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Privacy Policy

Your Privacy Information.

Please read this in conjunction with the Council’s general Privacy Information that can be found here: http://www.southglos.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/data-protection-and-freedom-of-information/privacy-statement/

Your Information

This Privacy Information relates to the personal information we have collected from your own recent request to access our learning and development service or your line manager acting on your behalf

We have made sure we will use your information according to the UK Data Protection laws by establishing the condition of legitimate interest.

How we’ll use your information

We’ll use your information to provide the above service you have requested whilst complying with the established lawful conditions.

Who we can share your information with

In order to provide the service you required we will share your information with the following:

South Gloucestershire Council departments

Training providers

Employing organisation

Safeguarding boards

We may also share your information with others outside of the Council e.g. regulators and other public organisations for the detection and prevention of crime.

How long we’ll keep your information

We’ll keep your information for as long as you have a relationship with us. Specific information relating to this service will be retained according to the relevant record retention schedule which can be found here. We may retain anonymised information about the service we provided to help us improve our services in the future.

Transferring your information overseas

Your information is not transferred and stored in countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA) for the provision of this service.

Your rights

You have a number of rights relating to your information e.g. to see what we hold, to ask us to share it with another party, ask us to update incorrect or incomplete details, to object to or restrict processing of it or to make a complaint about how we are handling it. If you have given us your permission to use your information you also have the right to withdraw that permission at any time in the future.

If you have any worries or questions about how your personal information is handled please contact our Data Protection Officer at DPO@southglos.gov.uk or write to us at Data Protection Officer, PO Box 1953, The Council Offices, Badminton Road, Bristol, BS37 0DB and we will be pleased to help you.

For independent advice about data protection, privacy and data sharing issues, you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) at:

Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire SK9 5AF

Tel: 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545 745 if you prefer to use a national rate number.

Alternatively, visit ico.org.uk or email casework@ico.org.uk.

Visitors to our website

When someone visits the South Gloucestershire CPD Online website we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting this website. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source.

Our use of cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

Cookies used on our website

Session Cookies
Name Purpose Expires
ASPSESSIONID This cookie is set by our site to maintain session state. We also use this cookie so that once you have logged on with username and password you won't have to do it for every page you request from our site. When you close your browser.
cT We use this cookie to as part of our error handling system to improve our site. This cookie is only set when an error occurs on the site. When you close your browser.
Google Analytics
Name Purpose Expires
_utma For more information, see the Google Analytics Privacy Policy. You can choose to opt out of Google Analytics. 2 years
_utmb For more information, see the Google Analytics Privacy Policy. You can choose to opt out of Google Analytics. 30 minutes
_utmc For more information, see the Google Analytics Privacy Policy. You can choose to opt out of Google Analytics. when you close your browser
_utmz For more information, see the Google Analytics Privacy Policy. You can choose to opt out of Google Analytics. 6 months

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where vistors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

If you do not want your browser to accept cookies, you can turn off the cookie acceptance option in your browser settings. Note: By doing this some areas of the website, features, and information may not function or display properly.