how Brit Skills & Training Ltd (“we”, “our” or “BST”) collect, use and process your personal data, as well
as ensure information about you is kept confidential. Any information you are asked to provide using any
forms or online (website, social media, email etc.) will only be used in the ways described in this privacy
Please read it carefully, as by using our website, social media or our services, you will be deemed to have
read and accepted its terms.
Brit Skills & Training Ltd, is a company incorporated and registered in England and Wales with company
number 12195348. BST respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal data. This
rights and how the law protects you when you visit our website or social media sites (regardless of where
you visit it from), via email or online or offline forms.
Definitions and Interpretation
In this Policy, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
“Account” means an account required to access and/or use certain areas and features of our website
means a small text file placed on your computer or device by our Site when you visit
certain parts of our Site and/or when you use certain features of our Site. Details of the
Cookies used by our Site are set out in Part 14, below; and
means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive)
Purpose of this Policy?
media platforms may contain links to other websites or platform. Please note that we have no control over
how your data is collected, stored, or used by other websites and social media platforms and we advise you
to check the privacy policies of any such websites or platforms before providing any data to them.
What is Personal Data?
Personal data is defined by the General Data Protection Regulation (EU Regulation 2016/679) (the
“GDPR”) as ‘any information relating to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified
in particular by reference to an identifier’.
Personal data is, in simpler terms, any information about you that enables you to be identified. Personal
data covers obvious information such as your name and contact details, but it also covers less obvious
information such as identification numbers, electronic location data, and other online identifiers.
Our office address: Brit Skills & Training, First Floor, 746-740 Romford Road,l London E12 6BT.
Data Protection Officer: Mr. Mohie Uddin, firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel: +44 0207 097 5126
Office email: email@example.com
You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner’s Office, the UK
supervisory authority for data protection issues (www.ico.org.uk), or another Data Protection Authority
that may be competent in your case. We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns
before you approach the ICO so please contact us in the first instance.
What are your Rights?
Under the GDPR, you have the following rights, which We will always work to uphold:
tell you everything you need to know, but you can always contact us to find out more or to ask any
questions using the details in Part 15.
• The right to access the personal data We hold about you. Part 13 will tell you how to do this.
• The right to have your personal data rectified if any of your personal data held by us is inaccurate or
incomplete. Please contact us using the details in Part 15 to find out more.
• The right to be forgotten, i.e. the right to ask us to delete or otherwise dispose of any of your personal
data that We have. Please contact us using the details in Part 15 to find out more.
• The right to restrict (i.e. prevent) the processing of your personal data.
• The right to object to us using your personal data for a particular purpose or purposes.
• The right to data portability. This means that, if you have provided personal data to us directly, We am
using it with your consent or for the performance of a contract, and that data is processed using
automated means, you can ask us for a copy of that personal data to re-use with another service or
business in many cases.
• Rights relating to automated decision-making and profiling. We do not use your personal data in this
For more information about our use of your personal data or exercising your rights as outlined above,
please contact us using the details provided in Part 15.
Further information about your rights can also be obtained from the Information Commissioner’s Office
or your local Citizens Advice Bureau.
If you have any cause for complaint about our use of your personal data, you have the right to lodge a
complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office.
What Data Do We Collect?
Depending upon your use of our Site, We may collect some or all of the following personal and non-
• Date of birth
• Email address
• Telephone number
• Job title
• Immigration status – eligibility to work in the UK
• Information about your preferences and interests
Third Party Links
Our website or social media platforms or other electronic media may include links to third-party websites,
plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to
collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites or platforms and are not
responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website or social media platforms, we
How Do We Use your Personal Data?
Under the GDPR, We must always have a lawful basis for using personal data. This may be because the
data is necessary for our performance of a contract with you, because you have consented to our use of
your personal data, or because it is in our legitimate business interests to use it. Your personal data will OR
may be used for one of the following purposes:
• Providing and managing your Account (if any)
• Providing and managing your access to our website
• Personalising and tailoring your experience with us
• Supplying our products AND services to you. Your personal details are required in order for us to enter
into a contract with you.
• Personalising and tailoring our products AND services for you.
• Communicating with you. This may include responding to emails or calls from you.
• Supplying you with information by email AND/OR method that you have opted-in to (you may
unsubscribe or opt-out at any time by contacting us via email.
• Analysing your use of our sites and gathering feedback to enable us to continually improve our sites and
your user experience.
With your permission and/or where permitted by law, We may also use your personal data for marketing
purposes, which may include contacting you by email AND/OR telephone AND/OR text message
AND/OR post with information, news, and offers on our products AND/OR services. You will not be
sent any unlawful marketing or spam. We will always work to fully protect your rights and comply with our
obligations under the GDPR and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations
2003, and you will always have the opportunity to opt-out.
Third Parties whose content appears on our sites may use third-party Cookies, as detailed below in Part 14.
Please refer to Part 14 for more information on controlling cookies. Please note that we do not control the
activities of such third parties, nor the data that they collect and use themselves, and we advise you to check
the privacy policies of any such third parties.
How Long Will We Keep your Personal Data?
We will not keep your personal data for any longer than is necessary for the light of the reason(s) for which
it was first collected. Your personal data will, therefore, be kept for the following periods (or, where there
is no fixed period, the following factors will be used to determine how long it is kept
How and Where Do we Store or Transfer your Personal Data?
We will only store or transfer your personal data in the UK. This means that it will be fully protected under
We will only store or transfer your personal data within the European Economic Area (the “EEA”). The
EEA consists of all EU member states, plus Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein. This means that your
personal data will be fully protected under the GDPR or to equivalent standards by law.
We may store or transfer some or all of your personal data in countries that are not part of the European
Economic Area (the “EEA” consists of all EU member states, plus Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein).
These are known as “third countries” and may not have data protection laws that are as strong as those in
the UK and/or the EEA. This means that We will take additional steps in order to ensure that your personal
data is treated just as safely and securely as it would be within the UK and under the GDPR as follows.
We share your data within the group of companies of which we are a part. Where this involves the transfer
of personal data outside the EEA, our group ensures that personal data is protected by requiring all
companies within the group to follow the same rules with respect to personal data usage. These are known
as “binding corporate rules”. More information on binding corporate rules is available from the European
We share your data with external third parties, as detailed below in Part 10, that are based outside of the
EEA. The following safeguards are OR are applied to such transfers:
We will only transfer your personal data to countries that the European Commission has deemed to provide
an adequate level of personal data protection. More information is available from the European
We use specific contracts with external third parties that are approved by the European Commission for
the transfer of personal data to third countries. These contracts ensure the same levels of personal data
protection that would apply under the GDPR. More information is available from the European
Where we transfer your data to a third party based in the US, this may be protected if they are part of the
EU-US Privacy Shield. This requires that third party to provide data protection to standards similar to those
in Europe. More information is available from the European Commission.
Please contact us using the details below in Part 15 for further information about the particular data
protection mechanism used by us when transferring your personal data to a third country.
Do we Share your Personal Data?
We will not share any of your personal data with any third parties for any purposes, subject to one important
In some limited circumstances, we may be legally required to share certain personal data, which might
include yours, if we are involved in legal proceedings or complying with legal obligations, a court order, or
the instructions of a government authority.
We may share your personal data with other companies in our group for our marketing purposes. This
includes subsidiaries AND/OR our holding company and its subsidiaries.
We may sometimes contract with the following third parties to supply certain products AND/OR services.
These may include payment processing, delivery, and marketing. In some cases, those third parties may
require access to some or all of your personal data that We hold.
If any of your personal data is required by a third party, as described above, we will take steps to ensure
that your personal data is handled safely, securely, and in accordance with your rights, our obligations, and
the third party’s obligations under the law, as described above in Part 9.
If any personal data is transferred outside of the EEA, we will take suitable steps in order to ensure that
your personal data is treated just as safely and securely as it would be within the UK and under the GDPR,
as explained above in Part 9.
In some limited circumstances, We may be legally required to share certain personal data, which might
include yours, if we are involved in legal proceedings or complying with legal obligations, a court order, or
the instructions of a government authority.
Can you withhold Information?
You may access certain areas of our Site without providing any personal data at all. However, to use all
features and functions available on our sites you may be required to submit or allow for the collection of
What Happens If Our Business Changes Hands?
We may, from time to time, expand or reduce our business and this may involve the sale and/or the transfer
of control of all or part of our business. Any personal data that you have provided will, where it is relevant
to any part of our business that is being transferred, be transferred along with that part and the new owner
for the same purposes for which it was originally collected by us.
In the event that any of your data is to be transferred in such a manner, you will not be contacted in advance
and informed of the changes. When contacted you will not, however, be given the choice to have your data
deleted or withheld from the new owner or controller.
How Can I Access My Personal Data?
If you want to know what personal data We have about you, you can ask us for details of that personal data
and for a copy of it (where any such personal data is held). This is known as a “subject access request”.
All subject access requests should be made in writing and sent to via email or post to our office address.
There is not normally any charge for a subject access request. If your request is ‘manifestly unfounded or
excessive’ (for example, if you make repetitive requests) a fee may be charged to cover our administrative
costs in responding.
We will respond to your subject access request within less than a month and, in any case, not more than
one month of receiving it. Normally, we aim to provide a complete response, including a copy of your
personal data within that time. In some cases, however, particularly if your request is more complex, more
time may be required up to a maximum of three months from the date we receive your request. You will
be kept fully informed of our progress.
with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your
computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. A
cookie message will appear on our site before we store any cookie on your device.
Advertising and Remarketing Cookies – BST uses 3rd party vendor re-marketing tracking cookies including
the Google Adwords tracking cookie. These tell us when a user arrives on our site by clicking on one of
our paid adverts. Remarketing will display relevant ads tailored to you based your prior use of our website,
through cookies placed on your machine.
These cookies do not in any way identify you or give access to your computer or mobile device. These
cookies allow us to tailor our marketing to better suit your needs and only display messages relevant to
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that some parts of this website may become inaccessible or not function properly
We may change this Privacy Notice from time to time. This may be necessary, for example, if the law
changes, or if We change our business in a way that affects personal data protection.
Any changes will be immediately posted on our Site and you will be deemed to have accepted the terms of
this page regularly to keep up-to-date.
Contact and Complaints
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org in the first instance when you are exercising your rights listed in this
policy, or our Data Protection Officer at email@example.com where you have a query about how we
process the data.