Privacy terms 2017-01-22T13:02:50+00:00

Our Privacy Commitment,  Cookie Policy and Liability:

Global Skills Ledger (also herein referred to as “we”, “us”, “our”) is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect and use any Personal Information you provide to us and how we safeguard the privacy of such information. Words and expressions have the same meanings when used in this Privacy Policy as described in the definitions of Global Skills Ledger Terms and Conditions. We’re giving you this information as part of our initiative to comply with recent legislation, and to make sure we’re honest and clear about your privacy when using our website. We know you’d expect nothing less from us, and please be assured that we’re working on a number of other privacy and cookie-related improvements to the website.

Introduction

We want you to know that we respect the privacy of everyone who visits our website and everyone who makes an enquiry or purchases anything available through our website. We set out below what information we learn about you when you visit our website, what we do with that information and how you can change the information we have.

What are cookies?

Cookies are tiny text files stored on your computer when you visit certain web pages. At Global Skills Ledger we use cookies to permit access to our to remember you when you return to our site. If you don’t wish to enable cookies, you’ll still be able to browse parts of our site and use it for research purposes. Please note that cookies can’t harm your computer. We don’t store personally identifiable information such as credit card details in cookies we create.

Managing cookies

If cookies aren’t enabled on your computer, it will mean that your experience on our website limit your enjoyment of our website.

The Information We Collect:

We do not collect any personal information from our Website visitors so you are free to visit our Website as often as you like without the need to register. There are some facilities on the Website that do require your registration. The only condition is that all users of this site must agree to our Terms and Conditions and this Privacy Policy before using this Website.

Our Website uses software features known as “cookies”, which are small pieces of data that are stored on your hard drive when accessing a website. They are akin to identity cards, and we may use them as follows: to allow us to know when users return to our Website and which pages or services you access while there; and to gather information on an aggregate basis in order to identify the most popular areas of our Website and make it easier for users to access them. You are encouraged to visit our Website and make use of all facilities.

Where you submit any registration details to us you maybe required to submit to us your name, e-mail address, contact telephone number, address) (together referred to as “Personal Information”). We store your details securely. This information is only used to keep you informed of changes and updates to the Global Skills Ledger Website.

All Internet Protocol (IP) addresses of all users of any part of this website are recorded at all times. The IP address is your computers ‘digital finger print’ consisting of usually a ten digit number or there abouts. The IP address allows the source of each user to be tracked if required – through their internet service provider to the actual computer location. This information is used by Global Skills Ledger for the identification of users that breach these terms and conditions of use and for security lock outs. Your IP address may also be supplied to relevant authorities for the purpose of investigating any illegal activities if requested.

Disclosure of Information

We want you to feel free to use and explore our Website without worrying about whether your visit will generate unwanted sales or marketing activity such as junk mail or spam. All our staff maintain a responsibility to keep your Personal Information confidential and will only use it to keep you informed and updated regarding any content updates, technical changes and newsletters.

Whilst any Personal Information that we use to provide or promote our services to you will not be passed to any third party organisation for marketing purposes, we reserve the right to disclose personal data to any third party which has a legal right to request such information.

Security of Data

We will provide the same protections in respect of any electronic communications received from you as those employed in respect of information received by post and telephone – to protect the confidentiality and integrity of your information from unauthorised access and disclosure.

Consent and Changes to the Privacy Policy

By using this Website you consent to our collection and use of your Personal Information as stated above. We want you to be aware of the information we collect and how we use it at all times. If we need to change our Privacy Policy we will post the changes on this page, and may place notices on other pages of the website to draw your attention to any change. Continued use of the Website will signify that you agree to any such changes.

Third Party Links

The web pages that are part of the Global Skills Ledger website may contain links to other web sites (“Linked Sites”).The Linked Sites are not under the control of Global Skills Ledger and so is not responsible for the content of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site.

Global Skills Ledger is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Global Skills Ledger of the site or any association with its operators. Users are responsible for viewing and abiding by the privacy statements and terms of use posted at the Linked Sites.

Users are solely responsible for any dealings with third parties (including advertisers) who support Global Skills Ledger or are identified in the web pages that are part of Global Skills Ledger, including the delivery of and payment for goods and services.

Liability

Global Skills Ledger work hard to check the quality of data on its website, but does not accept any liability whatsoever for any inaccuracy, incompleteness or quality that may be considered to cause loss or damage to users or their belongings howsoever caused.

Furthermore:

Global Skills Ledger and/or its respective suppliers make no representations about the suitability, reliability, availability, timeliness, and accuracy of the information, software, products, services, and related graphics contained on or obtained through the Global Skills Ledger services for any purpose. All such information, software, products, services, and related graphics are provided “as is” without warranty of any kind. Global Skills Ledger and/or its respective suppliers hereby disclaim all warranties and conditions with regard to this information, software, products, services, and related graphics, including all implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement.

In no event shall Global Skills Ledger and/or its suppliers be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential damages, or any damages whatsoever including, without limitation, damages for loss of use, data, or profits, arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of the Global Skills Ledger services, with the delay or inability to use the Global Skills Ledger services, the provision of or failure to provide services, or for any information, software, products, or services obtained through the Global Skills Ledger services, or otherwise arising out of the use of the Global Skills Ledger services, whether based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability, or otherwise, even if Global Skills Ledger or any of its suppliers has been advised of the possibility of damages. Because some states or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you.

If you are dissatisfied with any portion of the Global Skills Ledger Website, or with any of these terms and conditions of use, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Global Skills Ledger website.

The following activity on this site is expressly prohibited: Any non-personal or commercial use of any robot, spider, other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy portions of this site or the content contained herein without prior written permission by Global Skills Ledger.