World Fringe: Privacy and Cookies

This website policy describes how World Fringe protects and makes use of the information you give the company when you use this website.

 If you are asked to provide information when using this service, it will only be used in the ways described in this policy.  We may collect the following information:

  •  website usage data
  • contact information such as email address
  • details of where you live, such as postcode
  • other information relating to special offers and surveys

Collecting this data helps us understand what you are looking for from World Fringe. Specifically, we may use the data:

  • to improve the services we provide
  • to contact you in response to a specific enquiry
  • for our own internal records
  • to customise the website for you
  • to sometimes share your information with selected parties, but only with your prior consent

This Privacy Policy was updated March 2019 and will be reviewed and updated on a regular basis. The latest version is published on this page.

We gather and use certain information about individuals in order to provide services.

 Satellite Websites

 We use a third-party service called Fringeit to build, manage and securely update the World Fringe website.

 For more information about how:

  • Fringeit processes data, please see Fringeit privacy policy.


We use cookies, which are small files placed on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies allow websites and applications to store your preferences in order to present content, options or functions that are specific to you. You can disable the cookie function in your web browser, but please note that this may affect how our website functions and some pages and services may become unavailable to you as a result.

We will never distribute your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or the law requires us to. Any personal information we hold about you is stored under our data protection policy, in line with the Data Protection Act 1998. Please also note that our website may contain links to other external websites.

Links to other websites

This privacy notice does not cover the links within this site linking to other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.


We use a third party provider called Mailchimp to deliver occaisional e-newsletters. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies, including clear gifs to help us monitor and improve our e-newsletters.

You can view Mailchimp’s Privacy Policy here.


We use a third party provider called SurveyMonkey to deliver our surveys. We gather contact information e.g. an email address, usage information, device and browser data, information from page tags, log data, referral information and information from third parties and integration partners.

SurveyMonkey uses third party tracking services that employ cookies and page tags (also known as web beacons) to collect data about visitors to their websites.

This data includes usage and user statistics. Emails sent by SurveyMonkey or by users through their services include page tags that allow the sender to collect information about who opened those emails and clicked on links in them.

You can view SurveyMonkey’s privacy policy here.

People who Contact us via Social Media

We use a third party provider called Hootsuite to manage our social media interactions. If you send us a private or direct message via social media, the message will be stored by Hootsuite for three months and it will not be shared with any other organisations.

Changes to this privacy notice

We keep our privacy notice under regular review. This privacy notice was last updated March 2019.