Privacy Policy

GDPR

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.

This Privacy policy will detail to you the how, when and why we need to collect some personal data from you. We will also explain how we use this information, the limited conditions under which we may need to disclose it to others, and how it is stored securely.

 

 

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.

 

You can view the privacy policy of our certification partner here:

 http://www.cjtrainingsolutions.co.uk/uploads/PrivacyPolicy.docx

 

And of the awarding body here:

https://shop.aofaqualifications.org/privacy-notice

 

 

Cookie Policy

Most websites these days use cookies to collect information, and our website is no exception.

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.

Our website uses cookies to better your experience while visiting the website. Where applicable our website uses a cookie control system allowing you, on your first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on your computer / device. This complies with recent legislation requirements for websites to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user’s computer / device.

 

Google Analytics

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.

 

 

Google Analytics

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.

 

Opt-out

In order to provide website visitors with more choice on how data is collected by Google Analytics, Google has developed the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. The add-on communicates with the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js) to stop data being sent to Google Analytics. The Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on does not affect usage of the website in any other way. A link to further information on the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on is provided below for your convenience.

http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=None

 

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.

http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html

 

Disabling Cookies

If you would like to restrict the use of cookies you can control this in your Internet browser. Links to advice on how to do this for the most popular Internet browsers are provided below for convenience and will be available for the Internet browser of your choice either online or via the software help (normally available via key F1).

 

Internet Explorer

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows7/Block-enable-or-allow-cookies

Google Chrome

https://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en-GB&answer=95647&p=cpn_cookies

 

Mozilla Firefox

http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Blocking%20cookies

 

Apple Safari

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=32467

 

 

 

External Links

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: http://bit.ly/zyVUBo).

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

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