Terms and Privacy

Terms of Use and Privacy Statement for the Contagious website

1. Introduction

Contagious is committed to complying with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018. This privacy policy explains what information we collect about you and your organisation when you visit this website, elect to receive communications from us and engage with our services.

We treat all personal data we receive with the utmost care and consideration; please read this Privacy Policy in full to ensure you are aware that your personal data is kept safely, securely, up-to-date and protected; and that you understand how we use it to offer you the best experience.

You have the right to request any email sent to us is deleted by contacting info@contagious.co.uk

For more information or to exercise your data protection rights, please contact us via info@contagious.co.uk or 0131 514 4500 or write to us at:

Contagious (UK) Ltd.
84 Commercial Street
Edinburgh EH6 6LX

Registered Information:
Registered Office: Contagious (UK) Limited
84 Commercial Street, Edinburgh EH6 6LX
Registered in Scotland No. 223455


2. Contagious collects personal information when you:

Visit the website
The Contagious website uses cookies for analytical purposes (Google Analytics) and to improve the service to you, but none of the data collected through cookies can be used to identify you. You can set your internet browser so that it does not accept cookies or refuse permission via the cookie banner. Google Analytics does record IP addresses but but this only shows us generic geographical user information. None of our analytical data is passed to third parties.

Register for an event, training workshop or programme offered by Contagious:
Name, email, job title, company name, address

Apply for an employment vacancy offered by Contagious:
Name, email, vacancy title, CV

All information submitted to Contagious is deleted after the vacancy is filled.

Engage with us on our social media channels:
We collect publicly available information across our Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter to monitor engagement and identify potential leads.


3. Data Protection and Privacy

The personal information that you provide ("the Information") to us is collected for the purpose of managing our event invite lists.

We collect personal information under the following lawful bases:

For the purpose of providing you with products such as memberships, events and programmes (Contract)

Third Party Suppliers
Contagious works with a number of trusted partners and third party processors who supply products and services on our behalf. These will only hold the minimum amount of personal information needed in order provide a service on our behalf. You can view our third party suppliers GDPR policy at their websites.

IT Companies:
We work with businesses that support our websites and other business systems.
Dunedin IT
Corporate Travel

Marketing Companies:
Event partners

We work with various suppliers during the planning and execution of Contagious' events. These will only hold the minimum amount of personal information needed in order to support the organisation and execution of events. Information shared with these suppliers may include name, job title, organisation and dietary requirements.

We do not disclose any data to any third parties, other than to the Contagious' professional service and support providers, or if required by law. We will not use the information submitted through the contact process on the website for any other purpose outside other than communication, and we will not pass your contact details to any third party for the purpose of making any marketing communication to you without having first received your explicit consent.

In accordance with the General Data Protection Act (GDPR) and other supporting regulations in force for the time being, we have implemented security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the data supplied to us from unauthorised access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorised modification and unlawful destruction or accidental loss.


4. Complaints

Please notify Contagious immediately by emailing us at info@contagious.co.uk or writing to us at Contagious (UK) Ltd., 84 Commercial Street, Edinburgh, EH6 6LX if any of your details alter or are incorrect or if you wish to enquire what information we are holding on you. If you wish us to amend or erase any part of the information relating to you, we will do so, subject to compliance with any statutory requirements.

You have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner's Office, which regulates the processing of personal data.


5. Storage and processing of confidential financial information (which includes credit card and payment details)

When online services are provided, security measures are taken so that your Confidential Financial Information is collated, encrypted and stored on a secure server. A limited number of Contagious personnel have access to your Personal and Confidential Financial Information in order to process orders placed by you etc.


6. Copyright and Trademark

The copyright in all content, graphics, tables, images and underlying codes of the website belongs to Contagious and is hereby asserted. The Contagious name and logo is a trademark of the Contagious (UK) Ltd.


7. Compliance

All parties are required to comply with UK legislation relating to websites and e-commerce.


8. Unauthorised use of the website

The following uses are unauthorised, a breach of these conditions and may be an infringement or even a crime:

(a) Any unauthorised use or copying of our name, trading style, get-up, confidential information or data (being information of a confidential nature the misuse of which will foreseeably damage our business reputation or goodwill) or copyright material.
(b) Unauthorised entry to any non-public part of the website, including its underlying codes, or into any private computer system of Contagious.
(c) Unauthorised copying, downloading or framing of any part of the website.
(d) Unauthorised covert or overt linking of any part of our website with another or interception of visitors or potential visitors.
(e) Any action which is intended for, or has the effect of, deceiving or misleading us or third parties, whether for gain or otherwise.


9. Virus Disclaimer

Reasonable steps have been taken to protect this website but all visitors are advised to take all necessary steps to ensure that no virus contamination occurs. No responsibility can be accepted for any loss or damage sustained as a consequence of any virus transmission.


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