Privacy Policy and Cookies

UPDATED 1st June 2019

Your privacy is important to us. In line with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we are required by law to obtain your  consent to hold the information which you provided when completing any contact forms via our website.Please visit the GDPR on this site

Information about website visits

We may collect information about your computer and your visits to this website such as your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views. We may use this information in the administration of this website, to improve the website's usability, and for marketing purposes.

Using your personal data

Personal data submitted on this website will be used for the purposes specified in this privacy policy or in relevant parts of the website. In addition to the uses identified elsewhere in this privacy policy, we may use your personal information to:

  • Improve your browsing experience by personalising the website
  • Send information (other than marketing communications) to you which we think may be of interest to you by post or by email or similar technology
  • Send to you marketing communications relating to our business which we think may be of interest to you by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications to be sent by emailing us contact us
  • Provide other companies with statistical information about our users - but this information will not be used to identify any individual user

We will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.

Other disclosures

In addition to the disclosures reasonably necessary for the purposes identified elsewhere in this privacy policy, we may disclose information about you:

  • To the extent that we are required to do so by law.
  • In connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings.
  • In order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk) and to the purchaser or seller (or prospective purchaser or seller) of any business or asset which we are (or are contemplating) selling or purchasing.

Except as provided in this privacy policy, we will not provide your information to third parties.

International data transfers

Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this privacy policy.

If you are in the European Union, information which you provide may be transferred to countries which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Union. You expressly agree to such transfers.

Security of your personal data

We will take reasonable precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

You are responsible for keeping your password confidential. We will not ask you for your password.

Policy amendments

We may update this privacy policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on our website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes.

 Links to other websites

Our website 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.

Controlling your personal information

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 tick to indicate that you wish to "opt in" in respect of our newsletters, special offers and updates on new courses.
  • If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us

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. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

What is a cookie?

It is generated by a web page server, which is basically the computer that operates a web site. The information the cookie contains is set by the server and it can be used by that server whenever the user visits the site. A cookie can be thought of as an internet user's identification card, which tell a web site when the user has returned.  About

We use cookies to identify you from everyone else. Using statistics software which stores your movement around our website so we can tell how individuals interact with our pages, letting us know how popular our pages are.

Controlling cookies on our site

If you don't want to receive certain categories of cookies then you can change your cookie settings via your browser.

Note: most sections of our websites do work without cookies, but you will lose some features and functionality if you choose to disable cookies. For example, images might not appear.

Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are essential to enable you to move about the site, remember your cookie preferences and provide certain features you have requested.

  • PHPSESSID - A unique identifier used as a key to store preferences and personalisation data.
  •  _global - Stores basic information about your user account (if you have one). For example, automatic log in preferences.

Functionality cookies

These cookies enhance the functionality of our website by storing your preferences. For example, turning on/off animations or dismissing promotions on our site. We are currently in the process of trying to identify these cookies and will include more details on this page when complete.

3rd party cookies

Many sections of our websites depend on embedding content from external websites such as Facebook, Flickr, Google Analytics, Google Plus, SoundCloud, Twitter and YouTube. We do not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the relevant 3rd party website for more information on the cookies that these services may store on your computer.


If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal data, please write to us via contact us 

Please note you will be required to OPT IN in order that we have your consent to contact you

This privacy policy is based on a freely-available template created and distributed by and SEQ Legal

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