Legal, cookies and privacy policy

About this organisation

Catalyse CAT Limited is a Private Company Limited by Guarantee in England and Wales.

Company registration Number 07504821
Registered at: 3 Woodcock Street, Castle Cary, SOMERSET, BA7 7BJ


This privacy policy sets out how Catalyse CAT Limited uses and protects any information that you give Catalyse CAT Limited when you use this website.

Catalyse CAT Limited is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Catalyse CAT Limited may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 15th May 2016.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name and job title

  • contact information including email address

  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests

  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.

  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.

  • We may periodically send promotional email about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.

  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail.

  • We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes

  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at [email address]

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to [address].

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.


How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Cookies we use:

Expires: when browser is closed
Description: session ID cookie. Identifies if visitor is logged on etc.

Name: _ga
Expires: 2 years
Description: Used by Google to distinguish users.

Name: _gat
Expires: 10 minutes
Description: Used by Google to throttle request rate.

Name: NID
Expires: 6 months
Description: Used by Google. Most Google users will have a preferences cookie called ‘NID’ in their browsers.

Name: metrics_token
Expires: 2 years
Description: Helps Twitter count the number of users that have seen a particular embedded Tweet or timeline

Name: pid
Expires: 2 years
Description: Enables Twitter’s Tailored Suggestions feature that personalises content and suggestions for Twitter users based on their website visits.

Name: lang
Expires: when browser is closed
Description: Helps Twitter remember your preferred language or country that you are in.

3rd party services on this site, other websites this site links to and the services on them may also use cookies.
(Some examples of these are ACAT, Twitter (eg: _twitter_sess, external_referer, guest_id), Google Calendar).

Overall, cookies help us to provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

Turning Cookies Off

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.
Doing so, however, may prevent you from taking full advantage of this website and possibly many others, as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites.

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies. If you want to do this we’d suggest using a search engine to search for “How to switch off cookies” (adding in your browser and device) or ask your supplier or technical support.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.