Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions

The Felix Dennis Foundation maintains this web site as a service to members, the public, and the news media.

This web site includes links to other web sites. The Felix Dennis Foundation does not endorse any linked sites, nor does it assume any responsibility for the content of those sites. The authors do not represent or warrant that the information accessible via external site links is accurate, complete or current (though every effort is made to clarify the data). The fact that a product or service appears on this site does not amount to an endorsement or approval of that product or service by the Felix Dennis Foundation.


We respect your privacy. Accordingly we do not sell, rent or loan any identifiable information regarding visitors to any third party without your consent. Any information that you give to us is held with the utmost care and security. It will not be used in ways to which you have not consented.

When you visit this site a small amount of information known as a cookie is stored on your computer. This is used to track the path that you take through the site so that backward links can be dynamically adjusted to the way you use the site. The information is also used to analyse traffic patterns and improve navigation.

Your personal data is protected in the United Kingdom by the Data Protection Act. If we are holding any information about you, the information should be kept up to date, and not retained for longer than is necessary. It should be kept securely to prevent unauthorised access by other people. You have the right to see what is held about you and correct any inaccuracies. In addition to these legal rights, we are happy to remove any information about you from our systems that you are not happy for us to store.


The copyright in the contents of this website belongs to The Felix Dennis Foundation with the exception of third party contributors (who retain their own full copyright). Even where no statement is made as to copyright, it should not be assumed that the material is not copyright protected.

Intellectual property (including names, trademarks and logos) belonging to the authors and others appearing on the site are to be respected and may not be used without the prior written consent of the intellectual property owners. All copyright and trademark notices, marks and disclaimers must be preserved and upheld at all times.

Privacy Policy

Purpose of policy

The Felix Dennis Foundation is committed to protecting your personal information, and to being transparent about what information we hold about you or your organisation.

The purpose of this policy is to give you a clear explanation about how we collect and use the information that you have given us. We want you to understand how we use and store your data; we want to make sure you are aware of how you can request access to your data; and also how you can request to be deleted from our database altogether if you choose.

We respect your privacy. We do not sell, rent or loan any identifiable information to any third party without your consent. We do not collect personal data from any third parties and treat all personal data collected as given in confidence.

As a funded charity we are obliged to provide statistical information to our funders and donors. All information that we gather and report on in this way is completely anonymised and unidentifiable. As a charity, this helps us to engage with current and potential donors and supporters. We rely on this information as an organisation and appreciate greatly the continued ability to process it. We are committed to do all that we can to ensure that the way in which we use this data respects your privacy, is kept securely and is anonymised prior to sharing with any such third party.

We use your information in accordance with all applicable laws concerning the protection of personal information and data. This policy aims to clarify for you:

  • What information we may collect about you.
  • How we may use any information we collect about you.
  • In what situations we may disclose your anonymised information to third parties.
  • Information about how we keep your personal information secure.
  • Your rights relating to accessing any personal information we store about you.
  • Your rights relating to how we contact you.

Children and Young People

Children and young people have the same rights as adults over their personal data. This includes the rights to access their personal data; request rectifications; obiect to processing and to have their personal data erased.

For the avoidance of doubt, this policy relates only to lawfully consenting children, young people and adults. Only children aged I3 or over are able to lawfully provide their own consent. For children under this age, we will only process data where consent has been granted by whoever holds parental responsibility for the child, and we will take extra precaution to ensure that the consenting adult genuinely has the right to do so.

Any data relating to children or young people will be processed separately and with specific age-appropriate privacy safeguards.

Information Collection

We will not collect or store any personal information about you if we do not have a legitimate purpose for doing so. We will always ensure that you have the option to unsubscribe from any communications from us, or to have any data pertaining to yourself removed from our records. Please let us know immediately if you do not want to hear from us.

We need to collect, store and process personal information in order for us to carry out our work, to provide our publications and services, marketing information and various legitimate reasons connected to the operation and administration of The Felix Dennis Foundation. This includes information related to:

  • Membership services and membership renewal
  • Competition and prize entries
  • Management of events, workshops and ticketing
  • Sharing details of our public programmes and events with you
  • Processing donations made to us
  • Recruitment and volunteering with us
  • Providing editorial or freelance contract work
  • Making purchases
  • Other purposes which we need to inform you about (but which you may at any time opt out of).

We collect various types of personal information and in a number of ways:

Information you give us

For example when you become a member of The Felix Dennis Foundation, when you buy tickets for an event, make a donation or sign up to our mailing lists, we will store the personal information that you give us such as your name, email address, postal address, telephone number. We will also store a record of any donations you make to us in line with our accounting policies, and any of our events that you have attended.

If you are a regular supplier of goods or services, we may store your payment details. Unless we have been given your explicit permission to do so, we will not store your credit card details.

Information about your interactions with us

For example, when you visit our website information is collected about how you interact with our content and any ads. This information is generated by Google Analytics and is received by us anonymously. We do not attach this information to any personal record that we may hold about you.

Sensitive personal data

Data protection law recognises that certain categories of personal information are more sensitive than others. This includes but is not limited to information relating an individual's health, race and ethnicity, religious beliefs and political opinions, and sexual preferences etc. We will sometimes collect this type of data where there is a clear reason for doing so. In all these cases, this information will be fully anonymised. We will never collect this data without your consent.

Marketing Communications

We aim to communicate with you about the work that we do in ways that you find relevant, and in which you are genuinely interested. To do so, we use the personal data that you have provided us with and which we have stored about you.

We will use one or more of the above bases as the legal basis for communications by post and In the case of postal mailings, you may object to receiving these at any time using the contact details given at the head and foot of this policy. In the case of email, you will always be given the option to ’Unsubscribe’ at the foot of any email you have received from us. If you are subscribed to more than one mailing list from us, you are able to update your preferences with us at any time by ’unsubscribing' or contacting us using the contact details provided.

We will not usually contact you by telephone for any marketing communications. We may in some instances contact you relating to an event you have booked or a purchase you have made with us.

Third Parties

There are some situations under which we may disclose your personal information to third parties:

We may share your information with our own service providers in order to provide you with details of those events, products or services you have requested. These are service providers who process data on our behalf and on our explicit instruction in order to fulfil our service to you. This includes any ticketing software used for events and mailing houses used to mail our publications to you. In these circumstances we require any such third party to comply fully with our instructions and with the overriding data protection laws relating to security of personal data.

We may disclose your information to any government bodies or law enforcement agencies where there is a duty to do so in order to comply with any reasonable legal obligations.

As a grant Funded charity we may share information which you have provided us with to our funders and sponsors. Any such information will be anonymised and will be absolutely unidentifiable to you personally.

We will never sell, rent or loan any identifiable information to any third party without your consent. We do not buy, hire or loan personal data from any third parties and as such treat all personal data collected as given in confidence.


When you visit our website a small amount of information known as a cookie is stored on your computer. This is used to track the path that you take through the site so that backward links can be dynamically adjusted to the way you use the site. The information is also used to analyse traffic patterns and improve navigation. We do not have access to this information.

Your debit and credit card information

If you use your credit or debit card to purchase from us or to make a donation, we will ensure that any such payment is carried out securely and in accordance with the Payment Card Industry Data Standard (PCI-DSS). You can find more information about this standard here.

We will never store your card details without your explicit consent to do so and without good reason (repeat purchases for example).

Maintaining your personal information

We store your personal information on our secure database in order to maintain our relationship with you, to provide you with the services we supply to you and to engage you with the events and activities that you have expressed an interest in.

If there are aspects of your record that are inaccurate or that you would like to remove entirely, you can contact us at any time using the contact details provided at the head and foot of this policy, and we will amend of delete your record according to your request.

Security of your personal information

We will ensure that appropriate safeguards are in place to keep your personal information as secure as possible. This is applied both in terms of our procedures and with the technology that we use. Our databases and mailing lists are all protected by password encryption for example, and where hardcopy records are kept these are stored in locked filing cabinets with access restricted to authorised staff only. We will also ensure that any third parties we use for processing your data comply with the same security procedures.

We take all reasonable steps to ensure that these safeguards are carried out appropriately and that we are systematically reviewing and improving our processes on a regular basis. This includes providing adequate training and guidance to all members of staff responsible for processing data.

Your rights to access your personal data

You have a right to request a copy of the personal information that we hold about you at any time. You also have the right to access and have corrected any inaccuracies within that data. Please use the contact details at the head and foot of this policy if you would like to exercise this right.

Contact details and further information

Please get in touch with us if you have any questions about any aspect of this privacy policy, and in particular if you would like to object to any processing of your personal information.