Privacy policy

Julie Aldridge Consulting Ltd. is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This privacy policy describes how Julie Aldridge Consulting protects and makes use of the information you give to the company. Your information will only be used in the ways described in this privacy policy.

This policy is updated from time to time. This privacy policy was last updated on: 17/05/2018.

This Policy explains when and why personal information about people is collected, how it is used, the conditions under which it may be disclosed to others and how it is kept secure.

Any questions regarding this Policy and privacy practices should be sent by email to julie@juliealdridge.co.uk Alternatively, you can telephone 01223 891973.

How information is collected from you?

Julie Aldridge Consulting gathers and uses certain information about individuals to provide services.  You can access and browse the website without disclosing your personal data.

Information will be obtained about you when you:

  • contact the company through the website, or in any other way,
  • when you register for information,
  • get in touch about projects or services,
  • commission or take part in consultancy projects,
  • or request further information e.g. for events, publications and guides.

What type of information is collected from you?

The personal information collected might include:

  • your name (including your first name(s) and surname),
  • your address
  • your email address
  • your job title
  • other details about you that you or others provide to Julie Aldridge Consulting
  • any personal information for training, coaching, or consultancy projects that you provide to the company,
  • website usage data,
  • a record of your contact preferences,
  • and other information pertaining to special offers and surveys.

 How is your information used?

The purposes for which your personal data will be used will be specified at the point at which this data is collected.

Julie Aldridge Consulting Ltd. does not collect or use personal data for any purpose other than those indicated at the time your personal data is volunteered and will not use your personal information for new purposes without first asking you for your consent for your personal data to be used for these purposes.

Such purposes may include, but are not limited to:

  • carrying out obligations arising from any contracts entered into between us;
  • processing your requests, responding to your questions or comments;
  • seeking your views or comments on the services provided;
  • notifying you of changes to projects or services you’re involved in;
  • to send you communications which you have requested – for example, information about projects, publications, services, and promotions of associated companies goods and services;
  • carry out research or prepare reports and / or carry out evaluation;
  • for financial accounting purposes such as invoicing (held in our finance software, FreeAgent)
  • retaining records of correspondence.

The retention periods for personal information are reviewed at Julie Aldridge Consulting Ltd. on a regular basis. Your personal information will be held on system for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with Julie Aldridge Consulting Ltd.

Who has access to your information?

Julie Aldridge Consulting Ltd. will never sell, lease or distribute your information to third parties. Any personal information we hold about you is stored and processed under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that comes into effect on 25 May 2018.

Your choices

You have a choice about whether or not you wish to receive information from Julie Aldridge Consulting. If you do not want to receive direct marketing communications about forthcoming projects and service that might be relevant to you, then you can select your choices by ticking the relevant boxes situated on the form on which I collect your information.

You can change your marketing preferences at any time by emailing: julie@juliealdridge.co.uk or by phone on 01223 891973.

How you can access and update your information

You have the right to ask for a copy of the information held about you. The accuracy of your information is important to Julie Aldridge Consulting Ltd.  If you change email address, or any of the other information held is inaccurate or out of date, please email: julie@juliealdridge.co.uk or phone 01223 891973.

Security precautions in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of your information

When you provide personal information, Julie Aldridge Consulting takes steps to ensure that it’s treated securely.

Non-sensitive details (your email address etc.) are transmitted through the website, and this can never be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while Julie Aldridge Consulting Ltd. strives to protect your personal information, the security of any information you transmit cannot be guaranteed, and you do so at your own risk.

Once information is received, best effort is made to ensure its security and protect the personal data from unauthorised access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorised modification and unlawful destruction or accidental loss.

Communications may be sent to you by e-mail. For ease of use and compatibility, communications will not be sent to you in an encrypted form. E-mail is not a fully secure means of communication. Whilst efforts are made to try to keep the systems and communications protected against viruses and other harmful effects this cannot be guaranteed.

Links to other websites

The website may contain links to other websites run by other organisations. This privacy policy applies only to this website‚ so you are encouraged to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit. Julie Aldridge Consulting cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites even if you access them using links from this website.

Julie Aldridge Consulting does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources.  These links are provided for your information only and you proceed at your own risk.

In addition, if you linked to this website from a third-party site, Julie Aldridge Consulting cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners and operators of that third-party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third-party site.

16 or Under

Julie Aldridge Consulting is concerned to protect the privacy of children aged 16 or under. If you are aged 16 or under‚ please get your parent / guardian’s permission beforehand whenever you provide personal information.

Transferring your information outside of Europe

As part of the services offered to you through this website, the information which you provide to us may be transferred to countries outside the European Union (“EU”). By way of example, this may happen if any of our servers are from time to time located in a country outside of the EU. These countries may not have similar data protection laws to the UK. By submitting your personal data, you’re agreeing to this transfer, storing or processing. If the company transfers your information outside of the EU in this way, we will take steps to ensure that appropriate security measures are taken with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this Policy.

If you use the services while you are outside the EU, your information may be transferred outside the EU in order to provide you with those services.

Governing Law

This policy and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with it shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.

If any term of these terms is illegal, invalid or unenforceable for any reason, the remaining terms shall continue to be valid.

The proprietor, operator and data controller in respect of this website is Julie Aldridge Consulting Ltd. The company is registered in England and Wales. The Company Number is 10395981.  The company is also registered for VAT 283063212.

Julie Aldridge Consulting Ltd. is a registered Data Controller with the Office of the Information Commissioner under registration number ZA247691.

Please direct any comments, questions, suggestions, complaints or data requests via email to julie@juliealdridge.co.uk, or via phone at 01223 891973.

Review of this Policy

Julie Aldridge Consulting Ltd. keeps this Policy under regular review. This Policy was last updated in May 2018.

Headings in this document are for convenience only and will have no legal meaning or effect. If any provision in this document is found to be invalid or unenforceable, such invalidity or unenforceability will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions, which will remain in full force and effect.