Privacy policy

*Updated Feb 2022*

Ownership Futures Ltd (Common Wealth t/a) (“we”, “us”, “our”) is committed to safeguarding the privacy of personal information. “Information” means any information about you, which you or third parties provide to us. This policy outlines our approach to handling of information about visitors to our website and users of our services. Common Wealth is the Data Controller. You can contact us at or by post at 1 Mentmore Terrace, London, E8 3PN.

What information do we collect?

We collect information about you when you subscribe to our newsletter or other communications materials, when you register for updates or an event or when you contact us by some other means e.g. sending an email. We use cookies to collect information. You can set your browser not to accept cookies. The information we collect includes personal identifiers (e.g. email address, name.) We also collect personal information as part of recruitment and employment. Please email for details if this is relevant to you.

How do we use the information?

We may provide news on our activities including events, research, publications and campaigns. If you register to attend an event, we may pass your personal information to a 3rd party directly involved with that event for the purpose only of event management and only if it is necessary e.g. registration. We will not share your information for marketing purposes with 3rd party companies or organisations. We may use your data for analysis and performance management of our services. Under the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR) the lawful bases we rely on for processing information are:

  1. Your consent. You can remove your consent at any time by contacting or choosing ‘unsubscribe’ in an email
  2. We have a legitimate interest.

Data Security procedures are in place to ensure only authorised personnel in the performance of relevant duties have access to data. This may include the use of 3rd party services (e.g. newsletter distribution service). We keep personal data for 3 years after last contact and then it is securely deleted from our records.

Newsletter subscription

If you have subscribed to receive our newsletter, you may opt out at any time.

Your data protection rights

Under data protection law, you have the right to:

  1. Request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of your personal information, please contact us.
  2. Ask us to rectify personal information you think is inaccurate or complete information which is incomplete.
  3. Ask us to erase information in certain circumstances
  4. Ask us to restrict or object to the processing of personal information in certain circumstances
  5. Ask that we transfer the personal information you gave us to another organisation in certain circumstances

There is no charge for exercising these rights. If you make a requt, we have one month to respond. To make a request please contact us at or write to us at 1 Mentmore Terrace, London E8 3 PN.

How to complain

If you have any concerns about our use of your personal information, you can make a complaint to us at or write to us at 1 Mentmore Terrace, London E8 3 PN.

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:


By using and/or visiting this website you signify your agreement to these terms and conditions. These terms and conditions may be changed at any time, and you agree to be bound by such changes or revisions. Nothing in this agreement shall be deemed to confer any third-party rights or benefits. The copyright in the contents of this website is owned by Common Wealth (Ownership Futures Ltd t/a). Please contact us on if you wish to use any material from this website. We try to ensure that the content of this website is accurate at the time of posting. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of contents or information and any person using information does so entirely at their own risk.

Links to third party websites

Within this website we may include links to third party websites. When using the site, you may gain access to other websites through use of links or hypertext. Common Wealth is not responsible for the content or advice given by third party organisations. To the extent permissible by law, all liability which may arise from your use or reliance on the information or contents contained in the linked site is excluded.


No liability is accepted arising out of use of the website. Although care is taken to check and test material Common Wealth does not accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage whatsoever including to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from this website. These terms and conditions of use and your use of the services shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law and the English Courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction in connection with all matters relating to these terms and conditions of use.