This policy explains how The Event Academy collects, uses and protects the information you give us when accessing our services.
The name “The Event Academy” means Ashdown Academy Ltd, with a registered office at The Candlemakers, Lewes, BN7 2NZ United Kingdom;
When you provide us with your personal information you are agreeing to this policy and consenting to our collection and use of that information as set out in this policy.
This policy may be subject to change. Please check this page regularly to view the latest version.
1. The data we collect
When you access The Event Academy’s services, we will collect certain information about you. This includes, but is not limited to: your full name, postal address, email address, phone numbers, record of your interactions with us and we use cookies.
Please note that we do not collect or store any credit/debit card details in our database. However, we may hold bank details if supplied for payments.
2. How we use it
We collect your data to help improve our services, products and communication.
We may use your data to contact you with information you have requested, inform you about new products or services, newsletters, carry out contractual obligations, grant you access to our live and online courses, or to grant you your qualification upon course completion.
We may also use your information for other marketing purposes. There will be an option to opt out of marketing communications sent to you.
Lastly, we may disclose your information if legally required to do so.
3. How we protect it
The Event Academy is committed to safeguarding your personal information from theft or misuse.
The ways in which we protect your data include:
contractual agreements that require compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and all applicable legislation, such as with banks;
passwords and server encryption;
employee access controls and restrictions
4. Sensitive Personal Information
There may be circumstances where we collect sensitive personal information, that you chose to share with us, pertaining to any medical conditions or disabilities you may be affected by. This information would only be relevant if you feel it might affect your ability to study on one of our courses. These would be to ensure we meet any accessibility requirements you may have, and to ensure equal opportunities for all our students.
To protect your sensitive information, we:
only ask for it if it may affect your safety or impact your equality of opportunity on our courses
only provide access to the details of your medical condition or disability to those who need to know, in order to meet your needs on the course
Your sensitive data is also protected under Section 3 of this document.
5. Third Parties
We may share your information with third-party organisations, such as our accrediting body, The Chartered Institute for Marketing and our sister company, the Event Talent Agency.
6. Use of Cookies
To read more about how we use Cookies, please refer to our Cookies Policy
7. Contact
If you have any questions about this policy, please email us at [email protected], or write to us at Ashdown Academy Ltd, The Candlemakers, West Street, Lewes, BN7 2NZ.