Privacy Policy

Personal data

Under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) personal data is defined as: “any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person ('data subject'); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person”.

Who are KnowledgeBrief?

KnowledgeBrief Limited (“We”) are committed to respecting your privacy, so every KnowledgeBrief product is designed to minimise the collection and use of your data whenever possible. We aim to provide transparency and control over your information.

We help organisations to innovate by applying new management and leadership techniques, improving management and leadership delivery for better results.

Covering all management disciplines, we help to build capability by:

Our programmes, products and services deliver financial and effectiveness outcomes for companies, major departments of state and local public authorities.

The data controller responsible in respect of the information collected on the Service is KnowledgeBrief Ltd, a private limited company registered in England with number 0545162 whose registered office is at 48 Warwick Street, Piccadilly, London W1B 5AW the data protection registration number is Z2841145.

This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”), together with our Terms & Conditions and any other documents referred to in this Privacy Policy, defines the basis on which any personally identifiable information (“Personal Data”) we collect from you, or that you provide us with, will be processed by us. Please read this Privacy Policy so that you understand how we treat your Personal Data in respect of your use of our websites and/or the KBProfessional platform and/or any other service provided by KnowledgeBrief Ltd (“the Service”).

By using the Service, you are accepting the terms of this Privacy Policy. By consenting to this Privacy Policy you are giving us permission to process your personal data specifically for the purposes identified in this policy.

Our data protection representatives can be contacted directly here:

Email (UK): [email protected]
Phone (UK): +44 (0)207 704 7636

The Data Protection Owner
KnowledgeBrief Ltd
48 Warwick Street, Piccadilly, London W1B 5AW

Why does KnowledgeBrief Ltd need to collect and store personal data?

In order for us to provide you the website or Service we need to collect personal data for the purpose of providing you the website or Service. In any event, we are committed to ensuring that the information we collect and use is appropriate for this purpose, and does not constitute an invasion of your privacy.

Consent is required for KnowledgeBrief Ltd to process your personal data, but it must be explicitly given. Where we are asking you for sensitive personal data we will always tell you why and how the information will be used.

By consenting to this privacy notice you are giving us permission to process your personal data specifically for the purposes identified.

How will KnowledgeBrief use my information?

We would like to collect and process the following information about you.

Information you give us. If you decide to register with or use the website or Service you will be asked to provide the certain information about yourself, this includes your name, email address and contact details when you:

The following special categories of personal information you give us for the fulfilment of our training services certifications are:

Information we collect. Each time you use the website or Service we may automatically collect information about you, this may include:

We implement technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

By submitting your Personal Data and non-personally identifiable information, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your information in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Cookies

A cookie consists of a piece of text sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.

We may use both “session” cookies and “persistent” cookies on the website. We will use the session cookies to: keep track of you whilst you navigate the website. We will use the persistent cookies to: enable our website to recognise you when you visit.

Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date. For detailed information about the purposes we use cookies see our Cookie Policy.

If you are under 16 years of age

You may not have account on the Service if you are under the age of 16. We do not collect information from or create content specifically for children under 16. If we discover or suspect that you are a user of the website or Service who is under the age of 16, we will have to close your account. Please see our account termination information in our Terms & Conditions.

The uses made of your information

We will use information you give us:

By using our website or Service, you agree that we can access, aggregate and use non-personally identifiable data we have collected from you. This non-personally identifiable data will not identify you or any other living person. We may use this non-personally identifiable data to:

    the website or Service.
Will KnowledgeBrief Ltd share my personal information with anyone else?

We may share your Personal Data with any member of our organisation (KnowledgeBrief Ltd) such as employees or officers.

Information we share with third parties. We may share your information with selected third parties including:

We may disclose your Personal Data to third parties:

To the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset that we are (or are contemplating) selling.

If KnowledgeBrief Ltd and its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case Personal Data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.

If we are required disclose or share your Personal Data by law in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings; or in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights. This includes providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk.

In complying with legal processes, we strive for transparency. We will make reasonable effort, when permitted, to notify users of the website or Service of any disclosure of their information, unless we are legally prohibited from doing so.

KnowledgeBrief Ltd will not pass on your personal data to third parties without first obtaining your consent.

The website or Service contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.

Under what circumstances will KnowledgeBrief Ltd contact me?

Our aim is not to be intrusive, and we undertake not to ask irrelevant or unnecessary questions. Moreover, the information you provide will be subject to rigorous measures and procedures to minimise the risk of unauthorised access or disclosure.

Can I find out the personal data that KnowledgeBrief holds about me?

Access. KnowledgeBrief Ltd at your request, can confirm what information we hold about you and how it is processed. If KnowledgeBrief does hold personal data about you, you can request the following information:

Right to deletion, rectification and data export. We permit you to delete, rectify and export information you have provided to us, subject to our Terms & Conditions and our legal obligations.

Retention. We retain Personal Data for as long as we provide the website or Service to you. For the purposes set out below we may keep some data after your account is closed or you cease using the Service.

After you have closed your account we may retain Personal Data where reasonably necessary to comply with our legal obligations (including law enforcement requests), meet regulatory requirements, maintain security, prevent fraud and abuse, resolve disputes, enforce our Terms & Conditions, offer new features you may be interested in, or complete your request to stop receiving further messages from us. If none of these obligations apply we will delete your Personal Data with 12 months of your account being closed.

We will retain non-personally identifiable information after you have closed your account.

What forms of ID will I need to provide in order to access this?

KnowledgeBrief Ltd accepts the following forms of ID when information on your personal data is requested:

How do I make a complaint?

If you have any complaints about our use of your information, contact us using the details at the bottom of this Privacy Policy or contact the UK supervisory authority – The Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”). https://ico.org.uk/concerns/

The data controller and contact information

The data controller responsible in respect of the information collected on our website or Service is KnowledgeBrief Ltd, a private limited company registered in England with number 0545162 whose registered office is at 48 Warwick Street, Piccadilly, London W1B 5AW the data protection registration number is Z2841145.

Our data protection representatives can be contacted directly here:

Email (UK): [email protected]
Phone (UK): +44 (0)207 704 7636







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