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Privacy Policy

The DNA of Cities is committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website users and visitors which is why we have developed this privacy policy. This sets out our data collection and processing practices in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which came into effect on 25 May 2018.

The data we collect


We collect personal identifiable information that is voluntarily provided to by visitors to our website who subscribe to our mailing list. The purpose of using this data is to send our subscribers regular communications about the work we are doing and for updates on The DNA of Cities podcast. By providing this personal data to us via the website, visitors are consenting to our use of their email address. If you consent to receiving our newsletter, any information we use for this purpose will be held by us until you tell us you no longer wish to receive this information. Should any subscriber subsequently choose to unsubscribe from the mailing list, we provide clear and easy instructions on the email specifying how to do this; alternatively a visitor may contact us at and request to be removed from the list.

Sharing your personal data


We do not share any contact details with partners we work with and we do not sell contact details to any third parties.

Your individual rights

Any individual can request to see the information we hold on them at any time. If you believe the information we hold on you is incorrect; you will have the right to have this rectified or deleted accordingly.


A full list of an individual’s rights under GDPR is as follows:


  1. The right to access the personal data we hold on you

  2. The right to correct and update the personal data we hold on you

  3. The right to have your personal data erased

  4. The right to object to processing of your personal data

  5. The right to data portability

  6. The right to withdraw your consent to the processing at any time for any

  7. processing of personal data to which consent was sought.

  8. The right to object to the processing of personal data where applicable.

  9. The right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioners Office. You can contact the Information Commissioners Office via email, on 0303 123 1113, or at the Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF.

If you would like to contact us to ask about your data, have questions or you do not feel that your concerns have been addressed in our privacy statement, please do not hesitate to contact us by email at



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Third party links


We link to a number of other organisations’ websites on our site. If you click onto their sites, they may collect information in accordance with their own privacy policies. Such sites are not within our control and are not covered by this privacy policy. For further information about cookies see the Information Commissioner’s Office advice.

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