Here at Hello Future, your privacy is important to us. We want you to feel comfortable with what we intend to do with your information:

Data Privacy Policy

Hello Future is a targeted outreach programme and part of the Cumbria Collaborative Outreach Programme (CCOP). We are tasked by the Office For Students to increase the number of under-represented learners going into higher education. CCOP consists of universities, colleges and organisations involved in the education of young people in Cumbria. When accessing Hello Future online outreach activities, we ask for personal information to administer your participation on the programme, to monitor the outreach activities you participate in and to track your future education and employment choices as explained in our Participant Privacy Notice.

Web Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Hello Future uses and protects information that you give Hello Future for the purpose of your use of this website.

Hello Future 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, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Hello Future may change this policy by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 12/09/2017 and was updated on 21/04/2020.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. To prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures in place to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

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.

You can read our full cookie policy here.

Links to other websites

Our website contains links to other websites of interest. 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 as they 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 personal information

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.

If we ask for your photograph to be taken at any Hello Future event for promotional purposes, we will explain what we intend to use it for and seek your consent to do so. Including without limitation, these images may appear on our website, email newsletters, social media, printed materials (including leaflets, posters and adverts) in materials sent out to the media, and/or in reports and general marketing. We will not include personal e-mail addresses, postal addresses, and/or telephone numbers on our website or in printed publications. Please note that websites can be seen throughout the world, and not just in the United Kingdom, where UK law applies.

When we rely on consent, we will provide with details on why we need the information and how you can withdraw your consent. You can withdraw your consent (or restrict usage of, rectify, or request erasure of your data) at any time by contacting

If you enter your email address in any of the website’s contact forms, you are providing consent to be contacted by Hello Future in relation to your enquiry and/or our services. Your email address will NOT be passed onto any third parties. 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.

Our website also includes a subscription function used to collect signups to hearing about Hello Future’s work (click here to view our email marketing provider MailChimp’s Privacy Policy). We collect data using this function under the lawful base of consent. You can withdraw your consent (or restrict usage of, rectify, or request erasure of your data) at any time by contacting We will process this data to enable email marketing which are relevant to our services (legitimate interest) and will not be intrusive or cause you harm.

You may request to view the personal information which we hold about you under the General Data Protection Regulation 2018. To request a copy please contact us.

If you believe that information we hold is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information.