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Privacy policy

This policy reflects our duties under the Data Protection Act to use information fairly, keep it secure, make sure it is accurate and to keep it up to date. This policy applies to all the pages hosted on this site. It does not apply to other organisations to which we may link and whose privacy policies may differ.

Information we may collect

We may collect and store the following kinds of personal data:

How we may use your information

Personal data submitted on this website will only be used for the purposes it was collected.

There are five areas of the website where you can upload data for publication: Add a cut, Add a testimony, Add a campaign, Add an event, Add a report. By using these forms you consent to this information being published online under a Creative Commons licence. 

We may also use your personal information to:

Sharing of information

We may disclose information about you to any of our employees or agents, insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes as set out in this privacy policy.

False Economy will not disclose any of your personally identifiable information to any third party unless we have your permission, or under special circumstances, such as when we believe in good faith that the law requires it.


We make every effort to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of information under our control. However, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

Accessing, correcting or deleting your data

Please email us to access, correct or delete the personal information we hold on you: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)