Our privacy policy


Updated June 2022

Who we are

The Exchange events and this website are developed and organised by Great Ideas Unlimited C.I.C., Company No. 07185399. Registered Office: Rodney Chambers, 40 Rodney Street, Liverpool L1 9AA

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Event Tickets

Tickets to The Exchange events are sold via a third party, Eventbrite. Eventbrite shares some personal information with us, such as customers’ names, email addresses and other information they may require when customers book a ticket for The Exchange. We retain such customers’ personal information that we receive solely for the purpose of verifying bookings and attendance at the events. Eventbrite do not share any customer payment details (such as credit/debit card details) with us. You can read Eventbrite’s privacy policy here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/support/articles/en_US/Troubleshooting/eventbrite-privacy-policy?lg=en_GB

Contact form

If you send us a message via the contact form on our website we will receive a copy of your name and email address, and your message. We use this information to deal with your message or query. We may retain this data for up to one year in order to refer back to queries should that be necessary. You can write to us via our contact form at any time and request that we delete all data from correspondence we have received from you.

Mailing list newsletter

You have the opportunity to sign up for our free mailing list newsletter. When you sign up for our newsletter you must provide us with your email address. We will send a confirmation email link to your email address so that you can confirm the sign-up. We only use the mailing list newsletter to send subscribers information about The Exchange events and do not sell your information to any third parties. Your contact information will be shared with our third party mailing list provider, MailChimp, for the purposes of providing you with the newsletter. Other information shared between us and MailChimp includes whether you have opened one of our emails and clicked on any links within it. We do not share or sell this information to any other party. You can request deletion of the data we hold on you, and unsubscribe from the newsletter, at any time by following the unsubscribe link in any newsletter we send to you. You can read MailChimp’s privacy policy here: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/

Website logfiles

We collect personal data through our internet access logs. When you access our website, your internet address is automatically collected and is placed in our internet access logs (i.e., log files on server). We also record the URLs of the websites and pages you visit, the times and dates of such visits, information about the computer hardware and software you use. This information may include Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type and version, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and/or clickstream data, number of visits, websites from which you accessed our site (Referrer), and websites that are accessed by your system via our site. We do not link these data to certain individuals.


Our website and add-ons use cookies to save and retrieve information about your visit to our site. Find more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org

Cookies currently used on our site identify you as an anonymized number. We also use this data to provide the site’s content and to optimise our website. The data of log files is stored separately from your other personal data.

Users can control and refuse the use of cookies at the individual browser level. Cookies installed can be deleted. If you have visited our website in the past and would like to make changes to your cookie preferences, please first clear the cookies from your browser and then update your cookie preferences. If you reject cookies, you may still use our website, but your ability to use some features or areas of our website may be limited.

Deletion and Term of Storage

Great Ideas Unlimited C.I.C. processes and stores your personal data only for the time necessary to achieve the stated purpose (unless otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy) and as permitted under the applicable laws or regulations.

Changes to the Policy

We may change or update this privacy policy from time and time. We recommend you revisit this page regularly to see our most up to date privacy policy.