We welcome your visit to our site and wish you to be clear about what your visit implies both for us and for you.
- The site is available to members of the public, property, planning and legal professionals, and other professionals. It is written for that purpose.
Our Legal Notices document brings together all our website policies, terms and conditions of use, and other information about using our site. If you have any queries about these notices, or require further information, please do not hesitate to contact us here.
- This site uses Google Analytics which collects information anonymously. It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions. These cookies are used to store information, such as the time that the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before and what site referred the visitor to the web page. Browsers do not share first-party cookies across domains.
- CPA will not make any attempt to identify individual website users or their particular browsing activities.
- No personal information is held on line in operating this site.
- In respect of any data requested from various forms on this site, no data will be passed to third parties; and will only be used for the purposes that it was given.
- If you require any further information or have any concerns about privacy, please contact the Website Administrator.
- Unless otherwise noted on specific pages, all text and images on this website are copyright. All rights reserved.
- Except as permitted under the principles of "fair use" under English copyright law, no part of this site may be reproduced in any form, stored in a database or retrieval system, or transmitted or distributed in any form by any means, electronic, mechanical photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior permission. Please contact the Website Administrator.
Linking to our website
- If you wish to link to this website, please contact the Website Administrator.
Links from our website
- Our website links to other websites. Although we look at all linked websites carefully to assess the quality and reliability of content, we are not responsible for them.
- Linking to another website should not be taken as endorsement of any kind.
- Although we endeavour to keep all links up to date, we cannot guarantee that these links will work all the time, and we have no control over the availability of external pages.
- This website is maintained for your personal use and viewing. Access and use by you of this site constitutes acceptance by you of these Terms and Conditions, which take effect from the date of first use.
- Although care has been taken in preparing the information contained on this site, we do not guarantee its accuracy, and website administrator is not responsible for any errors or omissions or for any loss or damage suffered by users of any of the information published on these pages.
- Whilst the webiste adminsitartor will do what it can to maintain the information on the site, it will not accept liability for any actions or decisions made from using such information.
- If you seek advice on property, planning or legal advice, please instruct an appropriate person(s) who professional liability insurance protects both parties.
- If you believe any content on these pages to be inaccurate or out of date, please contact the Website Administrator.
- All information on this site is provided 'as is', with no guarantee of completeness, accuracy or timeliness or of the results obtained from the use of this information, and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.
- We do not warrant that the functions contained in the material within this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or represent the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the materials. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use of, data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of the website.
- These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute arising under these Terms and Conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
This notice complies with the EU General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) (GDPR) why we obtain, store and process data which can identify you.
What data we collect
When you register with us, or book on to a conference or event, data from you is collected. This data may include:
- Personal information including first and last name, job title and company
- Contact information including current work address, email address and phone number
- CPT use technical and organisational measures in accordance with good industry practice to safeguard your information, We use three separate, but integrated systems to store your Information:
- Email Marketing Post-Click Tracking Cookies - these cookies are used to report on the pages that have been viewed by visitors to the site who have followed links from our email marketing campaigns.
- Analytics - these are used to view technical information including IP address, operating system, browser type and related information regarding the device you used to visit the website, the length of your visit and your interactions with the website.
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.
- To access your personal information - You can view a copy of all the data we hold on you by entering your member registration at www.cptevents.co.uk and viewing ‘All my Data’. You can also request to receive a copy of the personal data we hold about you
- To rectify the personal data we hold on you - You can amend your data at any time at enter your member registration at www.cptevents.co.uk You can also request correction of the personal data that we hold about you
- To object to the processing of your information - You can change your preferences at any time by entering your member registration at www.cptevents.co.uk and viewing ‘Member Detail’ Please note that if you request erasure of your personal data we may not always be able to comply with your request for specific legal reasons which will be notified to you, if applicable, at the time of your request.
- To restrict the processing of your information - You can in certain circumstances request that we restrict the processing of your data, for example where the information is inaccurate, or where you have objected to the processing. Please email CPT with your request and sufficient information to allow us to identify you and we will ensure this is completed within one month of the request date.
- To object to receiving marketing emails or information from us -You can change your marketing preferences at any time by entering your member registration at www.cptevents.co.uk and viewing ‘Member Detail’, or you have the right to withdraw consent to marketing at any time by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by following the unsubscribe instructions included in all our marketing communications
Your consent is obtained during the booking process when registering for an event. This information provided by you to CPT will only be used by persons authorized by CPT to contact you by e-mail, phone and/or mail about CPT products and related services, which will include special CPD promotions. All information you provide to CPT may be retained on one or more databases. You may opt-out/withdraw this consent at any time by either clicking ‘unsubscribe’ on any communication or by adjusting your choices within your member registration area at https://cptevents.co.uk. You can also mail: CPT, 4A Woodside Business Park, Whitley Wood Lane, Reading, RG2 8LW.
How your data is used
To perform the contract we have entered into with you to deliver our services to you and your company, i.e. to register you for an event, process you/your company’s payment, and request essential information, or special requirements relating to the event.
Your information will be added to the attendee list printed in the delegate pack and used to produce a name badge and certificate of attendance, comprising: name, qualifications, job title, company and location.
We host some events in the offices of organisations such as law firms or consultants and for security reasons we produce a list of attendees, using your name and company only. This ensures that only those who are registered to attend the event are able to access the building.
We also share any specific dietary or access requirements you have informed us of with the venues to assist you at the event, this information is not retained by the venue.
To invite you to further relevant events or send you information/notes from events attended. This process is in our legitimate interest of providing services to you, which includes letting you know about the other services we offer that may be of interest to you in the future or where you have given your consent to receiving this information. Legitimate Interest means the interest of our business in conducting and managing our business to enable us to give you the best service/product and the best and most secure experience. We make sure we consider and balance any potential impact on you (both positive and negative) and your rights before we process your personal data for our legitimate interests.
How your data is stored
1. Administration: This is an event registration system used to register you for events and which records attendance and your personal details.
2. Marketing: This is a customer relationship management database which stores your personal details and preferences.
3. Accounting: When paying online using credit cards, your payment will be processed by a Sage Pay. Your card details are not be stored within any of the CPT systems at any time.
How your data is retained
We have security measures in place to prevent your personal data from being lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to specific CPT employees. Third parties who have a business/event need to know will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
Please contact us if you have a question or concern about the use of your personal information, or a query arising from this statement. Contact details can be found at contact us.
We will always treat you query with upmost care. If you remain unhappy with the outcome you have the right to contact the ICO.
Review of CPT Privacy Notice
This Statement and Notice was last reviewed May 2019. We may update the terms of this statement and Notice at any time.
Terms and Conditions
Acknowledgement of Booking
- On completion of any booking(s), the delegate(s) and employer have entered into a contract with CPT.
- On completion of any booking(s), a confirmation of registration and a VAT receipt/invoice will be sent via email.
- If requested at the time of booking an invoice will be sent directly to your accounts department.
- This data will be recorded with the booking and kept for accounting purpose in conjunction with HMRC requirements.
- Anyone not receiving a confirmation email and an invoice email should check their junk/spam/clutter folder before contacting the office.
- To comply with GDPR practice, we will use the data provided to service the contract.
- Opt in/out choices form part of the booking process relating to future event communications.
- All personal data held can be viewed and amended within the member section of the website.
- Please advise us if you have any special requirements.
- Event fee includes refreshments and documentation. Lunch is included on a full day course.
- All invoices must be paid by the date of the event, or within 30 days of the invoice date, whichever is earlier.
- International delegates will have a 6 week window for canecllation without chrage to facilitate the booking of flights and hotels.
- All invoices are liable for payment regardless of attendance.
- The delegate(s) and employer are jointly and severally liable for payment of all fees due.
- If a delegate is unable to attend, a substitution may be made at no additional cost. Please inform us of the change in writing as soon as possible.
Cancellation and Refunds
- Cancellations must be made in writing at least 10 days prior to the event and will be subject to a 25% administration charge. If payment has been received, a refund will be made, less the 25% charge.
- Cancellations notified within 10 days of the event will still require full payment.
- CPT reserves the right to alter the venue, the programme and/or the speakers at any time and without prior notice.
- CPT reserves the right to cancel an event, in which case payments received will be refunded.
- CPT reserves the right to re-date an event, if circumstances arise.
- We accept no liability if an event does not take place for reasons beyond our control.
- We accept no responsibility for the views expressed by the speakers, chairs or any other person at the event.
- Filming and recording is strictly prohibited at any of our events.
- Content shared through our blog or social media is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice or legal opinion. The contents on either platform should not be acted upon without specific professional advice.
The Compulsory Purchase Association
The Compulsory Purchase Association (CPA) is a not for profit member organisation in the UK that promotes best and effective practice in delivering land for infrastructure, housing and regeneration. It is non partisan and does not support or oppose specific schemes. Its members represent acquiring authorities and claimants.
The CPA brings together and channels the wealth of expertise in the subject of Compulsory Purchase & compensation, to promote this important area of work and to foster a basis for best practice. In doing so, it not only provides a sounding board for change in this sphere, but makes comment and provides recommendations relating to relevant Law Commission, government department and other reports and existing/proposed Legislation. It also promotes training and networking to share experience and knowledge. It is a fully independent and self funded organisation.
Its 800 plus members are surveyors, solicitors, barristers, planners, or accountants and others associated with the delivery or management of compulsory purchase.
- Establish a multi-disciplinary association of persons interested in compulsory purchase.
- Enable free exchange of views, experience and advice.
- Provide correspondence and newsletters to members by e-newsletters and e-mails.
- Promote lectures, seminars, and similar events, on compulsory purchase topics for both members and non-members.
- Provide networking opportunities for members and liaise with Universities to provide assistance on compulsory purchase topics.
- Act as a reference point and sounding board for Government, the Law Commission and others on compulsory purchase issues and proposals.
- Promote best practice in all aspects of compulsory purchase.
- Remain independent of all organisations so as to offer balanced and unprejudiced views and advice.
The International Right of Way Association is a professional member organization comprised of global infrastructure real estate practitioners. Their purpose is to improve people’s quality of life through infrastructure development. Since its inception as a not-for-profit association in 1934, IRWA has served professionals who acquire, manage and transfer the land rights needed for building and maintaining energy and transportation infrastructure. Recognized for their high ethical standards, commitment to integrity and professional excellence, IRWA's nearly 10,000 members hail from over 15 countries around the world. They are united by our profession and mission to empower professionals by elevating ethics, learning and a standard of excellence within the global infrastructure real estate community.
WHAT THEY DO
Considered the unsurpassed source of right of way educational programs and professional services worldwide, IRWA provides infrastructure real estate education and credentialing opportunities to differentiate our members in the professional marketplace. Our industry-specific education and advanced curriculum allows for professional credentialing with a focus on one of our four industries, including Electric & Utilities, Public Agencies, Oil & Gas Pipeline, and Transportation. We also offer certification opportunities in Appraisal, Asset Management, Negotiation and Acquisition, Relocation Assistance, and the Uniform Act. IRWA works to create industry-wide recognition of our designations and certifications, and to elevate the role of right of way professionals by strengthening their industry relevance.