Advocate Training will comply with applicable GDPR regulations as a data processor and data controller.
Advocate Training is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Our full privacy notice describes how we use the personal information that we collect from you, or that you provide, when you use our training and consultancy services that we provide; or communicate with us.
We have adopted a company-wide approach to GDPR.
Information We Collect
Information that you provide directly
We collect personal information from you:
Information that we obtain from third party sources
We may receive personal information about you from your employer if they enroll you on a course
We collect only the minimum amount of information required to enable us to provide the requested service
We only use the information we receive from these third parties as set out in this Privacy Notice.
Use of Your Information
The information that we collect and store relating to you is primarily used to enable us to provide our Services to you. In addition, we may use the information for the following purposes:
In general, we will use any of the information we collect from you only for the purposes described in this Privacy Notice or for purposes that we explain to you at the time we collect such information.
If you do not want us to use your data for any marketing purposes, you will have the opportunity to withhold your consent to this when you provide your details to us.
Consent can be varied online via our website.
Storing and Retaining Your Personal Data
The personal information you provide to us via the website is stored within secure servers in the UK. Other information is held securely on our servers and is backed up securely. We use appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect the personal information that we collect and process about you. The measures we use are designed to provide a level of security appropriate to the risk of processing your personal information.
We retain personal information we collect from you where we have an ongoing legitimate business need to do so (for example, to provide you with a service you have requested or to comply with applicable legal, tax or accounting requirements).
When we have no ongoing legitimate business or statutory need to process your personal information, we will either delete or anonymise it.
Disclosing Your Information
We do not disclose your personal information to any company or third party.
Our legal basis for collecting and using personal information will depend on the personal information being collected and the specific context in which we collect it.
We will normally collect personal information from you only:
In some cases, we may also have a legal obligation to collect personal information from you.
If we ask you to provide personal information to comply with a legal requirement or to perform a contact with you, we will make this clear at the relevant time and advise you whether the provision of your personal information is mandatory or not (as well as of the possible consequences if you do not provide your personal information).
If we collect and use your personal information in reliance for our legitimate interests, this interest will normally be to operate our platform and communicating with you as necessary to provide our services to you and for our legitimate commercial interest. This includes, when responding to your queries, undertaking marketing, or for the purposes of detecting or preventing illegal activities. We may have other legitimate interests and if appropriate we will make clear to you at the relevant time what those legitimate interests are.
If you have questions about or need further information concerning the legal basis on which we collect and use your personal information, please contact us using the contact details provided below.
Data protection rights
You have the following data protection rights:
We respond to all requests we receive from individuals wishing to exercise their data protection rights in accordance with applicable data protection laws.