When you use Language Services Direct’s website, you might provide and we might collect certain information or data about you. We take our responsibility to protect the privacy of this information very seriously and strictly adhere to the Data Protection Act 1998 (UK).
Language Services Direct also has a Data Protection Policy and Information Technology Security Policy in place to protect our users’ information. These policies are available for review on request.
Information we might collect includes:
When you submit information using an enquiry form, we only hold personal data that is directly relevant to the service we provide you. This may include any of the following along with any other information you choose to submit:
For visitors enquiring through the website about teaching and/or administrative positions, we may hold and process the following additional data:
In addition to this, we may collect data using ‘cookies’, which monitor how users behave on our website. For more information, please see our Cookies policy.
We collect information about users of our website in order to:
The main purpose of collecting user data is to monitor and continuously improve the services we offer you including your experience on our website.
We use a secure server based in the UK to store all data. Information you submit using an enquiry form may be entered in to our IT systems. All users of systems, who handle your data for and on behalf of the company shall be subject to, and must comply with, the provisions of the company’s Data Protection and IT Security Policies and the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998 at all times. ‘Users’ of our systems are defined as employees of the company and third parties including contractor and sub-contractors.
All personal data (as defined in the Data Protection Act 1998) collected through the website and/or stored in the company’s IT Systems will be managed securely in compliance with the company’s Data Protection and IT Security Policies and with all relevant parts of the Data Protection Act 1998 as well as all other laws governing data protection whether in force now or in the future.
We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that once we receive your data, it is stored safely and securely, and your privacy is protected. We will not share your data with other organisations for the purposes of marketing, market research or similar commercial endeavours. We will not forward your information to other websites.
Personal information collected through the website may be passed from one department of Language Services Direct to another in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and our Data Protection Policy. Under no circumstances, will personal data be passed to any department or any individual within the company that does not reasonably require access to that personal data with respect to the purpose(s) for which it was collected and is being processed. No personal data will be held for any longer than necessary in light of the stated purpose(s).
Please be aware that we may disclose your personal information in the following situations:
Language Services Direct may share aggregate information about traffic to our website with third parties but this will not include any information that identifies individual users personally. Once again, the purpose of this is to improve users’ experiences of our website and the level of service we provide you.
If you would like more information or to review our Data Protection Policy and/or Information Technology Security Policy, please do not hesitate to contact us.