How we handle your personal data
Despite the fun and games of what we do, we are an established company and take the responsibility and handling of your data very seriously. We use industry leading technology to keep your information as safe as we possibly can.
The purpose of this policy is to give you full awareness of how we will handle your personal data in line with UK data protection law and GDPR.
Who we are
I Fucking Date London is a trading name of Generalist Works Ltd. The company began trading in September 2019.
This policy refers to I Fucking Date London and Generalist Works Ltd. interchangeably.
Generalist Works is the data controller for all the personal data that you provide.
Our office address is 120 Penton Place, London, SE17 3JB, United Kingdom.
Lawful basis for collecting your data
We collect some personal data to facilitate the events that we organise. Therefore, collecting your data is necessary for us to perform the contract with you. We will treat your data in an appropriate and lawful manner, in accordance with UK data protection laws and GDPR - The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679.
What data we collect
When you register for an I Fucking Date London event we may collect the following personal information from you; your name, your gender and your email address so that we can provide you with our services.
It should be noted that we do not store or have access to your payment details. These are securely handled via our payment provider and we do not have the ability to view your card details at any point, they are transmitted securely to our processor.
As a client, depending on the event, we give you the option to provide further details (such as you your phone number and address) to have a richer experience.
We also record which events you have attended, and the preferences you select towards the guests.
As standard we have photographers and videographers present at our events caprturing them for marketing purposes - we will have signage up at the event on the night indicating how you can opt out if you do not wish to be included in our media.
If you give us a friend's information during the booking process, we will use it to provide the services you request from us. Before you give us a friend's information (their name and email address), please be sure that you have your friend's permission to share that information with us.
Separately, if you chose to register advance interest in a special event or new event location or claim a special offer where we are considering organising an event we will collect your name, your email address and the approximate age group you wish to meet. This is because we need to contact you by email about said event, new location or special offer.
What we do with your data
We use the data to provide you with the dating event you wish to attend, and:
To provide you with products, services, account information and customer service.
For example, we will use your information to confirm your registration for an event or a change of venue. If you give us a friend's information, we will use it for the same.
Before you give us a friend's information (their name and email address), please be sure that you have your friend's permission to share that information with us.
To contact you in connection with your transaction and events you attend.
For example, we may send you emails or SMS about your account or a ticket purchase or ask you if you would like to review an event you attended or if we have to change a date or venue.
We might also contact you about this policy or any of our other policies or terms.
To forecast trends and demand.
To get to know what your preferences might be for future events so we can improve our services and so that your experience with us is more relevant.
To monitor and improve our events, services, and websites.
We analyse your information to understand our customer base in general. We do this so that we can make better decisions about our services, advertising and products.
For security purposes. We may use your information to protect the security of our company, employees, our customers, third parties and/or our/their property (including any events you may attend and our websites) as permitted by law.
For market research purposes
We may collect and process your personal information for the purposes of sales analysis and market research. Market research will be conducted by email.
For marketing purposes. You may be contacted by us by email, text message, telephone or other means with information or offers regarding our upcoming events, (including newsletters).
As otherwise permitted by law. In limited circumstances, we may also use your information for other purposes where permitted by law.
Sharing information with other data processors
To provide your dating event services, we work with several suppliers such as DesignMyNight (our ticketing platform) Mail Chimp (who sends our emails), SumUp (who process our bar payments), Google (web analytics).
If you participate in a survey with us your survey responses will be processed by our survey supplier (Survey Monkey or Google Forms).
We will not share your personal data with any third parties.
Keeping your data safe
We ensure that all our suppliers process your data in an appropriate and lawful manner.
If you participate in a survey with us your data will be held with our suppliers (Google or Survey Monkey) in the United States under an EU approved data protection framework. It will be anonymised for reporting purposes and then deleted after 30 days.
How long we keep your data
Unless we receive a deletion request we will store your data indefinitely for some or all of the purposes listed above.
Subject access request
You have the right to request that we give you a copy of the data we hold about you. This is called a 'Subject Access Request'.
Right to deletion
You have the right to request that we delete any data that we hold on you. To do this, please contact us by email (email@example.com), write to us or call our phone number.
Right to restrict processing
You have the right to request that we stop processing of your information:
if you believe the information that we hold is incorrect, or
if you can show that our processing is unlawful, or
if you want us to stop processing your data but you do not want us to delete it (for example, you may wish us to hold it for legal reasons, to defend a legal claim).
To exercise any of your rights, please contact:
The Data Manager
Generalist Works Ltd.
Q120 Penton Place
You have the right to complain about our processing to the Information Commissioner if you believe we are not processing your data in a proper manner - see for more information.
Last updated 25 May 2018
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