Privacy Policy

Talent 2030 is run by the National Centre for Universities and Business (NCUB). All copyrights, logos, websites information and IT systems related to Talent 2030 are owned entirely by NCUB.

This privacy policy sets out how NCUB uses and protects any information that you provide us with.

NCUB is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. If we ask you to provide personal information it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

This policy is effective from 25 May 2018. NCUB may change this policy periodically by updating this page. When significant changes are made NCUB may email you or publicise the changes on the Talent 2030 homepage.


When you register for Talent 2030 or enter the competition, we may ask you for to submit personal information including:

    • Your name
    • Your email address
    • Your phone number
    • Your age
  • Your school or organisation
  • Other information relevant to submitting case studies to the website


We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  1. to improve delivery of the Talent 2030 campaign. From time to time, we may contact you email for market research purposes.
  2. internal record keeping. It is helpful for Talent 2030 to know when you entered the competition, to assist you if you enter multiple times.

If you sign up to receive our newsletter, we will use the email address that you provided to send you the Talent 2030 newsletter and occasionally other related information which we think you may find interesting. We will not pass your personal information to any other groups or individuals. We will not contact you for direct marketing purposes.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. This data is held in a secure database at NCUB and is only accessed by Talent 2030 staff to ensure your personal information is both respected and protected.

We store this information for a maximum of 10 years, although we may delete the information sooner if we no longer require it.


A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.


Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement on the website in question.


You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • when submitting a case study to the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want to receive further details from Talent 2030 or NCUB
  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at

Talent 2030 and NCUB will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may share your data with third parties who are performing services on our behalf (for example when arranging The Big Bang Fair and trips to sponsors). We will not pass on your details for these purposes without your permission.

We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen – if you wish to stop receiving these occasional emails you can inform us at any time by emailing

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the GDPR 2018. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Talent 2030, Studio 10, Tiger House, Burton Street, London, WC1H 9BY or email

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.