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CILT GDPR Compliant Privacy Notice

We hold personal information about you when you apply for Membership and when you retain Membership through subscription. We hold personal information about any Academic Awards we grant you and retain the history of any Awards (even if you are no longer a subscribing Member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK (CILT(UK)). If you do not pay your subscription at the due date we retain your personal information for twelve months to allow you to re-instate your Membership, after that time period we delete your personal information from our systems.

If you attend a course or event we process information about you in order to run the event. We retain information about you relating to the course or event billing, if appropriate, and we track the CPD hours you get credited with by virtue of your participation.

As part of our Membership application process we ask for your date of birth. As an Awarding body and Chartered Institute we need to ensure you are older than eighteen years of age at the time of your application and are correctly identified. We also need to correctly identify you if you are awarded Chartered membership or an Academic Award by us and we are asked to confirm your Award by another organisation, with your permission. This may occur if you apply for a position where academic references are taken or as part of a job application.

We will only send you marketing communications after you have agreed to receive this type of communication from us. You can withdraw from this agreement at any time by writing to us at or by visiting MyCILT and adjusting your mailing categories.

We will not pass your data to third parties without your permission. We will pass examination results to your current employer if they paid the examination fees.

You have the right to have your personal details deleted from our systems. If you decide to ask for your details to be deleted you must be aware that we will no longer be capable of evidencing the Award of any Academic Award or completion of any course. You can ask for a copy of the personal information we have stored on our systems. If you wish to receive a copy please email



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