At Freevacy your privacy is of the utmost importance. We want you to feel informed over the data we collect about you and in control with how we use it.
About this privacy notice
Freevacy Ltd offers accredited training courses and therefore to enable delegates to sit their chosen exams Freevacy must pass personal information to the professional accrediting bodies.
On the occasions where we pass your information and contact details to our partners, we will only do so when we have received your explicit consent.
Chartered Institute for IT – BCS
Accredited Training Partner Agreement
Freevacy delivers accredited training courses for the Chartered Institute for IT – BCS.
Freevacy has signed a Provider Contract with the BCS which allows us to deliver the following BCS Certified training courses:
- BCS Foundation Certificate in Data Protection (2017)
- BCS GDPR Update Foundation Certificate in Data Protection (ask for details)
- BCS Practitioner Certificate in Data Protection (2017)
- BCS GDPR Update Practitioner Certificate in Data Protection
- BCS Practitioner Certificate in Freedom of Information
Freevacy is not a Data Processor for, nor does it process personal data on behalf of the BCS.
Our BCS Accredited Training Provider status does not infringe upon our personal data collection practices. We do not share any of your personal data with BCS without your prior consent.
We are required to provide the BCS feedback from delegates regarding courses they have attended. Delegates receive a feedback form at the end of their course, which enables us to fulfil our obligation to the BCS, and also allows us to improve the quality of our training services.
We are grateful to all delegates that complete these forms, including giving your name to enable your comments to be used.
Booking your BCS examination
We share the delegates name and email address at their request when they inform us that they wish to sit a BCS exam. We only pass across these details once the delegate has confirmed the specific exam date and where applicable have completed their exam prep and mock exam successfully.
The BCS then contacts the delegate directly to create a log-in portal on their site. Freevacy does not have access to the delegate portal.
BCS Exam Results
The BCS share your exam results (Marks only) with Freevacy as we are the Accredited Training Provider (ATP). This benefits us in a number of ways:
- It enables us to monitor the success of our training
- It helps us to improve the service we offer you
- It allows us to maintain a record of exam results for our delegates
Freevacy does not share this information with any third party.
For more information about how the BCS processes data, please view their privacy notice.
International Association of Privacy Professionals - IAPP
Accredited Training Partner Agreement
Freevacy delivers accredited training courses for the International Association of Privacy Professionals - IAPP.
Freevacy has signed a Provider Contract with the IAPP which allows us to deliver the following IAPP Certified training courses:
- Certified Information Privacy Professional Europe - CIPP/E
- Certified Information Privacy Manager - CIPM
Freevacy is not a Data Processor for, nor does it process personal data on behalf of the IAPP.
Our IAPP Accredited Training Provider status does not infringe upon our personal data collection practices. We do not share any of your personal data with the IAPP without your prior consent.
Registering with the IAPP
We share the delegates name, job title and employer name (if applicable), a contact address, telephone number and email address. We also share details of which IAPP training course(s) have been booked.
The IAPP use this information to create a customer portal and send an email to the delegate with their login details. The portal contains the course ebooks and examination vouchers along with the 1st year IAPP membership.
Freevacy work hard to secure our IT systems and your data against cyber attack. We have been awarded Cyber Essentials certification by The National Cyber Security Centre, part of GCHQ and have signed up to the ICO's "Your Data Matters" campaign.