Cookies & Privacy­­

This Privacy Policy sets out why and how the Gatsby Charitable Foundation via its Technicians Make it Happen website (“Site) collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the website (“Site”). This privacy policy applies to the entirety of the Site including the pages relating to the Technician Commitment. This policy is written with the aim of ensuring the rights of users, as outlined in the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

In this privacy policy, “we”, “us” and “our” refer to the Gatsby Charitable Foundation’s Technicians Make it Happen campaign.

We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website and service users.

This policy applies where we are acting as a data controller with respect to the personal data of our website visitors and newsletter subscribers. In other words, where we determine the purposes and means of the processing of that personal data.

By using our website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

By using this website you are agreeing to be bound by this policy.

Any questions about this policy should be send to


We may process data about your use of our website and services (“usage data”). This usage data may include your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths, as well as information about the timing, frequency and pattern of your service use. Our source for this usage data is ‘Google analytics’. This usage data may be processed for the purposes of analysing the use of the website and services. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely monitoring and improving our website and services.

We may process information contained in any enquiry you submit to us regarding the campaign (“enquiry data”). The enquiry data may be processed for the purposes of responding to your request. The legal basis for this processing is consent.

We may process information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our newsletter (“notification data”). The notification data will be processed for the purposes of sending you the relevant newsletter. The legal basis for this processing is consent.
If at any time the user would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

We may process information that you provide to us for the purpose of accessing the Technician Commitment pages (“access data”). The access data may be processed for the purposes of allowing access to Site pages. The legal basis for this processing is consent.
If at any time the user would like to change their preferences then we are contactable at

Please do not supply any other person’s personal data to us.


We do not sell, trade, or rent users personal identification information to others.

We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys and processing enquiries.
For the purposes of newsletters and marketing we use Campaign Monitor. Their privacy policy can be found here:
·         We may disclose your personal data to any member of our organisation (The Gatsby Foundation) or third party service provider insofar as reasonable or necessary for the purposes, and on the legal bases set out in section 3 of this policy.


This section (3) sets out our data retention policies and procedure, which are designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal data.

Personal data that we process will be kept for as long as is reasonable and necessary for the completion of the processing activity, or until you expressly ask for it to be erased.

If you believe the information we have about you is incorrect, you are welcome to contact us so we can update it and keep your data accurate.

If at any point you wish for the data we store on you to be deleted, you can simply contact us by emailing


We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website for you to access.


You have the right to request access to the information we have on you. You can do this by contacting us at We will make sure to provide you with a copy of the data we process about you.
In order to comply with your request, we may ask you to verify your identity.

We will fulfil your request by sending your copy electronically, unless the request expressly specifies a different method.
For any subsequent access requests, we may charge an administrative fee.

In summary your rights are as follows:
The right to access
The right to rectification
The right to erasure
The right to restrict processing
The right to object to processing
The right to data portability
The right to complain to a supervisory authority
The right to withdraw consent


A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.


We use cookies for the following purposes:

authentication – we use cookies to identify you when you visit our website and as you navigate our website

security – we use cookies as an element of the security measures used to protect user accounts, including preventing fraudulent use of login credentials, and to protect our website and services generally

analysis – we use cookies to help us to analyse the use and performance of our website and services

cookie consent – we use cookies to store your preferences in relation to the use of cookies more generally


We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google’s privacy policy is available at:

We sometimes embed photos and video content from websites such as YouTube and Vimeo to provide additional useful content such as instructional video clips. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from these sites you may be presented with cookies from them. We do not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the relevant third-party website for more information about them.
·         Embedded ‘share’ buttons to enable users of the site to easily share items on other social networks may set a cookie when you are also logged in to their service. We do not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third-party website for more information about these.


Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links: (Chrome); (Firefox); (Opera); (Internet Explorer); (Safari); (Edge).

Blocking all cookies may have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites

If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website


This website is owned and operated by The Gatsby Foundation

We are registered in England at: The Peak, 5 Wilton Road, London, SW1V 1AP

You can contact us:
By post: The Peak, 5 Wilton Road, London, SW1V 1AP
By email: