Our contact details

Name: Adrian Bell (CES Secretary)

Address: Department of Anthropology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, United States

E-mail: [email protected]


The type of personal information we collect

We currently collect and process the following information about CES members:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Country of residence
  • Academic institution / Employer

This information is collected when individuals apply to join the CES via our website. After joining, members may voluntarily enter additional personally identifying information such as biographical information, personal website address and social media links.

We also maintain a separate mailing list to which members and non-members may sign up to. This mailing list is run via MailChimp.com. It contains email addresses only and no other personal information, and is not linked to member accounts on the main CES website.

We don’t collect or store payment details or credit card information.


How we get the personal information and why we have it

The personal information we process is provided to us directly by you in order for us to keep a record of your membership in the Cultural Evolution Society, and to allow us to communicate with you about Society news, grant opportunities, election results etc.

We will never share this information with any other organisation or individual without your explicit consent.

Under the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR), the lawful bases we rely on for processing this information are:

(a) Your consent. You are able to remove your consent at any time. You can do this via the CES website (for Membership details), via Mailchimp (for the Mailing List) or by contacting the CES Membership Officer via [email protected]

(b) We have a legitimate interest.


How we store your personal information

Your information is securely stored on WordPress.org servers. Please see the WordPress.org privacy policy for further details.


Your data protection rights

Under data protection law, you have rights including:

Your right of access – You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information.

Your right to rectification – You have the right to ask us to rectify personal information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.

Your right to erasure – You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.

Your right to restriction of processing – You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.

Your right to object to processing – You have the the right to object to the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.

Your right to data portability – You have the right to ask that we transfer the personal information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.

You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.

Please contact us at [email protected] if you wish to make a request.


How to complain

If you have any concerns about our use of your personal information, you can make a complaint to us at [email protected].

Given that we are a UK registered charity, you can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data.

The ICO’s address:

Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF

Helpline number: 0303 123 1113

ICO website: https://www.ico.org.uk