Privacy Notice

Flat Iron takes your privacy seriously and we are open about the way data is collected and used. Please read this notice, which outlines the principles we follow.

Personal data we collect

We collect your email address if you choose to join our mailing list. We use this to send occasional emails about news and events at Flat Iron. You are welcome to withdraw your consent and stop receiving these updates at any time – simply click unsubscribe in any email we send you, or get in touch to let us know:

What we do to protect your data

Our website is hosted by Heroku, who apply security best practices to protect data passing through the site:

When you submit your email address to join our mailing list, it is sent to MailChimp, who store it in a secure database. It is only accessible by authorised members of the Flat Iron team who use MailChimp to send out our news and event emails. For more information about MailChimp and the security practices they apply, see:

Your rights

You have various rights with respect to our use of your personal data:

You may, at any time, exercise any of the above rights, by contacting You also have the right to complain to the supervisory authority if you believe your data hasn’t been processed lawfully.


Cookies are small text files that can be used by websites to improve a user's experience.

We use Google Analytics, a popular web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies to help us to analyse how users use this website. It counts the number of visitors and tells us things about their behaviour overall – such as the typical length of stay on the site or the average number of pages a user views.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google undertakes not to associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

For more information, visit:

Updates to this notice

This notice was last updated on 23 May 2018. We may change it from time to time so please check here to see the latest version.

Contacting us

If you have any concerns or questions relating to Flat Iron’s website privacy, please email us: