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Open Inclusion Privacy Policy

Version number: v1.0

Effective date: 02nd March 2023

Key details

We understand how important online privacy is, especially in this day and age. We want to assure you that we take your online privacy seriously.

The following describes how we handle data provided to us by visitors to this website. If you are asked to provide information when using this website, it will only be used in the ways described in this privacy policy.

We may change this Policy from time to time so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any changes.

If you have any questions about this policy, please email contact@openinclusion.com or write to us by post at Open Inclusion, 86-90 Paul Street, London, EC2A 4NE, United Kingdom.


On this page, you can find information about how we manage any data that we receive from you to keep it safe.

Open Inclusion Limited is a company registered in England, UK and is committed to respecting your privacy. We understand how important this is and want to assure you that we take your data privacy seriously.

The following describes how we handle data provided to us by visitors to this website and those engaging in online research with Open Inclusion. This policy covers our website, web applications, mobile applications, linked community platform, and desktop clients such as those we use for research and is applicable worldwide.

If you are asked to provide personal information when using this website or while engaging in research with us, it will only be used in the ways described in this privacy policy. This policy may be updated from time to time so please check back periodically to ensure you are happy with any changes. If you have any questions about this policy, please contact us or email contact@openinclusion.com.

This site has been built using code compliant with W3C standards for HTML and CSS. The site displays correctly in current browsers and using standards compliant HTML/CSS code means any future browsers will also display it correctly.

What data we collect

We may collect the following information:

    • Name and job title
    • Contact information including email address and phone number
    • Demographic information such as date of birth and postcode
    • Preferences and interests
    • Website usage data
    • Other information relevant to client enquiries


We may also collect the following log files to help us present timely and relevant information to our visitors:

  • Internet Protocol addresses (IP)
  • Types of browser
  • Internet Service Provider (ISP)
  • Date and time stamp
  • Referring and exit pages
  • Number of clicks

How we use data

All information provided when using this website or pertaining to Open Inclusion forms is collected and handled in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which ensures the protection of the personal data and privacy of our web visitors and community participants.

Some of the information we capture is anonymous (we cannot identify you from this information). In the case of information provided by visitors who sign up to be part of our community, we capture more specific information that does help us identify you.

Open Inclusion may collect, hold, and use the data for a number of purposes including:

  • To improve the products and services we provide
  • To provide a customised website experience for you
  • For our internal records so that we can engage with you as needed
  • To contact you in response to a specific enquiry
  • To invite you to engage in new work opportunities or research that may suit you
  • To contact you via email, telephone, or another format that you have said you are happy to hear from us on for community or work opportunity reasons
  • To provide you with information about services or opportunities that we think may be relevant to you
  • To evaluate and improve our programs
  • To meet statistical and reporting requirements

You can choose whether or not to provide personal data to Open Inclusion. However, please note that you may be unable to conduct certain research, or access certain opportunities or offers if personal data has not been provided, and where it is required for such opportunities. You can sign-up and consent to receive digital or other forms of communication from us. You have the right at any time to request the full deletion of any data that you give us. If you would like to discontinue receiving these communications, you can update your preferences at any time by using the “Unsubscribe” link found in emails or by contacting us at contact@openinclusion.com or using the information in the “Contact Us” section of this website. 

Cookies and how we use them

Cookies are small files placed on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies enable our website to identify your computer as you view different pages on www.openinclusion.com.

We may use cookies to:

  • Analyse our web traffic using an analytics package such as Google Analytics. Aggregated usage data helps us improve the website structure, design, content and functions
  • Identify whether you are signed in to our website
  • Test content on our website
  • Store information about your user preferences when browsing our site
  • Recognize your user preferences when you return to our website

Please note: cookies do not provide us with access to your computer or any information about you other than that which you choose to share with us.

Controlling cookies

You can use your web browser’s cookie setting to determine how our website uses cookies. If you do not want our website to store cookies on your computer or mobile device, you should set your web browser to refuse cookies. However, please note that this may affect how our website functions and pages and services may become unavailable to you as a user of our site.

To learn more about cookies and how they are used, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org

Security and controlling information about you

Any personal information you give us is stored and processed under our Data Protection policy in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The information we hold is stored in secure servers in the United Kingdom and the United States.  We require your consent to use your information for research and marketing purposes. You can easily change your mind by:

Sending us an email to contact@openinclusion.com or using the Contact Us page on this website

or by calling us by telephone. For the UK: +44(0)20 3950 1957. For the US: +1 (903)650 9470

We will never lease, distribute, or sell your personal information to third parties unless we have your express permission, or the law requires us to. We will always let you know if we must share your personal information for any reason. Furthermore, to prevent unauthorised disclosure or access to your information, we have implemented strong physical and electronic security safeguards.

Upon request of deletion of your information our procedure is to identify and delete all information held by us. These sources may include password-protected databases, secure cloud storage servers, and secure email. We will act within 30 days and will contact you with confirmation of completion of deletion.

If for any reason you are unhappy with the way that Open Inclusion has processed your personal information deletion request, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. See https://www.gov.uk/data-protection/make-a-complaint


Children’s privacy

Our Services do not address anyone under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from young people under 18. In case we discover that a young person under 18 has provided us with personal information, we will immediately delete this information from our records. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us so that we are able to do necessary actions.


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