The Movement for the Abolition of War

Privacy Policy and Website Terms of Use

Please read the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use carefully. If you do not agree with them, please do not use this website.

General Privacy Policy

The Movement for the Abolition of War is committed to protecting your privacy. This policy explains how we use any personal information we collect about you.

  • What information do we collect about you?
  • How do we store this information?
  • How will we use the information about you?
  • How do we share your information?
  • Access to and amending your information
  • Changes to the General Privacy Policy
  • How to contact us

What information do we collect about you?

As a member of Movement for the Abolition of War we keep a record of your name, address, telephone number(s) and/or email address, if you have supplied these to us.

How do we store this information?

Your information is stored in electronic form on a database kept by the membership secretary. Your membership application / renewal forms are also kept as hard copy by the membership secretary.

How will we use the information about you?

We need this information so that we can send you the newsletter, Abolish War, and other important news relating to the organisation, such as notification of the Annual General Meeting, and other important MAW events.

If you have given us an email address we will use this to communicate important events, in order to save postage. We shall send email notification of the newsletter only if you have requested that we do so.

If you have given us an email address we shall ask you whether you wish to receive further communications by email, such as information about peace matters which may be of interest to you, actions (physical or otherwise) that you could take and details of peace-related events in your area. You may terminate this service at any time by replying ‘UNSUBSCRIBE’ to an email.

When we email members your name will be hidden from other people on the email list.

How do we share your information?

We never pass any of your personal information to external organisations, apart from sending a list of names and addresses to our printer who organises the Abolish War distribution.

Access to and amending your information

If you would like a copy of some or all of the personal information we hold about you, please email or write to us at: Movement for the Abolition of War, 1 Old Mill Place, Vicarage Lane, Haslemere GU27 1NE. We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. Please ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.

Changes to the General Privacy Policy

We plan to keep our Privacy Policy under regular review and will inform the membership in our newsletter of any changes. This Privacy Policy was approved in February 2021.

How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or information we hold about you.

By email:
By telephone: 020 3397 3019
By post: Movement for the Abolition of War, 1 Old Mill Place, Vicarage Lane, Haslemere GU27 1NE

Website Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

This website (‘the website’) is owned and managed by the Movement for the Abolition of War. For the purposes of these Terms of Use, ‘we’ ‘us’ and ‘our’ refer to the Movement for the Abolition of War.

Your use of this website constitutes your acceptance of these Terms of Use, and your conduct indicates that you agree to be bound by them.

  • Use
  • Privacy Policy
  • What information is collected and how it is used
  • Protection of your information
  • Cookies
  • Changes to the Website Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
  • Compensation
  • Governing law
  • Trademarks and copyright
  • Links to other websites


This website is intended to provide information about our activities relevant to our objectives.

We make every effort to ensure that the information on this website is up-to-date and correct, but we cannot guarantee that it is 100% free of inaccuracies, errors or omissions.

We are not responsible for ensuring the availability of this website, or the timeliness or otherwise of any content or information.

We reserve the right to change, replace or amend any part of the website at any time without notice.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to this website. Access to the website is permitted on a temporary basis. We reserve the right to terminate your access to the website or any part of it or to withdraw any of our services at any time, without notice, for any reason (including without limitation any breach of these Terms of Use). Occasionally, we may restrict access to some parts of the website, to the entire website and/or to users who have registered with it.

Any decision made by users on the basis of information on the website, is the responsibility of the user. We do not accept liability (as far as permitted by law) for any loss arising from any use of or reliance on information or links included in this website.

You must not use the website fraudulently or for any unlawful purpose, for the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way or to transmit or procure the sending of spam.

Users of this website must not knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other programs which could harm computer software or hardware.

Except as specifically set out in these Terms of Use, to the fullest extent permissible by law, neither the Movement for the Abolition of War nor any of our affiliates or other representatives will be liable (whether under contract, tort or statute) for any of the following losses or damage (whether such losses were foreseeable or not):

  • losses suffered by third parties;
  • loss of data;
  • loss of profit;
  • loss of revenue;
  • loss of business or opportunity;
  • loss of goodwill; or
  • any indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages

arising from the use of the website, the inability to use the website, the results of use of the website, any website linked to it or any material contained in the website. For the avoidance of doubt, the losses listed immediately above are intended to be severable.

Nothing in these Terms of Use shall exclude or limit the liability of the Movement for the Abolition of War for death or personal injury caused by negligence or for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation or for any liability which cannot be excluded or limited by law.

Website Privacy Policy

We take your privacy seriously and are committed to protecting your personal information.

Any personal information that you provide will be handled confidentially, in line with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

If you would like information about the GDPR, this can be obtained from the Information Commissioner’s Office through their website

What information is collected and how it is used

Demographic and statistical information about user behaviour may be collected and used to analyse the effectiveness of the website. Any disclosure of this information will be in aggregate form and will not identify individual users.

You have the option to submit certain information via the website, such as name and contact details. The information may be stored to enable us to respond to your enquiry and provide any requested services, such as shop purchases and membership applications.

We do not collect or store any payment card information. Payment services are provided by a third party.

We do not share your personal information or email address with third parties.

Protection of your information

We use best endeavours to safeguard the confidentiality of your personally identifiable information.

Any personal information that you provide will be handled confidentially.

It is important to be aware that there is no such thing as “perfect internet security”. This website uses the https protocol to enable its authentication, and to protect the privacy and integrity of exchanged data while in transit. It does this using digital certificates provided by Let’s Encrypt.


We want to make this website as easy to use and helpful as possible. This sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your computer, known as ‘cookies’.

These cookies cannot be used to identify you personally and are only used to improve the service offered to users of this website.

You can manage or disable these small files yourself, but some features of the website may not function as a result. To learn more about cookies visit

We may in the future use services from a third party such as Google to measure and analyse visitor information. Any information generated by these cookies about your use of this website will be transmitted to and stored by the third party.

We will not use statistical analytics tools to track or to collect personally identifiable information of visitors to this website. We will not associate any data gathered with any personally identifying information from any source as part of our use of the statistical analytics tools.

To comply with GDPR and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011, we will ask for your permission to store cookies on your computer.

Changes to the Website Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to replace or modify these Terms of Use and any linked policies at any time without notice.

Your continued use of the website after any such replacement or modification constitutes acceptance of the relevant changed or new Terms of Use.

If you do not accept such changes then you should stop using our website and contact us if you would like any information removed.

These Terms of Use and Privacy Policy were approved in February 2021.


You will be responsible for all losses or damages we suffer (including our reasonable legal fees) that are caused by your breach of these Terms of Use or by you using the website.

Governing law

These Terms of Use are subject to English law. All claims or disputes arising out of or in connection with the use of the websites shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Trademarks and copyright

Copyright, trademarks and all other intellectual property rights on this website are either owned by or licensed to the Movement for the Abolition of War, unless otherwise stated. Compliance with copyright law is your liability.

Creative Commons Licence

The images and text on this website are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License . This means you are free to:

  • Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format

Under the following terms:

  • Attribution – You must give the credit “Movement for the Abolition of War, licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0“, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests we endorse you or your use.
  • NonCommercial – You may not use the material for commercial purposes.
  • NoDerivatives – If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you may not distribute the modified material.

Any permission to reproduce our copyright material does not extend to any material on this website that is the copyright material of any other person.

Links to other websites

This website may contain links to other websites that are outside of our control and are not covered by these Terms of Use. We do not endorse or accept liability for the content or privacy policy of any third party websites linked to the website. It is your responsibility to be aware when you are leaving the website.

We welcome links to the website. Any link must comply with the following conditions:

  1. the link must not create the false impression that you, your organisation, or any of its products or services, is recommended by or associated with us;
  2. the existence of the link, its position, appearance or any other aspect of it must not damage or be likely to damage our name or reputation;
  3. the selected link must display the website as a full screen and not within a frame on the website on which the link appears;
  4. you shall take all reasonable precautions to ensure that the use and existence of the link does not cause the transmission to the website of viruses or any other harmful programs.

We reserve the right to require the removal of any link to our website at any time (whether or not previous consent to such link has been given).