privacy policy


This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you will be processed by us (Causal Thinking Ltd) when you visit our website or register to attend one of our training courses. By visiting our website and/or registering to attend one of our training courses, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

Who are we?

Causal Thinking Ltd, which trades under the name Causal Training, is a private limited company based in Leeds, UK, dedicated to providing training and research in causal inference methods.


We use Jotform for event registration and booking. Jotform is a third-party service that is not owned or managed by Causal Thinking Ltd. You should refer to Jotform’s privacy policy for details of any additional information that they may collect. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies.


We use the Stripe Payment Processing Platform to prepare and issue invoices and collect payment from credit cards. Stripe is a third-party service that is not owned or managed by Causal Thinking Ltd. You should refer to Stripe’s privacy policy for details of any additional information that they may collect. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies.

Types of information we may collect from you

We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information about individuals who visit our website and/or register to attend one of our courses:

Information you supply to us

You may supply us with information about yourself by joining our mailing list, registering to attend one of our events, or completing a post-event feedback form. At the least, this information will include your email address. Individuals who register for one of our courses will provide more information, including your name, workplace, and billing address.

Information our website automatically collects about you

With regard to each of your visits to our website we may automatically collect information including the following:

  • technical information, including a truncated and anonymised version of your Internet protocol (IP) address, browser type and version, operating system and platform;
  • information about your visit, including what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got to the site (including date and time); page response times, length of visit, what you click on, documents downloaded and download errors.


Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

How we may use the information we collect

We use the information in the following ways:

Information you supply to us

We will use this information:

  • To keep you informed of upcoming courses
  • To provide essential information about a course that you have registered to attend
  • To facilitate payment and process refunds etc.
  • To ensure appropriate catering and access needs are met
  • To improve our course and ensure the content is as relevant and accessible as possible

Information we automatically collect about you

We will use this information:

  • to administer our site including troubleshooting and statistical purposes;
  • to improve our site to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
  • security and debugging as part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure.

This information is collected anonymously and is not linked to information that identifies you as an individual. We use Google Analytics to track this information. Find out how Google uses your data at

Disclosure of your information

The information you provide will either be downloaded directly by us or stored on secure cloud servers. We use trusted third party providers (JotForm and Stripe) to facilitate the collection and processing of your more sensitive private data. Both providers meet high data protection and security standards. Data collected through this website or our registration page (JotForm) is kept secure and only processed according to our instructions. JotForm cannot access, provide, rectify or delete any data that they store on our behalf without permission. We do not rent, sell or share personal information about you with other people or non-affiliated companies.

We will use all reasonable efforts to ensure that your personal data is not disclosed to regional/national institutions and authorities, unless required by law or other regulations.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Third party links

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the third party websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Your rights – access to your personal data

You have the right to ensure that your personal data is being processed lawfully (“Subject Access Right”). Your subject access right can be exercised in accordance with data protection laws and regulations. Any subject access request must be made in writing to We will provide your personal data to you within the statutory time frames. To enable us to trace any of your personal data that we may be holding, we may need to request further information from you. If you have a complaint about how we have used your information, you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.


Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to