Privacy & Cookies Policy

Sparks Bristol is committed to protecting your privacy and processing your information in a fair, lawful and transparent way. This notice explains how we process the information we collect in line with the EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) 2018.

Our lawful basis for processing your data for the purposes of sending e-newsletters is consent. These e-newsletters are sent at regular intervals and are intended to inform any interested individual about news, information and opportunities related to Sparks Bristol. Your consent for us to use your information in this way is gained when you ‘opt-in’ to receive e-mails via an online form (linked to from our website) or by emailing us directly. We do not pass on this information to third-party companies. This information is stored securely using Mailchimp (a third-party service) which we use to send out e-newsletters. Please review their terms and conditions and Privacy Policy.

If you wish to be removed from this database, you can unsubscribe at any point by clicking on the link on the foot of the e-newsletter. You will be given an opportunity to unsubscribe in every email we send.

We collect information through the website to collect queries via the contact form and for general newsletter subscription. If you visit the website but do not provide your details as above, we do not collect any personal information about you through the website, although we may track your use of the website using cookies. Cookies are small anonymous text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit.

We use Google Analytics cookies to track anonymous usage statistics and do not collect any personal information that can be used to identify you. This helps us analyse data about webpage usage and improve our website in order to tailor it to user needs.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you can visit

Please note that Sparks Bristol uses a range of third-party services for the processing of data which have been detailed above. These services are not owned or managed by us. Although efforts have been taken to use services that are secure and provide safeguarding for information, we do not accept any responsibility or liability for the policies.

Sparks Bristol makes every effort to maintain the accuracy of the information on this website and in our digital communications but cannot accept responsibility for any loss or damage which may occur from use of the information. This website and our digital communications may contain links to external websites managed and maintained by external companies. We are not responsible for the privacy practices, cookie policies or the content of such websites or of other third parties. We do not provide quality control of external links; the inclusion of any company’s name within the pages or digital communications should not be construed as a recommendation of that company’s products and / or services.

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