The Understanding Slavery Initiative respects the privacy of every individual who visits our websites. We operate in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
Information about you may be collected when you visit our websites either by automatic tracking devices (see ‘Tracking our visitors’ below) or, more directly, where you request a specific service, such as subscribing to the ‘My Teaching Folder’, or using the feedback link to email us.
We only use this information to supply the services that have been requested and to monitor and improve the quality of our websites.
It is the Museum’s policy not to distribute or sell your information on to any third party.
In some areas of our site, a cookie may be placed on your computer. A cookie is a small file that resides on your computer’s hard drive that allows the Museum to improve the quality of your visit to our websites. If your browser permits it you can set your computer to reject cookies, although this may affect the quality of your visit.