The Reform Clause 1 campaign succeeded in its aim to amend Clause 1. The change is now incorporated in Section 1 of the Anti-Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014 and came into force in October 2014.

Privacy Policy

When you browse the site, does not collect personal information about you. We only obtain your personal information when you give it to us and we never pass on this information to any third party persons, companies or other organisations.

Information Collection and Use

We are committed to protecting your privacy. We use the information you give us to process donations or to keep you informed about our work. We will only use the information that we collect about you lawfully in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. We never pass on this information to any third party persons, companies or other organisations. When joining our mailing list or making a donation we collect some or all of the following information:

  • Your name and address, including postcode

  • A contact telephone number (optional)

  • Your email address

  • The amount and frequency (if giving regularly) of your donation and any associated gift aid

You may check, amend or remove your personal details by emailing or writing to us at The Christian Institute, Wilberforce House, 4 Park Road, Gosforth Business Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE12 8DG


By disclosing your personal information to us using this website or over the telephone, you consent to the collection, storage and processing of your personal information by us.


It is possible to join our postal mailing list, our email list or both lists. You may opt-out of receiving these communications at any time by emailing us at or calling our office on 0191 281 5664.


Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognise you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.

We do not use 'persistent' Cookies which are stored on your computer, but we do use temporary 'Per Session' Cookies. We use cookies for the following purposes: to enable certain functions of the Service, to provide analytics, to store your preferences, and we may use 'essential cookies' to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts. In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Service.

If you'd like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser. Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

Log Files

We use IP addresses to analyse trends, administer the website, track user's movements, and gather broad demographic information. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Links To/From 3rd Party Websites

We are not responsible for and accept no liability for the content or privacy practices of any linked website which is not owned and maintained by us. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our website and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information.