TLF Panel Privacy Policy Statement

Last revision: 3rd February 2021

TLF Panel is a brand name of TLF Research. Your privacy is important to TLF Research. This privacy statement provides information about the personal information that we collect through the TLF Panel website and the ways in which we use that personal information.

This Privacy Policy applies to both individuals and companies who are potential or actual customers, purchasers, and users of our online content, along with any other interactions (e.g. customer enquiries) you may have with TLF Research either directly or through TLF Panel.

What information do we collect?

TLF Research may receive data about organisations, industries, website visitors, marketing campaigns and other matters related to our business from our partners, affiliates or others. Data is only supplied by organisations who comply with data protection law.

We collect personal information from you through the use of enquiry forms and each time you e-mail us your details, or when you speak to us over the telephone. We may receive and store other information when submitted to our websites or if you request support, interact with our social media accounts or otherwise communicate with TLF Research, including through the TLF Panel website.

In particular, TLF Research will collect and hold details of:

• Your name

• Your job title

• Your job role

• Your email address and contact number

• The name and address of the organisation you work for

We also collect information automatically about your visit to our site, including your IP address. This information, is collected via the use of cookies and session file information, and may be used to identify your organisation.

Use of cookies

A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which is subsequently stored by the web browser. Each time the web browser requests a page from the web server, this information is relayed, enabling the web server to identify and track the web browser.

We use both session cookies and persistent cookies on Session cookies track your route on the web site, whereas persistent cookies enables our web site to recognise you upon your visit. Session cookies are automatically deleted upon the closing of your browser, whereas persistent cookies will remain stored until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date.

We rely on Google Analytics to study the use of by visitors. Google Analytics generates statistical information about the use of the web site via cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The generated information is used to create reports for analysis, which are stored by Google. You can view Google’s own privacy policy at the following location:

Web browsers do allow the refusal of cookies. However, this will negatively influence the usability of web sites, including, and will prevent functionality. The information below enables you to disable cookies in your browser, simply find your browser and follow the step by step instructions.

Please Note: this may prevent our website and other websites from functioning correctly.


1: At the top of the Firefox window, click Tools and then click Options.

2: Select the Privacy panel.

3: Set Firefox will: Use custom settings for history.

4: Un-check Accept cookies from sites.

5: Click OK to close the options window.

Internet Explorer

1: At the top of the Explorer window, click Tools and then click Internet Options.

2: Select the Privacy tab and then click the Advanced button.

3: Check the Override automatic cookie handling.

4: Select Block on First-party Cookies, Third-party Cookies and un-check Always allow session cookies.

5: Click OK to close the options window.


1: Click the Wrench Icon on the browser toolbar.

2: Select Settings and then click Show Advanced Settings.

3: In the Privacy section, click the Content settings button.

4: Click Block sites from setting any data.

5: Click OK to close the options window.


1: Click the Settings Icon on the browser toolbar.

2: Select Preferences and then click the Security icon.

3: Check Never under Accept cookies.

4: Click the cross to close the options window.

Use of IP address

Through the use of specialist software, we may be able to use your IP address to identify your organisation, although not you as an individual.

Use of session files

We use session files, along with cookies, to log your browsing patterns and so identify the areas of the site which have been of interest to you, this helps us to understand how people use our website.

How do we use the information we collect?

We use personal information collected via TLF Panel to provide you with a more personalised service and keep you updated of our events and news, in accordance with the legitimate interests of our business and/or in order to perform the contract that we enter into with you to supply you with our products and services. Our legitimate interests involve conducting and managing our business, allowing us to generate new business and inviting clients and prospects to purchase our services and communicating with clients and prospects in order to make them aware of the services we can provide. We also have an interest in processing your information to gain feedback on our services, including conducting research.

We process customer and client data and use direct marketing as part of this legitimate interest. It’s necessary for us to use a variety of direct marketing channels and messages to ensure our contacts are kept informed, and we make sure the messages we send are targeted and relevant. Any direct marketing we undertake complies with e-privacy rules on consent.

We may use your data:

• To keep you up to date with the latest, relevant content we have published

• To collect your feedback and seek your insight through online survey invitations or telephone surveys

The communication that you could expect to receive from us includes:

• A monthly email newsletter

• Email updates about our forthcoming training, content or events

• Occasional direct mailings about our forthcoming training, content or events

You can unsubscribe at any time.

Who do we share your information with?

We do not pass on your details to any third parties.

How long do we keep your information for?

We keep your contact information unless you ask us to remove it, in this case retaining only the information we need to ensure that we respect your wishes and do not contact you again.

Logs of IP addresses are retained for 90 days.

What should you do if you have any questions about our use of your data?

Please notify us by email to if:

• you have any questions regarding our use of your data

• you do not wish your personal data to be used in the manner described above

• you believe that the personal data we hold on you is incorrect and you wish to have it rectified

• you wish us to delete your data

• you wish to see the personal data we hold about you

If you consider that TLF Research has acted unlawfully in the processing of your personal data, we take these matters very seriously and would appreciate the chance to try and resolve the matter for you. Please contact our Chief Information Security Officer by e-mail at

You have also the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office.

Your right to object

You have the right to opt out of our direct marketing at any point, and we will deal with your request right away. You can unsubscribe from our emails automatically by clicking on the email link or emailing To opt out of our direct mail or telephone marketing please email

Data Protection

TLF Research is a trading name of The Leadership Factor Ltd which is a registered company with registration number 3145836. We are the Data Controller for any personal information collected from this site.

We are also registered with Information Commissioner’s Office and comply with all relevant data protection legislation.

Data protection legislation provides individuals with a number of rights in relation to their personal data. You have the right to request access to the personal information that we hold about you, to ask for personal information to be corrected if you believe it to be incorrect, to ask for your personal information to be erased and to ask us to stop processing your personal information. There is more information available on your rights on the Information Commissioner’s website.