This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their ‘Personally identifiable information’ (PII) is being used online. PII, as used in Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.

 

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our website?

When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, phone number or other details from which a visitor can be identified.

When do we collect information?

London Trading Institute collects and processes your personal data when you :

  • Arrive on our website from a social media site such as Facebook Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest,or LinkedIn;
  • Complete a call back / enquiry form;
  • You register on our site to apply for a course or programme, corporate/ executive education, professional training, (online, distance learning or campus based) and whether you are applying for yourself or for employees or other staff at your organisation which may be or become a customer of ours;
  • Sign up for marketing materials; or
  • You provide us with your personal data by any other means.

 

How do we collect your data:

We use different methods to collect data from and about you including through:

  • Direct interactions: You may give us your Identity, Contact details by filling in forms or by communicating with us by post, phone, email or otherwise. This includes personal data you provide when you:
  • Apply for our products or services;
  • Create an account on our website;
  • Use our site;
  • Subscribe to our service or publications;
  • Request marketing to be sent to you;
  • Enter a promotion or survey; or
  • Give us some feedback.
  • Automated technologies or interactions: As you interact with our website, we may automatically collect Technical Data about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns. We collect this personal data by using cookies, server logs and other similar technologies. We may also receive Technical Data about you if you visit other websites employing our cookies. Please see our cookie policy.
  • Third parties or publicly available sources: We may receive personal data about you from various third parties and public sources as set out below:
    Technical Data from the following parties:
  • a. Analytics providers such as Google analytics, Google optimize, Google Webmaster tools, Google tag manager, Facebook, Instagram;
  • b. Advertising networks such as Google Advertising Network, Facebook, Instagram, Bing and Linkedin based outside the EU and similar network we will be partnering with; and
  • c. Search information providers such as Google, Bing and other search engines based inside and outside the EU, social media networks such as Facebook, Linkedin and Instagram, based inside the EU and others providing similar services.
  • d. Contact, Financial and Transaction Data from providers of technical, payment and delivery services such as Google Analytics, Facebook, Instagram, Bing, Linkedin and and any Payment Gateway that we intend to use in the future or amy other similar services we will partner with in future.
  • e. Identity and Contact Data from data aggregators.
  • f. Identity and Contact Data from publicly availably sources such as the Electoral Register based inside the EU.
  • g. Student Data from staff, administrative functions of other educational establishments, mentees or mentors, complainants.

Academic, contact, identity, marketing and communications and technical data from (i) publishers, who are owners of private websites, and are based in and outside Europe and (ii) agents, referring organisations such as other universities.

How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:

  • Where we need to perform the contract we are about to enter into or have entered into with you.
  • Where it is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.
  • Where we need to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation.
  • To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature
  • To send periodic emails regarding your query or other products and services

How do we protect visitor information?

We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. 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 do not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards.
We use regular Malware Scanning.

How long will you use my personal data for?

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.
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.
In some circumstances you can ask us to delete your data:
In some circumstances we may anonymise your personal data (so that it can no longer be associated with you) for research or statistical purposes in which case we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to you.

We do use an SSL certificate

We only provide articles and information, we never ask for personal or private information like credit card numbers.

Do we use ‘cookies’?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, we use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

We use cookies to:

Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third party services that track this information on our behalf.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

If you disable cookies off, some features will be disabled It won’t affect the users experience that make your site experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly.
However, you can still place orders.

Third Party Disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information unless we provide you with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.

However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third party links

This website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.

Third Party Marketing

Google

Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en

We use Google AdSense Advertising on our website.

Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on our site. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our users based on their visit to our site and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.
We have implemented the following:
Demographics and Interests Reporting in Google Tracking Tools like Adwords & Analytics
We along with third-party vendors, such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions, and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.

Opting out:
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising initiative opt out page or permanently using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.

Email Marketing

We collect your email address in order to:

  • Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions
  • Process orders and to send information and updates pertaining to orders
  • We may also send you additional information related to your product and/or service
  • Market to our mailing list or continue to send emails to our clients after the original transaction has occurred

In accordance with the GDPR we agree to the following:

  • NOT use false, or misleading subjects or email addresses
  • Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way
  • Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters
  • Monitor third party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used
  • Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly
  • Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can follow the instructions at the bottom of each email and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.

Your Legal Rights:

Under certain circumstances, you have rights under data protection laws in relation to your personal data.

  • Request access to your personal data.
  • You have the right to access your personal data. This enables you to receive a copy of the personal data we hold about you and check that we are lawfully processing it.
  • To make a request: If you wish to make a request for access to your information, please contact us at London Trading Institute, New Broad Street House, 5 New Broad Street, London EC2M 1NH, United Kingdom or email us @info@londontradinginstitute.com
  • No fee usually required: You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights), although we have the right to charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive. Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with your request in these circumstances.
  • What we may need from you: We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response.
  • Time limit to respond: We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month from the date your access request is received. Occasionally it may take us longer than a month if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you and keep you updated.
  • Request correction of your personal data
    This enables you to have any incomplete or inaccurate data we hold about you corrected, though we may need to verify the accuracy of the new data you provide to us.
  • Request erasure of your personal data

This enables you to ask us to delete or remove personal data where there is no good reason for us continuing to process it. You also have the right to ask us to delete or remove your personal data where you have successfully exercised your right to object to processing (see below), where we may have processed your information unlawfully or where we are required to erase your personal data to comply with local law. Note, however, that we may not always be able to comply with your request of erasure for specific legal reasons which will be notified to you, if applicable, at the time of your request.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

London Trading Institute

New Broad Street House,
35 New Broad Street
London EC2M 1NH
United Kingdom

info@londontradinginstitute.com

0203 8877 398