Privacy and GDPR

Privacy Policy

Local Spark Torbay CIC aims to be clear and transparent about how we use personal data.

What information do we collect about you?

Local Spark Torbay CIC collects personal data when an individual voluntarily signs up to our newsletters and mailing lists, and events, such as the Local Entrepreneur Forum, Community of Dragons, Project Design Hackathon, workshops, meetups, Torbay Social Enterprise Network events, and other events. This information is usually name and contact information and is always voluntarily given.  Website usage information is collected using cookies.

How will we use the information about you?

We use personal contact information to communicate with you about our news and events, and local community events, via the Local Spark & TSEN Newletter which is published several times a year. Other information is used in the context of event participation.

We use your information collected from the website and social media to track the demographic of people interacting with us. Data will not be identifiable.

Will we share your personal data?

We will never share your personal data with anyone outside of Local Spark Torbay CIC, except when required to do so legally ie to law enforcement agencies.

How can you access, delete, or amend your personal data?

Under EU data protection regulations (GDPR) individuals have specific rights regarding their personal data:

  • The right to be informed about how personal data is being used
  • The right to access one’s personal data
  • The right to prevent use of personal data
  • The right to correct or erase personal information

You can ask us what personal data we hold about you, and we will let you know within 30 days. You can also ask us to correct or erase your personal information.

To do so please email us:


Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity.

For further information visit or

You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However in a few cases some of our website features may not function as a result

Other Websites

The Local Spark Torbay website,, occasionally contains links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to this website so when you link to other websites you should read their own privacy policies

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on our web page. This privacy policy was last reviewed on December 30 2019.

How to Contact Us

Please contact us if you have any questions regarding our privacy policy, or would like to access, amend, or delete your personal data:

Email us at