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Privacy Policy.


Individuals have control over the data they provide to Our Streets Now and are always informed of why we are asking for personal data. 

Individuals actively opt-in to give consent for Our Streets Now to store their data. At the point of giving data, individuals are made aware of the privacy policy and who to contact to exercise their data protection rights. 

Data is only collected by Our Streets Now when there is a legitimate reason to do so. Our Streets Now commits to storing only the minimum data required and for the minimum amount of time necessary. Data is stored securely and is only available to team members of Our Streets Now. Certain information may be further restricted to only relevant team members. There are three exceptions to this.

1. If you subscribe to our mailing list then your information will be stored by Mailchimp, refer to their privacy policy here: 

2. If you participate in an event run jointly by Our Streets Now and another organisation, then your data may be shared or collected by the other organisation. If this is the case, we will always make their privacy policy available when you provide contact information for the event.

3. If you visit our website then your data may be stored through’s data storage, databases and the general applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. All direct payment gateways offered by and used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers. 

This privacy policy explains the different ways we collect your data and the specific purpose and storage information for each. We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. 


Our Streets Now receives, collects and stores any information you enter on our website. The purpose of this is to create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and /or inferred Non-personal information, which we or our business partners may use to provide and improve our respective services. It is also to comply with applicable laws and regulations. 

We collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the internet. We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page. 

Our Streets Now only uses essential cookies and there is no option to disable these. We do not use any marketing or promotional cookies nor do we host any third party ads that use such cookies. 

Testimonies of public sexual harassment

Our Streets Now stores testimonies of public sexual harassment as part of the campaign to end public sexual harassment. 

If you consent to your testimony being kept and used within campaigns, then the testimony is stored in the secure Our Streets Now testimony database. Access is limited to certain Our Streets Now team members. 

Testimonies are anonymised upon use, but are stored with your name and age, if you have consented to this. 


Our Streets Now uses surveys as part of research on public sexual harassment to make our work more relevant. 

If you consent to your response being kept and used within campaigns, then the responses are stored alongside your name and contact details in a secure folder. Access to the folder is limited to Our Streets Now team members who are working on that piece of research. Responses are anonymised when used in a campaign or in social media.

Subscription to our mailing list

Our Streets Now collects names and email addresses of those who subscribe to our mailing list. Our Streets Now collects this data to send email updates of campaign progress and ways to get involved. 

If you have agreed to receive these updates, you may always opt out at a later date.

The data for the mailing list is stored by Mailchimp, please refer to their privacy policy here

Job applications

If you apply to volunteer with us, or to be a member of a panel, we ask for relevant personal information. 

Our Streets Now collects this data so we can understand why you are applying and so we can contact you. 

If you decide you no longer want to volunteer or your application is unsuccessful, then we will erase your data within three months.

If there is a possibility that you will be volunteering with children or vulnerable adults while at Our Streets Now, we may ask for additional information, including an Enhanced DBS certificate, a self-declaration form and a reference from a previous employer. We collect this data as part of our safeguarding practices. 

The DBS certificate will only be accessible to the nominated DBS checkers and will be destroyed within 6 months. OSN complies with the code of practice regarding the correct practice for handling, use, storage, retention and disposal of DBS certificates. 

Participation in workshops

If you participate in an Our Streets Now event or workshop then we will collect your contact information and the contact information of your parent/guardian if you are under 18. 

We will use this data to contact you about the event and to offer support and guidance after the event, unless you request otherwise. 

Some of our events and workshops may include an application process, in which case we will also store your answers to the application questions to make a decision. 

If the application is unsuccessful, we will erase the application responses within three months.

Impact measurement forms

If you use Our Streets Now resources or participate in an event or workshops, we may ask you to fill out a feedback form. 

We collect this data to improve our work and promote its importance and impact. We will store your responses and use them anonymously to promote our work if you have actively consented to this. 

Data protection rights

Our Streets Now would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – you have the right to request Our Streets Now for copies of your personal data.

The right to rectification – you have the right to request that Our Streets Now correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request Our Streets Now to complete information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure – you have the right to request that Our Streets Now erase your personal data.

The right to restrict processing – you have the right to request that Our Streets Now restrict the processing of your personal data.

The right to object to processing – you have the right to object to Our Streets Now’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – you have the right to request that Our Streets Now transfers the data we have collected to another organisation, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

The right to complain - you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the national data protection authority.

If you have any questions about Our Streets Now’s privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us at

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