Privacy Policy

1.1 Statement of intent

The purpose of this privacy statement is to provide you with details of how the History of Advertising Trust will collect, store and use the personal data you supply to it.
Personal data is information which relates to identifiable living individuals.  We will act in accordance with current legislation and meet current best practice with regard to the processing of personal data.  

1.2 Collection of personal data
In using this website, you may provide certain personal data to the History of Advertising Trust which we will compile and process in accordance with this Privacy Policy. By providing such information you consent to its use and storage in accordance with the provisions of this Privacy Policy.  We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information.

1.3 Use of personal data
The History of Advertising Trust shall only use your data for the purposes for which it is provided or for purposes to which you have consented.  For example, by providing your email address we will send to you our e-newsletter. 
We may contact you in the future with information about our work.  We do not allow third parties to use the data we collect.  

1.4 Storage and correction or personal data
The History of Advertising Trust will retain the personal data it holds unless and until you send us notice that you no longer wish us to retain this data.  We are obliged to supply you, on request, with a copy of the personal data we hold about you.  If you wish to exercise this right, please contact us, giving your name and address: (i) by post to the History of Advertising Trust, 12 Raveningham Centre, Raveningham, Norfolk NR14 6NU or (ii) by email to or (iii) by telephone on 01508 548623.  Should you discover any inaccuracies in such personal information, please notify us as soon as possible and we will then correct our records.

1.5 Cookies
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 which is transferred to your computer's hard drive.  They help us to improve our website and to deliver a better and more personalised service.  They enable us to:
estimate our audience size and usage pattern;
store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our website according to your individual interests;
speed up your searches;
recognize you when you return to our website.

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 website.  Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our website.

1.6 We may make changes to this Privacy Policy by posting the new version on this website.