Legal and Financial

The Foundation for Developing Compassion and Wisdom is registered in the UK as an educational charity (No. 1110500) and a company limited by guarantee (No. 5335841).

It also has a wholly-owned trading subsidiary called Compassion and Wisdom Services which is registered as a company in the UK (No.6281974).

FDCW’s accounts are subjected to an annual independent examination by Ramon Lee and Partners prior to being filed with the UK Charity Commission. You can access the official accounts along with the Directors’ and Trustee’s Report at the Charity Commission website here.

Privacy Policy

Whenever you provide personal information to us, we are legally obliged to use this information in accordance with all laws concerning the protection of personal information, including the UK Data Protection Act 1998 (these laws are referred to collectively in this Privacy Policy as the “data protection laws”).

Be aware that the FDCW’s website contains links to other websites of interest operated by third parties. These third-party websites have their own privacy policies, including cookies, and we recommend that you review them as they will govern the use of personal information you submit whilst visiting these websites. We do not accept any liability for the privacy practices of such third-party websites.

We do not “share” your information

FDCW does not intentionally disclose, share, sell, or trade information about your individual visits to our Website or any personal information that you may give us such as your name, address, email address or telephone number, to or with any outside companies or organizations without your express permission.

We verify your email address

We will verify that you have given us a functioning email address by sending a confirmation message to you at that address. You must respond to that message so we can verify your email address. You may choose to unsubscribe of our newsletters at any time by clicking on ‘unsubscribe’.


Please read this disclaimer carefully before using the FDCW website:

By accessing the website, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions below. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, you should not access or use the website. The material, text and other content of this website is for general information only and is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice or treatment.

No warranties, guarantees, promises or representations, express or implied, concerning the content, accuracy, completeness, timeliness or usefulness of any opinions, advice or other information contained or referenced in this website are made.

FDCW is not responsible for information appearing via hyperlinks, and the use of this website does not obligate FDCW to follow-up or contact users of this website.

In consideration for your use of and access to this website, you agree that in no event will FDCW or any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering this website or any site linked to this website, be liable to you in any manner whatsoever for any decision made or action or non-action taken by you in reliance upon the information provided through this website.