Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how The PTI uses and protects any information that you give The PTI when you use this website. The PTI is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

The PTI may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

For the purpose of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679, the data controller is The PTI, 14-15 Lower Grosvenor Place, London SW1W 0EX. The information you provide will be held in accordance with GDPR and may be used by The PTI and its agents to supply the services which you have requested.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name and job title
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to specific The PTI projects or initiatives for example which school you work at.

We may also collect anonymously information on the age, race, sex and disabilities of participants on PTI courses for the purposes of monitoring the inclusivity and diversity of our events.


We collect personal information about website users from internet cookies that are placed on the user's browser by our online marketing tools. These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how the PTI website works.

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • internal record keeping
  • we may use the information to improve our programmes, services and activities
  • we may periodically send promotional emails about new initiatives, projects, activities or events or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided if you have requested these
  • from time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or post. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

Profiling: making our work more unique to you

  • We want to improve how we talk to you and the information we provide to you. To do this we sometimes use profiling and screening methods so that we can better understand your preferences and needs to provide a better experience for you.
  • We may carry out targeted fundraising activities using profiling techniques based on the information that we hold about you or general information about you that is publicly available.
  • This information can be appended to the information that you have provided which allows us to use our resources more effectively by better understanding the background of our supporters and making appropriate requests based on what may interest them and their capacity to give.

You can of course opt out of this activity at any time. To do this contact us by any of the following methods:


Post: The PTI, 14-15 Lower Grosvenor Place, London SW1W 0Ex

Telephone: 020 3174 3106

Where we store your personal data

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff may be engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your order, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, you should note that we do not have any control over those other websites. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting. You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please contact us by one of the following methods:


Post: The PTI, 14-15 Lower Grosvenor Place, London SW1W 0EX

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Your rights

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Contact us

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to us by email or by writing to us at the addresses below:


Post: The PTI, 14-15 Lower Grosvenor Place, London SW1W 0EX