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Professional Affiliates privacy notice

Personal data

What is personal data?
Personal data is any information that can be used to identify an individual

What personal data do we collect
The personal data that the Engineering Council collects and processes on you is:

Personal data type supplied by you: Personal data supplied by someone else:
Contact details for yourself, your organisation staff and volunteers Contact details supplied by someone on behalf of your organisation


What we use your personal data for

The personal data we collect will be used to contact you / your organisation regarding a Professional Affiliate application, status and / or requirements.

What is the basis for processing your data
The processing of your personal data by the Engineering Council is conducted on the basis of legitimate interest in order to establish if your organisation should receive Professional Affiliate status. Once your organisation has gained the Professional Affiliate status, we process your data to maintain contact with you / your organisation.

Special or sensitive data
The Engineering Council does not collect or process special categories of personal data or sensitive data such as race, ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, etc.

Consent
By consenting to this privacy notice, you are giving the Engineering Council permission to process your personal data specifically for the purposes identified above. You may withdraw consent to the Engineering Council processing your personal data at any time by contacting the Engineering Council’s Data Protection representative and requesting a Professional Affiliate Privacy Notice November 2018 form. However, if you withdraw your consent we would not be able to contact you regarding your organisations Professional Affiliate application or status.

Sharing your data
The Engineering Council will pass your personal data to the following third parties, without first obtaining your consent, for the following purpose(s) as part of our processing activities:

Third Parties Purpose
Volunteers To share information in relation to the organisation seeking to obtain Professional Affiliate status and while holding this status
IT support companies In relation to the maintenance and development of the Partner Portal and SharePoint


The Engineering Council will not pass on your personal information to any other
organisation.

However we may share your data for the purpose of:

Retention
The Engineering Council will process your personal data for as long as the individual at the organisation or until the organisation’s business details need to be changed.

 

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