Privacy policy

Whenever you provide personal information to us, we are legally obliged to use this information in accordance with all laws concerning the protection of personal information, including the UK Data Protection Act 1998.

We verify your email address

When you first download the 16G app we will collect your name and email address. These will be used exclusively to send you notifications regarding the 16G app. You can also choose to subscribe to the 16G newsletter.


We will verify that you have given us a functioning email address by sending a confirmation message to you at that address. You must respond to that message so we can verify your email address. You may choose to unsubscribe of our newsletters/notifications at any time by clicking on ‘unsubscribe’.

We do not “share” your information

FDCW, the charity that runs the 16 Guidelines programme, does not intentionally disclose, share, sell, or trade information about your individual visits to our app, website, or any personal information that you may give us such as your name, address, email address or telephone number, to or with any outside companies or organizations without your express permission.

Third party websites

The 16G app and website contain links to other websites of interest operated by third parties. These third-party websites have their own privacy policies, including cookies, and we recommend that you review them as they will govern the use of personal information you submit whilst visiting these websites. We do not accept any liability for the privacy practices of such third-party websites.