Privacy And Cookies Policy

1. General: Your privacy is important to us. This privacy policy is intended to give you confidence in the privacy and security of the personal information we obtain from you whether you upload information to our website or membership hub, download it, or are merely visiting our website. However, please note that we are not responsible for any use of your personal information you provide to third party websites that may be accessed via this website. You will therefore need to review the privacy policy of any third party websites that you use.

2. Collection Of Personal Information: When you use this website (including our membership hub) you may be asked for personally identifiable information such as your name, address, date of birth, email address, telephone number. By giving us such information you will need to consent to our using it in the manner described in this policy. You may withdraw your consent at any time by emailing us at [email protected]  We will delete and destroy your personal information within 5 days of receipt of your withdrawal of consent. Cookie information, pages you have requested and your IP address may also be recorded by us and/or third parties from your browser as set out in this policy.

3. Intermediaries: If you are acting as an intermediary by submitting someone else's personal information, you must ensure that you have obtained their express consent to upload such personal information onto this website for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy.

4. Use Of Personal Information: We may use your information to process your service requests, provide access to privileged areas of the website/membership hub, to administer contests and competitions, personalise your visit to our site and to enable us to review, develop and improve the products, services, and special offers we provide online. We may occasionally carry out market research and send you details of services and offers that we think will be of interest to you. If you do not wish to receive such information, please ensure you e-mail [email protected] or alternatively when we send you an e-mail, it will contain a provision to allow you to opt out of receiving any further information from us.

5. Disclosure Of Personal Information: We may provide information about you to our employees and agents in order to administer any accounts, products and services provided to you by The Great Women's Academy. We will not disclose your personal information to any third party unless you have consented to such disclosure or where we are required to do so by law. Should you breach our terms and conditions or terms of use or if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, we may disclose your information to a relevant authority. This may include exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction. Any disclosure of personal information will be strictly controlled and made fully in accordance with current legislation applicable to the UK, in particular the General Data Protection Regulation ((EU 2016/679) (GDPR). For the purpose of GDPR, we are registered as a data controller.

6. Right To Access Your Personal Information: You can obtain access to your personal information held by us by writing to us via email at [email protected]

7. Cookies: We may create and access cookies (a piece of information which is stored on your computer and allows us to identify if you have visited the site before) on your PC. Third party advertisers may also create and access cookies, which will be subject to their privacy policies - we accept no responsibility or liability for the use of such third parties' cookies. If you do not wish cookies to be placed on your PC, then they can be disabled in your web browser. The option to do so is normally found in your browser's "security settings" section. However, please note, permanently disabling cookies in your browser may hinder your use of our website as well as other websites and interactive services. A more detailed description of how we use cookies can be found in our cookie policy below.

8. Security: To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed. If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with a AES-256 encryption.  Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow all PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards.

9. Policy Changes:  Changes in this policy will be posted on our website. You are advised to check our website regularly to view our most recent privacy policy.

Our main website does NOT use cookies however, like most websites our membership hub/training academy does use cookies

1. What Is A Cookie? A cookie is a small text file stored on your computer and used by your web browser. They can be used for many different purposes, and on this website some of them are essential to deliver the functionality needed to run our membership hub and to enrol on a course. This policy explains how Cookies are used by The Great Women's Academy and how you can control the cookies that may be used on our site.

2. About Our Cookie Policy: This policy applies to websites operated directly by The Great Women's Academy. By accessing our membership hub you agree that this Cookie Policy will apply whenever you access the Website on any device. This Cookie Policy forms part of and is incorporated into our website Terms and Conditions. Any alterations to the policy will be posted here. We reserve the right to vary this Cookie Policy from time to time and such changes shall become effective as soon as they are posted. Your continued use of the membership hub constitutes your agreement to all such changes.

3. Cookies: Through  our membership hub we collect cookies or similar tracking technologies. This means information that our website’s server transfers to your computer. This information can be used to track your session on our website. Cookies may also be used to customize our website content for you as an individual. If you are using one of the common Internet web browsers, you can set up your browser to either let you know when you receive a cookie or to deny cookie access to your computer.

  • We use cookies to recognise your device and provide you with a personalised experience.

  • We also use cookies to attribute visits to our websites to third-party sources and to serve targeted ads from Google, Facebook, Instagram and other third-party vendors. (You can google these cookies policies or cookie manager page to update your preferences if you like)

  • Our third-party advertisers use cookies to track your prior visits to our websites and elsewhere on the Internet in order to serve you targeted ads. For more information about targeted or behavioural advertising, please visit https://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising.

  • Opting out: You can opt out of targeted ads served via specific third-party vendors by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s Opt-Out page.

  • We may also use automated tracking methods on our websites, in communications with you, and in our products and services, to measure performance and engagement.

  • Please note that because there is no consistent industry understanding of how to respond to “Do Not Track” signals, we do not alter our data collection and usage practices when we detect such a signal from your browser.

4. How To Change Your Cookie Settings: You can choose not to allow cookies at all. If you do, we can’t guarantee that your experience with the membership will be as good as if you do allow them. The information collected by cookies does not personally identify you; it includes general information about your computer settings, your connection to the Internet e.g. operating system and platform, IP address, your browsing patterns and timings of browsing on the Website and your location. Most internet browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can change the settings of your browser to erase cookies or prevent automatic acceptance if you prefer.

For websites such as Internet Explorer, Chrome, Safari, Firefox you can access their cookie manager pages to see how you can control cookies via your browser – remember that if you turn off cookies in your browser then these settings apply to all websites not just this one.

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