Privacy Notice

This privacy notice informs you of what to expect when EDT collects personal information about you. This Privacy notice applies to all Personal Data we process regardless of the media on which the data is stored.

We are committed to protecting your personal information when you work with us, and whenever you provide such information we are legally obliged to use your information in line with all applicable laws concerning the protection of personal data, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Processing of Personal Data:

Whilst the majority of the information you provide to us is mandatory to take part in our schemes, some of it is provided to us on a voluntary basis. In order to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation, we will inform you whether you are required to provide certain information to us or if you have a choice in this.

What we will collect:

For students under the age of 16 we will collect:

  • Personal information such as your name, date of birth and address

  • School name and address

  • Characteristics such as your ethnicity and gender

  • That you have teacher/parental consent to take part in our programmes

We will use this data to ensure you receive your certification and to link you with your project/activity (if applicable). This will be removed from our system within 18 months of you completing your experience/receiving Industrial Cadets Accreditation.  

For students over the age of 16 we will collect:

  • Email address

  • Mobile number (post 18’s only)

  • Name and address

  • If you are applying to the YINI or Headstart team we may also ask for other information relevant to your application

  • Characteristics such as your ethnicity and gender

We will use this data to ensure you receive your certificate and to link you with your project/activity (if applicable). We will ask you if you want to receive further information from us as EDT alumni. If you do not wish to have any further correspondence, you will have the option to unsubscribe.

For our supporting companies and schools and other partners we will collect:

  • Name

  • Email Address

  • Contact telephone number

  • Your workplace address

  • Role title/description

We adhere to the principles relating to Processing of Personal Data set out in the GDPR which require Personal Data to be:

  • Processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner (Lawfulness, Fairness and Transparency).

  • Collected only for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes (Purpose Limitation).

  • Adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which it is Processed (Data Minimisation).

  • Accurate and where necessary kept up to date (Accuracy).

  • Not kept in a form which permits identification of Data Subjects for longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the data is Processed (Storage Limitation).

  • Processed in a manner that ensures its security using appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect against unauthorised or unlawful Processing and against accidental loss, destruction or damage (Security, Integrity and Confidentiality).

  • Not transferred to another country without appropriate safeguards being in place (Transfer Limitation).

  • Made available to Data Subjects and Data Subjects allowed to exercise certain rights in relation to their Personal Data (Data Subject's Rights and Requests).

Why we collect the data:

The EDT will use your personal data for a number of purposes including the following:

  • To maintain and develop our relationship with you

  • To contact you about programmes you have or may find interesting

  • To provide you with details about the programmes you have committed to take part in

  • To ask your views on how you have found taking part in one of our programmes

  • If you have been a student on one of our programmes we may also contact you to understand over time what education and career path you have taken

What happens to your data:

We will keep your information within EDT and our trusted third party deliverers, funders and event hosts, except when disclosure is required by law, for example to government bodies and law enforcement agencies.

We ask you to complete data statements to consent to the use of data for photos/video footage.


We use cookies on our registration forms.

Your information is processed only in the UK and is not moved or transferred overseas.

Your information will be retained in a secure environment and access to it will be restricted according to the ‘need to know’ principle.

Please contact with any questions about the operation of this Privacy Policy or if you have any concerns that this Privacy Policy is not being or has not been followed.

You may withdraw your consent to our use of your personal data by emailing us at any time at

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