Privacy Policy

The following is the privacy policy for The Understory Conversation:

Last updated: 25th June 2022

Who we are

The Understory Conversation is organised by Charlotte Gann. Our website address is:

Our mailing address is: The Understory Conversation, Brack Mound House, Castle Precincts, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 1YT.

Contact forms

We have a contact form which is hosted on an external domain owned by Mailchimp. Upon sending a message through our contact form, your email address may be shared with Mailchimp, along with the subject line and content of your message, and the time the form was submitted. This data will be kept indefinitely, in line with Mailchimp’s privacy policy (accessible at


A cookie will be saved in your browser upon closing the mailing list popup. This is to prevent the popup from showing again if you refresh the page or visit it more than once. This cookie includes no personal data and expires after 1 week.

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.

Who we share your data with

If you sign up to our mailing list or contact us through the contact form, your email address and message, along with the time the form was submitted, may be shared with Mailchimp. This is so they can facilitate the functioning of our mailing list and contact form. You can unsubscribe from the mailing list at any time by clicking the Unsubscribe link in an email you received from us. Mailchimp’s privacy policy can be found at

How long we retain your data

Upon signing up to our mailing list, your email address will be retained indefinitely. This is so we can send you news and updates about The Understory Conversation. You may unsubscribe from the list at any time by clicking the Unsubscribe list in our emails.

What rights you have over your data

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. To do so please use our contact form or send an email to

Where we send your data

Your data may be sent over Mailchimp servers to facilitate our contact form and mailing list. Mailchimp’s privacy policy can be found at

Information you enter into the contact form may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Contact information

For privacy-related concerns, we can be contacted through the contact form on our website.