GDPR & your privacy.

Your privacy as a member is important to us. Recently, rules surrounding privacy have changed, so we have created this manifest for you to read and accept.

It is not possible for you to be classed as an authentic member of the DCA unless you accept the terms, that includes but is not limited to the GDPR statement below.

Please read the privacy policy here.

Membership Levels > Associate status

Associate Status This level of membership is ideal for individual consultants who are in a position to provide independent advice and guidance to data centre owners and operators based on there areas of expertise. Equally the registered user community and fellow members access the Associate register to find consultants and professionals to fulfil short term contracts. Upon acceptance, you will be able to create a professional profile detailing your areas of expertise. Identifying the right person to speak to or skills required is often a real challenge for prospective customers; this level of membership is designed to connect them directly to you.

Annual Membership €285 ($330 - £250 + Vat).

To become an Associate Partner please click here   and select Formal DCA Member

Member Profile
Secure member portal login (all personal information remains private unless you choose to make it public) Yes
Dedicated organisational member profile listing in Members Directory No
Dedicated personal member profile listing C/W bio & professional experience Yes
Upload company logo and banner on profile page No
No of corporate or subsidiary profiles = One N/A
Number of individual users 1
Invite additional company users + Add/Remove via the member interface No
Embed additional images and video in member profile page Yes
Upload additional documentation to members profile (C/Studies,W/papers, News) Yes
Ability to add additional documentation to central library Yes
PR, Marketing & Brand Awareness (*=additional  chargeable Service)
Use DCA Member logo on corporate/personal website Yes
Use DCA Member logo on personal communications Yes
Ability to submit articles for publication Yes
Access to copy writing, PR and marketing support services * Yes*
Access to lead generation services * Yes*
Ability to submit news and press releases Yes
Promotion of member content/events via social media Yes

Integrate with external networks (such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook etc)

Hosting of bespoke "invitation only" breakfast briefings / Luncheons and or workshops Yes*
Collaboration and Contribution
Ability to submit thought leadership content for publication Yes
Nominate an expert witness to provide evidence to Westminster APPG's & EU Yes
Opportunity to speak at events (some may require additional sponsorship) Yes
Ability to connect & network with members (via GDPR compliant invitation Yes
Contribute to industry research projects Yes
Invitation to attend DCA Members Meetings Yes
Join and or create SIGS (special Interest Steering Groups) Yes
Nominate a member of your team to be an DCA STEM Ambassador Yes
Nominate a member of senior management  to DCA Board of Governors No
Annual review (Online or F2F) objectives & collaborative joint initiatives No
DCA endorsement and logistical support of partner hosted events No
Access to the knowledge hub (public content) Yes
Access to the knowledge hub (Member Only content) login needed Yes
Access to the publications library (including back issues) Yes
Complimentary Subscription to DCA publications (online and or in print) Yes
Receive updates via DCA online newsletter and email correspondence Yes
Access to the DCA data centre sector events calendar so you can plan ahead Yes
Ability to register and attend networking, update seminars and workshop events Yes
Ability to register and attend Special Interest Group (SIG) meetings Yes
Access to networking, update seminars and workshop events Yes
Updated intel on Standards, policy & regulatory changes via DCS and Partners Yes
Additional Support Services (*=additional  chargeable Service)

Personal development and training

Standards, regulatory and policy support Yes*
Investment support Yes*
Legal support Yes*

Data centre assessment support

Customer satisfaction support Yes*
Market intelligence support Yes*


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