Privacy Policy


Safeguarding your privacy is very important to us. We take seriously the collection of any personally identifiable information and personal contact information (“personal information”) from our visitors and are committed to respecting your privacy and keeping your personal information safe.

We use the term “visitors” to include registered members of TDI communities and any other person that accesses our websites or other publications at any point for any amount of time, unless designated otherwise. This privacy policy tells you what to expect when TDI collects personal information. Please carefully review our information collection practices and privacy protections below.

TDI respects the privacy of our readers, and our practices are designed to comply with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other privacy laws around the world. We are mindful of the data that we collect, collect only what is necessary, and are responsible in the handling of data.


  • What data do we collect?
  • How do we collect your data?
  • How will we use your data?
  • How do we store your data?
  • Marketing
  • What are your data protection rights?
  • What are cookies?
  • How do we use cookies?
  • What types of cookies do we use?
  • How to manage your cookies
  • Privacy policies of other websites
  • Changes to our privacy policy
  • How to contact us
  • How to contact the appropriate authorities

What data do we collect?

We collect personal information about you when you:

  • subscribe to receive our e-newsletter
  • register for as a member
  • register for an event or webinar
  • respond to a survey
  • request information about memberships
  • sign up for articles or publications
  • download papers
  • telephone, write, contact us online or text us or otherwise provide us with your personal information

For newsletter subscribers and website visitors of our publications, the data we collect is usually limited to information such as your name, occupation, company name, industry, communication preferences, email address, postal address, and IP address. 

For members and prospects who pay for membership with us, we may, in addition to the above, collect other information such as telephone number, mobile number, date of birth, bank account details, or credit card information necessary to process purchases.

On certain sponsored content items, advertisers may request certain additional industry-specific information, in order to tailor their marketing to you with your consent, which will be disclosed on the form required to download the piece of content.

Our websites also automatically collect information about your use of the websites, such as:

  • Computer, device and connection information, such as IP address, browser type and version, operating system, mobile platform, unique device identifier and other technical identifiers;
  • Usage data, such as click stream data, including date and time stamp and referring and exit pages, search terms you used, and pages you visited or searched for on the Service; and
  • For location-aware services, the physical location of your device.

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide TDI with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

  • Register for our newsletter or as a member or place an order for any of our products or services.
  • Voluntarily complete a customer survey or provide feedback on any of our message boards, blog posts or social media channels or via email.
  • Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies.

How will we use your data?

The purpose of our data collection is to analyze website traffic and to tailer make our digital marketing strategy towards the best aim for our members. The data is used to improve our members and newsletter readers with finer exposure and visibility as we can create a better targeted digital marketing campaign with the help of this data.

TDI collects your data so that we can:

  • Process your membership registration, manage your account and make payments
  • Email you with special offers on other products and services we think you might like.
  • Website Data Analysis
  • Data will be transferred internationally as members send and receive data from across the globe.

When TDI processes your order, it may send your data to, and also use the resulting information from, credit reference agencies to prevent fraudulent purchases.

How do we store your data?

TDI securely stores your data on our server. Our company will keep your personal data for a period for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which it was processed. Once this time period has expired, we will delete your data. In the event that you require confirmation of erasure verbally or in writing, you may contact us.


TDI  would like to send you information about products and services of ours that we think you might like, as well as those of our partner companies. In the event that you would like to opt out, please click the unsubscribe button at the end of our emailers to stop receiving our newsletters. 

What are your data protection rights?

TDI would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request TDI for copies of your personal data. 

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that TDI correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request TDI to complete information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure — You have the right to request that TDI erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that TDI restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to TDI’s processing of your personal and company data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that TDI transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

The right to object  – You have the right to object your personal data being used. This includes, uses of personal data for the purpose of direct marketing, scientific and historical research, or for the performance of a task in the public interest.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology.

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How do we use cookies?

TDI uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:

  • Understanding how you use our website
  • Using visitor information to improve members’ experience and exposure
  • Keeping you signed in

What types of cookies do we use?

There are a number of different types of cookies, however, our website uses:

  • Functionality — TDI uses these cookies so that we recognize you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.
  • Advertising — TDI uses these cookies to collect information about your visit to our website, the content you viewed, the links you followed and information about your browser, device, and your IP address. Our Company sometimes shares some limited aspects of this data with third parties for advertising purposes. We may also share online data collected through cookies with our advertising partners. This means that when you visit another website, you may be shown advertising based on your browsing patterns on our website.

Privacy policies of other websites

The TDI website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

TDI keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 15 May 2023.

How to contact us

If  you have any questions about TDI’s privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or  you would like to exercise one of  your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us via email:

How to contact the appropriate authority

Should you wish to report a complaint or if you feel that TDI has not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you may contact the Information Commissioner’s Office.

Call: +44 303 123 111