Privacy Notice

Privacy Policy

NEBDN is fully committed to respecting your privacy and to protecting any personal information you provide to us. We make every effort to ensure that all information that you provide to us is protected.

This privacy statement is designed to explain how we collect information from you when you visit our website and how this information is then used.

Please read this statement carefully and revisit it from time to time to review any changes that may have been made.

In general, you can visit NEBDN’s website without disclosing any personal information about yourself. There are times, however, when we may request information from you.

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, the homepage, and other places we deem appropriate so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected. 

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name and job title
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers.

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs. We may use the information to improve our products and provide you with a better service.

We may monitor who is using the website, how they use it, the pages that are visited most often and the time spent on those pages to evaluate and improve its content and structure. 

We may periodically send promotional emails about our qualifications, services, events and other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided. All users are given the opportunity to opt out and unsubscribe from these emails.

From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

Subject access requests

NEBDN respects the right of individuals to access and check the accuracy of any personal data that is being kept by them, either on computer or in a relevant filing system, as defined in the Data Protection Act 1988. Under the act, individuals have the right to know what information is held about them. This is known as a subject access request.

Subject access requests should be addressed to the Executive Assistant to the CEO and NEBDN will respond within 40 days.

In making a subject access request an individual must:

  • Make the request in writing (this includes email, fax and social media)
  • Supply information to prove identify
  • Supply appropriate information to help NEBDN locate the information they require.

Security

The NEBDN website takes every precaution to protect our users’ information. When users submit sensitive information via the website, their information is protected both online and off-line.

Controlling your personal information

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 at info@nebdn.org

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.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.