Who we are

Our website address is: https://forwardthinking.ltd. This policy includes any associated websites, domains, and sub-domains. 


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Privacy Policy for Data Collection via Opt-in Form

Thank you for opting in and entrusting us with your information. This below outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and protect the personal information gathered through our opt-in form(s).

1. Information Collected

When you opt in through our form, we collect the following personal information:

  • Name
  • Company
  • Phone Number
  • Email Address

2. Purpose of Data Collection

We collect this information for the following purposes:

  • To communicate with you regarding our products, services, and relevant updates.
  • To personalise your experience and provide tailored content.
  • To improve our products and services based on your feedback and needs.
  • To send periodic emails containing information, updates, or related products and services.

3. Data Storage

Your data is securely stored and maintained in our database. We take all reasonable measures to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of your information.

4. Data Sharing

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personal information to external parties without your explicit consent, except for trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you.

5. Consent

By opting in and providing your information, you consent to the terms of this privacy policy and the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information for the specified purposes.

6. Data Security

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information. Your information is accessible only by authorised personnel who are required to keep the information confidential.

7. Opt-Out

You may opt-out of receiving communications from us at any time by following the unsubscribe link provided in our emails or by contacting us directly.

Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Changes to Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time. Changes will be effective immediately upon posting on our website. It is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically to stay informed about how we are protecting your data.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy policy or the use of your personal information, please contact us at hello@forwardthinking.ltd / 01254 427500.

Thank you for choosing us. Your privacy and trust are of utmost importance to us.

Forward Thinking for Business Ltd
Suite 6, The Conference Centre,
Gleneagles Drive, Brockhall Village,
Old Langho, BB6 8AY