Our contact details
Name: The Academy Of Chocolate
Address: Westminster Kingsway College 76 Vincent Square
London SW1P 2PD, United Kingdom
E-mail: [email protected]
Date of update: June 25th 2023
Based upon a template provided by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office
The type of personal information we collect
We currently collect and process the following information:
- Members names and contact details
- Details of companies who enter the Awards run by the Academy
- Contact information for journalists and other individuals who we may need to contact as part of the business of the Academy
How we get the personal information and why we have it
Most of the personal information we process is provided to us directly by you for one of the following reasons:
- You are a member of the Academy
- You have entered a competition run by the Academy
- You have written to the Academy with a question
- You are a journalist or other individual who we may wish to contact as part of the business of the Academy
We use the information that you have given us in order to keep you up to date with the activities of the Academy
Under the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR), the lawful bases we rely on for processing this information are:
(a) Your consent. You are able to remove your consent at any time. You can do this by contacting
(b) We have a contractual obligation.
(c) We have a legal obligation.
(d) We have a vital interest.
(e) We need it to perform a public task.
(f) We have a legitimate interest.
How we store your personal information
Your information is securely stored.
If you are a Member of the Academy we keep your contact details for the time of membership. Your details are only held digitally and will be deleted when you cease to be a member.
If you have entered the Awards we will keep your data on file until you ask us to delete it. Your details are only held digitally.
If you are a journalist or another individual who we may need to contact as part of the business of the Academy we will keep your data on file until you ask us to delete it. Your details are only held digitally.
Your data protection rights
Under data protection law, you have rights including:
Your right of access – You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information.
Your right to rectification – You have the right to ask us to rectify personal information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.
Your right to erasure – You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to restriction of processing – You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to object to processing – You have the the right to object to the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to data portability – You have the right to ask that we transfer the personal information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.
You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.
Please contact us at [email protected] if you wish to make a request.
How to complain
If you have any concerns about our use of your personal information, you can make a complaint to us at [Insert your organisation’s contact details for data protection queries].
You can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data.
The ICO’s address:
Information Commissioner’s Office
Helpline number: 0303 123 1113
ICO website: https://www.ico.org.uk