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 > Academic Partner

Academic Partner Status - Cultivating a strong connection between the business sector and academic world is essential in ensuring the future health and sustainability of the data centre sector. Joint EU research projects, educational programs and product development initiatives are all great examples of where the DCA and its academic partners find true value in joint collaboration with each other. 

To become a Academic 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 Yes
Dedicated personal member profile listing C/W bio & professional experience No
Upload company logo and banner on profile page Yes
No of corporate or subsidiary profiles = 1
Number of individual users Unlimited
Invite additional company users + Add/Remove via the member interface Yes
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 * N/A
Access to lead generation services * N/A
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 N/A
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 No
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 Yes
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 No
Investment support No
Legal support No

Data centre assessment support

Customer satisfaction support No
Market intelligence support No

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