Privacy Policy

Who we are?

The controllers of the personal information collected through this website are:

Resilience First Limited (a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales with company number 11316767, whose registered office is at 16 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London, United Kingdom, WC2B 5AH)

Resilience Shift (a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales with company number 13609289, whose registered office is at 10 Queen Street Place, London, United Kingdom, EC4R 1BE) and

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions, Inc. a (Wood Group, 511 Congress, Suite 200, Portland, ME 04101, Maine, United States).

You can contact each of the parties in the following ways if you have any questions about their use of your personal information:

Party name: Resilience First Ltd
Party representative: Michael Rooney
Position: Chief Executive
Address: 16 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London, United Kingdom, WC2B 5AH
Telephone: +44 (0) 75 385 18882

Party name: The Resilience Shift
Party representative: Seth Schultz
Position: Executive Director
Address: The Resilience Shift, c/o Arup, 8 Fitzroy Street, London, United Kingdom
Telephone: +1 (202) 550-8323

Party name: Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions, Inc.
Party representative: Peter J. Hall
Position: Vice President
Address: Wood Group, 511 Congress, Suite 200, Portland, ME 04101, Maine
United States
Telephone: + 1 207 272 2153

What information do we collect?

When you use our website, please bear in mind that we may collect the following personal information:

  • Information about the areas of the website that you visit
  • information about your computer, such as which browser you are using, your network location, the type of connection you are using (e.g. broadband, ADSL etc) and your IP address

We do this by using cookies, which are small files that help us track how our visitors use the website.

We ask for the following personal information when you submit an application for the Resilience Realized Awards:

  • project name
  • your name
  • organisation name
  • organisation type
  • organisation address
  • contact number
  • email address

We may also add to this with personal information from telephone calls and/or other correspondence with you to help us build our knowledge about our engagement with you.

What do we do with the personal information we collect?

  • The information will be used to assess your application for the competition and contact you as necessary.
  • The information we capture is used to keep in touch with you and to build our knowledge about audiences interested in Resilience Realized.
  • This helps us to understand when it is appropriate to reach out to you if we believe you will be interested in news about our programme and its activities.
  • This helps us notify you about major updates to the Resilience Realized website and project, include the release of the showcase and rollout of the Resilience Realized awards.
  • We may wish to use your personal information for future publicity.

Please note that we do not use your personal information to carry out any automated decision-making.

Our lawful bases for processing your personal information

We will process your personal information in reliance on a lawful basis. In most instances this will be legitimate interests since we have a legitimate interest in processing the personal information of individuals who make applications to us in order to assess and consider their application.

We may also process your personal information where necessary in compliance with a legal obligation on us or if necessary for the performance of a contract between us.

Where we rely on the lawful basis of consent to process your personal information, you always have a right to withdraw your consent.

How long do we retain your personal information for

We will store this personal information during the life of the programme and for 5 years afterwards or as required by individual project activities. It is stored in the Resilience Shift programme area on the secure Resilience First network.  We may retain your personal information for longer where necessary to protect our or a third party’s interests or where you have exercised your rights below concerning your personal information.

Recipients of your personal information

We may share your personal information with companies acting on our behalf who will only use the information to provide the service that we are procuring from them.

In certain circumstances, we may share your personal information with our professional advisors, with law enforcement or with third parties where necessary to protect our or a third party’s interests.

International Data Transfers

When we transfer personal information outside the UK we will take steps to ensure that your personal information remains protected. This will include, where appropriate, entering into a data transfer agreement or standard contractual clauses with the recipient.

Your rights to the personal information we have collected

You have certain rights under the law concerning the personal information we hold about you.

You may request that we provide you with details of the personal information that we hold about you under data protection laws.

You may also ask us to rectify your personal information, erase your personal information, restrict our processing of your personal information, object to our processing or ask us to port your personal information to you or a third party.

Certain of these rights only apply in specific circumstances and you should note that we may be able to rely on exemptions to refuse your right.

If you would like to exercise one of these rights, please write to us at

If you think any information we have about you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible. We will correct or update any information as soon as we can.

Please note that you have a right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office about our use of your personal information. See: However, we encourage you to raise your concern with us first.

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