Privacy Policy

Last updated: 17 July 2021

We encourage you to take a moment to read The Data Inspiration Group Ltd’s privacy policy for its Digdata website, which explains how we collect and use your personal information when you visit the website, send us a membership registration request form and become a member of Digdata or participate in an event or activity which is recorded.

Personal information is information which can be used to identify you, for example, your name and email address.

Visiting the Digdata website
The Digdata website, provides the following:

  • Information on how to register as a member of the Data Inspiration Group Ltd;
  • Membership benefits;
  • Information on activities and events offered by the Data Inspiration Group Ltd;
  • Live online educational activities and panels for members;
  • Classroom resources; and
  • Links to event recordings,

to members of Digdata.

Becoming a Member of Digdata
When you send us a request to become a member of Digdata we collect the following personal information:

  • Name (first intial or name and surname);
  • email address;
  • your school/university name and year group;
  • your role/job title;
  • gender (optional).

We store and use this personal information to register your membership and contact you about events and activities which we think would interest you. Membership is provided in accordance with your request. Emails and texts are sent to you with your consent.

If you are under the age of 13 years old and wish to become a member of Digdata, we will seek the consent of your parent or guardian to collect and use your personal information as required by law. To do this, we collect and use the name and email address of your parent/guardian which you provide to us, with their consent. We do not use your parent’s name and email address for any other purpose and only retain their email response for record keeping purposes.

Participating in events and activities
Universities and Industry Partners
When you work with Digdata to deliver events and activities to our members, which can include online education and career panel sessions, we collect and store your name, image (through video recordings) and role. We do this either because you have asked to be part of an event of activity. The recordings which include your personal information are made available to our members by email and will then be uploaded onto the Digdata website for future viewing by all members.

Digdata Members
When you participate in an online education or career panel sessions, you will be invited to submit solutions or responses to challenges posed by the individuals delivering these sessions either directly or via your teacher who may submit your response. Your response will include your personal information, which will include your name, school and email address. We collect and process this personal information so that we can send you a certificate of participation in the session.

Links to websites
Our website may contain links to websites of Digdata members who are universities and industry partners. This policy does not apply to those other websites so we encourage you to read their privacy policies when you click on a link.

Placing cookies
When you visit our website, cookies are only placed on your device when you submit a registration form to become a member. No cookies are placed when you browse the site or send us a Contact Us form. Click here to read our cookie policy.

The registration form is captured by a company we use to manage registrations and communications, HubSpot. To understand what these cookies are and how to manage them, please read their cookie policy available here. You can also access further information about HubSpot’s Product Privacy Policy here.

Getting in touch
The Digdata website provides a Contact Us form for you to complete if you have any queries about becoming a member. We collect and use your name and email address which you provide in the Contact Us form, so that we can answer your queries.

Children
Membership of Digdata is available to children from year 7 upwards. Where children under the age of 13 wish to become members of Digdata we seek consent from their parent or guardian before completing any registration requests. Without this consent, any registration request will not be completed.

Sharing and transferring your personal information
To provide membership benefits, we use other companies for cloud hosting of the Digdata website, managing membership registrations and contacting you by email of membership benefits.

We ensure that these companies have:

  • appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure the security of your personal information; and
  • adequate protections in place where your personal information is transferred to another country which offers a lower standard of data protection than the UK,

in the event that they need to process any to provide their services to us. Any processing they undertake is only carried out on the basis of our instructions.

What are your choices?
The law entitles you:

  • to receive a copy of any of your personal information which we have collected;
  • to request that we correct or complete personal information we have collected;
  • to request that we delete or stop using or storing any of your personal information when we no longer need it;
  • to object to the processing of your personal information where we are processing it other than to process and deliver your order or deal with a question you may have; and
  • in some circumstances, have your personal information transferred to another organisation.

If you would like to exercise any of these choices, please get in touch using the Contact Us information below. Where we have shared your personal information with other companies, we will let them know if you exercise any of these choices.

If you believe that we have not complied with your data protection rights, you can complain to the Information Commissioner who can be contacted at www.ico.org.uk or by telephone on 0303 123 1113.

How long do we keep your personal information for?
We keep all personal information so that we can do all of the things we have listed above. We also keep order information, which can include personal information for our own internal financial reporting purposes as required by law. After that time we permanently delete personal information.

Contact Us
If you have any questions or concerns about our use of your personal information then please email us at info@digdata.online or write to us at:

The Data Inspiration Group Ltd
Studio 210
134-146 Curtain Road
London
EC2A 3AR

Updates to our Privacy Policy
We update our privacy policy where any details change or as required by law. Any update will be shown by reference to the last updated date at the start of this privacy policy.