Privacy policy 2017-06-13T10:05:22+00:00


This website and the If We Can You Can Challenge is brought to you by FIRST Face to Face Ltd (we or us). We take the privacy of our website users very seriously. We ask that you read this privacy policy carefully as it contains important information about how we will use your personal information. By visiting you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy and those contained within our sites terms and conditions and terms of website use.

FIRST Face to Face Ltd’s registered office is: Queen Alexandra Sixth Form, Hawkeys Lane, North Shields NE29 9BZ.

Personal information we collect from you

When you use our site, we may collect the following personal information from you:

  • Name;
  • contact details; and
  • business information

You may give us this personal information during the completion of an online form. For example, you may do this by submitting an entry to the 2017 competition, subscribing to our newsletter, posting a comment on our site or by completing a contact form.
Occasionally we may receive information about you from other sources which we will add to the information which we already hold about you in order to help us. For example, we may receive information about you from Eventbrite when you purchase tickets for our events. This is so that we can manage your booking effectively and provide you with a high standard of service.


We use WordPress, a third party service that uses cookies, to bring you our site. Cookies are files that are placed onto your computer by our site to that it can function more effectively.

We use a standard WordPress service which relies on cookies to collect information about your activity on our site. For example, we use this service to assess the number of users viewing pages on our site, to monitor and report on the effectiveness of the site and to help us improve it. Also, because our site uses WordPress, cookies may be used so that you can post comments.

The information we obtain from our use of cookies will not usually contain your personal information. Although we may obtain information about your computer such as your IP address, your internet browser and/or other internet log information, this will not usually identify you personally. You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the website below will tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. For further information about cookies visit

How your personal information will be used

We gather this personal information for the following purposes:

  • To provide you with the services that you have requested through our website;
  • – these services include our email newsletter subscription, contact form and comments posting system.
  • to communicate with you on any matters relating to the services you request through our website;
  • to help us process and manage any ticket orders for our events that you may have made through Eventbrite;
  • to ensure that we are able to provide our services to the best standard;
  • to notify you about changes to our services, including this policy and
    our site terms of use; and
  • to contact you about other events and services that we think may be of
    interest to you;

If you would like us to stop contacting you, or do not want us to use your information in this way, please contact


When you subscribe to our newsletter, we provide you with information about any services or events that we think may be of interest to you. If you would like to receive this information, please submit your name and email address to us by clicking the button below:


If you agree to us providing you with this information, you can always opt out at a later date by sending a blank email titled ‘OPTOUT’ to

We may also want to provide you with information about any services or events from competition partners that we work closely with, if we think that it may be of interest to you. If you would like to receive this information, please subscribe to the newsletter here. If you agree to us providing you with this information, you can always opt out at a later date by sending a blank email titled ‘OPTOUT’ to

Who your personal information may be shared with

We will always ensure we have prior consent before sharing any personal information. If this is obtained we may share your personal information with:

  • Competition partners, for the purpose of contacting you about events and services that may be of interest to you. Information about the partners can be found on our partners page.
  • Eventbrite;and
  • law enforcement agencies in connection with any investigation to help  prevent unlawful activity.

How your personal information is kept safe

Your information is handled only by people involved with FIRST Face to Face Ltd and with those persons mentioned above who we may share your information with. We will use all reasonable efforts to safeguard your personal information. However, you should be aware that the use of the internet is not entirely secure. For this reason, we cannot guarantee the security of any personal data which you provide to us through our site, although we will do our best to keep it secure.

Links to other websites

Our site contains links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to our site, so we encourage you to read the privacy policies on the other websites you visit.

Your rights and updating your information

You have the right to request a copy of the personal information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of this, please send an email to

We want to ensure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. If any of the information that you have provided to us changes, for example if you change your email address, please let us know the correct details by sending an email to

You also have the right to ask us not to use your personal information for marketing purposes. If you would like to stop receiving emails from us, for example through our newsletter subscription service, you can do this by sending a blank email titled ‘OPTOUT’ to

Changes to this privacy policy

We may revise this privacy policy from time to time. Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.

Contact us

We welcome your views about our site and our privacy policy. If you would like to contact us with any queries or comments please send an email to

Your consent

By submitting your personal data you consent to the use of that data as set out in this policy.

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