Our privacy policy explains what information we collect, how we use and protect personal information.

It sets out the basis on which the CMC collects personal information from you (as a member, contact, speaker, event attendee) or that you provide to us through this website or otherwise in relation to our activities, and the specific purposes for which the data is used and by whom. The privacy policy is accessible to all visitors to the website.

Please read the policy carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal information and how we will treat it.

By visiting and continuing to use this website you are consenting to the practices described in this policy. If you do not agree, please do not continue to use the CMC website to submit personal information to us.

You can decide not to receive communications or change how we contact you at any time.

It is possible that the policy may be amended from time to time, so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you are happy with any changes. The date of the most recent update will appear on this page.

The CMC at ESCP Europe Business School follows the regulation under the Data Protection Act 1998. This privacy policy is designed to ensure compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003, and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). ESCP Europe Business School is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office under registration reference: Z8885277.

What Information do we collect?

Personal information may be collected from you in various ways:

Site usage tracking – Cookies

To make this site simpler, small data files are placed on your computer. These are known as cookies. Please note that most websites do this too.

There are cookies that store basic data on your interactions with Umbraco, the CMS running this website.

Cookies improve things by:

  • remembering settings, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you visit a new page
  • remembering information you’ve given, so you don’t need to keep entering it
  • measuring how you use the website so we can make sure it meets your needs

Our cookies aren’t used to identify you personally.

They’re just here to make the site work better for you. Indeed, you can manage and/or delete these small files as you wish.

We use the following cookies:

  • __utmz
  • __utmt
  • __utmb
  • __utma
  • __RequestVerificationToken ( functionality – request validation )
  • __atssc   ( AddThis social sharing widget  )
  • __atuvc    ( AddThis social sharing widget )
  • __atuvs    ( AddThis social sharing widget )

Please note that additional cookies may be used or may be used in the future by third party libraries (like addthis or Facebook).

We use Google Analytics to collect information about how people use this site. We do this to make sure it’s meeting its users’ needs and to understand how we could do it better. Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. Google Analytics does not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies; however you may delete, or disable cookies by following the instructions at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/. Please note that you may not be able to take full advantage of our website if you disable cookies and this may impair your experience of the service.

More information about cookies can be found on the Interactive Advertising Bureau’s website www.allaboutcookies.org.

We do not automatically collect any other information about visitors to our website, and we do not share, sell, or disclose any information you provide when subscribing to our email list.

There are three places on our site where personal information is collected at the visitor’s request:

Subscribing to our Email List

We use Campaign Monitor to collect information filled in by the visitor. Visitors’ email addresses are added to our list to receive emails concerning new research and/or events, content only. You will not receive any subsequent unsolicited communication. If at a later date you would like to be removed from our email list, or change or update your information you can do so via Campaign Monitor or contact us at: kcasanova@escpeurope.eu

Contact Us Form
The contact us form uses information provided by the visitor, no field is mandatory. Once submitted an email is sent to info@creativitymarketing.org once the subject of the email has been dealt with contact us emails are deleted and you will receive not receive any subsequent unsolicited communication.

How is the information kept?

We ensure that there are appropriate technical controls in place to protect your personal details. We undertake regular reviews of who has access to information that we hold to ensure that your information is only accessible by appropriately trained staff.

How we might use this information?

We use this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  1. To supply you with updates to publications, and conferences and workshops organised / supported by the CMC & ESCP Europe
  2. For statistical purposes and analysis in order to administer the website.

Disclose of your information

Please be assured that we will never share your details with any external organisation.

We do not share, or disclose any information you provide when subscribing to our email list or contacting us via the contact us form.

Your rights

Withdrawing your consent

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data.

You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by unsubscribing from our email notification service at any time via Campaign Monitor or by contacting us at kcasanova@escpeurope.eu

Our Site may, from time to time, contain links to and from external websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Accessing and managing your personal information

You have the right to request a copy of your Personal Data by making a ‘subject access request’ under The Act and to have any inaccuracies corrected.

You also have the following rights:

  • to request us to erase your Personal Data
  • to request us to restrict our processing of your Personal Data
  • to object to the way in which we are dealing with and processing your Personal Information.

Should you wish to exercise these rights, we will require you to prove your identity with two pieces of approved identification. Please address requests to the Marketing and Communications Manager (Centres and Institutes) 527 Finchley Road NW3 7BG, and we will respond within thirty days of receipt of your written request and confirmed ID.

Please provide as much information as possible about the nature of your contact with us to help us locate your records.

To exercise any of these rights, you should contact our Administrator at the above address.

If you are not happy about the way in which we have processed or dealt with your information, you can complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

Here, you can find more details on how to complain.

Complaining to the ICO

You have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office if you think there is a problem with the way we handle your data.

How long we store your data for

We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary to operate the service in accordance with legal requirements and tax accounting rules.

Where your information is no longer required, we will ensure it is disposed of in a secure manner.

Access to information

You have the right to get a copy of the information that we hold about you. This is known as a subject access request. This right of subject access means that you can make a request under the Data Protection Act.

Changes to our privacy policy

We may make changes to this privacy policy from time to time. If we change our privacy policy we will post the changes on this page. If the change in our privacy policy affects the use of your personal information we will use our best endeavours to contact you to seek your consent to the use.  Continued use of the service will signify that you agree to any such changes.

Questions about our policy

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, you can contact us at kcasanova@escpeurope.eu

Last update on 01-10-2019