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Privacy Policy

The PPI is a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee.  We recognise that when you choose to provide us with information about yourself, you trust us to act in a responsible manner.  That's why we have put a policy in place to protect your personal information.  Please read on for more details about our privacy practices.

What information do we collect?  How do we use it?

At times we may request that you voluntarily supply us with personal information.  Generally this information is requested when you sign-up to our mailing list, join our supporting membership scheme or commission research from us.  We use this information to keep you informed of PPI research, publications and events that we organise in fulfilling the PPI’s charitable objective.

How do we share and monitor your information?

We do not share your personal information with any third parties wishing to market their services to you without your prior consent.  We will only disclose your personal details to a third party if it is essential and relates to PPI activities (for example: to gain access to a PPI event hosted by a third party) and we will only provide the minimum essential information that is needed.

We intend to continue improving the content and function of our website.  For this reason, we may monitor customer traffic patterns and site usage to help us improve the design and layout of our site and provide content of interest to you.

Your consent and other people's information

By providing us with your personal information, you consent to our processing your personal data, including sensitive personal data, for the above purposes.

How do we protect your information?

We provide the use of a secure server for the website administration system to access the personal information collected on the site.  This information is encrypted using the Secure Socket Layer Protocol (SSL) before it is sent to us.  We take appropriate measures to ensure that the information disclosed to us is kept secure, accurate and up to date and kept only for so long as is necessary for the purposes for which it is to be used.


Where we offer links to third party websites on our site, we are not responsible for the content or privacy policies of these sites and third party advertisers, nor for the way in which information about their users is treated. In particular, unless expressly stated, we are not agents for these sites, nor are we authorised to make representations on their behalf.

Other Information

You are entitled to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you (for which we may charge a small fee) and to have any inaccuracies in your information corrected.

Cookie Policy

This site uses a variety of cookies. Cookies are simple pieces of text stored by your browser that are only ever accessible by the website that put them there in the first instance.

Some cookies personalise your visit, some remember your preferences while others simply provide us with visitor statistics.

Below is a list of the cookies you may encounter on our website and a brief description of what they are for. Please be assured that none of these hold any personally identifiable information about you.

You can change, control or delete cookies from your browser for any website and instructions can be found at

Cookie Purpose Description Duration Necessity Source
ASPSESSIONID Tracking Visitor Session Used to track your session, not intrusive and does not track you between visits or across multiple websites. Used for things like logged in areas and shopping baskets. This is built into our webserver software. Session only Strictly Necessary n/a
__utma Identifying Unique Visitors Used to track unique visitors for statistical & analytical purposes. 2 Years Strictly Necessary Google (Analytics)
__utmb Determining Visitor Session Google Analytics uses two cookies to establish a session. If either of these two cookies are absent, further activity by the user initiates the start of a new session. 30 Minutes Strictly Necessary Google (Analytics)
__utmc Determining Visitor Session Google Analytics uses two cookies to establish a session. If either of these two cookies are absent, further activity by the user initiates the start of a new session. Session Strictly Necessary Google (Analytics)
__utmz Tracking Traffic Sources & Navigation Used to track how you reached our website (Google result, advertisement etc...) and the paths you take while browsing our site. We use this information to improve the user experience in future updates. 6 Months Strictly Necessary Google (Analytics)
LANGUAGE Track selected language On a multilingual site, this is used to store which language the user has selected. Session Strictly Necessary n/a
SITE Track site visited Our web platform supports the ability for us to run multiple websites on the same system, this session cookie tracks which site the user is on. Session Strictly Necessary n/a

When and how to contact us

If your personal details change, or if you have any queries about how we use your information, please contact Maritha Goodridge at

If you would like to unsubscribe from our mailing list, please go to the “contact us” tab and then click on “unsubscribe from the mailing list.”


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PPI Operating Details

King's College
Virginia Woolf Building
1st Floor, 22 Kingsway
London, WC2B 6LE

Tel. 020 7848 3744

Mob. 07718 647 567 


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