Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

1.1 The Ignota Foundation website (the “Website”) is owned and operated by Ignota Foundation (the “Foundation”, “us”, “we”), a company registered in England and Wales with company number: 9832028, and a charity registered in England and Wales by the Charity Commission with registered charity number: 1165304, with registered address 10 Queen Street Place, London, United Kingdom, EC4R 1BE.

1.2 The Foundation is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy (together with any documents referred to in it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

1. Information we may collect from you

2.1 We may collect information from you online in the following ways:

  • through our use of Google Analytics cookies (please see the cookies section below);
  • if you register your interest and sign-up to be a partner of Ignota Foundation;
  • your request for information;
  • your contacting us with enquiries or other correspondence;

2.2 If you take one of the steps mentioned above, we may collect and process personal information about you such as:

  • your name, address, email address and other contact information;
  • records of your correspondence with us, if you have contacted us;
  • details of your visit to the site;
  • other details relevant to your registration of interest as a partner.

3. Where we store your personal data

3.1 The data we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (EEA). It may also be processed by persons operating outside of the EEA who work for us. If we do send your personal data outside the EEA we will take reasonable steps to ensure that the recipient implements appropriate measures to protect your information.

4. Uses made of the information

4.1 We will process any of your personal data, in accordance with our obligations under applicable data protection laws and regulations, for the following reasons:

  • to facilitate your becoming a partner of Ignota Foundation;
  • to provide you with the information you have requested;
  • to comply with applicable laws and regulations;
  • for administrative purposes;
  • to provide you with information about us;
  • to notify you about changes to our organisation; and
  • to ensure that content from our site it being presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer.

4.2 If, at any time you do not wish to receive further information about us and our services, please contact us at

5. Disclosure of your information

5.1 We may disclose your personal information to third parties if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal date in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply any agreements; or to protect the rights, property or safety of the Foundation, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of anti-money laundering legislation and credit risk reduction.

6. Your rights

6.1 You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at

7. IP Addresses

7.1 We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. This is statistical data about our user’s browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

8. Cookies

8.1 Our Website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our Website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when browsing our Website and allows us improve the Website.

8.2 Please see our Cookie Policy below for more information.

9. Changes to the Privacy and Cookies Policy

9.1 This privacy and cookies policy was last updated on 15 March 2016. We reserve the right to vary this privacy and cookies policy from time to time. Such variations become effective on posting on this website. Your subsequent use of this website or submission of personal information to the Foundation will be deemed to signify your acceptance to the variations.

About Cookies

A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your computer (or other electronic device) when you access our website. We use cookies and local storage on this website to:

  • keep track of the items stored in your shopping basket;
  • recognise you whenever you visit this website (this speeds up your access to the website as you do not have to log on each time);
  • obtain information about your preferences, online movements and use of the internet;
  • carry out research and statistical analysis to help improve our content and to help us better understand our visitor requirements and interests;
  • target our marketing and advertising campaigns and those of our partners more effectively by providing interest-based advertisements that are personalised to your interests; and
  • make your online experience more efficient and enjoyable.

The information we obtain from our use of cookies will not usually contain your personal data. Although we may obtain information about your computer or other electronic device such as your IP address, your browser and/or other internet log information, this will not usually identify you personally. In certain circumstances we may collect personal information about you—but only where you voluntarily provide it (eg by completing an online form).

In most cases we will need your consent in order to use cookies on this website. The exception is where the cookie is essential in order for us to provide you with a service you have requested (eg to enable you to put items in your shopping basket and use our check-out process).

If you visit our website when your browser is set to accept cookies, we will interpret this as an indication that you consent to our use of cookies and other similar technologies as described in this Privacy and Cookies Policy. If you change your mind in the future about letting us use cookies, you can modify the settings of your browser to reject cookies or disable cookies completely.

Third-party cookies

We work with third-party suppliers who may also set cookies on our website, for example Google Analytics. These third-party suppliers are responsible for the cookies they set on our site. If you want further information please go to the website for the relevant third party.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Name Cookie Use Cookie Duration Host Definition
_utma Google Analytics 2 years Ignota Foundation uses Google Analytics, provided by Google Inc ("Google"). Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate your use of the website and generate reports on user activity. Google stores the information on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
_utmb Google Analytics 30 minutes
_utmc Google Analytics session
_utmz Google Analytics 6 months

Using browser settings to manage cookies

If you do not want to accept cookies, you can change your browser settings so that cookies are not accepted. If you do this, please be aware that you may lose some of the functionality of this website. For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to: or You can contact us by writing to us at