Privacy policy and cookies

If you have signed up for our e-newsletter, you can also receive occasional emails with information, special training offers etc. We will always give you the opportunity to unsubscribe.

The Centre is registered under the Data Protection Act.

We regularly review our data collection and storage to ensure that we collect, store and use only the information we need to provide or improve our services. We will not pass on your information to third parties.

We always try to ensure that the data we hold and use is accurate, complete, and current, but we depend on our clients to update or correct their information where necessary.

If you would like to amend your information, please contact email [email protected]

Please note that the Centre is registered with the Telephone Preference Service and we do not accept unsolicited sales calls. Thank you.

Cookies

Cookies are a technology which can be used to provide you with tailored information from a web site; they can facilitate communication and interaction with the site; they allow site owners to measure visitor activity. You can reject or delete cookies using the settings in your web browser. 

Our site uses the following cookies:

exp_tracker: this cookie temporarily keeps track of the last 5 pages you visited on our site. This information allows our site to redirect you to the page you were on before activities such as sending us an email through the contact form. It is a ‘session’ cookie, meaning it expires as soon as you close your browser.

exp_last_visit and exp_last_activity: these cookies store the date and time respectively of your last activity on our site. These are ‘persistent’ cookies, which do not automatically expire when you close your browser, but last for a year.

exp_css_skin: A high-contrast or default layout can be selected on our accessibility page. This cookie remembers your display preferences for three months.

If you log in to our site, the following cookies are also used:

exp_expiration and exp_anon: Expire after 1 year. Determines whether the user’s username is displayed in the list of currently logged in members.

exp_remember: Expires after 2 weeks. Determines whether a user is automatically logged in upon visiting the site.

Google Analytics

Our site also uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets cookies in order to evaluate your use of our site and to compile reports for us on visitor activity.

Google stores the information they collect on servers in the United States. They may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on their behalf. By accepting cookies, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Google’s privacy policy, and information on rejecting or deleting their cookies can be found at www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/.

AddThis

Our site uses sharing buttons provided by AddThis, who set cookies and web beacons, and collect non-personally identifiable information automatically for analytics purposes, and who also use some of this information for online ad targeting. 

AddThis stores the information they collect on servers in the United States. They may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on their behalf. By accepting cookies, you consent to the processing of data about you by AddThis in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

AddThis’s privacy policy, and information on opting out of ad targeting can be found at www.addthis.com/privacy/privacy-policy/.