We understand that your privacy is very important to you and that you care about how your information is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits the Website and will only collect and use information in ways that are useful to you and in a manner consistent with your rights and our obligations under the law.
What does this Policy cover?
What data do we collect?
How do we use your data?
All personal data is stored securely in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We use your data to provide the best possible educational and training products and services to you. This includes providing and managing access to the Website; providing and managing your account; supplying our services to you in a secure manner; responding to communications from you; supplying you with email communication; and further uses as required.
When you participate in an online course or other training through the Website, we might use your data for processing purposes. Also, we may archive this information and/or use it for future communications with you. We will not send you spam, and will take all reasonable steps to ensure that we fully protect your rights and comply with our obligations under the GDPR and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations.
Under the GDPR we will ensure that your personal data is processed lawfully, fairly, and transparently, without adversely affecting your rights. We will only process your personal data if at least one of the following basis applies:
* you have given consent to the processing of your personal data for one or more specific purposes;
* processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party, such as purchasing one of our online courses or programs, or in order to take steps at the request of you prior to entering into a contract;
* processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject;
* processing is necessary to protect the vital interests of you or of another natural person;
* processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller; and/or
* processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by us or by a third party.
How and where do we store your data?
We only keep your data for as long as we need to in order to use it as described herein, and/or for as long as we have your permission to keep it. We conduct periodic reviews to ascertain whether we need to keep your data and your data will be deleted if we no longer need it in accordance with the terms of our Data Retention Policy. Data security is of great importance to us, and to protect your data we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure data collected through the Website. Notwithstanding the security measures that we take, it is important to remember that the transmission of data via the internet may not be completely secure and that you are advised to take suitable precautions when transmitting data via the internet. Please note that we do not guarantee the security of personal information, and there is some risk that an unauthorized third party may find a way to circumvent our security systems or that transmission of your information over the Internet will be intercepted.
Do we share your data?
We may contract with third party technology service contractors to supply products and services to you as part of the Website. These may include payment processing, delivery of content and other services. In some cases, the third parties may require access to some or all of your data. Where any of your data is required for such a purpose, we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data will be handled safely, securely, and in accordance with your rights, our obligations, and the obligations of the third party under the law. We currently contract with PayPal, Mailchimp and WordPress. You can check their privacy information on their respective sites.
In certain circumstances we may be legally required to share certain data held by us, which may include your personal information, for example, where we are involved in legal proceedings, where we are complying with the requirements of legislation, a court order, or a governmental authority. We do not require any further consent from you in order to share your data in such circumstances and will comply as required with any legally binding request that is made of us.
Consistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”), we do not solicit personal information from children.Visitors 13 years of age and under are required to obtain prior parental consent before submitting any personal information to this, or any other Website. Upon learning of its existence, we will take appropriate steps to delete any personal information of persons less than 13 years of age that might have been collected without verified parental consent.