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Your Privacy

This website ( is run by Ipswich Community Media and Learning which is a UK-registered charity.



When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.


Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

What rights you have over your data

If you have left comments on our site, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.


Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

General Privacy

Newsletter Sign Up

When you subscribe to our newsletter you consent to any information entered (Name, Email Address, Organisation) to be processed and stored by Mailchimp and MailMunch, as well as to receive email communications from us.

If you no longer want to receive Email communications from us please locate the 'unsubscribe' option in the footer of our emails, or get in touch at

If you want to have your information removed from Mailchimp and MailMunch please get in touch at

You can read Mailchimp's full terms of service here:

You can read MailMunch's full terms of service here:

What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. It is generated by a web server (which is basically the computer that operates a website) and can be used by that server whenever the user visits the site. A cookie can be thought of as an internet user’s identification card, which tells a website when the user has returned.

Our cookies can’t harm your computer and we don’t store any personally identifiable information about you on any of our cookies.

For further information visit or You can set your browser not to accept cookies and these websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser.

Why do we use cookies on this site?
This website uses two types of cookies: cookies set by Ipswich Community Media and Learning and cookies set by third parties (i.e. other websites or services).

We also use third party cookies to help us analyse how people are using our site’s features to improve it for future users. Beyond that, we also use cookies to integrate content with our social networks, such as Facebook and Twitter.

If you would like more information about the cookies we use, as well as details on how to opt-out, please see below.

Essential Cookies
Essential cookies are necessary to help you to move around our websites and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website and donating. These cookies don't gather any information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you've been on the internet.

Using our site indicates that you accept the use of 'Essential' cookies. Accepting these cookies is a condition of using the website, so if you prevent them we cannot guarantee how our site will perform for you.

Marketing Cookies

These cookies are used to track advertising effectiveness to provide a more relevant service and deliver better ads to suit your interests.

Functional Cookies

These cookies collect data to remember choices users make to improve and give a more personalised experience.

Analytics Cookies

These cookies help us to understand how visitors interact with our website, discover errors and provide better overall analytics.


We use the following cookies on our website

XSRF-TOKEN - Used for security reasons - Duration: Session - Essential

hs - Used for security reasons - Duration: Session- Essential

svSession - Used in connection with user login - Duration: 2 years - Essential

SSR-caching - Used to indicate the system from which the site was rendered - Duration: 1 minute - Essential

_wixCIDX - Used for system monitoring/debugging - Duration: 3 months - Essential

_wix_browser_sess - Used for system monitoring/debugging - Duration: Session - Essential

consent-policy - Used for cookie banner parameters - Duration: 12 months - Essential

smSession - Used to identify logged in site members - Duration: Session - Essential

TS* - Used for security and anti-fraud reasons - Duration: Session - Essential

bSession - Used for system effectiveness measurement - Duration: 30 minutes - Essential

fedops.logger.X - Used for stability/effectiveness measurement - Duration: 12 months - Essential

wixLanguage - Used on multilingual websites to save user language preference - 12 months - Functional

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to carry out statistical analysis of page use, page interactions and paths through the Website to evaluate and develop our Website. This is known as 'digital analytics'. We may also record certain information that customers provide through a sign-up form or other process.

This information allows us to understand individual behaviours and needs more accurately.For more information on how Google uses the data collected via this service, see here:

To opt out of being tracked via Google Analytics, you can also use Google's opt-out browser add-on:


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