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Privacy & Data Usage Statement.


This statement sets out how the Gateway uses and protects any information that you give us when you use this website.


The Gateway is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.


The Gateway have a legitimate interest to collect data submitted via our enquiry forms and our events feedback form, as that information is central to the services we provide. The Gateway always seek the informed consent of individuals who wish to receive mailings and any other form of communication concerning the centre. Individuals have the right to withdraw their consent and/or personal information at any time by contacting a member of the team.


Who are we?

The Gateway is an independent charity and all of its tenants are committed to improving the quality of life of people in Warrington. Providing a joint 'first stop shop' giving access to advice, services and opportunities for all, whilst enabling the voluntary sector to work together and in partnership with others, efficiently and effectively. 


The Gateway is a registered charity (no. 1079865)

What we collect


We may collect the following information

  • Your name

  • Your organisation name and details

  • Your job title

  • Contact information including email address & phone number

  • Demographic information such as postcode and area of work

  • Other information relevant to room hire, events, office space, and office services

How we use your information


We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons;


  • To maintain internal record keeping

  • We may use the information to improve our products and services

  • We send occasional updates via email about, training, events, and other news stories

  • We keep an up to date directory of tenants, we will only publish contact details of organisations with their permission.



We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Our electronic systems are monitored and updated regularly to ensure they remain operational and secure.


How we use cookies


A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.


We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.


Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.


You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.


Links to other websites


Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.


Controlling your organisational information


The Gateway will only publish information that organisations have provided for the purpose of appearing on our tenants guide. Any other information that the Gateway holds on your organisation will not be shared.


You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your organisation information in the following ways:


If you would like your details removing or amending on the online directory please contact


Controlling your personal information


You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:


If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct contact you may cancel it any time by contacting us at


We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.


Updated on 10/05/2018 in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation.

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