BEARR’s Privacy Policy

The BEARR Trust is committed to protecting the privacy of our website visitors and all our contacts; this policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.

1. What information do we collect?

We may collect, store and use anonymised information about your visits to and use of this website, as well as information that you provide to us when you register with us so that we can email notifications and/or bulletins or newsletters to you.

2. Cookies

A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser and stored by the browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website.  Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to our website tells us in anonymous form where and how often unidentified computers access the website and is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information. Google’s privacy policy is available at:

We do not use any third party cookies, such as are placed by advertisers, as our website does not host any advertisements.

Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies.  For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.  Blocking all cookies will, however, make it harder for us to understand how our website is used and make improvements to it.

The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.

3. Contact details

We use the contact details you have given us to inform you about our events such as conferences and lectures and any fundraising events we may hold, as well as the annual announcement of our Small Grants Scheme. We will send you our monthly bulletin and twice annual newsletter, unless you have opted out. If at any point you would like to unsubscribe from any of these notifications, please let us know by emailing

We ensure secure storage of your data in compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation and English law. Only BEARR information officers, trustees and volunteers will have access to your data and all have undertaken to protect it in accordance with the law. We will not without your express consent share your personal information to any third parties.

If you would like to receive a copy of the personal data we store for you, please e-mail

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