Privacy Policy

Scotland Women in Technology are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This privacy notice explains when and what personal information we may collect, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure. We also cover your rights and choices with respect to your information.


Questions, comments and requests regarding our use of your personal data are welcomed and should be emailed to:

Who we are:

We're Scotland Women in Technology, a non-profit organisation, run by volunteers, dedicated to Celebrating, Championing and Investing in trailblazers across the technology industry.

How do we collect information from you?

The information we collect from you, depends on your relationship with us. This could be in the form of a follower, an event attendee, awards nominator, awards attendee, awards nominee or awards finalist or winner. The PDF below lists the data we collect for each category of relationship, the use of this data and our legal basis for processing.

How long is your information kept for?

We will only ever collect the information we need. When we ask you to provide your personal information we will let you know why we are asking and how we will use your data, by directing you towards this notice. We hold your information only as long as necessary for the purpose it was collected. If you request that we have no further contact with you, we will keep some basic information in order to avoid sending you unwanted communications in the future.

Who has access to your information?

We do not sell or rent your information to third parties. We do not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes. However, we may disclose your information to third parties in order to achieve the other purposes set out in this notice. 

Your rights and choices

We are committed to putting you in control of your data, so feel free to contact us directly if you wish to view, edit or delete any information we hold on you by emailing:

When you give us your personal information, we take steps to ensure that appropriate technical and organisational controls are in place to protect it. We do not knowingly collect the personal information of children under the age of 13.

Changes to this notice

This notice was last updated on 12th June 2018. We may make occasional changes to this notice if any of our activities significantly change.


SWiT (known as Scotland Women in Technology) is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) regulated by the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR), Scottish Charity number: SC049443

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