(A division of Amplified Business Content Ltd)


The Data Protection Act 2018 as read with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) are now in force and give individuals in the UK and the European Union enhanced rights over the use of their data. As a result, we have updated our data privacy policy.

Under the GDPR, we can only hold and process your personal data on one or more of the grounds authorised by the GDPR. In this notice we advise you of the basis on which we hold and process your personal data and of your rights under the GDPR.


If you have registered to attend one of our events, we will ask you to furnish certain personal information sufficient to enable us to process your booking and communicate with you regarding the event. The basis for our receiving and processing this information will be contractual.


  • If you merely wish to receive communications about the event before deciding whether to attend, we will ask you to give your explicit consent to receiving such communications and this will authorise us to process your data for this purpose.
  • You can withdraw your consent at any time in one of ways described below.


  • If you expressly consent to receiving our newsletters, marketing communications by email about future events and other services we offer by ticking the appropriate tick box, this will authorise us to process your data for these purposes.
  • You can withdraw your consent at any time in one of ways described below.


  • If you have previously attended one of our conferences or other events, or subscribed to one of our services, then, in the absence of consent, the legal basis on which we have processed your data and communicated with you is our legitimate interests. We have a legitimate interest in communicating with you in order to give you information regarding upcoming conferences or our other services. It is necessary for us to market our services in this way as there is no cost-effective alternative. In balancing our interests against yours, we take into consideration the facts that the amount of your personal data we process is minimal, that it is not sensitive data, that there is a minimal privacy impact and that you can easily opt out or unsubscribe at any time.
  • You have the right at any time to instruct us to stop processing your personal data on the basis of legitimate interests and to delete all such data. This right can be exercised in one of ways described below. Once you do this, any personal data of yours will be deleted permanently from our records.


  • We use a third-party website design company, Rusticated Creative Limited, to to manage our site [they have access to the data, but do not process it]. We have implemented the necessary contractual arrangements to ensure the confidentiality and security of your personal data under their control.
  • We will not use your personal data other than for the purposes described in this notice.
  • Except as described above, we will not sell your personal data or share it with any third parties.
  • We will not keep your personal data for longer than is necessary for the stated purposes except:
    • to the extent required by law; or
    • in the case of information provided for contractual purposes, for the relevant period laid down in the Limitation Act 1980 for bringing any claims; or
    • where we rely on legitimate interests, unless deletion is specifically requested by you, all personal data will be deleted after one year.
  • We will take all reasonable and necessary technical and organisational measures to protect your personal data.


Your rights under the GDPR include the following:

  • The right at any time to withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal data.
  • The right to be informed of what personal data of yours we hold, how we obtained it and how long we intend to keep it (also known as a subject access request).
  • The right to have your personal data rectified in the event that it is inaccurate or incomplete.
  • The right to request the erasure of your personal data (also called the right to be forgotten).
  • The right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data, in particular where the processing is carried out for direct marketing purposes.
  • The right to restrict the processing of your personal data where your right to object to processing is disputed.
  • The right to data portability (i.e. transfer of your personal data to another organisation) except where your data is processed on the basis of legitimate interests.

Your rights above can be exercised free of charge by writing to us or telephoning us. Our contact details are set out at the end of this notice.

In certain cases, we will need to satisfy ourselves of your identity before we can action a request under the GDPR.

If you feel that any of your rights have been infringed, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office (

A Division of Amplified Business Content Ltd
9-11, Castle Street
Office Suite 2
CF10 1BS

Email address:
Telephone No.: 0845 5000 327

31 May 2018