Privacy Policy

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Plexal, Here East, London E20 3BS

Your personal information and what we do with it

  1. Why do you collect my information? 

MAN v FAT collects your information for access and ongoing support for our male weight loss programme. In the majority our locations the programme is self-funded, via self-referral. Our service is also commissioned by Public Health in some locations. This is detailed on the league search function. Your data will be used for marketing, customer support and inclusion on the MAN v FAT Football, MAN v FAT Challenge and MAN v FAT Challenge at Work programmes. 

  1. Who do you get my data from? 

We get your information from self -referral only when you complete the sign-up form.

  1. How does data protection law allow you to use my data?

The Data Protection legislation has two levels of data:

  • Personal data (including name, identification numbers, location data, online identifiers, and any physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of an individual). When using this information, the legal basis we use is Consent
  • Special category data (including race/ethnicity, political opinions, religious/philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, genetics/biometrics, health records, sex life, sexual orientation and criminal activity/convictions). When using this information, the legal basis we use is Explicit Consent.
  1. What information of mine do you use?

The personal data we use for you includes name, location data, phone, email, emergency contact information. We also use more sensitive special category data including ethnicity, health records and financial information.

  1. Do you share my information with anyone?

We share your anonymised information with other Thrive Tribe service, for research studies and with Public Health in funded locations. We share your information with partner organisations to enable the delivery of the programme in your location. The includes employees of the organisations accessing your information. We may display your name on the league homepages to celebrate individual successes.

  1. Does any of my information get sent outside of the UK?

We send your data outside the UK for payment processes only. For this we use Stripe, which has Standard Contractual Clauses in place. For more information, please visit    

We use Mailchimp to communicate with you for support and marketing purposes. For more information, please visit

  1. How long do you keep my information?

From exiting the programme we keep your information for Eight years in line with the NHS Records Management Code of Practice 2021.

  1. What about my rights under Data Protection law, how can I activate them?

Under Data Protection law you have the right to:

  • Be informed how your data is used (which is what this leaflet is doing).
  • Access to your information.
  • Rectification of errors.
  • Erasure (in certain circumstances).
  • Restriction of processing (in certain circumstances)
  • Objection to processing.
  • Data Portability.
  • Understand whether profiling or automated decision-making is being used (see Section 9).

If you would like to request or discuss any of these, please contact our Data Protection Officer using the details at the end of this leaflet.

  1. Do you use any automated decision-making or profiling on my information?

We use your height and weight data to calculate your Body Mass Index and date of birth to conclude if you are eligible for our programme.

  1. What do I do if I am concerned about how you are using my information?

In the first instance we would be grateful for the opportunity to respond to your concerns ourselves and hopefully sort out any issues for you. To help with this, please write to our Data Protection Officer at the following address:

If you are not satisfied with the outcome of our support, you may take your complaint to the
Information Commissioner Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF. It can be contacted by telephone on 0303 123 1113 or by email on