Privacy Policy

The James Dyson Foundation is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This privacy policy explains what sort of information we collect about you, how we use the information we collect about you, how you can instruct us if you prefer to limit the use of that information. It also sets out the procedures that we have in place to safeguard your privacy. By submitting your information you consent to the use of that information as set out in this policy. If we change our privacy policy, any changes will be posted on this page without notification. Questions regarding this privacy policy should be directed to the Web-Master at jamesdysonaward@dyson.com.

You may also contact us at:

James Dyson Foundation
Tetbury Hill
Malmesbury
Wiltshire
SN16 0RP
+44 1666 828001

What personally identifiable information do we collect about you?

We collect information on our website users in several ways, including through cookies, registration and emails sent to us via our website.

We require competitors registered on our website to provide us with a name, telephone number, and email address as well as telling us where they studied. If you send us email messages, you will automatically provide us with your electronic mail address, as well as any other personally identifiable information you include in the text of your message.

We collect and store from all visitors to our website, whether they actively provide us with information or merely browse our website, the internet protocol (IP) address of the computer they are using, the browser software they use and their operating system, the date and time they access our website, the internet address of the website from which they linked directly to our website. We use this type of information to track website usage, to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of our website and to help us make our website more useful. Like most internet websites, we use “cookies,” small files that websites use to store information on your computer. The cookies that we use are removed when you shut down your web browser and cannot be seen by any other website. We may also use cookies to track users as they travel through our website.

What do we do with the information we collect?

We’ll only contact you if you’ve asked us to. Registering as a competitor means that you allow us to contact you regarding your progress through the award, or any publicity opportunities we’d like you to get involved in.

With whom do we share the information we collect?

We won’t share your information with anybody apart from the James Dyson Foundation team, and those working on behalf of the James Dyson Foundation to administer the award.

What opt out rights and rights to obtain details of the information we hold on you do you have?

If you wish to opt out of being contacted by the James Dyson Foundation you may either do so at the time you provide us with your contact details, or at any time by sending an email to jamesdysonaward@dyson.com, or writing to us at The James Dyson Foundation, Tetbury Hill, Malmesbury, Wiltshire, SN16 0RP, stating that you do not wish to receive such communications. We will provide users of our website with details of the contact information that we hold on them upon request within 30 days. To make such a request, send an email to jamesdysonaward@dyson.com or write to us at The James Dyson Foundation, Tetbury Hill, Malmesbury, Wiltshire, SN16 0RP and include your full name and postal address.

As part of our thanks and appreciation to our partners, we provide links to websites operated and controlled by third parties. Those third parties have their own information collection practices. We are not responsible for their information collection practices or for the content of their sites. We encourage you to review carefully the privacy policies of all websites, including those websites which can be accessed from this site.

What kind of security is used to protect your information?

All information about you that we store on our web server is in secure databases protected through a variety of technical access controls.