Privacy, Data Collection and Cookie Policies

Privacy Policy

Revision date: 1st March 2013

This section sets out how the Working Academy uses and protection website visitor information. The Working Academy is committed to ensuring that visitor privacy is respected, and if any documents are held within the website, they are held in accordance with the Data Protection Act.

The Data Protection Act (1998) aims to promote high standards in the handling and storage of personal information. Individuals that have personal information held at any external source have to have their information processed safely and accurately, in digital or physical form.

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.

Information Collection and Usage

The Working Academy may collect information from employers and students, such as their name, job tilel, contact information; which may include email address, telpehone number, home address and postcode. We may also ask for certain demographic and geographic information for inviduals, such as location, and interests. The Working Academy's sections may require information to be addedd to site to continue btwosing certain sections.

The Working Academy website uses this information, with the aim to provide a better service to all visitors to the website. It may be used for internal record keeping, to improve products, services, and website searches. Periodically, the information may be used to contact visitors and registered members of the website, such as sending an email with new products, services, infromation or any other purpose. All of the contact information may be used by the Working Academy website to potentially contact registered members and visitors; and includes but is not limited to; email, telephone, fax, or mail.

The Working Academy may change the policy by updating this page. For new additions and updates, visitors must read this policy, and ensure that they are happy to comply.


Cookie Policy

The Working Academy may use cookies containing visitor preferences, log-ins and other settings, for the duration and future visits to the website. Uses of information from cookies will be in accordance to the EU Cookie Law, which come sinto effect on 26 May 2012.

Cookies are small files that are added to the visitor's computer, which can store personal information, browser information and settings. They can be optional depending on browsing settings, and will be placed on the visitor's hard-drive once accepted. The small cookie file will help maintain traffic to the website, respond to visitor's needs as an individualand used to log which page the user has visited.

Cookies added on the Working Academy website may be from the website, but can additionally be from external third parties, which includes but is not limited to, Youtube, Facebook, Vimeo and Twitter.

Cookies are safe to usek and will not, in any way, give access to your computer or any information about the visitor, other than the data thatis stored on the cookie. Cookies are highly unlikely to store sensitive information.

External Websites

The Working Academy may contain link to other websites, which may contain cookie policies, privacy policies, and cookie and data storage and usage that do not comply with the Working Academy's Cookie and Privacy policies, and cookies storage and usage, and data storage and usage. The Working Academy cannot be held reiable for any incidencies which occur when folliwng an enternal link. Excercise caution when visiting other websites. Visitors can choose to restrict cookie and data storge access by setting their brwoser setting to maximum security, and accept or rejecting each cookies individually.