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This website is operated by the New Economics Foundation (NEF). on behalf of the  EU  INterreg4b project “Community Currencies in Action” (CCIA). NEF is a registered UK charity, no 1055254, and Company Limited by Guarantee, company number 3193399.

This privacy policy sets out how NEF uses and protects any information that you give NEF when you use this website.

NEF is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

NEF may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 25 July 2014.

What we collect

We may collect the following information, particularly if you register to become a contributor of the website:

  • name and affiliation
  • contact information including email address and social media profiles
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to surveys and content improvement

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to inform and improve our work and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional email about new publications or activities, or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • We may contact you by email.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Please make sure that you protect yourself and the integrity of the website, by using a strong and secure password. The minimum is the green/strong level on the wordpress strength indicator on the user profiles where you set/reset your password.

How we use cookies

Cookies are small pieces of information sent from our website to your computer to help us identify you quickly, e.g. for the login/registration process and the feedback requested when using the “Thumbs-Down” button on the articles and pages. NEF uses cookies to help you use our site more effectively, to identify you when you visit our site, and to help us assess how our site is used.

The Information Advertising Bureau provide in-depth information about cookies. Their website at www.allaboutcookies.org also tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. Please note that if you remove our cookies, you may not be able to use our site as effectively.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to The CC.info Administrator, New Economics Foundation, 3 Jonathan Street, London SE11 5NH.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.