The Open Credit Network is an unincorporated cooperative association  based in London, UK.

What information do we collect about you?

We collect information about you when you express interest in joining the network, sign up as a member, or sign up to our newsletter. This can consist of information such as your name, email address, business address, trading information and phone numbers.

We also collect information when you choose to complete surveys, provide feedback, or sign up to an event.

We collect information from our website to improve your experience when you visit it and monitor which pages are visited the most often.

How we will use the information about you?

We collect information about you and your business in order to help you trade with other members of the network and to keep you informed and updated, so you can help us grow the network. We will publish your business information in our Public Directory but we will not reveal your personal email address or phone number to anyone without your consent.

We may need to contact you for administration purposes to do with your account, or to help complete a transaction.

Will you be contacted for marketing purposes?

The Open Credit Network may contact you for marketing purpose to help further the growth of the network. You can always request to opt out of marketing communications at any time but some account administration is essential.

Access to your information and correcting it

Accuracy of your information is important to us. You may ask us to correct or remove any information you think is inaccurate.

You can opt out of marketing or trade matching emails by clicking unsubscribe. If we contact you by post you will be given the option to opt out of future mailings.

If you would like to change how we communicate with you, or update information about you or receive a copy of the information we hold about you please contact us.

Cookies – information we collect from your computer or mobile device

We use cookies, which are small text files that are downloaded onto your PC. The next time you visit that site, your PC checks to see if it has a cookie that is relevant (that is, one containing the site name) and sends the information contained in that cookie back to the site. They are useful as they allow a website to recognise a user’s device or browser and whether you have visited the site before.

We use cookies to identify which parts of our website people are visiting. Information supplied in cookies also helps us measure our online marketing to attract more support for our mission.

Other websites

The Open Credit Network website contains links to other websites and these will have their own policies which may change so we can’t accept responsibility or liability of the privacy practice of such websites.


Updates to our privacy policy will be made on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 4th July 2019.

How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you.