Privacy Policy | TEDxWaltham

TEDxWaltham is an independently organized TEDx event, operating under a license from TED Conferences, LLC. This privacy policy will explain how we use the personal data we collect from you when you use our website.

What data do we collect?

TEDxWaltham collects the following data:

  • Personal information (name, email address, phone number, etc.)

  • Ideas as part of speaker nomination applications

How do we collect your data?

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

  • Complete any of our online forms such as contact forms, speaker applications, or ticket requests.

  • Voluntarily complete a customer survey or provide feedback on any of our message boards or via email.

  • Use or view our website via your browser's cookies.


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

  • Third party websites we use to sell tickets for our events.

How will we use your data?

TEDxWaltham collects your data so that we can:

  • Sell you tickets to our events.

  • Consider your speaker applications and/or nominations and/or volunteer applications. 

  • Email you with updates about our events.


If you agree, TEDxWaltham shares email addresses of event attendees with TED Conferences, LLC to receive a one time only email to complete a post-event survey.  Sharing this information does not add you to TEDxWaltham or TED’s mailing lists.  


TEDxWaltham uses a third-party ticketing service to process ticket orders, the privacy policy of the third part service applies for those purchases.

How do we store your data?

Data you provide to TEDxWaltham through our website is securely stored within our web hosting platform, Wix, or within our password protected Box drive.


TEDxWaltham will keep your speaker application data for up to 12 months. Once this time period has expired, we will delete your data.  If you have subscribed to our mailing list for event & ticket updates, we will keep your email address and name until you request to be removed from our mailing list.  We may periodically request that you opt-in to continue receiving updates from us.


TEDxWaltham would like to send you information about our events that we think you might like, as well as those of other local TEDx events.


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 TEDxWaltham from contacting you for marketing purposes or giving your data to other members of the TED Conferences, LLC.


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

What are your data protection rights?

TEDxWaltham 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 TEDxWaltham for copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.


The right to rectification

You have the right to request that TEDxWaltham correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request TEDxWaltham to complete information you believe is incomplete.


The right to erasure

You have the right to request that TEDxWaltham erase your personal data, under certain conditions.


The right to restrict processing

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


The right to object to processing

You have the right to object to TEDxWaltham's processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.


The right to data portability

You have the right to request that TEDxWaltham 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:


Email 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 website, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology.


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How do we use cookies?

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

  • Keeping you signed in

  • Understanding how you use our website

What types of cookies do we use?

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

  • Functionality: TEDxWaltham 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: TEDxWaltham 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. TEDxWaltham 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.

How to manage cookies

You can set your browser to not accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Privacy policies of other websites

The TEDxWaltham 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

TEDxWaltham keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on August 18, 2019.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about TEDxWaltham'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.


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