Privacy Policy

Who we are

This website( belongs to The Kipling Society, a registered charity in the UK (Registered Charity No. 278885). For more information, please see The Rules of the Society.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors use the forms on the site we collect the data shown in the contact form.

  • Membership Registration Form: This information is sent to our membership officers, and we use the data to manage membership of the society, society correspondence and for delivery of the Kipling Journal.
  • Joining or renewing your Subscription: This information is sent to Paypal for payment processing, and then the contact details (i.e. not credit card details) are forwarded to our membership officers.


If you visit our login page (for example to access member-only content), we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

We use Google Analytics, a Google product that helps site owners understand how people engage with a service, uses a set of cookies to collect information and report site usage statistics without personally identifying individual visitors to Google. You can find out more here:


We have implemented reCAPTCHA v3 on our website and the use of reCAPTCHA v3 is subject to the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. reCAPTCHA is entirely used for the purpose of fighting spam and attacks on our website.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments and form submissions may be checked through an automated spam detection service.