Privacy & Cookies Policy


The Cohesion and Integration Network (COIN) is committed to processing your personal data in accordance with its responsibilities under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

This policy explains the type of personal data we will hold on individuals who interact with COIN, and in what ways this data will be used.

This policy applies to all personal data collected and processed by COIN. Compliance with this policy will be monitored by COIN’s designated Data Protection Officer and the policy will be reviewed on an annual basis.

Processing personal data

COIN processes your data on a legitimate interests basis.

If you have specifically agreed to receiving marketing communications by signing up to our newsletter, then we will hold your personal data in order to inform you about COIN’s typical activities and events in a way that you would reasonably expect.

For more information on your rights with regards to legitimate interests data processing, please see the Information Commissioner’s Office website here: Legitimate Interests

The personal data we collect

By signing up to our newsletter COIN collects the following information from you: Title, Name, Email Address, Telephone Number, Mobile Phone Number.

COIN only requests the data that we need in order to keep you informed of our work as you would reasonably expect. We will delete any personal data when it is no longer required or deletion is requested by the data owner.

Sharing personal data

COIN will never share your personal data with any third parties, unless you give us explicit consent to do so or we are required to do so by law.

From time to time our website or newsletter may link to third party websites. This privacy policy only applies to our website and we would recommend that you familiarise yourself with the policies of any third party websites before submitting any personal data to them.

Your rights

You have the right to unsubscribe from our communications and to ask for the deletion of your personal data at any time. To do so please email and/or select ‘unsubscribe’ at the bottom of our newsletter.

You also have the right to file a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office if you suspect there has been a breach of data protection regulations and/or believe that your rights may have been infringed.

A full summary of your legal rights can be found on the Information Commissioner Office website here: Your data matters

Cookies data

Cookies are small files of data which are stored in your computer or mobile when you visit our website. Some cookies are necessary to the functioning of our website, whilst other cookies are used by COIN in order to provide you with a more personalised service.

For more information about cookies, please see All About

Data breaches

As a registered charity, COIN is listed with the Information Commissioner’s Office as an organisation that processes personal data. In the event of a suspected breach of data security which leads to “the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure of, or access to, personal data” the data protection officer will assess the nature of the breach and determine whether it is appropriate to report this breach to the Information Commissioner’s Office.

COIN takes its responsibility with regards to data protection seriously. However, should you believe you have been affected by a breach, then you can raise a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office here: Make a complaint

Modifications to this policy

This policy will be reviewed on an annual basis by COIN’s Data Protection Officer and the most recent version posted on our website.