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Launchpad Privacy Notice

Who is this Privacy Notice addressed to?

This Privacy Notice is addressed to users ("you") of Skills Builder Launchpad ("Launchpad", to whom we provide our services either directly or through an organisation ("your organisation").

What is this Privacy Notice about?

We take your privacy very seriously and we ask that you read this privacy notice carefully as it contains important information on who we are, how and why we collect, store, use and share personal information, your rights in relation to your personal information and on how to contact us and supervisory authorities in the event you have a complaint.

Who we are

Enabling Enterprise Community Interest Company, trading as the Skills Builder Partnership ("Enabling Enterprise", "Skills Builder", "we", "us") collects, uses and is responsible for certain personal information about you. When we do so we are regulated under the General Data Protection Regulation which applies across the European Union and in the United Kingdom) and we are responsible as ‘controller’ of that personal information for the purposes of such Regulation.

The personal information we collect and use

Information provided by you or your organisation

In the course of providing services that support the building of essential skills, we collect the following personal information when you provide it to us:

The provision of this data is required from you to enable us to deliver our services. Launchpad exists to facilitate self-directed learning of essential skills. This requires research and analysis into its efficacy for different user segments to ensure that it is inclusive and appropriate for all users.

Information collected from other sources

We also obtain personal information from other sources as follows:

How we use your personal information

We use your personal information to:

Who we share your personal information with

We share your personal information with other service providers / suppliers such as cloud storage services (see also the section below on "Transfer of your information out of the EEA") where it is necessary for the provision of their services. We will always make sure that our service providers / suppliers commit to safeguard your personal information as required under applicable data protection laws and use it solely for the purpose of providing their services to us.

We will share personal information with law enforcement or other authorities if required by applicable law.

We will not share your personal information with any other third party without your express consent.

How long your personal data will be kept

We will hold your personal data as long as you are a user of our services or your organisation could legitimately benefit from information about our services or we are required to do so under applicable laws and regulations.

Reasons we use your personal information (legal bases)

When we use your personal data for the purposes described above (at "How we use your personal information" and "Who we share your personal information with") we rely on your consent as the lawful basis on which we collect and use your personal data.

Transfer of your information out of the EEA

We may transfer your personal information to the following, which are located outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and the UK:

Such destination countries do not have the same data protection laws as the United Kingdom and EEA. Any transfer of your personal information to the United States or to any other destination outside the UK and the EEA which has not been recognised by the EU Commission as providing an adequate level of data protection will be subject to either: a European Commission approved contract (EU Standard Contract Clauses);  Privacy Shield certification (for transfers to the United States); compliance with an approved code of conduct approved by a supervisory authority; or certification under an approved certification mechanism as provided for in the GDPR (as permitted under Articles 46(2) & 46(3) of the General Data Protection Regulation that are designed to help safeguard your privacy rights and give you remedies in the unlikely event of a misuse of your personal information). To obtain a copy of such safeguards or would like further information please follow the guidance below to contact us (at "How to contact us").

Your rights

Under the General Data Protection Regulation you have a number of rights that you can exercise with us free of charge. In summary, these include the right to:

For further information on each of those rights, including the circumstances in which they apply, see the Guidance from the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) on individuals rights under the General Data Protection Regulation.

If you would like to exercise any of those rights, please:

If you would like to unsubscribe from any email newsletter you can also click on the ‘unsubscribe’ button at the bottom of the email. It may take up to 7 days for this to take place.

Keeping your personal information secure

We have appropriate security measures in place to prevent personal information from being accidentally lost, or used or accessed in an unauthorised way. We limit access to your personal information to those who have a genuine need to know it. Those processing your information will do so only in an authorised manner and are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so.

If you want detailed information from Get Safe Online on how to protect your information and your computers and devices against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other online problems, please visit www.getsafeonline.org. Get Safe Online is supported by HM Government and leading businesses.

How to complain

We hope that we can resolve any query or concern you raise about our use of your personal information.

The General Data Protection Regulation also gives you right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the European Union (or European Economic Area) state where you work, normally live or where any alleged infringement of data protection laws occurred. The supervisory authority in the UK is the Information Commissioner who may be contacted at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/.

Changes to this privacy notice

This privacy notice was published on 26/02/2021 and last updated on 26/02/2021.

We may change this privacy notice from time to time to reflect changes to our data processing activities, our data protection practices and/or applicable data protection laws. Material changes will be adequately brought to your attention.

How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about this privacy notice or the information we hold about you, or if you want to exercise any of your rights under the applicable data protection laws.

If you wish to contact, please send an email to data@skillsbuilder.org or call 020 8183 6292.

Launchpad Terms & Conditions

Last updated: 25/02/2021

Please read this End User License Agreement ("Agreement") carefully before checking the "I Agree" box, or using https://launchpad.skillsbuilder.org ("Application"). By checking the "I Agree" box, or using the Application, you are agreeing to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Agreement. If you do not agree to the terms of this Agreement, do not check the "I Agree" button and do not use the Application.

License

Enabling Enterprise grants you a revocable, nonexclusive, non-transferable, limited license to use the Application solely for your personal, non-commercial purposes strictly in accordance with the terms of this Agreement.

Restrictions

You agree not to, and you will not permit others to:

a) license, sell, rent, lease, assign, distribute, transmit, host, outsource, disclose or otherwise commercially exploit the Application or make the Application available to any third party.

Modifications to Application

Enabling Enterprise reserves the right to modify, suspend or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Application or any service to which it connects, with or without notice and without liability to you.

Term and Termination

This Agreement shall remain in effect until terminated by you or Enabling Enterprise. Enabling Enterprise may, in its sole discretion, at any time and for any or no reason, suspend or terminate this Agreement with or without prior notice. This Agreement will terminate immediately, without prior notice from Enabling Enterprise, in the event that you fail to comply with any provision of this Agreement. Upon termination of this Agreement, you shall cease all use of the Application.

Severability

If any provision of this Agreement is held to be unenforceable or invalid, such provision will be changed and interpreted to accomplish the objectives of such provision to the greatest extent possible under applicable law and the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect.

Amendments to this Agreement

Enabling Enterprise reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace this Agreement at any time. If a revision is material we will provide at least 30 days' notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion.

Contact Information

If you have any questions about this Agreement, please contact us. This licence and further terms and conditions are visible at https://skillsbuilder.org/product-policies

Benchmark Privacy Notice

Who is this Privacy Notice addressed to?

This Privacy Notice is addressed to users ("you") of our Essential Skills Benchmarking Tool ("Benchmarking Tool", to whom we provide our services either directly or through an organisation ("your organisation").

What is this Privacy Notice about?

We take your privacy very seriously and we ask that you read this privacy notice carefully as it contains important information on who we are, how and why we collect, store, use and share personal information, your rights in relation to your personal information and on how to contact us and supervisory authorities in the event you have a complaint.

Who we are

Enabling Enterprise Community Interest Company, trading as the Skills Builder Partnership ("Enabling Enterprise", "Skills Builder", "we", "us") collects, uses and is responsible for certain personal information about you. When we do so we are regulated under the General Data Protection Regulation which applies across the European Union and in the United Kingdom) and we are responsible as ‘controller’ of that personal information for the purposes of such Regulation.

The personal information we collect and use

Information provided by you or your organisation

In the course of providing services that support the building of essential skills, we collect the following personal information when you provide it to us:

The provision of this data is required from you to enable us to deliver our services. The Benchmarking Tool exists to facilitate accurate self-assessment against the Skills Builder Universal Framework for essential skills. This requires research and analysis into its efficacy for different user segments to ensure that it is inclusive and appropriate for all users.

Information collected from other sources

We also obtain personal information from other sources as follows:

How we use your personal information

We use your personal information to:

Who we share your personal information with

We share your name, email address and skills assessments with your organisation when your organisation has chosen to use the Benchmarking Tool and you have input a group code on sign-up.

We also share your personal information with other service providers / suppliers such as cloud storage services (see also the section below on "Transfer of your information out of the EEA") where it is necessary for the provision of their services. We will always make sure that our service providers / suppliers commit to safeguard your personal information as required under applicable data protection laws and use it solely for the purpose of providing their services to us.

We will share personal information with law enforcement or other authorities if required by applicable law.

We will not share your personal information with any other third party without your express consent.

How long your personal data will be kept

We will hold your personal data as long as you are a user of our services or your organisation could legitimately benefit from information about our services or we are required to do so under applicable laws and regulations.

Reasons we use your personal information (legal bases)

When we use your personal data for the purposes described above (at "How we use your personal information" and "Who we share your personal information with") we rely on your consent as the lawful basis on which we collect and use your personal data.

Transfer of your information out of the EEA

We may transfer your personal information to the following, which are located outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and the UK:

Such destination countries do not have the same data protection laws as the United Kingdom and EEA. Any transfer of your personal information to the United States or to any other destination outside the UK and the EEA which has not been recognised by the EU Commission as providing an adequate level of data protection will be subject to either: a European Commission approved contract (EU Standard Contract Clauses);  Privacy Shield certification (for transfers to the United States); compliance with an approved code of conduct approved by a supervisory authority; or certification under an approved certification mechanism as provided for in the GDPR (as permitted under Articles 46(2) & 46(3) of the General Data Protection Regulation that are designed to help safeguard your privacy rights and give you remedies in the unlikely event of a misuse of your personal information). To obtain a copy of such safeguards or would like further information please follow the guidance below to contact us (at "How to contact us").

Your rights

Under the General Data Protection Regulation you have a number of rights that you can exercise with us free of charge. In summary, these include the right to:

For further information on each of those rights, including the circumstances in which they apply, see the Guidance from the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) on individuals rights under the General Data Protection Regulation.

If you would like to exercise any of those rights, please:

If you would like to unsubscribe from any email newsletter you can also click on the ‘unsubscribe’ button at the bottom of the email. It may take up to 7 days for this to take place.

Keeping your personal information secure

We have appropriate security measures in place to prevent personal information from being accidentally lost, or used or accessed in an unauthorised way. We limit access to your personal information to those who have a genuine need to know it. Those processing your information will do so only in an authorised manner and are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so.

If you want detailed information from Get Safe Online on how to protect your information and your computers and devices against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other online problems, please visit www.getsafeonline.org. Get Safe Online is supported by HM Government and leading businesses.

How to complain

We hope that we can resolve any query or concern you raise about our use of your personal information.

The General Data Protection Regulation also gives you right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the European Union (or European Economic Area) state where you work, normally live or where any alleged infringement of data protection laws occurred. The supervisory authority in the UK is the Information Commissioner who may be contacted at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/.

Changes to this privacy notice

This privacy notice was published on 25/11/2020 and last updated on 25/11/2020.

We may change this privacy notice from time to time to reflect changes to our data processing activities, our data protection practices and/or applicable data protection laws. Material changes will be adequately brought to your attention.

How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about this privacy notice or the information we hold about you, or if you want to exercise any of your rights under the applicable data protection laws.

If you wish to contact, please send an email to data@skillsbuilder.org or call 020 8183 6292.

Benchmark Terms & Conditions

Last updated: 25/11/2020

Please read this End User License Agreement ("Agreement") carefully before checking the "I Agree" box, or using https://benchmark.skillsbuilder.org ("Application"). By checking the "I Agree" box, or using the Application, you are agreeing to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Agreement. If you do not agree to the terms of this Agreement, do not check the "I Agree" button and do not use the Application.

License

Enabling Enterprise grants you a revocable, nonexclusive, non-transferable, limited license to use the Application solely for your personal, non-commercial purposes strictly in accordance with the terms of this Agreement.

Restrictions

You agree not to, and you will not permit others to:

a) license, sell, rent, lease, assign, distribute, transmit, host, outsource, disclose or otherwise commercially exploit the Application or make the Application available to any third party.

Modifications to Application

Enabling Enterprise reserves the right to modify, suspend or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Application or any service to which it connects, with or without notice and without liability to you.

Term and Termination

This Agreement shall remain in effect until terminated by you or Enabling Enterprise.Enabling Enterprise may, in its sole discretion, at any time and for any or no reason, suspend or terminate this Agreement with or without prior notice. This Agreement will terminate immediately, without prior notice from Enabling Enterprise, in the event that you fail to comply with any provision of this Agreement. Upon termination of this Agreement, you shall cease all use of the Application.

Severability

If any provision of this Agreement is held to be unenforceable or invalid, such provision will be changed and interpreted to accomplish the objectives of such provision to the greatest extent possible under applicable law and the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect.

Amendments to this Agreement

Enabling Enterprise reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace this Agreement at any time. If a revision is material we will provide at least 30 days' notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion.

Contact Information

If you have any questions about this Agreement, please contact us. This licence and further terms and conditions are visible at https://skillsbuilder.org/product-policies

Cookie Policy

A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your computer (or other electronic device) when you access our website.

The law states that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other types of cookies we need your permission. This site uses different types of cookies. Some cookies are placed by third party services that appear on our pages.

Consent

There is a notice on our home page which describes how we use cookies and which also provides a link to our website privacy policy. If you use this website after this notification has been displayed to you, we will assume that you consent to our use of cookies for the purposes described in this website cookie policy and our website privacy policy.

What types of cookies are there?

There are several different types of cookies that may be used on a website.

You can choose to enable or disable cookies in your internet browser. By default, most internet browsers accept cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or visit http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/managing-cookies