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Privacy Policy

As an organisation that makes its living from advising organisations about information and data privacy, The Information Edge is committed to safeguarding your privacy. We try to keep things simple so that you know how your information will be used and protected without having to read loads of text.

We are a limited company, registered in England. Our company registration number is 03428632.

We are registered as a data controller with the Information Commissioner. Our registration number is Z8485429.

Your personal information may be collected on this site either when you submit a query form, or when you register for access to our member only area.

Your personal information will only be used to enable us to provide you with any information you seek or verify your membership. If we wish to use your information in any other ways we will explicitly ask you at the appropriate time. We will not share your information with any third parties without your explicit consent or provide your personal information to anyone else, unless there is a legal requirement to do so.

Your IP Address may be recorded when you access our site, this is a string of numbers unique to your computer that is recorded by our web server when you request any page or component on the Website. This information is used to monitor your usage of the Website.

Data recorded by the Website which allows us to recognise you and your preferred settings, this saves you from re-entering information on return visits to the site. Such data is recorded locally on your computer through the use of cookies. Most browsers can be programmed to reject, or warn you before downloading cookies, information regarding this may be found in your browsers help facility. For more information on cookies, please visit

We will, at all times, treat your personal information in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998

You have the right to request a copy of any information that we currently hold about you. In order to receive such information please send your contact details including address to We do not make a charge for this information.

This privacy policy only covers this website. Any other websites which may be linked to by our website are subject to their own policy, which may differ from ours, and you are encouraged to read their policies.