Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy
This Privacy Policy describes how (“we”, “us” or “our”) collects, protects and uses the personal information received from the Website.
We will make every effort to protect the personal information that you provide us with and are committed to respecting your right to privacy.
If you have any requests concerning your personal information or any queries as to how we use your personal information please contact us at
1. Information we collect
We collect personal information from visitors to the Website through the use of online forms, where you respond to surveys, where you register as a user of the Website, every time you email us your details and every time you contact us. You may visit the Website without registering. If you choose not to register you may not be able to use the Website to their fullest extent.
We may also collect information about your computer, including your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and for some of the purposes set out in section 3 below. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns and does not identify any individual.
2. Children’s Privacy
The Website are not intended for use by individuals under 13 years of age and so if you are under 13 please do not provide any personal information to us without the consent of your parent or guardian.
3. Use of personal information
We use the personal information collected via the Websites for the purposes of:
3.1 providing, improving and personalising our services and the Website;
3.2 dealing with your enquiries and requests;
3.3 administering registered user records;
3.4 administering our Forum service;
3.5 generating anonymous reports about the use of the Websites;
3.6 providing you with information and news about our programmes, events and services;
3.7 providing reservation or booking services when you register online for our seminars and events; and
3.8 contacting you to ask you to participate in marketing and academic surveys.
You may subscribe to our email newsletters to receive information about some of our activities and programmes. You may also download some of our newsletters directly from the Website without subscribing.
If you register on the Websites, we may use the personal information we collect from you to send you information about our activities and programmes by email. You may choose not to receive information about our activities and programmes when you register or, if you opt-in to receiving marketing communications when we collect your personal information but subsequently change your mind, you can send us an email at and we will unsubscribe you.
We may also use and disclose information in aggregate (so that no individuals are identified) for marketing and strategic development purposes.
We will retain the personal information we collect from the Website in accordance with our data retention policy.
4. Use of cookies
A cookie is a small piece of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server to collect information from the browser. You can find out more about the use of cookies on We use “personalisation” cookies to identify you when you visit the Website (where you have given your consent) and to keep track of your browsing patterns and build up a demographic profile. We use “analytics” cookies to understand who has seen which of the pages on the Website and to determine the most popular areas of the Website so that we can improve and develop the Website.
Our use of cookies also allows registered users to be presented with a personalised version of the Website and have access to information about their account.
We may also use “social media” cookies to personalise your interaction with third party social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook where our Website uses such features. Such cookies recognise users of these social media sites when you view social media content on our Website. They also allow you to quickly share content across media, through the use of simple “sharing” buttons.
No personal information is stored in the cookies that are issued by the Website. The value stored in the cookies is an anonymous identifier, which is not linked to any other personal information you may give us during your visit.
If you do not wish to receive these cookies you can disable them in your browser, though doing so may affect the functionality of our Website. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about how to do this. However, should you decide to disable any cookies we place on your computer you may not be able to use certain services or facilities on the Website. Switching off cookies will restrict your use of the Website.
5. Disclosure of your personal information
We will only disclose personal information we collect from you from the Website:
5.1 as required by law and/or to government bodies and law enforcement agencies
5.2 to persons or bodies contracted by us to carry out the roles of advisor, moderator, tutor, consultant, representative or other similar roles on our behalf in the context of our provisions;
5.3 to successors in title to our business; and
5.4 to suppliers we engage to process data on our behalf.
5.5 Other Websites
6 Other Websites
The Website contain links to other Websites which are outside our control and are not covered by this Privacy Policy. If you access other Website using the links provided, the operators of these Websites may collect personal information from you which will be used by them in accordance with their privacy policy, which may differ from ours. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
7. Access to your personal information
You have a right to access the personal information we hold about you. To obtain a copy of the personal information we hold about you, please write to us at
8. Security
We endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information. All the personal information we collect is stored securely on our servers and we use secure internet protocols to protect data collection and processing. Any payment transactions will be encrypted.
The data that we collect from you may be transferred to and stored at a destination outside of the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may also be processed by staff operating outside of the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. By submitting your personal data, you consent to this transfer, storing or processing.
9. Internet-based transfers
Given that the Internet is a global environment, using the Internet to collect and process personal information necessarily involves the transmission of data on an international basis. Therefore, by browsing the Website and communicating electronically with us, you acknowledge our processing of personal information in this way. However, we will endeavour to protect all personal information collected through the Websites in accordance with strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
10. Changes to this Privacy Policy
From time to time we may update this Privacy Policy. When we do we will publish the changes on the Website. If you do not agree to these changes, please do not continue to use the Websites. If material changes are made to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you by email or by placing a prominent notice on the Website.