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Last updated 13/10/20

Privacy policy

We are committed to protecting your privacy and do not pass on any information to other parties, except as explained below. Please read on for more details about our privacy policy.

Our Data Protection Officer is Natasha Clayton,

What this privacy policy covers

Forum for the Future (Forum) is committed to protecting your privacy in accordance with our obligations under data protection legislation.
The current data protection law is found in the Data Protection Act 1998 but with effect from 25th May 2018, the main data protection law will be the General Data Protection Regulation as supplemented by the Data Protection Act 2018 and related laws.

This privacy policy explains what information Forum collects about you and how it will be used.

Forum promises to respect any personal data you share with us, or that we get from other organisations, and to keep it safe. We aim to be clear when we collect your data and not do anything you wouldn’t reasonably expect.

If you have any queries regarding this privacy policy please contact us at 19-23 Ironmonger Row, London EC1V 3QN, e-mail or telephone +44 (0)20 7324 3630

1. Who we are

We are Forum for the Future, one of the world’s leading sustainability nonprofits. Our purpose is to accelerate the big shift to a sustainable
future by tackling complex global challenges. Forum for the Future UK is a registered charity (no. 1040519) and a company limited by guarantee (no. 2959712)

Forum for the Future US Inc is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization and a licensed Trademark of Forum for the Future

2. Information you give us

We obtain information about you when you get in touch with us to find out more about our work, when you register to receive a newsletter or when you register for an event.

When you sign up to receive a newsletter or register for an event we will ask you for your personal information in order to for us to contact you and keep you updated.

We also automatically collect information, in the form of cookies, when you visit our websites, and

3. What are cookies?

A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.

Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies. Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including ours.

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website.
Google will store this information. For more information about Google’s privacy policy in regards to Google Analytics, please see

The information generated by the cookie about your use of Forum’s websites will be transmitted and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

In addition to reporting website usage statistics, we use Google Analytics in conjunction with additional advertising cookies.
We use these cookies to select advertising based on what’s relevant to you, to measure interactions with the ads we display and to improve reporting on campaign performance.

Read our full Cookies Policy here:

Our use of cookies

We use necessary cookies to make our site work. We'd also like to set optional analytics cookies to help us improve it. We won't set optional cookies unless you enable them. Using this tool will set a cookie on your device to remember your preferences.

For more detailed information about the cookies we use, see our Cookies page.

Necessary cookies

Necessary cookies enable core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, but this may affect how the website functions.

Analytics cookies

We'd like to set Google Analytics cookies to help us to improve our website by collecting and reporting information on how you use it. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone. For more information on how these cookies work, please see our 'Cookies page'.