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As you access this Site, TEDxWarwick (“we”, “us” or “TEDxWarwick”) recognises your desire to safeguard your personal information and we are committed to protecting your personal information that you share with us.

This statement sets forth our privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) which administers the way in which we collect, use, maintain and disclose information collected from you as you use the website (“Site”).  This Privacy Policy applies to the Site only and all products and services offered by TEDxWarwick.

Please note that this Privacy Policy applies to our Site only. Our Site uses Facebook plug ins and Google Analytics which collect personal and non-personal information.  These programs are subject to their own privacy policies which we encourage you to review before using our Site.  Please see below for more information.

Unless and until the General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) (“GDPR”) is no longer directly applicable in the UK, this privacy policy seeks to abide by the GDPR. For the purposes of the GDPR, TEDxWarwick is the controller and responsible for your personal data.

The Privacy Policy sets out:

  1. What information do we gather?

  2. How we collect your information

  3. How we protect your information

  4. How TEDxWarwick will use information collected

  5. When we might share your information

  6. Storage of your information

  7. Your rights in relation to your information

  8. Third party websites

  9. Opting “In” or “Out”

  10. General

1. What information we gather

We collect two types of information at various points in your user or customer journey:


  • “personally identifiable information” or “personal information”, meaning it can be used to specifically identify you, eg your name, your address; and

  • “non-personally identifiable information” or “non-personal information”, meaning it relates to you but can’t be used to specifically identify you: information about the device you may be using or what kind of browser you are using.

2. How we collect your information

2.1 Personal information

We may collect personal identification information from you in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to when you register on the site, subscribe to the newsletter, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on or through our site. Users may be asked for a number of contact details, including but not limited to and as appropriate: name, address and email address. We may collect this information and store this for future use using “cookies” (see our Cookies Policy). Users may however visit this website anonymously.  We will collect personal identification information from users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us.  Users can always refuse to provide personal identification information but this may mean that they are prevented from participating in Site and event related activities.

2.2 Non-personal information

We may collect non-personal identification information about users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the internet service providers utilised and other similar information.

2.3 Cookies

Our Site may use “cookies” to enhance user experience. Web browsers place cookies on the users’ hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. Users may choose to set their browsers to refuse cookies, or to make the user aware of when cookies are being sent. But, the users will have to note that some parts of the Site may not work or function properly in these circumstances.


Please note, Google Analytics is used on our Site which has its own terms in relation to its cookies. Please see below for further information.

3. How we protect your information

Security for all personal information is extremely important to us.  To prevent unauthorised access, maintain data accuracy and ensure the correct usage of information, we monitor and adjust our physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.


Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee that data transmitted over the Internet will always be secure.  As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us through our Site and you do so at your own risk.

Our company is hosted on the platform. Your data may be stored through’s data storage, databases and the general applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. 


We encourage you to review the privacy statements of other websites you choose to link to from our Site so that you understand how those sites collect, use and share your information.  TEDxWarwick is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content of websites you may link to from this Site.

4. How we may use your collected information

TEDxWarwick may collect and use users personal information for the following purposes:


  • To support functionality of the website. The information you provide us will allow us to register your account and maintain any preferences you have with us, as well as let you see any individual orders for our products or services that you have taken out.

  • To improve and personalise user experience. The information provided allows us to understand customer needs more efficiently and support improvement of TEDxWarwick. Information may also be used to understand how users use the services and resources provided on our site and will be used to improve our products and services.

  • To send newsletters and email communication. If a user agrees to receive communication and emails through our newsletters and mailing lists emails will include updates on company and partner news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If a user has provided consent to us to share their details with our sponsors and third party organisers, we may do so to fulfil their wishes. In each case, the user is able to unsubscribe from the mailing list by following the steps set out below.

5. When we might share your information

While we will never sell your personal information to any other third party without your explicit consent, we do sometimes need to work with a number of third parties to create the best, seamless and most dynamic service we can. We are very careful about who we share your information with, but we would like to give you more detail about the limited circumstances where we may share your personal information with external parties and why.

5.1 Sharing information with our Service Providers

We may use third party service providers to help us enhance our marketing abilities and operate our business and to fulfil our legal obligations to you. Sharing information with these parties may include combining personal and non-personal information as set forth in this Privacy Policy. These service providers administer activities on our behalf, such as sending emails, transaction fulfilment and promotions administration.  For instance, if you participate in a promotion, game or other programme resulting in a prize or award, we will share personal information about you with our centralised data collection agency.  If you enter into a transaction on our Site, we may share your information with transaction providers to fulfil your requests.

5.2 Sharing your information with our social media partners and third party marketing partners

We may provide information to others (such as governmental or law enforcement agencies) in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (ii) comply with any legal claims raised against us; (iii) protect the rights, property or safety of TEDxWarwick; or (iv) protect the rights, property or safety of the public.

We may also provide your information to third parties such as our sponsors or other event organisers where user’s have expressly consented to this. Please note, we will not share your information with third parties under this paragraph where you have not given us your consent. If you have given us your consent and would like to withdraw this consent, please contact us on our details below. You may also use the unsubscribe button contained in our emails.

6. Storage of your information

We will usually store the information we collect from you within the European Economic Area (“EEA”).  We will only store personal information we collect from you outside of the EEA if we have first obtained your consent.

We will not retain your personal data for any longer than reasonably necessary.  What this means is that if you only provide your personal data to us in connection with a promotion or competition that you have entered through our Site, we will securely delete your personal data once the promotion or competition has come to an end.  If you provide us with your email address so that you can receive our newsletters, we will continue to store your email address until you notify us that you no longer wish to receive our newsletters.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, you have the right at any time to notify us that you want the personal data we hold on you to be deleted.

7. Your rights in relation to your information

You have the following rights in relation to your personal information:


  • You have the right to object to us processing your personal information if there are sufficient grounds relating to your particular situation;

  • You have the right to require us to correct any errors in your personal information held or processed by us or on our behalf;

  • You have the right to ask us to delete your personal information where that information is no longer needed for the original purpose for which it was obtained/given. you also have the right to ask us to delete or remove your personal data where you have successfully exercised your right to object to processing, where we may have processed your information unlawfully, or where we are required to erase your personal data to comply with the GDPR. Note that we may demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds to process your information which override your right to erasure;

  • Where we are processing your personal information only by way of your consent (for example, if you have provided explicit consent to have your personal information shared with a social media network), you have the right to withdraw this consent at any time;

  • Where we are unable to delete the information, either because a legitimate legal basis remains or because you want us to keep some or all of your personal information for whatever reason, you have the right to have the purpose for which that information is held or processed restricted.

  • You have the right, subject to narrow exceptions, to not be subject to automated decision making.

  • You also have the right to prohibit us from using your personal information for direct marketing purposes and we will only send you marketing information where you have expressly consented thereto. You will always have the option of removing your information from our e-mail mailing list(s) so that you will not receive further e-mail promotional communications from us.

In order to ensure immediate removal from any list, it is best to follow the specific instructions outlined within the communications you receive from us (for example, an unsubscribe button) since we operate numerous sites and e-mail lists. If you are unable to complete the process indicated in such communications, please send our technical team an email at

8. Third-party Sites

Users may find external content on our site that link to the websites of our partners, subscribers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties.  We do not take control of the content or links that are found on these websites and are therefore not responsible for any practices employed by these websites linked to or from our Site.  These websites or services may include content or links that continually change and may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies.  The browsing on and the use of any other website, including websites which may have a link to our site is subject to that website’s own terms and policies. This Privacy Policy applies to the use of our Site only.

Sites linked to our Site are checked at the time of linking for possible legal violations.  A permanent control of the linked pages is unreasonable without concrete evidence of a violation. Upon notification of violations, links will be removed immediately.

Privacy Statement for the use of Facebook plugins (like button)

Our website contains plugins designed by the social network Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA).  You can easily identify the Facebook plugins thanks to the Facebook logo or the “Like Button” (“Like”) on our website.  You can read more about Facebook plugins here:

When you visit our pages, a direct connection is established between your browser and the Facebook server.  In the process, Facebook receives the information that you have visited our website with your IP address.  When you click on the Facebook “Like Button” while you are still logged in you Facebook account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Facebook profile.  This makes it possible for Facebook to allocate our pages to your user account.  We would like to emphasise that, as the provider of the web pages, we have no knowledge of the data and how they are used by Facebook.  For more information, please see the data privacy statement at

If you do not wish that Facebook can assign to visit our pages to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.

Privacy Statement for the Use of Google Analytics


This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”).  Google Analytics uses.  “Cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and enable analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website are usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.  If the IP anonymisation option is activated on this website, your IP address is abbreviated by Google within Member States of the European Union or in other countries which are contracting parties to the Agreement of the European Economic Area (EEA).


Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address to a server transmitted by Google in the USA and shortened there.  On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing others with website and internet related services to the website operator. It is undertaken as part of Google Analytics that your IP address will not be merged with other data held by Google.


You may refuse the use of cookies by adjusting your browser software; however, you will then not be able to use all the functions of this website to the full extent.  You can also prevent the data generated by the cookie about your use of the website (incl. Your IP address) to Google and the processing of these data by Google, by downloading available at the following link browser plugin and install:


Privacy Statement for the Use of Twitter


Functions of the Twitter service are integrated on our sites. These functions are offered by Twitter (Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA).  Through the use of Twitter and the “Re-Tweet” the web pages you visit are linked to your Twitter account and made known to other users. This data is also transmitted to Twitter.


We point out that, as providers of the sites, we have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and use them through Twitter. For more information, please see the privacy statement of Twitter at


You can modify your data protection settings on Twitter in the account settings at


By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy.  If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Continued use of the Site following any changes made to the policy is deemed to represent acceptance of these changes.

9. Opting-in and out

You can ask us or third parties to stop sending you marketing messages at any time. Where you opt out of receiving these marketing messages, this will not apply to personal data provided to us in order to receive service from us.

10. General

10.1 Privacy Policy Updates

By using our Site, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Policy.  We reserve the right to modify, alter or otherwise update this policy at any time. Visitors are encouraged to review this Privacy Policy from time to time to stay abreast of any changes.  Your continued use of our Site following the posting of any changes to this Privacy Policy means you accept those changes, however, changes in its terms will not apply retrospectively to actions already taken.

10.2 Contacting Us

If users have any questions about this privacy policy, the practices of this site, or dealings with the site please contact us at:



This document was last updated on 20th July 2022.

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