Legal Notice

This website is owned by Reputations Limited registered in England; Company No. 2976278, VAT No: 927 1574 12 with its registered office at Devonshire House, 1 Devonshire Street, London, W1W5DR.

Reputations Limited operates the website on behalf of The Corporate IT Forum Limited registered in England; Company No. 3356661, VAT No: 927 1574 12 with its registered office at Devonshire House, 1 Devonshire Street, London, W1W5DR.

By continuing to browse and use this website, you agree to comply with the following Terms and Conditions of Use which we have tried to make as short and as comprehensible as possible.


Accessibility

If due to any disability, you are at a disadvantage in using this website, please make contact either by telephone 0207 052 1894 or email advising of your difficulty in order that adjustments can be made to facilitate your accessing the website.


Privacy & Cookies

Cookies are tiny files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to the device you use when you visit a website. They are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies all work in much the same way with minor differences and do lots of different jobs, all of which are very useful.

We use the following cookies on The Corporate IT Forum website

  • A First Party Session Cookie
    By default, The Corporate IT Forum website automatically issues a First Party Session Cookie to your browser as soon as you arrive. This cookie is essential in order to enable you to move around the website and lasts only as long as your visit. It contains a unique identifier that is used to keep track of your progress providing information that can be used to make improvements in the functionality of the site. It provides us with useful website usage date but no personally identifiable information is stored within the cookie. We do not ask for your consent to use this cookie as without it, we would be unable to provide the service which you have accessed.

  • A First Party Persistent Cookie
    Optionally, users of the public area of the website can, by ticking the 'Remember Me' box, elect to install a first party Persistent Cookie during the login process that enables the website to automatically log them on when they return to the website using the same device. This cookie lasts for 1 year or until the browsers cookie cache is cleared.

  • Third Party Persistent Cookies
    We utilise Google Analytics to provide an insight into how visitors interact with our site. More information about how Google uses cookies can be found at https://www.google.com/policies/technologies/cookies/

First party cookies are those set up by or on behalf of The Corporate IT Forum website. A third party cookie is any cookie which is not a first party cookie.

Email tracking
Emails from the Corporate IT Forum may contain tracking information and this information is used to measure and improve the effectiveness of the emails sent.

Other information
The website profile is not based on cookies but uses a secure database.


Copyright

Copyright of website content is owned by The Corporate IT Forum Limited or the party that has supplied the material. Unless otherwise indicated you retain ownership of any information you upload.

The Corporate IT Forum Limited respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe your rights are being infringed on this site, we ask you to notify us so that we can look into the matter and remove any infringing material from the publication: info@citf.tech

Nothing contained herein shall be construed as granting you a license or right to use such intellectual property.

Reference on this website to any specific commercial product, process, service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not constitute or imply any endorsement or recommendation thereof.


Disclaimer

The content of information and materials produced on this website is intended for your general information only and is not intended to address your particular requirements. The Corporate IT Forum Limited (the 'Company') does not make any warranties, express or implied, including, without limitation, those of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, with respect to this website. Neither The Corporate IT Forum being all the subscribing organisations to Corporate IT Forum services, the Company nor any individuals or organisations working on their behalf, will be liable for any consequential incidental or direct damages suffered as a consequence of using the information contained on this website.

In particular, the content does not constitute any form of advice by The Company or any individual or subscriber to any Corporate IT Forum Service who has contributed it, to be relied upon by you in making any specific decisions. Reports have been collated by The Company taking the views and opinions expressed by participants during the course of workshops and events. The views and opinions expressed are not those of either The Corporate IT Forum or The Company. Any individual or organisation placing reliance on information and materials produced on this website must first verify the actual legal position regarding any view expressed or information contained therein. You agree that in using this website, you the user assumes sole responsibility on behalf of yourself and any organisation which you represent or for which you work for the use of any information contained herein.

Although the Company takes reasonable steps to screen this website for infection by viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code manifesting contaminating or destructive properties, the Company cannot guarantee that it will be free of infection or that it will be available at any particular time or location.


Event Booking Terms & Conditions

Guests* may attend certain Corporate IT Forum events on payment of the appropriate Guest fee subject to the following:

  • Payment of the Guest fee in full is required prior to the Event
    • All invoices are due for immediate payment
    • You have the right to cancel the booking at any time within seven working days from the day after the date that you made the booking by email to the email address indicated on your booking confirmation whereupon you will receive a full refund. Where the event for which you make a booking takes place within the statutory seven day cooling off period, no cancellations will be accepted or refunds given
    • Once the booking is confirmed and the seven day cooling off period has passed no cancellations will be accepted or refunds given
  • Acceptance of Event Booking Terms & Conditions
    • Your booking onto the Event has been taken as acceptance of these Event Booking Terms and Conditions for Eligible Guests
    • The Event Package is inclusive of catering and refreshments on the day
    • Places are subject to availability
    • Substitutions can be made in writing at any time up to 24 hours prior to the Event. Substitutes must be IT professionals who satisfy the Eligible Guest criteria and who agree to adhere to the Code of Conduct for Participation in The Corporate IT Forum Service (the 'Code of Conduct')
    • The Company reserves the right to cancel bookings deemed not to comply fully with these terms and conditions whereupon a refund will be made
    • The Corporate IT Forum Limited cannot accept responsibility for the non-availability of any services or facilities at or associated with the Event
    • As a participant in an activity of The Corporate IT Forum Service, you are required to have accepted our Code of Conduct. If you have not already confirmed your acceptance of the Code you will be contacted by our Events Team with a request to do so.
Member Attendance
Unless otherwise indicated, the Corporate IT Forum physical workshops ('workshops'), conferences and electronic workshops ('webinars') are funded from subscriptions. A fee may be chargeable for special events such as conferences, educational seminars, training and master classes. All these activities including workshops and webinars shall be referred to as 'Events'.

Where the Event is an Event funded from subscriptions and attended by a nominee of a Subscriber, a cancellation fee of £100 for workshops is charged to those who do not provide the Service with at least 2 working days prior notice of non-attendance in respect of a workshop. These cancellation fees shall apply for non-attendance where the booking is made within the 2 day notice periods as appropriate. The purpose for this policy is to ensure full participation at Events and avoid vacant seats when we invariably have a waiting list for places.

Where the Event is a special event for which a fee is payable for attendance by members, the following shall apply:
  • Payment of the fee in full is required prior to the Event
    • All invoices are due for immediate payment
    • You have the right to cancel the booking at any time within seven working days from the day after the date that you made the booking by email to the email address indicated on your booking confirmation whereupon you will receive a full refund. Where the event for which you make a booking takes place within the statutory seven day cooling off period, no cancellations will be accepted or refunds given
    • Once the booking is confirmed and the seven day cooling off period has passed no cancellations will be accepted or refunds given
  • Event Booking Terms & Conditions applicable to all Events
    • Your booking onto the Event has been taken as your acceptance of these Event Booking Terms and Conditions
    • The Event Package is inclusive of catering and refreshments on the day
    • Places are subject to availability
    • Substitutions can be made in writing at any time 24 hours prior to the Event. The substitute must be a member of The Corporate IT Forum, be registered for the particular Corporate IT Form service for which the Event is organised and have agreed to adhere to the Code of Conduct
    • The Company reserves the right to cancel bookings deemed not to comply fully with these terms and conditions whereupon a refund will be made
    • The Corporate IT Forum Limited cannot accept responsibility for the non-availability of any services or facilities at or associated with the Event
    • As a participant in an activity of The Corporate IT Forum Service, you are required to have accepted our Code of Conduct. If you have not already confirmed your acceptance of the Code you will be contacted by our Events Team with a request to do so.

*An Eligible Guest is any IT professional representing a large to medium sized IT user organisation which would be eligible to join The Corporate IT Forum. IT vendor organisations and IT consultants are specifically excluded from membership of The Corporate IT Forum.
 

Supply of Goods

Events are made available by The Corporate IT Forum Limited. 
Postal Address: Zeppelin Bulding, 59-61 Farringdon Road, London, EC1M 3JB
Registered in England No: 3356661 
VAT No: 927 1574 12


Privacy Statement

This website and our Services are operated by The Corporate IT Forum Limited and group company Reputations Limited.
 
If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice, please contact us by email info@citf.tech or telephone 0207 052 1894
If you are a Guest and you choose to register your details with us the information which you provide will be held and used by us in accordance with this Privacy Statement and in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation.

We collect the following personal information:

  • Your name and job title
  • Contact information including email address
  • Transactional data such as postcode for booking onto events or purchasing reports
  • Other information relevant to provision of Services
Your personal information will only be used by us for the following:
  • To allow you access to certain areas of the website in response to a request that you have made; for example, a Report or Q & A
  • To store your name, contact details and limited professional details so that we can contact you in the future
  • To inform you of activities of The Corporate IT Forum which may be of interest to you in accordance with the details you have provided
  • To send you via email or post our periodic newsletters and other marketing communications.
  • Internal record keeping to improve our services
It is in our legitimate business interests to use the information you provide to us to ensure the Company can provide the very best client service to you.
We will retain relevant personal information for up to three years from the date of our last interaction.

If you are a Member
In order to become a Corporate IT Forum Registered Contact, a certain amount of personal information about you needs to be collated and stored. We value the personal information which we ask of you and which you choose to provide us with and we would like to assure you that the information which you have provided for this website is used by us in accordance with this Privacy Notice and in compliance with Data Protection Legislation.
 
We collect the following personal information:

  • Your name and job title
  • Contact information including email address
  • Transactional data such as postcode for booking onto events or purchasing reports
  • Other information relevant to provision of Services

    As a Registered Contact, your personal information will only be used by us for the following:
  • To validate you as an individual who is eligible to participate in any activity and allow you access to the appropriate subscriber areas of www.corporateitforum.com
  • To place your name and contact details in the Contacts Directory
  • To inform you of Corporate IT Forum activities which may be of interest to you in accordance with your professional interest profile
  • To enable other Corporate IT Forum Registered Contacts who have agreed to adhere to the Code of Conduct to contact you
  • Inclusion in the periodic activity reports that are provided to Subscriber Key Contacts
  • To send you via email or post our periodic newsletters
  • Internal record keeping to improve the service

It is in our legitimate business interests to use the information provided to us to perform our obligations in accordance with any contract we may have and to ensure that we provide the Services in the best way we can.
 
Any third party sites linked to this website are not governed by this Privacy Statement.
We will retain relevant personal information for up to two years from the expiry date of your membership.

Should you wish to cancel your registration with us, you may do so by a simple request via email to info@citf.tech whereupon all your details will be removed from our data base. You may request details of the personal information which we hold about you under the EU General Data Protection Regulation.
If you believe that any of the information which we hold about you is incorrect or out of date, please inform us and we will make the necessary correction.
The Data Controller is Reputations Limited whose Registered Office is at Zeppelin Building, 59-61 Farringdon Road, London, EC1M 3JB Registered in England Company No. 2589278.


CITF Privacy Policy 

CITF is committed to protecting the privacy of your personal data. This statement summarises our policy regarding the collection, use of your personal data, the security measures CITF employs to protect such data and your rights in relation to it.
The Information We Collect
CITF is a subscription-based service offered to technology teams which collects, uses and stores a variety of personal data necessary to provide such services.
Data
We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you which we have grouped together as follows:
  • Identity Data includes first name, last name, username or similar identifier, title, date of birth and gender;
  • Contact Data includes billing address, delivery address, email address and telephone numbers;
  • Financial Data includes bank account and payment card details;
  • Transaction Data includes details about payments to and from you and other details of products and services you have purchased from us;
  • Technical Data includes internet protocol (IP) address, your login data, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform and other technology on the devices you use to access this website;
  • Profile Data includes your username and password, your interests, preferences, feedback and survey responses;
  • Usage Data includes information about how you use our website, products and services;
  • Marketing and Communications Data includes your preferences in receiving information and marketing from us and our third parties and your communication preferences;
  • Behavioural / Conduct Data when dealing with disciplinary matters.
 
This data may be obtained directly from you, through publicly available sources and/or third parties, your professional networking profile, and news reports.
It is not our policy to seek any sensitive information about you unless done for legitimate business purposes and we suggest that you do not provide information of this nature unless necessary.
Where the Personal Data is Held


Personal information collected is held on our database, which is accessible to our office.  We seek to ensure the security of personal data.  When we collect information about you, we also make sure that your information is protected from unauthorised access, loss, manipulation, falsification, destruction or unauthorised disclosure. This is done through appropriate technical and organisational measures.
How We Use Personal Data
We will not process your personal information in a way that is incompatible with what is outlined in this Privacy Policy and will use our best efforts to ensure that data is accurate, complete, current and reliable for its intended use.
We may use your personal data to fulfil a contract or take steps linked to a contract:
  • to provide the services to you;
  • to communicate with you in relation to the provision of the contracted services;
  • to provide you with administrative support such as account creation, security and responding to issues and;
  • to provide you with surveys, information about our awards and events, offers and promotions, related to the services.
Your information may also be shared with any competent law enforcement, regulatory or governmental body, or a court of law if necessary to exercise our legal rights, protect your interests or as a matter of applicable law.
The data collected will be used in the context of the provision of our or your services. We may also use the data for other business purposes, including data analytics, benchmarking and statistic purposes. We may use the personal data collected to contact you in relation to any of our services that we believe may be of interest to you.
We do not allow our third-party service providers to use your personal data for their own purposes and only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.
Legal basis for processing your personal information


CITF’s legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this policy will depend on the personal information involved and the context in which it was obtained.
 
Legitimate Interests
Where the collection of data is necessary for purposes which are in our, or third party’s legitimate interests. These interests are:
  • communicating with you in relation to any queries, issues, subscription, financial transactions;
  • improving the quality of experience when you interact with our services including testing the performance and customer experience of our website;
  • performing analytics on sales or marketing data, determining the effectiveness of promotional campaigns;
Contract
  • Where there is a contract between us; or between you and your training provider or employer we will be processing your data to fulfil our obligations under such contract.
Consent
  • Where you have given your express permission to receive marketing communications, we may use your personal data to send you newsletters, surveys, information about our awards and events, offers and promotions, related to services which may be of interest to you.
  • Where required by law
  • We may also process your personal data if required by law, including responding to requests by government or law enforcement agencies or for the prevention or crime or fraud.
If you require any further information concerning the legal basis on which we process your personal information, please contact us at info@citf.tech
Information Security and Integrity


To prevent unauthorised access, maintain accuracy of data and ensure proper use of information, we have implemented appropriate legal, physical, technical and security procedures to protect the confidentiality of and safeguard the personal information collected, and prevent against accidental loss, unauthorised access, or unlawful processing. These measures will be reviewed over time and upgraded to remain up to date with legal and technological developments.
Retention


We will retain your personal data only for as long as the data is needed in connection with the purposes for which is it being collected and used.
The following criteria will be used to guide us when retaining your information:
We will retain personal data for as long as we maintain an active relationship with you;
Once our relationship with you has ended, your personal data may still be relevant for our current or future legitimate business purposes, for example, we may be required to retain certain personal information for our business records if you have been placed into a role by us, or for us to be able to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights;
Certain data may be required to be kept in order to show we are compliant and have fulfilled our obligations towards our clients or to continue meeting any obligations we may have once we have completed an assignment for our clients in which you may have been involved.
Your Rights
You have the right to access, erase, correct, update or complete your personal data, or to request no further contact from CITF. Additionally, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal information, ask us to restrict processing of your personal information or to withdraw your consent at any time.
Should you request that we remove your personal information from our database, please note that we may retain a minimal amount of personal information about you in order to prevent future contact, record your wish for your data to be removed, and to keep a record of the information disclosed to our clients.
Similarly, if we have collected and processed your personal information on the basis of your consent, you may withdraw your consent at any time. Withdrawing your consent will not affect any processing performed prior to your withdrawal nor will it affect processing on the basis of lawful processing grounds other than consent.
Finally, you have the right to bring a complaint to the relevant data protection authority in your jurisdiction about our collection and use of your personal information. For more information on how to lodge a complaint, please contact your local data protection authority.
Material Changes to the Privacy Policy
We reserve the right to modify or amend the Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason. If there are material changes to the Privacy Policy, we will post those changes here and take appropriate measures to keep you informed. Please check back to this Privacy Policy from time to time to stay informed.

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