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T1International Privacy Policy

1.0 Policy Statement

T1International and our affiliates ("we", “our” or “us”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy (“Policy”) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

For the purposes of applicable UK and EU data protection laws, (“the UK and EU Privacy Laws”), including Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (the “EU GDPR”), the UK equivalent of the EU GDPR (the “UK GDPR”) and the Data Protection Act 2018, the data controller is T1International of 12 Stringers Close, Stroud, GL5 3RB, UK.

We rely on various legal bases under the UK and EU Privacy Laws in order to process your personal data (including basic contact and identifying information and IP addresses, and, where appropriate, more sensitive types of personal data such as diabetes-related health data), including for our legitimate interests and contractual necessity. We use the personal data we collect to operate our business, conduct business with you and perform essential or legitimate business operations.

Further information about the legal bases under which we process your personal data is included in this Policy at section 4 “Uses Made of Your Personal Data”.

You do not need to take any action as a result of this Policy, but you do have certain rights as described in this Policy at section 9 “Your Rights”.

2.0 When this Policy Applies

This Policy applies to any personal data that you share with us online as further described below in section 3 “Personal Data That You Provide to Us“, and includes personal data collected and provided to us in connection with your interaction with us through:

i. our website https://www.t1international.comand its sub sites (including any forms our website may contain);

ii. any direct email communications with a @t1international.com email address; and/or

iii. our social media sites, including:

This Policy does not apply to personal data collected in other contexts, including personal data collected offline or through any other means, such as on any other website operated by a third party, including through any application or content that may link to or be accessible from the Website. This list is indicative only, not exhaustive. These third parties have their own privacy policies for the personal data they collect about you, and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for their personal data activities or policies.

3.0 Personal Data that you Provide to Us

We will collect and process personal data that you provide to us when you: (i) complete forms on our Website, including when you register to use the Website, subscribe to our newsletter or make a donation; or (ii) communicate with any of our team members via the Website or a @t1international.com email address. The personal data that you provide to us may include your name, address, e-mail address, phone number, personal description and photograph and/or diabetes-related health data.

We do not collect or process any of your financial or credit card information. If you choose to donate to our charity, third party payment providers utilised by the Website will collect such financial and credit card information as an independent controller. 

4.0 Uses Made of Personal Data

We use personal data held about you in the following ways:

Purpose Legal Basis
To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us and to provide you with the information, materials and services that you request from us. Contractual necessity and our legitimate interest in operating our business and providing services to you.
To communicate with you through our direct marketing and/or other fundraising activities, including communications sent in our newsletter or by email, SMS or phone if you have given us specific consent. Legitimate interest in operating our business and providing services to you.
To provide you with information, materials and services we offer that are similar to those that you have already received or enquired about. Legitimate interest in operating our business.
To notify you about changes to our services, activities and operations. Legitimate interest in operating our business.
To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer and to trouble-shoot technical issues. Our legitimate interest in operating our business.
To comply with our legal obligations and co-operate with law enforcement. Compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject.
For statistical analysis, market research and to gather insights about users of our website. Our legitimate interest in operating our business and consent
For any other purpose which furthers our charitable activities and operations and for which you have given us specific consent. Consent.

Note that we may process your personal data on more than one legal basis depending on the specific purpose for which we are using your personal data. No solely automated decision making, including profiling, is used when processing your personal data.

We will only use your personal data for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If we need to use your personal data for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and explain the legal basis which allows us to do so. 

5.0 Children Under the Age of 16

Our Website is not intended for children under 16 years of age. We do not knowingly collect personal data from children under 16, and no part of the Website is designed to attract anyone under the age of 16. If we later learn that you are under the age of 16, we will take appropriate steps to remove your personal data from our database and restrict you from accessing our Website. Unless otherwise disclosed during collection, we do not knowingly provide any personal information about minors, regardless of its source, to third parties, nor is this information knowingly used by us for any marketing or promotional purposes.

If you are under 16, do not use or provide any information on the Website or through any of its features or provide any personal data about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address or any screen name or username you may use.

If we learn we have collected or received personal data from a child under 16 without verification of parental consent, we will endeavour to delete that personal data. If you believe we may have any personal data from or about a child under 16, and you are the parent or legal guardian of that child, please contact us to delete that personal data at [email protected].

6.0 Disclosure of Your Personal Data

We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual without prior written consent, without restriction.

Your personal data will be shared with and processed by selected third parties including:

  • our affiliates; and
  • contractors, service providers and other third parties including our data hosting providers, consultants, joint partners and collaborators that we use to support our charitable activities and operations, as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which you provide it or for any other purpose with your consent.

We make sure anyone who provides a service to, or for us, enters into an agreement with us and meets our standards for data security. To the extent your personal data is transferred to countries outside of the UK and EEA, such transfers will only be made in accordance with UK and EU Privacy Laws.

We may also disclose your personal data to other third parties if: (i) we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal, regulatory or other necessary obligation; (ii) in order to enforce or apply our terms of use and other agreements; or (iii) to protect the rights, property, or safety of T1International, our supporters, or others. 

7.0 Security and Retention of Your Personal Data

We are committed to protecting your personal data. We have adopted robust and appropriate technologies, measures and policies, so the personal data we have about you is protected to the extent possible from unauthorized access and improper use. All personal data you provide to us is stored on secure servers of our third party service providers. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know such personal data. They will only process your personal data on our instructions, and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your personal data, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access. We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.

We will keep your personal data for only as long as is reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this Policy, unless a longer retention period is required by law. We will not keep more personal data than we need for those purposes. For further information about how long we will keep your personal data, please contact us directly at [email protected].

8.0 Cookies

Information regarding how you access this site (e.g., browser type, access times, and Internet Protocol (IP) address) and your hardware and software, which may include personal data, is automatically collected through the use of cookies (a small text file placed on your hard drive) or other technologies or tools. This information is used to improve our website performance, troubleshoot technical issues and for our business purposes, which may include analysing trends and to comply with applicable law and co-operate with law enforcement activities. Where cookies are not necessary for us to provide the products or services you have requested or for the functioning of this site, we will ask you to consent to their use. You may opt-in to accept cookies automatically by changing the settings on your browser. If you opt-out of certain cookies, you may not be able to access certain parts of this site.We use the cookies listed below on our website.

Cookie Name Type / Purpose More Information
Google Analytics Cookie _ga Analytics Cookie - The _ga cookie, installed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors. Cookie expires after 2 years
Google Analytics Cookie _gid Analytics Cookie - Installed by Google Analytics, _gid cookie stores information on how visitors use a website, while also creating an analytics report of the website's performance. Some of the data that are collected include the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously. Cookie expires after 1 day
Django CSRF token csrftoken Essential Cookie - This cookie is associated with Django web development platform for python. Used to help protect the website against Cross-Site Request Forgery attacks Cookie expires after 1 year
Google Analytics Cookie _gat Analytics Cookie - This cookie is installed by Google Universal Analytics to restrain request rate and thus limit the collection of data on high traffic sites. Cookie expires after 1 minute
Cloudflare Bot Protection Cookie __cf_bm Essential Cookie - This cookie is installed by Cloudflare to identify and mitigate automated traffic from bots. Its purpose is to protect the website from automated attacks. Cookie expires after 30 minutes
Google Captcha _GRECAPTCHA Essential Cookie - This cookie is installed by Google Recaptcha to provide spam protection Cookie expires after the session
Google Translate googtrans Functionality Cookie - This cookie is installed by Google Translate to store user language settings. Cookie expires after the session

Where cookies are not necessary for the functioning of our website, we will ask you to consent to their use. The help feature on most browsers provides information on how to accept cookies, disable or refuse cookies or to notify you when receiving a new cookie. You may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org, which contains comprehensive information about types of cookies, how they are used, and how you manage your cookie preferences. If you opt-out of certain cookies, you may not be able to use some features of our Website or Service.

Do Not Track Disclosure.

We may use the above tracking technologies to collect information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or other online services (behavioral tracking). We may also share information collected by cookies and other tracking technologies with our authorized third-party service providers in order to measure the overall effectiveness of our online content and programming.

Some internet browsers have incorporated “Do Not Track” features. Most of these features, when turned on, send a signal or preference (the “DNT Signal”) to web sites you visit indicating that you do not wish to be tracked. As at the date of this Policy, the Website does not respond to DNT Signals.

Information Provided Through Social Network Platforms.

If you access our services on a “social network platform” (including, but not limited to, Facebook and Twitter), we will access and store the information explicitly allowed by the social network platform by their Terms of Service, through an interface provided by the social network platform. Activities that may be accessible via a social network platform include forums, and other activities that may be available on the Website or at in-person events. As we do not have control over the user interface provided by social network platforms, we do not take any responsibility for any changes or problems with the interface or exchange of information provided by any of these social network platforms.

9.0 Your Rights

You have the right to access the personal data we hold about you, and there are a number of ways you can control the way in which and what personal data we store and process about you. To exercise these rights and controls, please contact us directly at [email protected].

Access: You have the right to ask for a copy of the personal data that we hold about you free of charge, however we may charge a ‘reasonable fee’, if we think that your request is excessive, to help us cover the costs of locating the personal data you have requested.

Correction: You may notify us of changes to your personal data if it is inaccurate or it needs to be updated.

Deletion: If you think that we shouldn’t be holding or processing your personal data any more, you may request that we delete it. Please note that this may not always be possible due to legal obligations.

Restrictions on use: You may request that we stop processing your personal data (other than storing it), if: (i) you contest the accuracy of it (until the accuracy is verified); (ii) you believe the processing is against the law; (iii) you believe that we no longer need your data for the purposes for which it was collected, but you still need your data to establish or defend a legal claim; or (iv) you object to the processing, and we are verifying whether our legitimate grounds to process your personal data, override your own rights.

Object: You have the right to object to processing, including: (i) for direct marketing; (ii) for research or statistical purposes; or (iii) where processing is based on legitimate interests.

Portability: If you wish to transfer your personal data to another organisation (and certain conditions are satisfied), you may ask us to do so, and we will send it directly if we have the technical means.

Withdrawal of consent: If you previously gave us your consent (by a clear affirmative action) to allow us to process your personal data for a particular purpose, but you no longer wish to consent to us doing so, you can contact us to let us know that you withdraw that consent.

We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response.

We will respond to all data subject requests within one month of receipt. We may not be able to accommodate a request to change personal data if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the personal data to be incorrect.

10.0 Social Media Platforms

Our services may provide you with the ability to register, log into, “like” or otherwise interact with your social media services, including, but not limited to, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and other social media services. These features may enable integration and/or access to your social media accounts. We do not control these social media services or your profiles on these services, and we do not establish privacy settings or rules for how your personal data on those services will be used. Your personal data will be subject to the applicable social media service’s terms and conditions and your current privacy settings on such social media service. You are encouraged to read all policies and information regarding the applicable social media services to learn more about how they handle your information. By linking to or otherwise accessing any social media service, you will be assuming the risk that the personal data you provide on that service may be viewed or used by third parties for any purpose. You agree that we are not responsible for any acts or omissions by these social media service providers.

11.0 Changes to our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to amend this Policy from time to time. Any changes we make to our Policy in the future will be posted on this page. If we make material changes to how we treat our users' personal data, we will notify you through a notice on the Website home page. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our Policy. We will use personal data only in accordance with the Policy under which the personal data was collected.

The date the Policy was last revised is identified at the top or bottom of the page. You are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date active and deliverable e-mail address for you, and for periodically visiting our Website and this Policy to check for any changes.

12.0 Contact

Questions, comments and requests regarding this Policy are welcomed and should be addressed to [email protected]

13.0 Complaints

Should you wish to lodge a complaint with regards to how your personal data has been processed by us, please contact your local supervisory authority. In the UK, this is the Information Commissioner’s Office – https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us.

The date the Policy was last revised is identified at the top or bottom of the page. You are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date active and deliverable e-mail address for you, and for periodically visiting our Website and this Policy to check for any changes.