Privacy statement


I/We, (Phronesis 3 Consulting Ltd and its Affiliates “Bluecore”) are committed to respecting and protecting the privacy of anyone using our site and the confidentiality of any information that you provide us with.  The purpose of this statement is to set out how we use any personal information that we may obtain from you.

Use and collection of personal information

In general you can visit our website without telling us who you are and without revealing any information about yourself.  If, however, you use our site you will need to register and you will be asked to provide certain information such as your contact details.  We will store this data and hold it on computer or otherwise.

How We May Use Your Information

We may retain and use your Personal Information for the following purposes:

  • to fulfil requests for products or services
  • to conduct research and improve our services
  • to send you communications (as set out below)

We reserve the right to send you certain communications relating to the Site or the services provided by Bluecore, such as service announcements, e-mails related to your account, or similar administrative or transactional messages. We will use your Personal Information in order to contact you, should you have consented to receiving marketing communications or to the extent permitted under applicable law. To the extent any of such marketing material is sent to you by email, you will always be offered the opportunity to opt-out of receiving them by clicking the relevant opt-out link as provided in each email.

With Whom We May Share Your Information

We may also permit selected third parties and agents to use your Personal Information, for the purposes set out in the preceding sections who will be subject to obligations to process such information in compliance with the same safeguards that we deploy.

If false or inaccurate information is provided and fraud is identified or suspected, details may be passed to fraud prevention agencies or other third parties and may be recorded by us or by them. This information may be accessed by law enforcement agencies from other countries.

In the event that Bluecore (or a part thereof) is (i) subject to negotiations for the sale of its business or (ii) is sold to a third party or undergoes a re-organisation, you agree that any of your Personal Information which it holds may be disclosed to such party (or its advisors) as part of any due diligence process or transferred to that re-organised entity or third party and used for the same purposes or for the purpose of analysing any proposed sale or re-organisation

We may disclose your Personal Information to third parties, the court service and/or regulators or law enforcement agencies in connection with enquiries, proceedings or investigations by such parties anywhere in the world or in order to enable Bluecore to comply with its regulatory requirements or dialogue with its regulators as applicable.

Links to Other Sites

Please be aware that when you are on the Site, you could be directed to other sites that are beyond our control via hyperlinks. For example, if you choose to use the Bluecore courses at the Site, you may be sent to a third party website if you click on a hyperlink. These other websites may send their own cookies to visitors, collect data, or solicit Personal Information. The privacy policies of these other sites may be significantly different from this Privacy Policy. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites and cannot guarantee the security of any of your Personal Information collected there.

Transmission, storage and security of your Personal Information

No data transmission over the Internet or website can be guaranteed to be secure from intrusion. However, we maintain commercially reasonable physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect your Personal Information in accordance with applicable data protection legislative requirements.

All your information is stored on our secure servers (or secure hard copies) and accessed and used subject to our security policies and standards. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential and for complying with any other security procedures that we notify you of. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

Your Personal Information may be accessed by staff or suppliers in, transferred to, and/or stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (EEA) in which data protection laws may be of a lower standard than in the EEA. Regardless of location or whether the person is an employee or contractor we will impose the same data protection safeguards that we deploy inside the EEA.

We will retain your Personal Information for as long as is necessary for the processing purpose for which they were collected. Certain details and correspondence may be retained until the time limit for any legal challenges has expired or in order to comply with regulatory requirements regarding the retention of such data. Data may also be retained for, or included in, analysis carried out by Bluecore with respect to its own business.

Cookies

We collect information directly from you in a number of ways.  One way is through our use of ‘cookies’.  Most websites use cookies in order to make them work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website.  They help us to understand how our customers and potential customers use our website so we can develop and improve the design, layout, content and function of the site.  Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer’s hard drive by websites that you visit.  They save and retrieve pieces of information about your visit to the website – for example, how you entered the site, how you navigated through the site and what information and documentation was of interest to you.  This means that when you go back to a website, it can give you tailored options based on the information it has stored about you on your last visit.

Some of our cookies are used to simply collect information about how visitors use our website and these types of cookies collect the information in an anonymous form.

Where there is a login process relating to buying products or services from us we also use cookies to store personal registration information so that you do not have to provide it to us again on subsequent visits.

The rules about cookies on websites have recently changed.  If you are uncomfortable with the use of cookies, you can disable cookies on your computer by changing the settings in the preferences or options menu in your browser.  You can set your browser to reject or block cookies or to tell you when a website tries to put a cookie on your computer.  You can also delete any cookies that are already stored on your computer’s hard drive.  However, please be aware that if you do delete and block all cookies from our website, parts of the site will not then work.  This is because some of the cookies we use are essential for parts of our website to operate.  Likewise, you may not be able to use some products and services on other websites without cookies.

To find out more about cookies, including seeing what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

If you do not wish to accept cookies from our website, please leave this site immediately and then delete and block all cookies from this site.

Security

We endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information.  However, we cannot guarantee the security of any data that you disclose online and we will not be responsible for any breach of security unless this is due to our negligence or wilful default.

Your rights

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes.  We will aim to inform you before collecting your data if we intend to use your data for such purposes or we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purpose.  You can exercise your right to prevent this happening by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data.

Your Personal Information may be accessed by staff or suppliers in, transferred to, and/or stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (EEA) in which data protection laws may be of a lower standard than in the EEA. Regardless of location or whether the person is an employee or contractor we will impose the same data protection safeguards that we deploy inside the EEA.

We will retain your Personal Information for as long as is necessary for the processing purpose for which they were collected. Certain details and correspondence may be retained until the time limit for any legal challenges has expired or in order to comply with regulatory requirements regarding the retention of such data. Data may also be retained for, or included in, analysis carried out by Bluecore with respect to its own business.

Children’s Privacy

This Site is not intended for use by children under 16. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from anyone under 16 years of age. If we become aware that we have unknowingly collected Personal Information from a child under the age of 16, we will make commercially reasonable efforts to delete such information from our database.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

The terms of this Privacy Policy may change from time to time. We will notify you of any material changes to this Privacy Policy by posting a notice on the homepage of the Site for a reasonable period of time after such changes are made that this Privacy Policy has been updated and by changing the “Last Modified” date at the top of this Privacy Policy. We encourage you to check this page periodically for any changes. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes.

Governing Law

Bluecore makes no representation that this Privacy Policy and such practices comply with the laws of any other country than the United Kingdom. Visitors who use the Site and reside outside the United Kingdom do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. If you reside outside of the United Kingdom, by using our Site, you consent to the transfer and use of your information outside your country.