At SO Coach & Train LTD we are committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of the visitors to our website. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
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 purchases and/or offers
What do we use your personal data for
We use your personal data, including any of the personal data listed above, for the following purposes:
Assessing an application for a product or service
Managing products and services relating to that the product or service, or application for one
Managing any aspect of the product or service
To perform and/or test the performance of, our products, services and internal processes
To improve the operation of our business
To follow guidance and best practice under the change to rules of governmental and regulatory bodies
For management and auditing of our business operations including accounting
To provide personalised content and services to you, such as tailoring our products and services, our digital customer experience and offerings, and deciding which offers or promotions to show you on our digital channels
To develop new products and services and to review and improve current products and services
To comply with legal and regulatory obligations, requirements and guidance
We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
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
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 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 webpage traffic and improve our website to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
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. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
When someone visits www.socoach.co.uk we use a third-party service Google Analytics to collect standard internet log information and details of your visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the website. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make and do not allow Google to make any attempt to find out identities of those visiting our 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.
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 click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes 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 email@example.com
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.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the General Data Protection Regulations 2018. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
You have the right to complain to the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) if you feel we have not been protecting your data.
What are the legal grounds for our processing of your personal information (including when we share it with others)?
We rely on the following legal bases to use your personal data:
Where it is needed to provide you with our products or services, such as:
Managing products and services you hold with us, or an application for one
All stages and activities relevant to managing the product or service including enquiry, application, administration and management of accounts,
For some of our profiling and other automated decision making to decide whether to offer you a product and/or service, payment method and the price or terms of this.
We do not sell or distribute your data to third parties. Where it is a requirement to provide data to an awarding body to register exam results and obtain certificates for accredited courses you have attended we provide the awarding body with name, date of birth, email address and gender. In some cases, additional information, which may include sensitive personal data relating to health, will also be collected to support requests for access arrangements and reasonable adjustments and/or special consideration. Such data collected will not be used by SO Coach & Train LTD or an awarding body other than for examination administration purposes, conducting examinations and assessments and the issuing of examination results and certificates.
How long do we keep your personal data for?
If we have not had meaningful contact with you for a period of three years, we will delete your personal data from our systems unless we believe in good faith that the law or other regulation requires us to preserve it (for example, because of our obligations to tax authorities or in connection with any anticipated litigation).