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Privacy policy

Privacy and Cookies Policy


The DaVinci Network respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal data. Our privacy policy explains how and for what reasons we may process your data and sets out how you may exercise your legal rights.


In accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (the GDPR), DaVinci Network Ltd (company no.11975486 ) is the data controller for the purposes of your personal data. The Company’s  registered office is 155 Delaware Road, London, W9 2LL. 


If you require any further information or assistance in respect of your personal data you are able to contact us at


You are also able at any time to make a complaint to the Information Commissioner's Office. The ICO is the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues. Further details about the ICO can be found at The Company is committed to processing and managing your data within the framework of the GDPR and we would therefore invite you to express any concerns you may have directly to us in the first instance so that we may endeavour to resolve them. 


Our privacy notice was last updated on 17 December 2020.  Please let us know if any of your personal data changes during your relationship with us.


1.    Data we collect


We will collect data about you or your organisation when you subscribe to our newsletters, buy tickets or register for our events, provide feedback or complete surveys or forms.


In pursuit of the above we may process certain types of personal data about you as follows:


●     First name, last name, username, title, date of birth

●    Billing address, delivery address, email address and telephone numbers 

●    Bank account and payment card details 

●    Details about payments between us and other details of purchases made by you 

●    Login data, internet protocol addresses, browser type and version, browser plug-in types and versions, time zone setting and location, operating system and platform and other technology on the devices you use to access this site 

●    Username and password, purchases or orders, your interests, preferences, feedback and survey responses 

●    Information about how you use our website, products and services 

●    Preferences in receiving marketing communications from us and our third parties and your communication preferences

●    To promote our services and to conduct or support marketing and research


We may at times also process Aggregated Data which is derived from your personal data. Aggregated Data however is not personal data for the purposes of the law as the Aggregated Data does not indirectly or directly reveal your identity. We may collect, use and share Aggregated Data for any purpose such as monitoring website usage. If at any time Aggregated Data is linked to your personal data so that you may potentially be indirectly or directly identified then we will of course consider this data as your personal data and treat it in accordance with this Privacy Policy.


2.    How we collect data


Data is collected through different methods including the following: 


●    Data voluntarily provided by you when for example subscribing to our newsletters or services, attending our events or when providing information when communicating with us through email 

●    Whilst using our site we may at times also automatically collect technical data in relation to your browsing and usage patterns. This data is collected through the use of cookies and similar technologies. We may at times also receive Technical Data about you if you visit other websites that use our cookies. 

●    We may at times also receive technical and usage data about you from third party analytics providers such as Google. 

●    We may also collect personal data about you from the media, social media platforms, other publicly available sources and when you attend events hosted by us. 


3.    How we use your personal data


We will only use your personal data when permitted by law. We will most commonly use your personal data in the following circumstances:

●    In performance of any contracts between us

●    Communicating with you through newsletters and marketing advertisements for our services but only where you have consented to receive this

●    Conducting market research

●    Where it is necessary for our legitimate interests provided your fundamental rights do not override those interests

●    In compliance with any legal or regulatory obligations placed upon us

●    Where you have provided specific informed consent for us to use your personal data

4.    The legal basis for processing your personal data


Depending on the purposes for which we are using your personal data we may process your data on more than one lawful ground. The grounds may include:


●    Contract- In order to fulfil our obligations by providing our products and services in accordance with any contract between ourselves

●    Consent-  If we have your specific consent to do so then your personal data may be used for the purposes of direct advertising and marketing, personalisation of content and services and analytical purposes.

●    Legitimate Interests-  We may use your personal data in circumstances where it is necessary for our legitimate interests as a business (provided that these do not override your fundamental rights). This may include using data to analyse user engagement with our services and online content, to improve user experience and to support product development and to maintain functionality of our websites and to monitor any fraud or security issues.


5.    Opting Out


You will only receive marketing communications from us if you have expressly opted in to do so. 

You can unsubscribe from newsletters and any other marketing messages at any time  by following the unsubscribe links on any marketing message sent to you.


We will get your express opt-in consent before we share your personal data with any other company for marketing purposes.


6.    Disclosures to Third Parties


At times it may be necessary to share your personal data with contractors or suppliers who provide us with services. This could arise in circumstances where for example you attend an online event remotely and we need to share your name and contact details with the platform hosting the event. We may also use mailing houses for the distribution of our newsletters, direct debit processors for the handling of payments and IT and technical support services. 


We require all third parties to whom we transfer your data to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law. We only allow such third parties to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.

We will not share your details with any other third parties unless we have your explicit consent.


7.    International Transfers


At times we may work with third parties outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) and collecting and using your personal information may involve the transfer of this information internationally. By using our products and services you acknowledge and agree to your personal information being transferred in this way, including to jurisdictions outside the EEA.


We will take all reasonable steps to implement and maintain strict policies to ensure that all personal data remains protected and secure in accordance with applicable data protection laws.


8.    Security


We have in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. We limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data in accordance with instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

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.


9.    Retention


We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.


To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.


In some circumstances you can ask us to erase your data: see below for further information.


In some circumstances we may anonymise your personal data (so that it can no longer be associated with you) for research or statistical purposes in which case we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to you.


10.    Your Legal Rights


You can find detailed information about your legal rights at


In general you have the right in certain circumstances to:


●    Request access to your personal data (a “data subject access request”)

●    Request correction of the personal data that we hold about you

●    Request erasure of your personal data

●    Object to processing of your personal data where we are relying on a legitimate interest (or those of a third party) and there is something about your particular situation which makes you want to object to processing on this ground as you feel it impacts on your fundamental rights and freedoms.

●    Request restriction of processing of your personal data

●    Request the transfer of your personal data to you or to a third party.


You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights).


If you do seek to exercise your rights 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 try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. Occasionally it may take us longer than a month if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you and keep you updated.


11.    Third Party Links


Our website, newsletters, marketing communications or other online products and services may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. 


We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit. We do not accept any responsibility for the content of any of the external sites. 


12.    Cookies


Our website uses cookies, including first party and third party cookies. Cookies are text files which are placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor behaviour and use of the website, to complete statistical reports on website usage and trends, to improve user experience and functionality of our website.


You are able at any time to change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website.  We reserve the right to make changes to this Cookie Policy at any time.


13.    Children and Young People


We do not intentionally, or knowingly, process personal information from individuals under the age of 16. 


We will make every effort to delete any details of such users where a parent or guardian has informed us that these details have been collected.


14.    General


If you have any questions about this privacy policy, you can contact at any time

We reserve the right to amend this policy at any time. However, we will not change the way we use your personal information without telling you in advance and giving you the chance to opt out of or prevent the new use of your information.

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