National Council for Graduate Entrepreneurship (NCEE) understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used. We respect and value the privacy of all of our customers, website users etc and will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here, and in a way that is consistent with our obligations and your rights under the law.
National Council for Graduate Entrepreneurship trading as NCEE. Private company limited by guarantee registered in England.
This Privacy Information explains how we use your personal data: how it is collected, how it is held and how it is processed. It also explains your rights under the law relating to your personal data.
Personal data is defined by the General Data Protection Regulation (EU Regulation 2016/679) (the “GDPR”) as ‘any information relating to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified in particular by reference to an identifier’.
Personal data is, in simpler terms, any information about you that enables you to be identified. Personal data covers obvious information such as your name and contact details, but it also covers less obvious information such as identification numbers, electronic location data, and other online identifiers.
The personal data that we use is set out in Part 5, below.
Under the GDPR, you have the following rights:
- The right to be informed about our collection and use of your personal data. This Privacy Notice should tell you everything you need to know, but you can always contact us to find out more or to ask any questions using the details in Part 11.
- The right to access the personal data we hold about you. Part 10 will tell you how to do this.
- The right to have your personal data rectified if any of your personal data held by us is inaccurate or incomplete.
- The right to be forgotten, i.e. the right to ask us to delete or otherwise dispose of any of your personal data that we have.
- The right to restrict (i.e. prevent) the processing of your personal data.
- The right to object to us using your personal data for a particular purpose or purposes.
- The right to data portability. This means that, if you have provided personal data to us directly, you can ask us for a copy of that personal data to re-use with another service or business in many cases.
Further information about your rights can also be obtained from the Information Commissioner’s Office or your local Citizens Advice Bureau.
If you have any cause for complaint about our use of your personal data, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office.
You do not have to provide any personal data in order to browse this website but, if you contact us (online or offline), we may collect some or all of the following personal data (this may vary according to your relationship with us):
- Date of birth;
- Email address;
- Telephone number;
- Business/organisation name;
- Job title;
- Payment information;
Under the GDPR, we must always have a lawful basis for using personal data. This may be because the data is necessary for our performance of a contract with you, because you have consented to our use of your personal data, or because it is in our legitimate business interests to use it. Your personal data may be used for one or more of the following purposes:
- Providing and managing your account;
- Supplying our products and/or services to you. Your personal details are required in order for us to enter into a contract with you;
- Personalising and tailoring our products and/or services for you;
- Communicating with you. This may include responding to emails or calls from you;
- Supplying you with information by email that you have opted-in to (you may unsubscribe or opt-out at any time by clicking on the ‘unsubscribe’ link).
With your permission and/or where permitted by law, we may also use your personal data for marketing purposes, which may include contacting you by email or post with information, news, and offers on our products and/or services. You will not be sent any unlawful marketing or spam and you will always have the opportunity to opt-out.
We will not keep your personal data for any longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.
Details of retention periods for different aspects of your personal data are available in our retention policy which you can request from us by emailing us at the address in Part 12.
We will only store or transfer your personal data within the European Economic Area (the “EEA”). The EEA consists of all EU member states, plus Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein. This means that your personal data will be fully protected under the GDPR or to equivalent standards by law.
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used, altered, disclosed or accessed, in an unauthorised way. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.
We may share your personal data with third parties or other companies in our group to supply products and/or services to you on our behalf. These may include payment processing, delivery and marketing.
If any of your personal data is required by a third party or other companies in our group, we will take steps to ensure that it is handled safely, securely and in accordance with your rights, our obligations and the third party’s obligations under the law.
If you want to know what personal data we have about you, you can ask us for details of that personal data and for a copy of it (where any such personal data is held). This is known as a “subject access request”.
All subject access requests should be made in writing and sent to the email or postal addresses shown in Part 11.
There is not normally any charge for a subject access request. If your request is ‘manifestly unfounded or excessive’ (for example, if you make repetitive requests) a fee may be charged to cover our administrative costs in responding.
We will respond to your subject access request within one month of receiving it. Normally, we aim to provide a complete response, including a copy of your personal data within that time. In some cases, however, particularly if your request is more complex, more time may be required up to a maximum of three months from the date we receive your request. You will be kept fully informed of our progress.
A ‘Cookie’ is a small text file placed on your computer or device by our website when you visit certain parts. A cookie allows us to recognise if you have visited our website before, what preferences you set, if any, and how you use the site to help us improve our service going forward. They are anonymous and we do not use the information to identify you as an individual. Some are essential, some are not.
In order to comply with EU law, our website must inform you a) of the presence of non-essential cookies on our site and b) how to turn them off if you don’t want them to be stored on your device.
If you wish to turn cookies off for this website it will also affect all websites that you visit. You can disable cookies from your browser and delete all cookies currently stored on your device.
Details on how to disable cookies for the mainstream browsers can be found below:
Our website uses the following Cookies:
Cookie Type – Google Analytics
Potential Intrusiveness to Customer – Low
To contact us about anything to do with your personal data and data protection, including to make a subject access request, please use the following details:
Email address: email@example.com
Telephone number: +44(0)2476 158128
Postal Address: TechnoCentre, Coventry University Technology Park,
Coventry, CV1 2TT
We may change this Privacy Notice from time to time. This may be necessary, for example, if the law changes, or if we change our business in a way that affects personal data protection.
Any changes will be made available on this website.