Privacy Policy

Last updated: November 2020


CWC respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal data. In this notice, we will provide you with more information on your privacy rights as well as on how we collect and process your personal data. 

It is important that you read this privacy notice together with any other notices we may provide you on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing personal data about you so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using our data. This privacy notice supplements other notices and is not intended to override them.

Please note that CWC does not knowingly collect data relating to children or special category data.

Who We Are

CWC is the controller and responsible for your personal data (referred to as “we”, “us”, or “our” in this privacy notice).

If you have any questions about this privacy notice or our privacy practices, or if you wish to exercise an of your rights as a data subject, please contact Shirley Clarke at

How do we collect your personal data?

We collect your personal data through direct interactions. You may give us your personal data by completing our forms, or by corresponding with us via our website, Linkedin page, e-mail or WhatsApp.

What personal data do we collect and what do we use it for?

We may collect, use, store or otherwise process different kinds of personal data about you, such as identity information, contact information and work experience information. You will find more information on the data we process and the reasons for processing in the table below:

Personal Data CollectedPurposes for ProcessingLegal Basis for ProcessingLegitimate Interests
Name, surname, phone number, e-mail address, Linkedin profile, your location, information about your employment history, information about your preferencesTo contact you about your membership, prospective membership, or to respond to your inquiries To inform you about our activities To generally manage and carry out our organizational functionsLegitimate interestsWe have a legitimate interest in processing your contact information to contact you and manage our organizational activities 
Photos and video recordings For marketing and promotional purposes, including to create social media posts and other online content designed to promote CWC’s objectives   To disseminate our seminars, lectures and workshops to our other members and prospective members  Consent N/A
Employment history, opinions, and preferences To provide you with tailored/personalized content and/or activities ConsentN/A

Who do we share your personal data with?

We may share your personal data with our service providers and with our other CWC Chapters for the purposes set out in the table above.

International Transfers of Personal Data

We may share your personal data with our other CWC Chapters located outside of the UK/EU/EEA and/or with our service providers. If we do so, we will ensure that our transfers are compliant with the applicable laws. For more information on the safeguards employed by us when transferring your personal data to a non-adequate jurisdiction, please contact us at [contact details].

How long will you keep my data for?

We only retain your data for as long as it is reasonably necessary to fulfill the purposes we collected it for. To determine the appropriate retention period, we consider the amount, nature and sensitivity of the data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure as well as the purposes for which we process your personal data and any other legal requirements that may apply.

What are my rights?

Under certain circumstances, you have rights under the applicable data protection laws in relation to your personal data, such as:

  • Right to request access to your personal data
  • Right to request the correction/rectification of your personal data 

It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal data changes during your relationship with us.

  • Right to request the erasure of your personal data
  • Right to object to the processing of your personal data
  • Right to request the restriction of processing of your personal data
  • Right to request transfer of your personal data (data portability)
  • Right to withdraw consent

You may withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal data at any time.

Please note that the rights above are conditional and may not be applicable depending on the circumstances.

You have the right to make a complaint anytime to the Information Commissioner’s Office, the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues ( We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns. Should you have any concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us at


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Changes to this Privacy Notice

We update our privacy notice from time to time. We will endeavor to notify you of any changes made to this privacy notice. Please note that we will always include the last modification date at the top of this privacy notice.