Privacy Policy.

Who we are

The Blackbook is a service provided by Maroon C.I.C., a registered social enterprise.


Contact details:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

The data collected by The Blackbook from this website is the technical data from cookies, as well as website analytics via the use of Google Analytics’ third-party embed. IP addresses are anonymised for privacy and security. This data is stored to improve the functionality and design of the website, to improve user experience.

Anyone that contacts The Blackbook using the contact details available on the website will have their name and contact information stored for any relevant news and updates regarding their query. Similarly for anyone that completes the sign-up submission form. However, this data is not used for unsolicited marketing and promotional campaigns.


The cookies set up on this site store the information you input into the search tool, to make it quicker for any return visits should you wish to search for the same information again. These cookies last indefinitely.

If you visit different pages on this site, the cookies will also remember which pages so that you can quickly access them when inputting the site URL.


The analytics tools used for this site is Google Analytics; for which you can view their privacy policy here.

Who we share your data with

Data is not shared with, or sold to, any third-party and is only used to improve the user experience of the website.

There may be exceptional circumstances when some data showing the overall performance of the website may be used as part of investor conversations, but this will not include individual personal data.

How long we retain your data

Data is stored indefinitely, unless a user contacts Maroon C.I.C. to request that their data is removed.

What rights you have over your data

If you would like a copy of the data that is stored, please contact Maroon C.I.C..

Contact information

You can contact Maroon C.I.C. at:

Additional information

How we protect your data

Your personal contact information is stored on an external hard drive with access only made available to the director of Maroon C.I.C..

What data breach procedures we have in place

Maroon C.I.C. is endeavouring to purchase SSL certification to protect this website from breaches and spam.

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

The Blackbook is part of Maroon C.I.C., which is a registered Community Interested Company regulated by the Office of the Regulator of Community Interest Companies.