Privacy Policy

Who we are

SEEE’s website address is (for the purpose of this policy)


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service Privacy Policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Additional Information

Social Enterprise East of England (SEEE) is a membership organisation and we provide information to a wider range of stakeholder organisations in order to raise awareness of social enterprise issues. We therefore communicate with a wide range of people on a regular basis. Your privacy is important to SEEE. This privacy statement provides information about the personal information that we collect, and the ways in which we use it.

How we use your personal data

We will ask for your personal information when you become a member of SEEE through Social Enterprise UK or when you attend one of our events. You will be asked if you agree to receiving updates from us by opting in. Once you choose to provide us with personal information you can be assured that it will only be used to support your relationship with SEEE. The personal information that we will hold is your name and your email address. We will also hold your organisation name. SEEE may use your personal information to provide you with information relating to our programmes, resources, events or services relating to social enterprise development that are managed or provided by SEEE, or a partnership in which SEEE is involved.

Passing on your information

SEEE will only disclose your personal information to its agents or sub-contractors for these purposes, the agent or sub-contractor in question will be obligated to use that personal information in accordance with the terms of this privacy statement. SEEE will not sell, rent or lease your personally identifiable information to others. We may disclose your personal information to the extent that it is required to do so by law, in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings, and in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights. If you decide you do not want to receive any further emails from SEEE we will remove you from the mailing list. At any point you can request to unsubscribe from the mailing or remove all your data from the database.

Securing your data

SEEE will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. SEEE will store all the personal information you provide on secure sites.


SEEE website uses cookies to improve your experience while you are on the site. You should be aware though that most cookies are harmless and restricting them may impact on the functionality of the websites you visit.

Other sites

SEEE is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of linked web sites. SEEE is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third party.

Modification of the Privacy Policy

SEEE may update this privacy policy by posting a new version on this website. You agree to periodically review this agreement to be aware of any such revisions.


If you have any questions about this privacy policy or treatment of your personal information, please write to: SEEE, which is a company limited by guarantee. Registered in England and Wales No. 05363866. The registered office is: Social Enterprise East of England (SEEE) Limited, Future Business Centre, Kings Hedges Road, Cambridge, CB4 2HY or email: