DPG plc is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
DPG plc 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 about you?
Information will be provided to us by:
What information do we collect?
We may collect the following information:
When you speak to our course advisors or enrol on a course, we may ask for the following information:
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and for the following reasons:
Why we use your personal information
We only use your personal information if we have a proper reason for doing so. For instance, where you have given consent for it to be used; to comply with legal and regulatory obligations; for our legitimate interests or those of a third party when we have a business or commercial reason to use your data. Below are reasons for why we may use your personal information:
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.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added, and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. If you decline this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. 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.
Website customisation and targeting adverts
We use the data you give us about yourself to ensure that when you visit the site, you don’t miss the offers and information relevant to you.
We and our reputable third-party companies will collect website usage information about visitors to our website for the purposes of statistical analysis, sales and marketing research, tracking page usage and paths used by visitors through our site, targeting the site content, targeting our marketing campaigns and direct marketing emails, targeting our Internet banner advertisements on our website and on other websites and tracking use of our Internet banner advertisements and other links from our marketing partners’ websites to our website.
We may use this information to undertake sales and marketing research and to tailor our site, our marketing campaigns and email communications specifically to you, and your recent activity on our site.
Direct marketing and how you can manage your preferences
We may use your data to communicate information we think may interest you.
DPG will only collect, process and store information about you that we have collected from you with your consent. Personal data is not captured or stored through the DPG website without your prior consent.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.
Whenever you receive direct marketing you will have the option to unsubscribe. You can also contact us directly if you wish for us to stop sending direct marketing to you: firstname.lastname@example.org
How may you amend the data submitted by you?
If your details change, please resubmit them on the site and our records will reflect your new details. You can also contact us on email@example.com to notify us of any changes.
Requesting a copy of your personal information
Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), you may request a copy of any personal data about you held by us and we must reply within one calendar month.
The request can be made verbally, electronically by email or in writing.
EU General Data Protection Regulation laws
Under General Data Protection Regulation laws (GDPR), you have rights regarding your personal data which may generally be exercised free of charge. These include the right to:
For full information on your rights, including how and when they apply, please see the ICO website.