Privacy and cookie policy

Privacy policy

Purposes for which personal data is held and processed

ACEVO will hold and process your personal data for the following purposes, as applicable

  1. Managing your membership of ACEVO
  2. Managing your access to our website (including through cookies - see below)
  3. Managing your rights under ACEVO’s constitution
  4. Managing your access to our services
  5. Sending you information we reasonably believe may be of interest to you
  6. Seeking information about you/your views/your organisation
  7. Forwarding your details to specific third party advisers, only when requested by you (eg in relation to our CEO in Crisis service, or other requests for professional advice/support)

We may use third party suppliers’ systems to process your data on ACEVO’s behalf (eg cloud based IT networks and CRM systems) on a fully confidential basis. 

We will not share your data with other third parties without your permission.

Legal basis on which personal data is held and processed

ACEVO processes data for purpose 1,2, 3 and 4 on the basis of legitimate interest; we process data for purposes 5, 6 and 7 on the basis of explicit data subject consent.

Cookie policy

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 page 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.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

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. It is therefore recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The cookies we set

Google Analytics

This site uses Google Analytics 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.

Embedded content

Some of the content on our site is provided by third parties. This includes but is not limited to: Google Maps for interactive mapping, YouTube or Vimeo for hosted video and Flickr for images. When you visit a page containing content from one of these sites a cookie may be set. We do not have any control over these cookies and you should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.