Copyright & Data Protection Policy

Copyright & Data Protection Policy Cambridge Training College, Britain (ctcbritain) fully complies with all rules of data protection as stipulated in the Data Protection Act 1998. When candidate information is stored it is used for the following reasons: For correspondences and communication: In order for ctcbritain staff to effectively and efficiently communicate with our students, it is important for us to have key information of theirs in our records. Such information includes candidate name, age, profession and exam results. For creating certification and generating other related qualifications for successful candidates. Key information is needed for the certification process including full name, course details and exam results. Storage We store details of candidates on portals which are protected by passwords which only the system administrators are aware of. In this way the information stored is completely inaccessible to the general public or other agents. Requests for information Keeping in line with the Data Protection Act 1998, any candidates can request information from ctcbritain but must allow for up to one month for a reply. Formal requests should be made to The Data Protection Act controls how personal information is used by organisations, businesses or the government. Everyone responsible for using data has to follow strict rules called ‘data protection principles’. They must make sure the information is: · used fairly and lawfully · used for limited, specifically stated purposes · used in a way that is adequate, relevant and not excessive · accurate · kept for no longer than is absolutely necessary · handled according to people’s data protection rights · kept safe and secure · not transferred outside the European Economic Area without adequate protection There is stronger legal protection for more sensitive information, such as: · ethnic background · political opinions · religious beliefs · health · sexual health · criminal records