Privacy & Cookie Policy

Cookies and how they Benefit You

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites.

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you’d expect
  • Offer you free services/content (thanks to advertising)
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Continuously improve our website for you
  • Make our marketing more efficient (ultimately helping us to offer the service we do at the price we do)

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • Pay sales commissions

You can learn more about all the cookies we use below.

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site, you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn’t working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called ‘analytics’ programs also tell us if, on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before, helping us to put more money into developing our services for you instead of marketing spend.

This site makes use of Google Analytics to track the overall activity on the website. This data is only used in aggregate (e.g. to identify popular webpages and average time of visit) and does not include personally identifiable data such as IP addresses.

If you wish to block the Google Analytics cookie on this and all other websites, please follow the link below:

Google Analytics Opt-Out

Turning Cookies Off

If you wish to restrict or block the cookies that this and other websites set, you can do this by altering your web browser settings to control or delete cookies, as shown on the following page:

You should be aware that by restricting cookies this may affect the functionality of certain features of the website.

Our Privacy Policy

The Working Parent is committed to ensuring your privacy is protected; by using this site you agree to the terms of this privacy policy and The Working Parent Terms and Conditions.

When you use and submit any information to The Working Parent, you have consented to the use, disclosure and collection of that data in accordance of this Privacy Policy and our Terms and Conditions.

What information do we collect from you?

When you register at The Working Parent you supply the following personal information;

-Your email address

-Your username and password for the Forums

-Your personal information that you choose to supply which could include your children’s ages, your date of birth and your location

We do not pass your information on to third parties at any time unless it is a legal requirement.

What do we use your information for?

-To improve our services that we offer to our site visitors e.g feedback and forum comments

-To send you newsletters from The Working Parent- we do not pass your email to other companies to contact you

-To make contact with you for research purposes with your permission

Links to other websites

The Working Parent contains links to other websites which we feel would be beneficial to our site visitors. External websites are not covered by our Privacy and Cookie Policy and therefore we can not be responsible for your information should you choose to visit them.


You may unsubscribe from our members area or our newsletter mailing list at any time.

Data Protection

If you require us to provide details of any information that we hold on you under the Data Protection Act 1998 please contact us: [email protected]

Children and Privacy

The Working Parent is not structured to encourage children’s use and we do not collect or hold information for any person under 16 years old.