Privacy / disclaimer

Privacy statement

The Borrow Foundation regards the lawful and correct treatment of personal information as very important and to this end is fully committed to the principles of data protection, as set out in the Data Protection Act.


We collect the details such as the e-mail address and name (where possible) of visitors to our web site, the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail and information volunteered by users when they request promotional materials and other information from us.

What we do with your information

The information we collect is used by us to:

  • contact you for promotional purposes, for example, so that we may provide you with information about the charity and its work; and
  • to improve the content of our web site.

If you do not want to receive e-mail or correspondence from us in the future, please let us know by contacting us using the details provided on this web site.

If you supply us with your postal address on-line you may receive periodic mailings from us. If you do not wish to receive such mailings, please let us know by contacting us using the details provided on this web site. Please provide us with your exact name and address. Please also use the contact details provided on this web site if you have any queries regarding the personal information we hold about you, and make sure you clearly mark your communication as a "Data Protection Query".

Except as set out above, the information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to support your relationship with us. We will not sell or transfer your personal data to any third parties for direct marketing purposes.

Keeping your personal Information safe and current

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our web site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access. However, The Borrow Foundation will not be liable in any way for any breach of security or for the actions of unauthorised third parties that receive such information.

The Borrow Foundation's use of IP addresses and cookies

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual. For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. They help us to improve our web site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:

  • to estimate our audience size and usage pattern;
  • to store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests;
  • to speed up your searches; and
  • to recognise you when you return to our web site.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our web site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our web site.

Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page.


The material contained in The Borrow Foundation's web site is provided for information purposes only.  It does not constitute advice (professional or otherwise) nor should it be used as such.  Specialist advice should be taken in relation to specific circumstances.

The Borrow Foundation and any third parties referred to on its web site assume no responsibility for how you use the information provided through the web site. We do not give any warranty as to the availability, accuracy, completeness, currency or reliability of the information and material published on the web site and expressly disclaim (to the maximum extent permitted by any applicable law) all liability for any damage or loss resulting from your use of or reliance on the information and material published on the web site or other sources that may be linked to our web site from time to time.

We will try to make our web site available but cannot guarantee that it will operate continuously or without interruptions or be error free and can accept no liability for its unavailability.  You must not attempt to interfere with the proper working of our web site and, in particular, you must not attempt to circumvent security, tamper with, hack into, or otherwise disrupt our computer system, server, website, router or any other internet connected device.

Unless otherwise stated, Copyright in the information on this web site belongs to The Borrow Foundation.  You may print any page or download it for your personal non-commercial use only but under no circumstances should the information on this web site be modified, reproduced, displayed, distributed or applied for any public use without prior written consent from The Borrow Foundation.

By accessing this web site you are deemed to have accepted this disclaimer in full.

This disclaimer shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law and is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

This disclaimer shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law and is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

Privacy / disclaimer