Privacy Notice


This privacy policy governs the collection and use of personal information for Digital Construction Live. For further information on the conference, please visit:

We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and personal data. This data privacy policy explains the types of personal information we collect, how we use your personal information, who we share it with, how we protect it, and your legal rights in relation to your personal data. This applies to your use of our site


Who we are?

Digital Construction Live is a virtual event organised and managed by co-founders Weir Events Limited,  and Origin7 Limited. Digital Construction Live is an interactive virtual conference that will provide unique opportunities for industry professionals ready to take the next big leap of the digital journey. DCL brings together industry thought leaders and disruptors in a range of interactive webinars and panel sessions to talk about digital hot topics. DCL provides opportunity to exchange knowledge and push the boundaries on ever evolving concepts and advancements in technology and digital working. Key topics include the Construction Playbook, from a BIM to MMC (Modern Methods of Construction) and Data mining for Digital Transformation. 

The registered offices of co founders Weir Events Ltd is 57 Grand Parade, Belfast, BT5 5HG and Origin7 is xxxxxxxxxxxx


What information do we collect?

We obtain information about you when you contact us about products and services, register to receive our newsletters, purchase tickets for Digital Construction Live events as well as verbal conversation via the phone.


Personal data means any information capable of identifying an individual. It does not include anonymised data. We may process the following categories of personal data about you: 


Communication Data that includes any communication that you send to us whether that be through the contact form on our website, through email, text, social media messaging, social media posting or any other communication that you send us. We process this data for the purposes of communicating with you, for record keeping and for the establishment, pursuance or defence of legal claims. Our lawful ground for this processing is our legitimate interests which in this case are to reply to communications sent to us, to keep records and to establish, pursue or defend legal claims. 


Customer Data that includes data relating to any purchases of goods and/or services such as your name, title, billing address, delivery address email address, phone number, contact details and  purchase details.  . We process this data to supply the goods and/or services you have purchased and to keep records of such transactions. Our lawful ground for this processing is the performance of a contract between you and us and/or taking steps at your request to enter into such a contract. If you purchase a ticket to an event, your card information is not held by us, it is collected by a third-party payment processor, who specialise in the secure online capture and processing of credit/debit card transactions


User Data that includes data about how you use our website and any online services together with any data that you post for publication on our website or through other online services. We process this data to operate our website and ensure relevant content is provided to you, to ensure the security of our website, to maintain backups of our website and/or databases and to enable publication and administration of our website, other online services and business. Our lawful ground for this processing is our legitimate interests which in this case are to enable us to properly administer our website and our business. 


Technical Data that includes data about your use of our website and online services such as your IP address, your login data, details about your browser, length of visit to pages on our website, page views and navigation paths, details about the number of times you use our website, time zone settings and other technology on the devices you use to access our website. The source of this data is from our analytics tracking system. We process this data to analyse your use of our website and other online services, to administer and protect our business and website, to deliver relevant website content and advertisements to you and to understand the effectiveness of our advertising. Our lawful ground for this processing is our legitimate interests which in this case are to enable us to properly administer our website and our business and to grow our business and to decide our marketing strategy. 


Marketing Data that includes data about your preferences in receiving marketing from us and our third parties and your communication preferences. We process this data to deliver relevant website content and advertisements to you and measure or understand the effectiveness of this advertising. Our lawful ground for this processing is our legitimate interests which in this case are to study how customers use our products/services, to develop them, to grow our business and to decide our marketing strategy. 


We may use Customer Data, User Data, Technical Data and Marketing Data to deliver relevant website content and advertisements to you (including Linkedin and Twitter adverts or other display advertisements) and to measure or understand the effectiveness of the advertising we serve you. Our lawful ground for this processing is legitimate interests which is to grow our business. We may also use such data to send other marketing communications to you. Our lawful ground for this processing is either consent or legitimate interests (namely to grow our business).

How is your information used?

We may use your information to:

  • To operate our business and provide you with services you have requested.
  • To process a ticket that you have made;
  • To verify your identity
  • To acknowledge, confirm and deal with your enquiry, brief or order.
  • To notify you about any changes to this Site, or services provided through this Site.
  • To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into by you and us; seek your views or comments on the services we provide;
  • To send you communications which you have requested and that may be of interest to you. These may include information about Digital Construction Live events & services from our customers, Digital Construction Live newsletters and any other communications that is relevant. 
  • To ensure we can deliver your product – including online events and webinars.
  • To promote your involvement in our events – including attendee lists and online video footage.
  • To give effect to your legal rights and your rights under this Privacy Policy. This includes your right to request access to, rectification or erasure of personal data to request restriction of processing and the right to data portability.
  • To protect against fraud, identity theft and other unlawful activity.
  • To establish or exercise and legal rights or claims.
  • To satisfy our obligations under applicable law, this Privacy Policy, and any other policies or terms that are applicable to our relationship with you.
  • For other purposes to which you have consented, and we may combine personal data that you have provided to us with other information we collect about you for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy.

We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with us. Your information is sorted on our third-party platforms such as Mailchimp which abides to GDPR and the security of data.

What legal basis do we have for processing your personal data?

We process personal information for certain legitimate business purposes, which include some or all of the following:

  • Where processing enables us to determine the effectiveness of marketing campaigns.
  • To provide communications which we think will be of interest to you by email.
  • To process your data on our systems to ensure relevant communications.
  • To better understand how people interact with the Digital Construction Live website.
  • To identify and prevent fraud.

Whenever we process data for these purposes we will ensure that we always keep your Personal Data rights in high regard and take account of these rights. You have the right to object to this processing if you wish, and if you wish to do so email and ask to be removed. 

How your data is stored 

We will keep and store all data in high regard but we may share your personal data with third parties in the following situations:

  • To selected third parties who act on our behalf to support our operations (for example card processing or payment services)
  • Our IT suppliers and contracted suppliers (for example data hosting providers, event organisations or delivery partners) who may need to have access to your personal data to provide IT support and enable us to provide services, subject to appropriate contractual protections in accordance with applicable law.
  • To third party organisations (for example event sponsors) if you’ve requested/given permission for us to do so.
  • To promote your involvement in our events – including attendee lists and online video footage
  • To protect us or contractors against loss or damage – including without limitation, exchanging information with the police, courts or law enforcement organisations.
  • To the extent necessary to establish, exercise or defend legal rights or claims, or for the purposes of investigating actual or suspected unlawful activity


When you are using our secure online registration pages, your registration is processed by a third-party payment processor who specialises in the secure online capture and processing of credit/debit card transactions. If you have any questions regarding secure transactions, please contact us.

How do we secure personal data?

We have put in place security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used, altered, disclosed, or accessed without authorisation. We also allow access to your personal data only to those employees and partners who have a business need to know such data. They will only process your personal data on our instructions, and they must keep it confidential. We have procedures in place to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach if we are legally required to.

How long do we keep your personal data for?

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. When deciding what the correct time is to keep the data for we look at its amount, nature and sensitivity, potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure, the processing purposes, if these can be achieved by other means and legal requirements. For tax purposes the law requires us to keep basic information about our customers (including Contact, Identity, Financial and Transaction Data) for six years after they stop being customers. In some circumstances we may anonymise your personal data for research or statistical purposes in which case we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to you

Your rights in relation to personal data

Under data protection laws you have rights in relation to your personal data that include the right to request access, correction, erasure, restriction, transfer, to object to processing, to portability of data and (where the lawful ground of processing is consent) to withdraw consent. You can see more about these rights at: If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please email us at

You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive or refuse to comply with your request in these circumstances. We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response. We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. Occasionally it may take us longer than a month if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you. If you are not happy with any aspect of how we collect and use your data, you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues ( We should be grateful if you would contact us first if you do have a complaint so that we can try to resolve it for you

Use of cookies and other technologies

You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when websites set or access cookies. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this website may become inaccessible or not function properly.

Linking to other websites / third party content

We may provide Non-Personal Data to third parties, where such information is combined with similar information of other users of our website. For example, we might inform third parties regarding the number of unique users who visit our website, the demographic breakdown of our community users of our website, or the activities that visitors to our website engage in while on our website. The third parties to whom we may provide this information may include potential or actual advertisers, providers of advertising services (including website tracking services), commercial partners, sponsors, licensees, researchers and other similar parties

We will not disclose your Personal Data to third parties unless you have consented to this disclosure or unless the third party is required to fulfil your order (in such circumstances, the third party is bound by similar data protection requirements). We will disclose your Personal Data if we believe in good faith that we are required to disclose it in order to comply with any applicable law, a summons, a search warrant, a court or regulatory order, or other statutory requirement.

This website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.

How to contact us?

Questions, comments or requests regarding this Privacy Policy should be addressed to our Sarah Weir, Director of Weir Events who can be contacted by email: