City & Guilds College Association

For Imperial College Engineers

CGCA Privacy and Data Protection Statements

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CGCA Data Protection Statement, version 1.3, dated 16th August 2017. 

CGCA recognise, and abide by, the provisions of the various UK privacy and data protection regulations. By applying for membership, you are consenting to the following conditions.

  1. The data provided in the membership application will be used by CGCA to process your membership application. This may involve contacting you by phone and / or email.
  2. By submitting this application, you are consenting for CGCA to store and process your data for the purposes of confirming and managing your membership. This data will include your identity, your contact details, type of membership, subscription data and your preferences.
  3. Once the membership application is completed, your membership data will be stored, processed and managed on behalf of CGCA by Imperial College London on the College’s alumni database. The College may communicate with you from time to time on behalf of CGCA or, as an alumnus of the College, on their own behalf, in accordance with the Imperial College London privacy notice. If you do not wish your membership data to be treated in this way, please let us know by contacting Read Imperial’s privacy policy:
  4. Once your application has been accepted, data about your department, years at College and other contact information will be shared with CGCA by Imperial College.
  5. Once stored on the Imperial College systems, you are responsible for keeping the identity and contact data accurate and up to date and for setting any controls on the sharing of data with other alumni by using the online facilities provided by Imperial College. CGCA will keep your membership status and subscription data up to date.
  6. To enable networking between members, your contact information may be shared with other CGCA members subject to the sharing controls you set as covered above.
  7. Your membership entitles you to receive two copies of Imperial ENGINEER, the house magazine of CGCA and RSMA, each year in either paper and / or electronic form. You will be notified on how to access the electronic form by email.
  8. CGCA may, from time to time, take extracts of the membership data for purposes of controlling and managing membership.
  9. The postal address, email address or phone number held in the membership record may be used by CGCA to contact you about CGCA matters at anytime during your membership and up to 1 year after your membership ends. This may also be shared with mailing contractors in order to send you CGCA communications.
  10. Once your membership data is no longer required by CGCA, it will be marked to make it inaccessible by CGCA.

The CGCA Data Controller may be contacted by email at
These terms and conditions may be updated from time to time to reflect changes in the law, Imperial College or CGCA policies. The latest version will be available on the CGCA website,

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Electronic Communications Statement, version 1.3, dated 16th August 2017.

CGCA must obtain and record your agreement to receive electronic communications from us that contain details of CGCA related events and / or CGCA related products and services. If you do not give your express permission for this we will be unable to inform you electronically about events such as the Annual Dinner or Reunion and this may impact on your enjoyment of membership. Your permission is only given to CGCA and CGCA will only use this to tell you about CGCA’s activities. CGCA will not promote goods or services which do not involve CGCA.

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Bo’ (number plate AW 38) is the only known remaining 1902 James and Browne automobile produced in London from 1898 to 1910. Bo’ is highly unusual in a number of ways, including engine layout with the flywheel between the cylinders… and the fact that two people drive him! He is maintained entirely by volunteer students of the City and Guilds College Motor Club..