Privacy Policies

CDA Institute is a not-for-profit professional membership association committed to leading the Data profession globally.  We own and operate this website (the "Site"). 

This privacy policy ("Privacy Policy"):

  • Describes how we gather and protect individually identifiable information ("Personal Information").

  • How we use and process Personal Information.

  • Describes your personal data privacy rights.

This Privacy Policy applies to Personal Information that we collect through any means, including the CDA Institute website, digital advertising, events and conferences, employment processes and direct interactions with CFA Institute staff.

The Information We Collect


When you filling in the Contact Form on our website, as part of the process, we collect personal information you give us as listed below (See The Personal Information We Collect). Your personal information will be used for the specific reasons stated below only (See Purpose for Which We Use Personal Information). 

The Personal Information We Collect


Listed below are the classes of Personal Information that we collect. Please note, however, we do not collect all this Personal Information from everyone.

  • Name

  • Email Address

  • LinkedIn Address*

  • Gender (If available on your LinkedIn )

  • Education Background

  • Work Experience

  • Job/position title

  • Work Location

  • Language Skills

  • Qualifications

  • CDA Membership number

* We do not collect any other information on your LinkedIn profile

Purpose for Which We Use Personal Information


The purpose for which we process your Personal Information are listed below:

  • General membership management

  • Contact our visitors and members on updates, events, conferences and exams held by CDA Institute

  • Provide assistance and support to our visitors and members

  • Marketing 

We do not share your personal information to any third parties. 

Your Rights


We provide you the rights to:

  • Withdraw your consent to processing your Personal Information

  • Request access to your Personal Information

  • Request rectification of your Personal Information

  • Reset erasure of your Personal Information

If you wish to exercise any of your rights above, please contact us using the website chat function.

Please note that all of these rights are limited under your applicable local data protection law. If you exercise or seek to exercise any of those rights, our obligations to respond are limited by and subject to applicable law.

Changes to This Policy


We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it. 

Contact Us

For further information about CFA Institute's privacy practices, please contact us using the website chat function.