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Privacy & Data 



We built the DESTINATION platform to enable us to understand the issues that affect teens and young adults and so that we can help the brands and organisations that we work to better engage you with beneficial products and services. 

Despite looking like a standard website, DESTINATION is built in a way that responds to your needs. Some people prefer to learn by watching videos whilst others are happy to read articles. The more you interact with DESTINATION – the more it will understand how you would prefer to use it. 

In order to do this we need to collect information (or “data”) and the following explains how we do this. 

When you sign up to DESTINATION you provide us with some basic information  about yourself – Self created UserName, an email address, the first three characters of the Postcode, Gender and Age. We store this securely on our servers and it is encrypted. No one can access this information other than ourselves. We do not collect Personally Identiable Information (PII). 

Data provided to DESTINATION can only be accessed by the DESTINATION team. 


Having this data means that we can continually improve our services. If we publish and article and no one reads or watches it, we can change the title or replace it completely. The data allows us to create detailed analytic usage reports and gives us insight such as whether content was preferred by males /females or older/younger users. This again allows us to improve the content and help advise our partners. 


At all stages data is anonymous and cannot be attributed to any specific individual.  We will not share any data where an individual can be identified unless that user gives us expressed permission to pass on their details.  To find out more contact us at

Monthly reports

Every month we will generate a number of reports that inform us how DESTINATION is performing. This information includes number of sign ups, number of return visitors and the content accessed. No users are identifiable in this report.  

Case Studies

In order to gain a greater understanding of how the site is being used, we may occasionally dive deep into the data and looks at individual usage records. We may use this data to create a case study but the users anonymity will be protected and they will not be able to be identified from the published document.   

Mailing Lists

It is our intention to send users a monthly email informing them of new and related content that we believe would be of value to them. In order to do this we need to create a picture of and individuals interests and preferences. The data we collect will allow us to do this and link it to an individual’s profile and email address. This will then allow us to create a monthly email with relevant personalised content. 

Content with the email can also be used to enhance the users profile and further allow us to understand an individual’s interests and preferences. No identifiable personal information will be passed to partners regarding email usage. The only data shared will be numerical information regarding the number of emails sent, opened and the content clicked.  

Your right to view information

You have the right to see what data is kept about you. To view your information please contact we will make an appointment for you. 

Data Storage

We store your data in the UK on servers provided by They are GDPR compliant, all data is protected and they meet data privacy requirements. They only store the data – they do not process or analyse any information on our behalf

Your data

If you think your data has been misused or that the organisation holding it has not kept it secure, you should contact us and discuss it. If you’re unhappy with the response or if you need any advice you should contact the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).


Information Commissioner’s Office 
Wycliffe House Water Lane 
SK9 5AF 

Telephone: 0303 123 1113 



We collect data via a cookie (a small text file stored on your computer containing some modest data about you and your preferences which allows our website to tailor and improve your browsing experience). This information enables us to work out which pages of our websites have been accessed the most so we can improve our content and layout. More information on cookies can be found in our Cookie Policy.


What are cookies?

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the sites functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies...


How we use cookies?

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately, is most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not incase they are used to provide a service that you use.


Disabling cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.


The cookies we set

We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.


When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.


Third party cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page

More Information​

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren't sure whether you need or not it's usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods.