Smart Training and Recruitment is committed to protecting your data. This policy explains how and why we use your data to ensure you remain informed and in control of your information.
Smart Training and Recruitment will ask visitors to “opt-in” to receive information about our products and courses. This means you will have the choice as to whether you want to receive these messages when you contact us via our enquiry form
You can choose not to receive information or change how we contact you at any time. If you would like to, please let us know by:
We will never sell your data. We may share personal data with other organisations with who we work to provide the service to you. However, these activities will be carried out under contracts with strict requirements to keep your information confidential and secure.
Any questions you have about this policy or how we use your data should be sent to: GDPR@smarttar.co.uk or addressed to The Data Protection Officer at the postal address given above.
Your data (i.e. any information which identifies you or which can be identified as relating to you) will be collected and used by Smart Training and Recruitment. Smart Training and Recruitment will be the Data Controller for data protection law.
We only ever use your data with your consent or where it is necessary:
We use personal data to communicate with people and to promote Smart Training and Recruitment. This includes keeping you up to date with our news and offerings.
Research and Analysis
We may research and analyse our data to understand behaviour and responses and identify patterns and trends.
We evaluate, categorise and profile personal data to tailor services and communications we send out (including targeted advertising) and to prevent unwanted material from being sent to you.
Disclosing and sharing data
We will never sell your data. If you have opted-in to marketing, we may contact you with information about further opportunities in education.
We may share personal data with other organisations who provide us with services. For example, we may use an IT supplier to process personal data. However, these activities will be carried out under contracts with strict requirements to keep your information confidential and secure.
Smart Training and Recruitment will ask its contacts to “opt-in” for marketing communications. This means you will have the choice as to whether you want to receive these messages.
As an education provider, we regularly process personal data relating to young people who enquire about courses and training opportunities.
We use various physical and technical methods to keep your data safe and prevent unauthorised access or sharing of your personal information.
Electronic data and databases are stored on secure computer systems, and we control who has access to information physically and electronically.
Our employees receive data protection training, and we have a set of detailed data protection procedures that personnel must follow when handling personal data.
Where Smart Training and Recruitment information is stored
Smart Training and Recruitment’s operations are based in the UK, and we store our data primarily within the European Economic Area (EEA).
How long does Smart Training and Recruitment Keep information?
We will only use and store information for as long as it is needed for the purposes it was collected for. How long we keep information depends on the information and what it’s used for. For example, if you ask us not to send you marketing emails, we will stop storing your emails for marketing purposes (though we will keep a record of your preference not to be emailed).
We continually review what information we hold and delete what is no longer required. We never store payment card
How do we ensure that you remain in control of your data?
We want to ensure you remain in control of your data and that you understand your legal rights, which include the following:
If you would like further information on your rights, please write to or email our Data Protection Officer at the addresses given in section 1.
We can provide you with a subject access form template that includes guidance on making your request and will help us respond more quickly. Please contact us for a copy of this.
You can complain to Smart Training and Recruitment directly by contacting our Data Protection Officer using the contact details above. If you would like to make a complaint that does not directly relate to your data protection and privacy rights please see Smart Training and Recruitment’s complaints policy at Smarttar.co.uk
If you are not happy with our response or believe that your data protection or privacy rights have been infringed, you can complain to the UK Information Commissioner’s Office, which regulates and enforces data protection law in the UK. Details of how to do this can be found at www.ico.org.uk.
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