The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) replaces the Data Protection Act 1998 on 25th May 2018.
This policy has been updated to reflect this change of legislation.
The GDPR refers to ‘controllers’ and ‘processors’.
A controller determines the purposes and means of processing personal data.
A processor is responsible for processing personal data on behalf of a controller.
For the purposes of this document and in guidance with the new legislation, Cornerstone Training will be the processors of personal data. Our certificating partner CJ Training Solutions will be the controller of the personal data. The data in question is explained further throughout this document.
Here at Cornerstone Training, we are committed to building and maintaining the confidence and trust in the visitors to our website, and or those that use our services.
So, please be assured that Cornerstone Training does not sell, trade, swap or rent our email lists to any other companies for the purpose of marketing.
Your Personal Information
Many courses that are offered by Cornerstone Training are accredited through the Association of First Aiders Qualifications. These courses are processed through our certificating partner and Quality Assurance partner CJ Training Solutions.
Some information regarding your booking will need to be shared with them due to the nature of the qualification.
Please also note that records such as registers and exams etc will need to be kept by the above-mentioned parties for 3 years as per current legislative requirements.
However, they will not be able you use your personal date to be contacted unless they have been given express permission from you.
All personal information is kept in a secure location, and all computer-based files are password protected and accessible only on a need to know basis.
Any information sent electronically will be secured with a password to ensure protection of your details.
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Cookies are small data files which are placed in the hard drive of the device you use to search our web site (this includes smart phones and tablets). You have to agree to this, and this is done via a ‘pop up’ on entering the Cornerstone Training website.
When people visit www.cornerstone-training.net, we use a third party service called Google Analytics.
We use this to 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, for example what are our most popular pages. We process this information carefully and in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.
The cookies in use to deliver Google Analytics service are described in the table below.
Cookie Title Description
utma Google Analytics These cookies are used to store information, such as what time your current visit occurred, whether utmb you have been to the site before, and what site referred you to the web page.
utmc These cookies contain no personally identifiable information but they will use your computer’s IP utmv address to know from where in the world you are accessing the Internet.
utmz Google stores the information collected by these cookies on servers in the United States. Google may transfer this information to third-parties where required to do so by law, or where such third-parties process the information on Google’s behalf.
These cookies are used to store information, such as what time your current visit occurred, whether you have been to the site before, and what site referred you to the web page.
These cookies contain no personally identifiable information but they will use your computer’s IP address to know from where in the world you are accessing the Internet.
Google stores the information collected by these cookies on servers in the United States. Google may transfer this information to third-parties where required to do so by law, or where such third-parties process the information on Google’s behalf.
For more information on the usage of cookies by Google Analytics please see the Google website. A link to the privacy advice for this product is provided below for your convenience.
Our website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, however, we do advise that you adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout the website. (External links are clickable text / banner / image links to other websites).
We cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked websites despite our best efforts. While we endeavour to do our best to protect you however, you should note that you click on external links at your own risk and Cornerstone Training cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.
Social Media Platforms
Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that we participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.
You are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. Cornerstone Training will never ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.
This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. You are advised before using such social sharing buttons that you do so at your own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.
Shortened Links in Social Media
Cornerstone Training, through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy urls [web addresses] (this is an example:
You are advised to take caution and good judgement before clicking any shortened urls published on social media platforms by Cornerstone Training. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine urls are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore Cornerstone Training cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links