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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how The Development People Ltd. uses and protects any information that you give The Development People Ltd. when you use this website.

The Development People is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

The Development People may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

How do we collect information from you?

We obtain information about you when you attend a workshop or course or attended a networking event and share your business card with us, also when you use our website, for example, when you contact us about services or if you register to receive updates or weekly newsletters.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name and job title

  • contact information including email address

  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests

  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • internal record keeping

  • to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into by you and us
  • to improve our products and services

  • we may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided. Each email will include a simple unsubscribe link for you to opt out if you wish

  • from time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes; we may contact you by email, phone or mail if you have given prior consent

  • we may use the information to customise the website according to your interests

  • to seek your views or comments on the services we provide
  • to notify you of changes to our services
  • to send you communications which you have requested

Where we store your personal data

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may also be processed by third parties operating outside the EEA who work for and are contracted by us. Such third parties may be engaged in, among other things, the processing of your subscription to our site and services, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing and processing. We will and do take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy and the Data Protection Act/GDPR.

All information you provide to us is stored on secure servers . Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the complete security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

We review our retention periods for personal information on a regular basis. We will only hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with us.

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you want to be contacted for direct marketing purposes

  • if you have previously given consent for us to use your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at  info@thedevelopmentpeople.co.uk

We will not sell or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required to do so by law.

We may share your information with selected third parties including:

  • Business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with them for the purpose of providing our services to you
  • Analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our site

We may disclose your personal information to third parties:

  • in the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets;
  • if we or substantially all of our assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by us about customers will be one of the transferred assets;
  • if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligations (including any legal obligations under the Data Protection Act/GDPR), or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use and other agreements; or to protect our or your legitimate interests, rights, property, or safety including the interests, rights and safety of our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction

We will not contact you for marketing purposes by email, phone or text message unless you have given your prior consent or we believe that there is a legitimate interest. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above addresses. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect. You have the right to ask for a copy of the information The Development People Ltd. hold about you at any time.

16 or under

We are concerned to protect the privacy of children aged 16 or under. If you are aged 16 or under‚ please get your parent/guardian’s permission beforehand whenever you provide us with personal information.

Review of this policy

We keep this Policy under regular review. This Policy was last updated in May 2018.

Contact

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be sent to us at our office address, Suite J, The Old Dutch Barn, Westend, Stonehouse, GL10 3GE or via e-mail info@thedevelopmentpeople.co.uk