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Last updated: 25 May 2018


C8 Associates ("Us", "We", or "Our") operates and and maintains a contact database of business connections (“Business Contacts”). This page informs you of Our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information by Us.


1. About C8 and your data privacy rights

C8 Associates is a company registered in England & Wales (company no. 08014954) and Our main business is consultancy to creative and digital businesses. C8 is committed to the highest data privacy standards and to protecting the personal data it collects and processes. C8 has to that end deployed this data privacy policy and organisational measures to prevent data breaches and unlawful use.


2. Transparency

As a data controller, our responsibility is to provide you with the right to consult, correct or remove any of your personal data.


Should you wish to consult, complete, rectify or remove any of the information that we hold about you or your organisation, please contact us at:


To know more about your data protection and privacy rights please consult your national data protection authority here.



3. About the personal data we collect and the way we use them

As a Business Contact or Site user, you may provide us with personal data information. 


The data we collect can include your organisation’s name, title (or gender), job title, first name, family name, function, telephone number, mailing address, e-mail, social media account (s) and web address or photo, as well as where applicable, attendance at C8 events.


Some of this data is considered as personal data under the GDPR. In most instances, we collect personal data directly from the data subjects, but we may sometimes obtain personal data from third parties such as EU institutions websites.



4. Purpose of use and processing

The information that you provide us with will be used for the purpose of contacting you, fulfilling your online requests or providing you with relevant and updated information about Us, Our activities and Our positions. More specifically, as part of its general mission, We process personal data for the following purposes: 


For communication: We may use your Personal Information to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that is relevant to Our activities.


For general administration: We process the personal data of representatives and contact persons of entities with which We contract, such as suppliers, freelances, delivery partners and consultancies.


For research, publication and advocacy purposes: We process contact details of journalists, politicians in the EU and the UK, officials in the EU and the UK, academics, consultants, industry experts, public affairs stakeholders and business development experts for the purposes of carrying out Our research and advocacy activities.


For events organisation: We process identification details of individuals who register to participate to events and conferences We organise for the purpose of managing the registration and participation to such events under the general terms and conditions that are expressly accepted by the individuals and/or based on consent for certain personal data.


For websites security and content access: We process identification data from individuals who register themselves on websites managed by Us and by doing so they have given their consent to receive newsletters or information. Please note that by participating in Our events you might be photographed or recorded.



5. Data Retention

Your personal data will be kept as long as you are a designated person of your organisation in relation to Us or a Business Contact.

Should you wish to withdraw your prior informed consent, consult, complete, rectify or remove any of the information that we hold about you or your organisation, please contact us at:

6. Data Sharing


We do not share or sell any personal data to third parties for any commercial purposes. Your personal data will not be shared with any other third parties unless We would be required to do so by law or to comply with a court order served upon us in connection with our website(s), social media, the implementation of the EU GDPR or to protect and defend Our legal rights and interests and those of Our Business Contacts.

7. Websites


We use your personal information for providing and improving Our websites. By using Our websites, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Our website or social media channels may use tracking techniques such as cookies for collecting technical information about your use for the purpose of displaying, improve and tailoring their content in order to make it more user-friendly.


Cookies are stored on your computer and enable Us to track your computer’s use of the website. We use performance cookies to provide anonymous statistics on how our website is used. 

It is possible for you to disable or delete cookies within your specific browser options, although this may impair your use of the website.

8. Log Data


Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site ("Log Data").

This Log Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.

9. Social Media


When interacting with our social media channels your consent and personal data use are covered by the terms and conditions and privacy policies of each of these social media platforms.

10. Third Party Websites and Social Media 


Our websites, social media channels and electronic communication tools may also contain links to websites or social media channels of third parties. These links are provided for your information and convenience only. We do not endorse, approve or take any responsibility for the websites or social media channels which we provide links to. We also do not endorse, approve or take any responsibility for their availability, performance, content or for the use of such websites or social media channels or any information contained therein.


Our data privacy policy applies only to Our own databases, website, and electronic communication media and not to any other websites or media that you would access by hyperlink from our website or our social media. When you leave our website by linking to another site or through social media, you should read the privacy policy, if any, provided by such website or media.

11. Risk Assessment


The processing of your personal data was self-assessed as presenting limited risks for your fundamental rights considering that only professional information is used and that adequate measures are in place to prevent data breaches. 

12. Security


The security of your personal information is important to Us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While We strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

13. Policy Update


We may update this policy at any time by posting changes online. By continuing to use Our websites and / or receive Our business communications without unsubscribing, you consent to our Privacy Policy as updated.

14. Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact Us at

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