• Privacy Policy

    At Pharo Foundation, we are committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of our visitors to our website. In particular, we would like you to know that Pharo Foundation is not in the business of selling renting or trading email lists with other organisations and businesses for marketing purposes.

    Third Parties

    When someone visits www.pharofoundation.org we use a third-party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out information such as number of visitors to various parts of the site and their locations in terms of cities and countries. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.


    This Website may place and access certain Cookies on your computer. We use Cookies to improve your experience of using the website and to improve our range of services. We have carefully chosen these Cookies and have taken steps to ensure that your privacy is protected and respected at all times.

    All Cookies used by this website are used in accordance with current UK and EU Cookie Law.

    Before the website places Cookies on your computer, you will be presented with a message bar requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies, you are enabling us to provide a better experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of the website may not function fully or as intended.

    This website may place the following Cookies:

    Strictly necessary cookies – These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.

    Analytical/performance cookies – They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

    Functionality cookies – These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

    You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser.

    You can choose to delete Cookies at any time; however you may lose any information that enables you to access the Website more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, personalisation settings.

    It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.

    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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

    Access to your personal information

    You are entitled to view, amend, or delete the personal information that we hold. Email your request to GDPR@pharofoundation.org

    Changes to this Privacy Notice

    We keep our privacy notice under regular review and it may change from time to time. The latest effective date will be highlighted at the bottom of the policy information.

    We will update this privacy policy when necessary to reflect feedback, changes in our programmes and projects or legal changes. When we post changes to this policy, we will revise the ‘last updated’ date.

    If there are material changes to the privacy policy or in how Pharo Foundation will use your personal data we will notify you by prominently posting a notice of changes before they take effect.

    This privacy notice was last updated on 23 May 2019.