What we do

The Idries Shah Foundation is committed to ensuring that all your personal information is kept private and protected. We make every effort to ensure that our website is secure in its collection and use of your personal information. We follow the Data Protection Act 1998 and are registered on the public register of data controllers maintained by the Information Commissioner.

What you can do

As a Friend of the Idries Shah Foundation, you have control over how the information stored about you is used on the website. You can do this by logging in to the Friends area of this website.

Staying in Touch

If you have subscribed to our newsletter, we will contact you from time to time using the information you have provided. You can quickly and easily unsubscribe from our newsletter using the link at the bottom of each email we send.

Cookies on our website

When you visit our website, we use Google Analytics to help analyse how our website is used. This analytical tool uses ‘cookies’, which are text files placed on your computer, to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form – for example, how you enter our site, how you navigate through the site, and what information was of interest to you.

The cookies we use identify you only as a number (no other personal information is recorded). The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website (including your IP address) is transmitted to Google in strict confidence and only for the purpose described.

Why we do this

We use the information collected by cookies to help us find out what is most effective about our site, identify ways to improve it and make it more effective.

The Idries Shah Foundation will not use (and will not allow any third party to use) the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any personally identifiable information of visitors to our site. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Neither the Idries Shah Foundation nor Google will link, nor seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user.

Contact us

If you would like to contact the Idries Shah Foundation, please use the Contact us section of this website.