At HGI, we’re committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This Policy explains when and why we collect personal information about people who visit our www.hgiconferences.com website, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure. We may change this Policy from time to time, so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any changes. By using our website, you’re agreeing to be bound by this Policy. Any questions regarding this Policy and our privacy practices should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, by telephone on +44 (0)1323 811662 (Mon–Fri, 9.00am–5.30pm, GMT) or by post to the office address below.
Who are we?
The Human Givens Institute, a limited company registered in England under company number 4331916. Our registered office is: Preston Park House, South Road, Brighton, East Sussex UK BN1 6SB. Our office address is The Human Givens Institute, Church Farm Lane, Chalvington, East Sussex, BN27 3TD, UK. We are registered as a data controller on the Data Protection Register as required by the Data Protection Act 1998, registered number Z3386838.
How do we collect information from you?
We obtain information about you when you contact purchase a ticket to our online event or register to receive updates about any of our conferences or online summits.
What type of information is collected from you?
The personal information we collect might include your name, address and email address. If you purchase a ticket to an online summit, your card information is not held by us, it is collected by a third party payment processor (Stripe), who specialise in the secure online capture and processing of credit/debit card transactions.
How is your information used?
We may use your information to:
Process a ticket that you have made
To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into by you and us
Seek your views or comments on the services we provide
Notify you of changes to our services
Send you communications which you have requested and that may be of interest to you. These may include updates on an online summit you have booked onto, information about other HGI online events or other related information. We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with us. Your information is sorted on our third-party platforms such as Thinkific’s booking and access service, Stripe’s payment gateway and Ontraport, which all abide by GDPR and the security of data.
Who has access to your information?
You will receive booking and other information emails from Stripe, Thinkific and Ontraport (the platforms we use to manage our events and related communications) if you decide to purchase a ticket to one of our online events. You have a choice about whether or not you wish to receive any additional information from us. We will always ask you if you wish to sign up for additional notifications about our online events or other emailed notifications. We will not contact you for any other marketing purposes by email, phone or text message unless you have given your prior consent. You can change your marketing preferences at any time by contacting us by email: email@example.com or telephone on +44 1323 811662
How you can access and update your information
The accuracy of your information is important to us. If you change email address, or any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org, or write to us at: The Human Givens Institute, Chalvington, East Sussex, BN27 3TD, United Kingdom. Alternatively, you can telephone +44 1323 811662. You have the right to ask for a copy of the information the HGI holds about you.
Use of ‘cookies’
Links to other websites
16 or Under
We are concerned to protect the privacy of children aged 16 or under. If you are aged 16 or under‚ please get your parent/guardian’s permission beforehand whenever you provide us with personal information.
Transferring your information outside of Europe
As part of the services offered to you through our website, the information which you provide to us may be transferred to countries outside the UK. By way of example, this may happen if any of our servers are from time to time located in a country outside of the UK. These countries may not have similar data protection laws to the UK. By submitting your personal data, you’re agreeing to this transfer, storing or processing. If we transfer your information outside of the UK in this way, we will take steps to ensure that appropriate security measures are taken with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this Policy. If you use our services while you are outside the UK, your information may be transferred outside the UK in order to provide you with those services.
Review of this Policy
We keep this Policy under review. This Policy was produced in December 2020 and updated to reflect our new generic summit website address in January 2023.