25th May 2018
At World Learning Europe, we’re committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This document summarises our policies regarding the collection, use and transfer of your Personal Data, the security measures we employ to protect such data and your rights and choices with regard to access or use of such data.
Any questions regarding this policy and our privacy practices should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by writing to Michele Turner, Unit 1.9, 11-13 Weston Street, London SE1 3ER. Alternatively, you can telephone+44 20 38158615.
How do we collect information from you?
We obtain information about you in the following ways:
Information you give us directly
For example, we may obtain information about you when you come to an event, apply to work or volunteer for us, meet us at meetings of conferences, or when you register to receive organisational updates.
We may also gather information from publicly available sources such as LinkedIn, Google, Company websites, press and periodicals.
When you visit this website
We, like many companies, automatically collect the following information:
When you interact with us on social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter we may obtain information about you (for example, when you publicly tag us in an event photo). The information we receive will depend on the privacy preferences you have set on those types of platforms.
What type of information is collected from you?
The personal information we collect, store and use might include:
Data protection laws recognise certain categories of personal information as sensitive and therefore requiring greater protection, for example information about your health, ethnicity and religion.
We do not usually collect sensitive data about you unless there is a clear and valid reason for doing so and data protection laws allow us to, for example, we may ask you about different characteristics about your identify to monitor that we are being as inclusive as possible and to inform our work on inclusion.
Where appropriate, we will make why we are collecting this type of information and what it will be used.
How and why is your information used?
We may use your information for a number of different purposes, which may include:
How long is your information kept for?
We keep your information for no longer than is necessary for the purposes it was collected for. The length of time we retain your personal information for is determined by operational and legal considerations. For example, we are legally required to hold some types of information to fulfil our statutory and regulatory obligations.
We review our retention periods on a regular basis.
You have a choice about whether or not you wish to receive information from us. If you do not want to receive communication from us then you can select your choices by ticking the relevant boxes situated on the form used to collect your information.
We’re committed to putting you in control of your data so you’re free to change your communication preferences at any time by contacting us by email: email@example.com.
We will not use your personal information for marketing purposes if you have indicated that you do not wish to be contacted and will retain your details on a list to help ensure that we do not continue to contact you. However, we may still need to contact you for administrative purposes like thanking you for your participation in an event.
You can object to the processing of your Personal Data if such processing is not reasonably required for a legitimate business reason or our compliance with law. In the case of direct communications such as event invitations or signing up to newsletter, we will provide you with method to opt out of receiving further communications. If you wish to contact us regarding our use of your Personal Data please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org. Requests to delete Personal Data will be subject to any applicable legal and ethical reporting or document filing or retention obligations imposed on us.
Keeping your information safe
We use our best efforts to ensure that data is accurate, complete, current and reliable for its intended use. We use appropriate technical and organisational measures and safeguards to help protect your Personal Data from unauthorised access, misuse, alteration or loss. Our internal policies and procedures are designed to help ensure we safeguard the privacy and accuracy of all data we collect or process. If for any reason we need to disclose Personal Data to any third parties, we will require that they properly protect the security and confidentiality of such information and otherwise process such data in accordance with applicable law.
Use of ‘cookies’
It is possible to switch off cookies by setting your browser preferences.
Transferring your information outside of Europe
Changes to this policy
Any changes we may make to this policy in the future will be posted on this website so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any changes. If we make any significant changes we’ll make this clear on this website.