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SIGTTO is committed to protecting and respecting any personal information you share with us. This statement describes what types of information we collect from you, how it is used by us, how we share it with others, how you can manage the information we hold and how you can contact us.

Personal data

Under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) personal data is defined as:

any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person ('data subject'); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person


How we use your information

SIGTTO will collect and use your personal data for meeting details and facilitation, news and keeping in touch about new publications, industry issues and joining and renewal of membership.

The data we collect is contact details including, name, address, email, IP address, telephone number and your website address.

For full and communication reps and Board, GPC and HEC members it will be stored on our database to enable communications directly with you through internal email distribution lists.


Why does SIGTTO need to collect and store personal data?

In order for us to provide you with a service we need to collect personal data for correspondence purposes. In any event, we are committed to ensuring that the information we collect and use is appropriate for this purpose, and does not constitute an invasion of your privacy.


Will SIGTTO share my personal data with anyone else?

If we wish to pass your personal data onto a third party we will only do so once we have obtained your consent. In terms of being contacted for marketing purposes SIGTTO would contact you for additional consent.


How will SIGTTO use the personal data it collects about me?

SIGTTO will process (collect, store and use) the information you provide in a manner compatible with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We will endeavour to keep your information accurate and up to date, and not keep it for longer than is necessary. SIGTTO is required to retain information in accordance with the law, such as information needed for income tax and audit purposes. How long certain kinds of personal data should be kept may also be governed by specific business-sector requirements and agreed practices. Personal data may be held in addition to these periods depending on individual business needs.


Under what circumstances will SIGTTO contact me?

Our aim is not to be intrusive, and we undertake not to ask irrelevant or unnecessary questions. Moreover, the information you provide will be subject to rigorous measures and procedures to minimise the risk of unauthorised access or disclosure.


Can I find out the personal data that the organisation holds about me?

SIGTTO at your request, can confirm what information we hold about you and how it is processed. If SIGTTO does hold personal data about you, you can request the following information:


What forms of ID will I need to provide in order to access this?

SIGTTO accepts the following forms of ID when information on your personal data is requested: passport, driving licence, birth certificate, utility bill (from last 3 months).

For personal data privacy requests contact:

44 (0)207 628 1124 or email reception@sigtto.org