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Privacy Policy

This general privacy is applicable to anyone who communicates with us directly, and/or via our website at sustainablewebmanifesto.com.

How do we collect information?

We collect information from you when you visit our website, via our newsletter sign-up form, when you fill out the contact form on our website, when you sign the manifesto, via emails with us and via any other online and/or in person contact between you and any member of the Wholegrain Digital team, or contributors to the manifesto who are listed on our homepage.

What information do we collect?

The type of information that we collect online is detailed below. When you sign the manifesto, you will be asked to provide:

You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

Like most websites, we use cookies to enhance your experience, gather general visitor information and track visits to our website. Please refer to the ‘do we use cookies?’ section below for information about cookies and how we use them.

What do we use your information for?

The information we collect from you may also be used in any of the following ways:

Signing the Manifesto

We collect you details to record that you have signed the manifesto. If you do so, the information that you submit will be listed publicly on the website as a signatory.

Email updates

If you have provided your email address when signing the manifesto, we may send you occasional emails to inform you of updates to the manifesto.  These will be non-promotional and intended to ensure that you are up to date with the manifesto that you have signed.

If you have signed up to the email newsletter, then we will send you occasional emails encouraging you to follow the principles of the manifesto in your work and providing you with practical tips and inspiration in how to do this. In this case, your information would not be shared with any third party partners other than our email newsletter platform, MailChimp.

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails from us, we include unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of every email. Alternatively, you can simply email eat@wholegraindigital.com and ask to be removed from any future emails.

Website Analytics

We use Google Analytics to gather general information about user experience on this website in order to help us improve the website.  We only use anonymised, aggregate data so we do not collect any personal data about you through Google Analytics.


Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser that (if you allow) enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognise your browser and capture and remember certain information. You can find more info on how to control cookies on your computer at aboutcookies.org.

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of any personal information that you share with us.

These security measures include:

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. The below list outlines those we sometimes share data with, with links to their GDPR compliance information:

We would only release your information if required to do so to comply with the law, to enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property or safety.

Your rights

You have the right to request updates to your information, as well as the ‘right to be forgotten’, in accordance with European law. Any requests to update or delete data should be sent to eat@wholegraindigital.com and will be responded to within 30 days.

We reserve the right to retain any data that may be reasonably required by law (e.g. data required to process our accounts for tax purposes).


We have taken the necessary steps to ensure that we are compliant with the European General Data Protection Regulation, applicable from 25 May 2018. Our Data Compliance Officer is Tom Greenwood at Wholegrain Digital.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy as it pertains to any online activity with us.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page, and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date below. Policy changes will apply only to information collected after the date of the change.

This policy was last updated on 30th April 2019.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us at eat@wholegraindigital.com.

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