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Privacy Policy

POWERful Women is a professional initiative to advance gender diversity within the energy sector. It is independent of, but supported by, the Energy Institute which provides a Secretariat.

POWERful Women is committed to respecting the privacy of its subscribers and has taken steps to be compliant with European data protection law.

The lawful basis on which we hold and process personal data of our subscribers is consent. Subscribers are able to withdraw their consent at any time using the link at the bottom of any newsletter from POWERful Women or contacting the Secretariat at info@powerfulwomen.org.uk .

We hold email addresses and full names in our database, for the sole purpose of keeping subscribers informed about our activities and will send our routine newsletter as well as ad hoc alerts and event invitations.

Our database is held and managed on the MailChimp mailing platform (The Rocket Science Group, Atlanta), which is certified under the EU-US ‘Privacy Shield’. MailChimp has in addition provided a ‘Data Processing Addendum’ obligating it to comply with European data protection law.

Our Annual Conference and other events are managed by the Energy Institute, which provides a Secretariat for POWERful Women. Personal data about event attendees is shared by the EI with POWERful Women for the purposes of future marketing, on the basis of consent.

We will never sell subscribers’ data, nor will we share it with our partners or sponsors without subscribers’ consent.

We will respond when requested to any data access request in line with data protection law. We will also, if asked, respect the right of the individual to ask to be forgotten entirely.

If you believe the information we are holding on you is incorrect, please let us know and we will correct this.

If you have any questions or concerns about this statement, please contact the PfW Secretariat at info@powerfulwomen.org.uk.

If you wish to contact the Information Commissioner’s Office visit: https://ico.org.uk/concerns