We take your privacy very importantly and we  ensure that personal information held by us is held securely and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

This policy outlines what information we collect on http://www.ageingbetterinbirmingham.co.uk/ and how we use this information.

What we collect

As with most websites, the sites maintain a log of activity.  Your IP address will be recorded, along with other information which may or may not be supplied by your browser.  This includes the address of the site that referred you to the website, the type and version of the browser you are using, the operating system you use, and the screen resolution at which you viewed the site.

This information is used solely to help us improve our delivery of the services on our websites.


ageingbetterinbirmingham.co.uk collects your name and email address when:

  • you use the news subscription form.  This information will only be used to send you our regular news and will not be shared with any third parties.

Any personal details obtained through using ageingbetterinbirmingham.co.uk will not be passed on to any third parties without your prior permission, unless we are required to do so by law.


When you visit our websites, the pages you view, along with small text files called ‘cookies', are downloaded onto your computer.

Each time you visit the website your computer will download a session cookie.  This cookie only remains on your computer until you close your browser.  This cookie is not used to identify you personally in any way.  We use session cookies to compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how visitors use the site.  This information helps us improve the sites structure and functionality.

Your computer will also download a persistent cookie when you first visit the site.  These remain in your browsers cookie store between browsing sessions.  Persistent cookies allow us to recognise repeat visitors to the site.  Persistent cookies are also used to allow registered users to use the site without logging in on every visit.

You may opt to view the site without cookies by adjusting your browser's settings.  See your browser's 'Help' menu for information on how to do this.  If you disable cookies some functions of the site may no longer work correctly.

For more information on this privacy policy or to request a copy of the information we hold about you, please contact us on