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We are committed to user privacy. Our website will not store or capture personal data (e.g. name or email address) without the prior knowledge and consent of our users.

Should you choose to provide personal information to the website for contact purposes, you may be asked whether you wish to receive any further communication regarding the TALK project or the TALK Foundation. We will ensure all personal data that is supplied is held as securely as possible, in accordance with the GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018.


We do not sell or otherwise transfer any personal data to commercial companies or other organisations, with the exception of 1) web statistics (see below) which is hosted and managed by a third party company (Google Inc. and other web analytics services) and 2) off-site hosted server environments for some website services (JotForm and other applications).


Cookies and web statistics

Some areas of our website might use cookies to aid the user experience (e.g. to save the user from re-entering personal details for every page in a section of the site, including the 'Quick links' area). Cookies are also used to compile general (not personal) site usage statistics. Cookies are not used to capture or store personal information for any other purpose.

We might keep logs of web user activity. These log files might include the details of web site users' IP address, browser type and page last visited etc. The log files are used to analyse how the web site is being used by visitors and may be kept in an anonymised form for historical records.

Our website uses hosted web analytics software. These are hosted services provided and managed by third party companies. Our main supplier of hosted web analytics is Google Inc. The service 'Google Analytics' uses 'cookies' (a text file sent to user's computers as they browse our website) to help analyze how users navigate our website. The information generated by the cookie regarding our website (including IP addresses) will be transmitted to and stored by Google Inc on servers that may be hosted in the United States. Google Inc will use this information for the purpose of evaluating use of our website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other related services.

Google Inc may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process their information on their behalf. Google Inc will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google Inc. You may decline the use of cookies by configuring your web browser to do so. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google Inc in the manner and for the purposes set out above.



This privacy statement applies to the web pages centrally maintained by the TALK project and the TALK Foundation. Other pages that are linked to from our main site may have a separate privacy policy.

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