Whenever you provide such information, we are legally obliged to use your information in line with all laws concerning the protection of personal information. This includes the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR), as implemented into UK law by the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA).
This website contains hyperlinks to websites owned and operated by third parties. These third party websites have their own privacy policies, including cookies, and we urge you to review them. They will govern the use of personal information you submit or which is collected by cookies whilst visiting these websites. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of such third parties.
Collection of information
We are committed to protecting your privacy, and collecting the minimum amount of personal information about you that is commensurate with providing you with a satisfactory service.
When you register with this website or use any of our services, we may ask for personal information about you. This can consist of information such as your name, e-mail address, postal address, telephone or mobile number or date of birth. Different web pages within this website may ask for different or additional personal information.
By providing the details requested, you enable us to provide you with the services you select or request.
The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) requires us to gather and retain personal information for Higher Rights of Audience assessments, Professional Skills Courses and other courses. It also asks us to gather some sensitive personal information from candidates in order to monitor equality and diversity.
The Intellectual Property Regulation Board (IPReg) asks us to gather and retain personal information for Basic Litigation Skills Course assessments and other courses.
By enrolling on these programmes you consent to CPD Training (UK) retaining such information for that limited purpose.
Use of Information
Personal information collected about you and your activities is used primarily to assist in the processing of the task for which you visited the website or the service you requested us to provide, and the improvement of our services.
We may also periodically contact you to inform you of changes or updates to our services, or for service administration purposes (e.g. to provide you with password reminders or to notify you that a particular service has been suspended for maintenance).
All personal information collected in the UK is held and processed in accordance with the GDPR and DPA. All reasonable precautions are taken to prevent unauthorised access to this information. This safeguard may require you to provide additional forms of identity should you wish to obtain information about your account details.
Information which we are no longer required to hold by the SRA and IPReg, or for which we no longer have any use, will be deleted.
Any personal information provided to or to be gathered by the website www.cpdtraining.net is controlled by CPD Training (UK) Limited, the data controller, whose registered office address is 18 Northgate, Sleaford, Lincolnshire NG34 7BJ, United Kingdom. CPD Training (UK) Limited is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office under registration number Z1374882.
Your internet browser has the in-built facility for storing small files – ‘cookies’ – that hold information which allows a website to recognise your account. Our website may take advantage of this facility to enhance your experience. You have the ability to prevent your computer from accepting cookies but, if you do, certain functionality on the website may be impaired.
We do not disclose any personal information obtained about you from this website or through other means to third parties, except where we have a regulatory requirement to do so (such as informing the SRA or IPReg – see above); or where we need to do so in order to complete any transaction involving third parties – e.g. when arranging for a courier company to deliver course materials or certificates.
You will be given the opportunity to remove yourself from any mailing list or similar device.
If at any time in the future we should wish to disclose personal information collected on this website to any third party, it would only be with your knowledge and consent.
We may from time to time provide information of a general nature to third parties – for example, the number of individuals visiting our website or completing a registration form, but we will not use any personal information that could identify those individuals.
Changes to this Policy
You have the right to ask in writing for a copy of the personal information we hold about you and to correct any inaccuracies in your personal information. You can also require us to delete your personal information or to stop processing it.
The Data Protection Officer, CPD Training (UK) Limited, 18 Northgate, Sleaford, Lincolnshire NG34 7BJ, United Kingdom