click Tale||WRUID||We use this cookie to anonymously identify you as a user to track your use of our website.||First party persistent||3 years|
|__CT_Data||We use this cookie to enable ClickTale software to count the number of pageviews or visits you make as an anonymously identified visitor.||First party persistent||3 years|
|THIRD PARTY COOKIES|
|GEUP||Third party persistent||2 years|
|Flickr||xb||Third party persistent||2 years|
|localization||Third party persistent||2 years|
|flrbp||Third party persistent||6 months|
|flrbs||Third party persistent||6 months|
|flrb||Third party temporary||Session|
|flrbgrp||Third party persistent||6 months|
|Yahoo||B||Third party persistent||2 years|
|external_referer||Third party persistent||1 week|
|twiticker||SESSID||We have a Twitter ticker feed to embed tweets onto our site.||Third party temporary||Session|
|datr||Third party persistent||2 years|
|JSESSIONID||Third party temporary||Session|
|bcookie||Third party persistent||2 years|
|lidc||Third party persistent||2 years|
|.doubleclick.net||test_cookie||Third party temporary||Session|
|commonpurpose.us1.list-manage.com||_AVESTA_ENVIRONMENT||This is used to help manage our mailing list subscribers.||Third party|
|commonpurpose.us1.list-manage.com||PHPSESSID||Third party temporary||Session|
|rgisanonymous||Third party persistent||1 month|
|rguserid||Third party persistent||1 month|
|rguuid||Third party persistent||1 month|
|FormSpringView1952699||Third party persistent||1 year|
Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, you should always adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website.
The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. You should therefore note you click on external links at your own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.
Social media platforms
Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are subject to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.
You are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to your own privacy and personal details. Neither this website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.
This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. You are advised before using such social sharing buttons that you do so at your own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.
Shortened links in Social Media
This website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy urls (web addresses) [here is a link to the tool they commonly use: https://bitly.com/].
You are advised to use caution and good judgment before clicking any shortened urls published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine urls are published, many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.
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You agree to indemnify Common Purpose for any claim by, or damage, to any third party arising out of your use of the information or services provided by this site. You must tell Common Purpose immediately if anyone makes or threatens to make any claim or issue legal proceedings against you relating to your use of the website and you will, at Common Purpose's request, immediately stop the act or acts complained of. If Common Purpose asks you to, you must confirm the details of the claim(s) in writing.
Variation of Terms and Conditions
Common Purpose may modify the Terms and Conditions at any time, such modifications becoming effective immediately upon either posting of the modified Terms and Conditions on this site or notification of them to you. By continuing to use the website following any such modification you will be deemed to accept such modification.
Law and Jurisdiction
These Terms and Conditions are governed by English law and you agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.
Questions and comments
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