Privacy Policy

1. Introduction
1.1 We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors and service users.
1.2 This policy applies where we are acting as a data controller with respect to the personal data of such persons; in other words, where we determine the purposes and means of the processing of that personal data.
1.3 We use cookies on our website. Insofar as those cookies are not strictly necessary for the provision of our website and services, we will ask you to consent to our use of cookies when you first visit our website.
1.4 In this policy, "we", "us" and "our" refer to Next Gen Skills LTD. For more information about us, see Section 9.

2. Credit
2.1 This document was created using a template from Docular (https://seqlegal.com/free-legal-documents/privacy-policy).

3. The personal and usage data that we collect
3.1 We do not collect or process any personal data via www.nextgenskillsacademy.com.
3.2 We may process data about your use of our website and services ("usage data"). The usage data may include your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths, as well as information about the timing, frequency and pattern of your service use. The source of the usage data is Google Analytics.

4. Purposes of processing and legal bases
4.1 In this Section 4, we have set out the purposes for which we may process usage data and the legal bases of the processing.
4.2 Research and analysis - We may process usage data for the purposes of researching and analysing the use of our website and services, as well as researching and analysing other interactions with our business. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely monitoring, supporting, improving and securing our website.

5. About cookies
5.1 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
5.2 Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

6. Cookies used by our service providers
6.1 Our service providers use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website.
6.2 We use Google Analytics. Google Analytics gathers information about the use of our website by means of cookies. The information gathered is used to create reports about the use of our website.
You can find out more about Google's use of information by visiting https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/ and you can review Google's privacy policy at https://policies.google.com/privacy.

7. Managing cookies
7.1 Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:
(a) https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647 (Chrome);
(b) https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enhanced-tracking-protection-firefox-desktop (Firefox);
(c) https://help.opera.com/en/latest/security-and-privacy/ (Opera);
(d) https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies (Internet Explorer);
(e) https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac (Safari); and
(f) https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/4468242/microsoft-edge-browsing-data-and-privacy (Edge).
7.2 Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
7.3 If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.

8. Amendments
8.1 We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.
8.2 You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.

9. Our details
9.1 This website is owned and operated by Next Gen Skills LTD.
9.2 We are registered in England and Wales under registration number 10303292, and our registered office is at 25 Gras Lawn Exeter EX2 4RZ.
9.3 You can contact us by email, using the email address published on our website.

10. Representatives
10.1 Our representative within the EU with respect to our obligations under data protection law is Ben Rust and you can contact our representative by emailing ben.rust@nextgenskillsacademy.com.
10.2 Our representative within the UK with respect to our obligations under data protection law is Ben Rust and you can contact our representative by emailing ben.rust@nextgenskillsacademy.com.

11. Data protection officer
11.1 Our data protection officer's contact details are: Ben Rust ben.rust@nextgenskillsacademy.com.