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Privacy Policy

Introduction

By completing any form on DLN ACCESS, you accept and consent to your data being handled in the manner set out in this policy.

We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you or that you provide to us will be stored, used and processed. Personal information is any information that identifies you or would enable someone to contact you, such as your name, email address, phone number and other non-public information that is associated with such information.

Please read this policy carefully, as it sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us (“data”), will be processed by us, in compliance with the UK General Data Protection Regulations (UK GDPR).


What are your data protection rights?

The introduction of UK GDPR expands your right to control how your personal information is collected and processed. Your principal rights under data protection law are:

the right to access – you can ask for copies of your personal data; you or any third party acting on your behalf with your authority may request a copy of the personal data we hold about you without charge. We, DLN ACCESS, will ask you to verify your identity or request evidence from the third party that they are acting on your behalf before releasing any personal data we hold about you.

  • the right to rectification – you can ask us to rectify inaccurate personal data and to complete incomplete personal data.
  • the right to erasure – you can ask us to erase your personal data.
  • the right to restrict processing – you can ask us to restrict the processing of your personal data.
  • the right to object to processing – you can object to the processing of your personal data if, processing relies on legitimate interests, processing is for scientific or historical research, processing includes automated decision making and profiling, processing is for direct marketing purposes.
  • the right to data portability – you can ask that we transfer your personal data to another organisation or to you.
  • the right to withdraw consent – to the extent that the legal basis of our processing of your personal data is consent, you can withdraw that consent.
  • rights relating to complaints and remedies – These rights are subject to certain limitations and exceptions.
 

What data might be collected?

When you participate in, access or sign up to any of our services (including our newsletters, events, competitions, social media and message boards), create an account using our online services, apply to/ participate in DLN ACCESS opportunities or otherwise correspond with us, we will receive data about you.

For young people, this data may consist of information such as your name, career interests and email address, and special category data such as ethnic origin, age, gender, socio-economic history etc. For schools and businesses, data may consist of the name of the lead contact, business type, address, landline or mobile number. Depending on the activity, we may also obtain liability insurance details and information to process DBS applications.

Anonymised special category data may be shared with participating employers for the sole purpose of measuring the impact of our platform.

We also use cookies and collect IP addresses from visitors to our websites


How will we use the data?

We process personal information for certain legitimate business purposes which include some or all of the following:

Where the processing enables us to enhance, modify, personalise or otherwise improve our services/communications for the benefit of our members.

  • To meet our obligations to you
  • To provide you with our services, activities or online content and to arrange and facilitate your participation on our platform
  • To deal with your requests and enquiries
  • To identify and prevent fraud
  • To enhance the security of our network and information systems
  • To better understand how people interact with our platform
  • To provide e-communications which we think will be of interest to you
  • To determine the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns
  • To share promotional communications with you
  • To communicate with you and to measure the impact of our opportunities as well as get a hold of your views about our brands
 

Whenever we process data for these purposes we will ensure that we always take account of your individual rights. You have the right to object to this processing at any time by contacting [email protected].


How will the data be stored?

All personal data you provide to us is stored securely, in accordance with the relevant supervisory authority’s guidelines on the storage of personal data.

We cannot guarantee the security of your data during transmission from you to us, and you transmit such data at your own risk. Once your data has reached our systems, we will use strict procedures and security features to try and prevent unauthorised access.


What are cookies?

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology.

For further information, visit allaboutcookies.org.


How do we use cookies?

Our Company uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:

  • Keeping you signed in
  • Understanding how you use our website
 

Changes to our Privacy Policy

Any changes we may make to this Policy will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail.


Data Protection Officer

Any questions or requests regarding this Policy and/or the processing of your data are welcomed and should be addressed to [email protected].