We respect your privacy and protecting your information is paramount. This policy explains.
Introducing AVADO Ltd
AVADO Ltd is the company who own and run this website and a number of other professional education brands including Home Learning College, Squared Online, IDM Online and the Academy of Digital Business Leaders (ADBL). We also jointly own the marketing news, events and best practice portal ClickZ.com with Contentive Ltd.
How we collect data about you and your use of this website
You are in control of what information we collect about you. However, if you choose not to share your information some areas of the website may not be accessible or useable.
We may ask you for information about you when you register for promotions or when you request brochures or other information. We may also invite you to complete surveys or provide us with feedback.
We use your data to improve the service we offer you and to try and ensure that you get the best from our website.
We will use the information you enter on the site for administration purposes and any other purposes made clear in the data entry forms themselves, in any relevant terms or conditions and on any pages or emails which link to such forms. If you click on a ‘submit my details’ button on the website, your contact details will be used to send you servicing information related to your selection or ultimate objective. Very occasionally, we may also invite you to participate in a customer survey to improve our service to you.
Website customisation and targeting of adverts
We use the data you give us about yourself to build up a picture of your interests - we then try to ensure that when you visit the site, you don’t miss the offers and information relevant to you.
We and our reputable third party companies will collect website usage information about visitors to our website for the purposes of statistical analysis, sales and marketing research, tracking page usage and paths used by visitors through our site, targeting the site content, targeting our marketing campaigns and direct marketing emails, targeting our Internet banner advertisements on our website and on other websites and tracking use of our Internet banner advertisements and other links from our marketing partners’ websites to our website.
We may also combine this web usage data with other information we have collected about you, we store this information so that we have a better and more specific understanding of the way customers are using our site and their preferences and interests. We may use it to undertake sales and marketing research and to tailor our site, our marketing campaigns and email communications specifically to you, and your recent activity on our site.
Direct marketing and how you can change your preference
We offer you the opportunity to receive information from our company. We may use your history to communicate information we think may interest you. To improve our picture of your interests we may link the data you give us about yourself with any data we have gathered (via cookies) about your use of the site.
We try to ensure that customers do not receive duplicate communications even if we have more than one marketing consent from the same customer.
Your details may be shared within AVADO Ltd. You will not receive direct marketing from companies outside AVADO Ltd as a result of giving your details to us; if, in exceptional circumstances, we ever wanted to allow a third party to send you direct marketing, we would seek your consent before sharing your data with that third party.
We will normally send direct marketing by email if we have your email address, but may choose to contact you via other methods such as telephone, SMS or post.
If you would like us to stop sending direct marketing to you, we offer simple ways to do this. Whenever you receive direct marketing you will be told how to unsubscribe.
If you consented to receive marketing communications when you used the site for any reason, you can tell us that you do not wish to receive any more by writing, with your full name, address and other contact details (to enable us to find your records), to:
Hammersmith Bridge Road
How do we keep your data secure?
We take the security of your data very seriously. Despite these efforts, the Internet is not a completely secure medium of communication so AVADO Ltd cannot guarantee the security of any information you input on this Website or e-mail to AVADO Ltd or Home Learning College.
Who your data can be disclosed to?
Disclosure of your data to others may be necessary to ensure the smooth provision to you of the products, services and information you request. Your data may be disclosed to the other entities as described above. If you consent to direct marketing, your details will be used and disclosed in the manner set out under the heading “Direct Marketing and how you can change your marketing preference”.
How may you amend the data submitted by you?
If your details change, please resubmit them on the site and our records will reflect your new details.
If you consented to receive marketing communications when you visited our website you can change your personal details at any time by writing, with your full name, address and other contact details (to enable us to find your records) to:
Hammersmith Bridge Road
If you require any further guidance on updating the details we hold about you, please contact us.
Requesting a copy of your personal information
Under the UK Data Protection Act (1998), you may request a copy of any personal data about you held by us and we have up to 40 calendar days to respond.
The request must be in writing and must contain the following:
- Your name and postal address
- A telephone number where you can be reached
You must also provide :
- A photocopy of your passport or driving licence.
- Your signature and the date of the request
- Signed authority from the individual whose data is required if you are applying on their behalf.
Please send your request to :
Chief Technology Officer
Hammersmith Bridge Road
The content of this Website (“Content”) belongs to AVADO Ltd. You are entitled to copy the Content for your own personal use but may not republish, store or reproduce any Content in any manner including, without limitation, electronic reproduction by “uploading” or “downloading”, without the prior written consent of AVADO Ltd. Any unauthorised republishing, storage or reproduction may be in breach of AVADO Ltd’s statutory or common law rights, which could result in legal action being taken against you.
The name and logo of AVADO, Home Learning College and The ADBL are registered trademarks owned by AVADO Ltd. Other products, company names and logos, which appear on this Website, may be the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. No names, products or logos should be reproduced or copied without the trademark owner’s prior written consent. The display of the logos, company names, devices, icons, graphics, designs, etc. on the Website does not imply that any licence has been granted to any third party in respect of the same.
Although AVADO Ltd uses “cookies” when you visit the Website this is only to assist you in your research of course products and services. Any “cookie” created will expire within a short prescribed period of time. For more information, please review our Cookies Policy.
Limitation of Liability and Disclaimer
The content on this Website is for your general information only.
Any hypertext link to any other Website is for information purposes only and such links do not constitute an endorsement by AVADO Ltd or Home Learning College of any products and services advertised on such websites. The use of any link is entirely at your own risk and AVADO Ltd accepts no responsibility for the material on or the use of such websites. AVADO Ltd has not attempted to verify the truth or accuracy of any material displayed in such websites.
All implied warranties are excluded in relation to your use and/or access of this Website to the maximum extent that the law allows.
AVADO Ltd does not guarantee or warrant that the Website is free from infection by viruses or anything else that may have contaminating or destructive properties. AVADO Ltd excludes any liability for any errors in or omissions from the Content.
Changes to these Terms and Conditions
AVADO Ltd reserves the right at its absolute discretion to make changes to any part of this Website including the Content any time without notice. If you require any further information on anything raised above then please contact us at the address provided.
AVADO Learning Limited. Registered in England with number 06177616. Registered office address: AVADO, Landmark House, Hammersmith Bridge Road, London, W6 9EJ. VAT Registration number: 918560018. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority – Interim Permission Number 611566.; email: enquiries@AVADOLearning.com