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Privacy policy

This website is owned and operated by the Early Intervention Foundation (EIF).

EIF is committed to being transparent about how it collects and uses personal information. This privacy policy explains how we use any personal information we collect about you when you use this website or any other EIF website, or online communications. 

Other EIF websites include the EIF Guidebook, the Reducing Parental Conflict Hub and the Early Years Transformation Academy Hub.

Online communications include the EIF newsletter and updates mailing list, and online registrations for EIF events.

We collect information about you when you sign up to receive our newsletter or other updates. We also collect information when you register to attend events organised by or involving EIF. Website usage information is collected using cookies.

We collect contact information so that we can keep you informed about EIF work, project updates, upcoming events and other occasional 

  • We use Mailchimp to send bulk email communications. You can read the Mailchimp privacy policy here.

If you register to attend an event organised by or involving EIF, we will use your personal information to process your registration, and to contact you before or after the event. We may share your personal information to partners, funders, speakers and venues involved with that event.

  • We use Eventbrite to take registrations for EIF events. You can read the Eventbrite privacy policy here.

We use website information to create reports about how our websites are being used and to help us to make decisions about future changes to website features and designs.

  • Find out more about cookies here.

EIF will not share your information for marketing purposes with companies or organisations outside of EIF without your explicit and informed consent.

EIF collects, stores and processes personal information in order to conduct its research, fundraising and communications activities. This includes processing data:

  • to identify and contact relevant stakeholders
  • to conduct research, including to issue calls for evidence or invite direct participation in research activities
  • to conduct surveys relating to early intervention or EIF activities
  • to request feedback on EIF activities
  • to conduct qualitative research
  • to raise funds and secure contracts for work
  • to organise and promote events
  • to issue press releases and place media stories.

EIF has a legitimate interest in processing data in this way as it is integral to EIF’s charitable purpose and essential organisational functioning. It allows EIF to secure conduct effective research, inform relevant stakeholders, and secure funding.

EIF stores all personal data safely and securely, and retains information for only as long as is deemed necessary for the purpose.

Where personal data is shared with third parties (such as funders or partners) this will be made clear to individuals.

Where personal data is collected directly through qualitative research, participating individuals will be asked for explicit consent for that data to be retained and used.

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please email

We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.

EIF operates in accordance with all relevant UK data protection laws. If you would like to find out more about these laws and how you could be affected beyond what is mentioned in this privacy policy, please visit the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

EIF is registered with the ICO, reference number ZA013275.

If you have any specific questions about how EIF processes your data which are not answered here or you would like to make a complaint about how we have managed your data then please either write, call or email us via the details below.

Charlotte Razzell
Director of Finance & Resources
Early Intervention Foundation
10 Salamanca Place

Tel: +44 20 3542 2481 or email

If you are not satisfied with our response to your enquiry then you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office directly via the details on their website.

If you are under 18, please ensure that you obtain your parent/guardian’s consent beforehand whenever you provide personal information to EIF.

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You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. It is possible that some features of the website may not work as a result.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of EIF websites. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information. Google’s privacy policy is available here.


We use Hotjar to analyse the use of EIF websites. Hotjar uses cookies and other technologies to collect data on users’ behaviour and devices. Hotjar stores this information in a pseudonymised user profile. Neither Hotjar nor we will ever use this information to identify individual users or to match it with further data on an individual user. Hotjar’s privacy policy is available here.

You can opt-out to the creation of a user profile, Hotjar’s storing of data about your usage of our websites and Hotjar’s use of tracking cookies on other websites by following this opt-out link.

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Our websites contains links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to EIF websites, so when you visit other websites you should read their privacy policies.

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 3 May 2019.

Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you: