Privacy Policy

Welcome to the Ideas Forums Community, brought to you by Ideas Forums Ltd and GRC World Forums Ltd. This privacy notice provides information about the personal information that Ideas Forums community collects, and the ways in which the community uses that personal information.

The Ideas Forums community website is hosted by Zapnito. In accordance with the article 26 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Zapnito is responsible for the data protection compliance of the community. The privacy policy of Zapnito can be found here.

If you have questions or concerns about data protection or privacy issues related to the hosting platform of the Ideas Forums community, please contact Zapnito via this e-mail:

Collecting your personal information

Ideas Forums Community will collect and use the following kinds of personal information:

  • information about your use of this website (including what pages you visit and time and date of your visit);

  • information that you provide using for the purpose of registering with the website (including your name, email address, job title, company name and country);

  • information about transactions carried out over this website (including your comments and messages); and

  • any other information that you send to the Ideas Forum Community.

How we use your personal information

Ideas Forums may use your personal information to:

  • administer this website;

  • personalise the website for you;

  • enable your access to and use of the website services;

  • publish information about you on the website;

  • deliver any services that your purchase;

  • send to you statements and invoices;

  • collect payments from you;

  • send you marketing communications and;

  • carry out statistical analysis

If we need to disclose your personal information to any third party or subcontractor for the delivery of the above purposes, each provider will be obligated to use that personal information in accordance with the terms of this privacy notice.

Retention of your data

We will hold a copy of your personal data for as long as you have an active account on the Ideas Forum. You can close your account and can request for your information to be deleted at any time. It is important to note that this is a public forum so your personal data and any input you provide may be made available outside of the Ideas Forum by other users.

Your data and marketing 

Whenever we collect your personal information we'll give you the opportunity to let us know how you'd like us to get in touch in the future. We promise not to inundate you with marketing messages, but we also understand if you'd prefer not to receive anything from us.

If you've asked us to send you marketing material, you can change your mind at any time by contacting us using the details in the Contact Us section. You'll also find an unsubscribe link at the bottom of every marketing email we send to you.

Your rights

You can request a copy of the personal information we hold on you at any time. If you find that this information is incorrect you can ask for it to be updated. Or, if you believe the information is being processed without a legal basis, you can ask us to stop or request that it's deleted from our systems.

To action any of the above, send an email to: or alternatively you can write to us at: 

Ideas Forum Ltd & GRC World Forums Ltd

The Cottages, Jones Court, Womanby Street, Cardiff, CF10 1BR.

We won't ever charge you for a copy of your personal data but we may ask you for proof of your identity before we disclose any information. Once we've seen this, we'll send you a copy of the personal data we hold within one month.


If, at any time, you feel that we haven’t processed your data fairly or you’re not satisfied with how we’ve handled your personal information, you can contact the Information Commissioners Office, who will look into this for you. For full details about how to share any concerns you may have, visit

Contact Us

Data Controller

If you have any queries about our website or about how we process data, you can contact us as follows:

The Cottages, Jones Court, Womanby Street, Cardiff, CF10 1BR.


Telephone No.: 0203 515 3010

Updating this notice

We reserve the right to make changes from time too time to our Privacy Policy and Data Privacy Notice which will be effective from the time that they are published on this website.

You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are familiar with any changes.

Date of version – October 2022