Privacy Policy

13 Dec 2018 / v1.1

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What will we do with the information you provide to us?

All of the information you provide to us will only be used for the purpose of providing you information and/or access to the conference, or to fulfil legal or regulatory requirements, if necessary.

We will not share any of the information you provide with any third parties for marketing purposes or store any of your information outside of the European Economic Area, unless that country is covered under Article 45. You can see a detailed list of countries. The information you provide will be held securely by us and/or our data processors whether the information is in electronic or physical format.

What information do we ask for, and why?

We only collect personal data that fulfills our stated purposes and will not retain it for longer than is necessary.

The information we ask for is used to organize our events, estimate attendance and organize logistics, catering and other requirements. If you disagree with our policy and do not wish to provide us with this information, you will be unable to attend these events.

Use of data processors

Data processors are third parties who provide elements of our event organisation and planning for us.


If you use our mailing lists, you will provide the requested information to Mailchimp, who provide this online service for us. Once you submit your email address, they will hold the information you submit and we will have access to it, storing this information on their servers in the United States, and stored there in accordance with the EU-US Privacy Shield.

Read Mailchimp's Privacy Policy.

Websites, mobile applications and other services

We use cookies and other technologies to collect information when you visit our sites or use our mobile applications and other services. Collecting such information may involve logging the IP address, operating system and browser software used by each user, as well as general application and website usage information. We may be able to determine from an IP address a user’s Internet Service Provider and the geographic location of his or her point of connectivity, as well as accessing geolocation information.


Universal Analytics (Google)

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the website from, the pages they visited, and performance metrics about their visit. This information helps us improve the performance and quality of this website.

Read Google's overview of privacy and safeguarding data.


We use Transport Layer Security (TLS) to encrypt and protect email traffic. If your email service does not support TLS, you should be aware that any emails we send or receive may not be protected in transit.

We will also monitor any emails sent to us, including file attachments, for viruses or malicious software. Please be aware that you have a responsibility to ensure that any email you send is within the bounds of the law.

Data security

We take appropriate measures to ensure that all personal data is kept secure including security measures to prevent personal data from being accidentally lost, or used or accessed in an unauthorised way. We limit access to your personal data to those who have a genuine business need to view it. Those processing your information will do so only in an authorised manner and are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we adhere to industry best-practices and will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted through any online means, therefore any transmission remains at your own risk.

Links to other websites

This privacy notice does not cover the links within this site linking to other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.

How long is the information retained for?

The data collected from events, mailing list sign-up, website and mobile application usage will be retained for a period of 1 year after the event.

Accessing, Updating or Deleting Your Personally Identifiable Information

You have certain rights in relation to your Personally Identifiable Information. You can access your Personally Identifiable Information and confirm that it remains correct and up-to-date or choose whether or not you wish to receive material from us or some of our partners by contacting us and requesting access to this information. If you would like further information in relation to your rights or would like to exercise any of them, you may contact us via If you reside or are located in the EEA, you have the right to request that we:

  • provide access to any Personally Identifiable Information we hold about you;
  • prevent the processing of your Personally Identifiable Information for direct-marketing purposes;
  • update any Personally Identifiable Information which is out of date or incorrect;
  • delete any Personally Identifiable Information which we are holding about you;
  • restrict the way that we process your Personally Identifiable Information;
  • provide your Personally Identifiable Information to a third party provider of services; or
  • provide you with a copy of any Personally Identifiable Information which we hold about you.

We try to answer every email promptly where possible, and provide our response within the time period stated by applicable law.

Keep in mind, however, that there will be residual information that will remain within our databases, access logs and other records, which may or may not contain your Personally Identifiable Information. Please also note that certain Personally Identifiable Information may be exempt from such requests in certain circumstances, which may include if we need to keep processing your Personally Identifiable Information to comply with a legal obligation.

When you email us with a request, we may ask that you provide us with information necessary to confirm your identity.