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Privacy Policy

By using our site you accept the terms of our privacy policy.

Roots and Shoots’ website does not store or capture personal information, unless voluntarily offered (for example via the Make An Enquiry contact form and the Newsletter sign up form), but merely logs the user's IP address which is automatically recognised by the web server.

We do not use cookies for collecting user information from the site and we will not collect any information about you except that required for system administration of the web server.

Where the provision of personal data is required to enable us to provide a specific service to the user, the details collected will only be used for the stated purpose.

Certain sections of this site seek personal information on a voluntary basis; for example, to give feedback on our website or to register to receive news and information about the work of Roots and Shoots and its events. The provision of this information is optional, and this will be made clear at the start of each relevant section, as will the intended use of any such information provided.

When visiting and using our site you may also receive cookies from other sites. These are known as third party cookies. For example, you may find cookies from YouTube which enables us to embed videos hosted by YouTube. You can disable third party cookies in the settings on your web browser.

This website uses Google Analytics to measure performance and monitor usage.

Notification of Changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post these changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information will be collected and how we intend on using it. Regardless of later updates, we will never use the information you submit under this current policy in a new way without first providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prevent that use.


This site uses ‘cookies’ to store information on your computer. 

A ‘cookie’ is a small text file that is written to your computer by your web browser. View our Cookies Policy to find out about what cookies we use.

It is important to Roots and Shoots that our website is easy to use, accessible and reliable. Small files, called cookies, place small amounts of information on your computer or other device used to access the internet, such as a mobile phone.

Cookies may be used on this site to help personalise your visit, to improve how you use the site and to record your online activity. This information cannot be used to identify you personally. You can disable cookies by adjusting your browser settings, but some functions of the site may not work correctly.

Specifically, Roots and Shoots uses cookies to measure how people are using the website so that we can improve the capacity and overall user experience.

There are a number of different types of cookies, however the Roots and Shoots website uses:

  • Functionality - Roots and Shoots uses these cookies so that we recognise you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences. 

  • We will retain and evaluate information on your recent visits to our website and how you move around different sections of our website for analytics purposes to understand how people use our website so that we can make it more intuitive.

Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store and use this information. See Google’s privacy policy for more details.

In addition to Google Analytics, we also may use a range of other cookies, web beacons and flash cookies when relevant.

How to manage cookies

You can set your browser preferences to not accept cookies, however, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

It is usually possible to stop your browser accepting cookies, or to stop it from accepting cookies from a particular website. All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. You can usually find these settings in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your browser. For help and support in deleting and controlling cookies, you can visit the About Cookies website or the BBC WebWise pages.

Links to other sites

Please note that Roots and Shoots is not responsible for the content on other websites. If content is shared through social media, you may be sent cookies from those sites. 

Roots and Shoots does not have any control over the content or security of other websites. We do not control the settings of these cookies and cannot be responsible for your privacy and protection if you choose to visit these websites. You should check third party sites for more information about the cookies they use and how to manage them.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about Roots and Shoots’ privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Email: office@rootsandshoots.org.uk

Phone: 020 7587 1131

Or write to us at: Roots and Shoots, Walnut Tree Walk, Kennington, London, SE11 6DN

To view the Privacy Policy for the whole organisation, please visit the Policies and Documents page.