Privacy Notice

Who are we:

We are Shaw Trust Disability Power 100, part of the Shaw Trust Group.  When we say ‘we’, ‘us’ or ‘our’ in this privacy notice we are specifically referring to Disability Power 100.


What personal data do we collect?

We collect the following personal data:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Phone number and other contact details
  • Social media handles
  • Company name
  • Details of your nomination
  • Sex
  • Age


We also collect the following special category data:

  • Data relating ethnicity
  • Data relating to health conditions and disability
  • Sexual orientation

Please not you are not required to provide this special category information, these are optional fields.


How do we collect your data?

You directly provide us with most of the data we collect through our third party platform called

We collect and process your data when you:

  • Subscribe online for updates about any of our products or services.
  • Nominate someone for the Disability Power 100.
  • Voluntarily complete a customer survey or provide feedback on any of our forms or via email
  • Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies.


We may also receive your data indirectly from the following sources:


How will we use your data?

We collect your data so that we can:

  • Collect information on who you have nominated.
  • Email you with updates on Disability Power 100 or on other products and services we think you might like.
  • Contact you when the next Disability Power 100 nominations process opens.
  • Contact you when the next Disability Power 100 publication is published


Who do we share your data with?

Some or all of your information will be processed by third party service providers including, for example Salesforce.  Any such transfers shall be conducted in accordance with our obligations under Data Protection Legislation with appropriate safeguards.


How do we store your data?

We securely store your data on our password encrypted CRM database. We will keep your name, email address and Twitter details for three years, or until the time you ask for your information to be deleted. Once the three year time period has expired, we will delete your data by removing your contact details from our database.



We would like to send you information about products and services of ours that we think you might like.

If you have agreed to receive marketing, you may always opt out at a later date.

You have the right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes.

If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please email us at


What are your data protection rights?

We 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 be informed – You have the right to request that we inform you about what we do with your data.
  • The right to access – You have the right to request copies of your personal data.
  • The right to rectification – You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate.
  • The right to erasure – You have the right to request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to data portability – You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

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 our email:


What are cookies?

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour 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?

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

  • Understanding how you use our website
  • Which pages are popular
  • How you leave our website


What types of cookies do we use?

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

  • Necessary – Necessary cookies are crucial for the basic functions of the website. The website will not work in its intended way without them.  These cookies do not store any personally identifiable data.
  • Analytics – Analytical cookies are used to understand how visitors interact with the website. These cookies help provide information on metrics, the number of visitors, bounce rate, traffic source etc.
  • Performance – Performance cookies are used to understand and analyse the key performance indexes of the website which helps in delivering a better user experience for visitors.


How to manage cookies

You can select the ‘Reject All’ option on our website to decline all non-essential cookies, however, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.


Privacy policies of other websites

Our 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 notice

We regularly review our privacy notice and places any updates on this web page. This privacy notice was last updated in March 2024.


How to contact us

If you have any questions about this privacy notice, 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.

Email us at:


How to contact the appropriate authority

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