Privacy Policy

Registration Privacy Notice


This notice was last updated on 20 March 2019


Your privacy is important to BeTheSpark CIC and in line with General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) we have developed a Privacy Notice that covers why we collect and use your information. This privacy notice ensures that your personal data will be processed fairly and lawfully and in a transparent manner.


Please take a moment to familiarise yourself with our privacy practices.


Why we collect and process the data collected

BeTheSpark CIC will be the Data Controller for the personal data you provide on the BeTheSpark3000 website. The purpose of collecting this data is for us to be able to accept your comments via the webform, and to improve your experience as described in the Cookies section of our Ts&Cs.


Who will have access to your data

Grapevine Event Management are contracted to deliver the BeTheSpark3000 event by BeTheSpark CIC. This means that Grapevine Event Management are a data processor for the BeTheSpark3000 event held by BeTheSpark CIC. For this reason, Grapevine Event Management are able to view collected data during processing, and have permission to use this data when the law allows and in accordance with their own privacy policies to deliver BeTheSpark3000. You can view Grapevine Event Management’s Privacy Policy here:


Wesley Clover Innovation Centre provide website development and maintenance for Wesley Clover Innovation Centre are therefore able to view data collected by BeTheSpark CIC via and are noted as a data processor. Wesley Clover Innovation Centre do not have permission to use your data  in any way.


How long are your details kept

Your details will be retained on the BeTheSpark CIC database until you require them to be removed and decide you no longer need to access the information.


Your rights

Under the data protection legislation, you have the right:

  • to access the personal data that BeTheSparkCIC holds on you
  • to require us to rectify inaccuracies in the personal data that BeTheSpark CIC holds on you
  • to (in certain circumstances) object to or restrict processing
  • to request (in certain circumstances) your data to be ‘erased’
  • to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) who is our independent regulator for data protection


The contact details for the Information Commissioner’s Office are:

Customer Contact

Wycliffe House

Water Lane





Telephone: 01625 545 745 or 0303 123 1113



For help with any of the above rights then please contact BeTheSpark CIC at


Changes to this policy

BeTheSpark CIC may make changes to this privacy policy at any time. Changes will be posted here and are effective immediately. When changes occur to this policy we will contact you on the email address we have recorded in your account to enable you to review the new version.


For further information on your information rights, please contact