Speaker and Performer Applicant Privacy Policy

Privacy Notice

This privacy notice explains how TEDxFolkestone uses any personal information you submit in relation to your Speaker or Performer application.

What information do we collect about you and why?

TEDxFolkestone collects information you provide on the application forms on our website which we use to manage and process your application. You may withdraw your consent to our storage and processing of this information at any time, by emailing us at hello@TEDxFolkestone.com or writing to us at the address at the end of this notice.

How long do we keep this information?

We will keep your information for up to five years from your initial subscription date. At the end of this period, it is automatically deleted from our systems.

Who do we share your information with?

TEDxFolkestone don’t share or sell your information to any third parties.

Your rights

You have certain rights in respect of the data we hold relating to you. Details of these rights can also be found on the Information Commissioner’s website. You are entitled to a copy of the information we hold about you in a portable format or otherwise, to request rectification, erasure, or restriction of processing of the information we hold about you, and to object to processing or to automated decision making. Please note that the application of these rights vary according to the legal basis used to process your data.

In order to exercise these rights or if you have any concerns about our use of your personal information, please contact the Data Protection Officer using the information at the end of this notice. You can also contact the ICO in its capacity as TEDxFolkestone’s supervisory body.

We will endeavour to keep your information accurate however if at any time after giving us this information it becomes out of date, then we ask you to notify us directly and we will remove or amend the information within a reasonable time frame and in accordance with legislative requirements.


Internet communication, which includes email, is not secure. The protection of data by encryption is possible provided that the encryption method (protocol) used is current and the correct procedure for encryption and decryption is followed at all times. We cannot accept any responsibility for unauthorised access by a third party or for the loss, theft or modification of data while it is being sent to us by email. For security purposes we may monitor emails received or issued by us.


This website uses cookies. A cookie is a piece of text asking permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. If you agree, then your browser adds the text in a small file. The general purpose of a cookie is to help a website owner analyse web traffic on their site or allow an owner to tailor its web application for you based on your individual preferences. Cookies alone cannot be used to identify you.

We use cookies to find out how pages of our website are being used, and how well they are serving your needs. We use Google Analytics to measure the value we give you through our website, by analysing how long visitors stay on any given page, where they go to next, which of our pages are visited the most, what percentage of our website visitors return to the site, and so on. If you do not wish to allow Google Analytics to track your journey through our website, you can disable cookies in your browser.

Other websites

Our website contains links to other websites. This privacy notice only applies to our website. When you use a link to another website you should read the privacy policy of that site.

Changes to our Privacy Notice

We keep our privacy notice under regular review. This privacy notice was last updated in May 2020. We reserve the right to update this privacy notice at any time and we will advise you when we make any substantial update to it.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about our privacy notice or the information we hold about you please contact us at hello@TEDxFolkestone.com or by post at the address below:


32-40 Tontine Street

Folkestone,Kent CT20 1JU

United Kingdom