Who we are
Our website address is: https://cpdg.co.uk.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Where we store your personal data
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of the Site, you are responsible for keeping all login details and passwords confidential.
The transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure, and although we will endeavour to protect your personal data, we are not able to guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Site and any transmission is at your own risk. We will use strict procedures and security features on all information received to try to prevent all unauthorised access.
Who we share your data with
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your
personally identifiable information unless we provide you with advance
notice, except as described below. The term “outside parties” does not
include CPDG Limited. It also does not include website hosting partners
and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our
business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this
information confidential. We may also release your information when we
believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site
policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.
However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided
to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
We may use information held about you in the following ways:
- We will not provide your data to third party advertisers or suppliers.
- To ensure that content from the Site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your tablet, phone and computer.
- To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
- To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
- To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
- To notify you about changes to our service.
- To provide you with information about goods and services which may be of interest to you.
- We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out emails or surveys, and we may share your information with those third parties for those limited purposes.
If you do not wish us to use your data in this way, please notify us using our “Contact Us” form.
If you have opted in to our mailing list and wish at any time to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or you may unsubscribe via our “Contact Us” form.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
We may collect and process the following data
The company reserve the right to read any private topics and posts placed on its website. Any form of conversation made through the company website should be considered viewable by staff. All private-posts and posts, whether ‘deleted’ or not, are stored on the server and may be reviewed if the company feel it has cause for an investigation. If you want to keep something private, do not use our services for transmitting it. Situations involving investigations are at the discretion of the company, for example, to investigate a specific incident of our services being used for racism or harassment.
- Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site www.thecpdgroup.com (the Site), this includes information provided at the time of registering to use the Site, subscribing to our emails, newsletter, registering and booking a course, posting material or requesting further services, completing any surveys or reporting any problem with the Site.
- Records of your correspondence (if any) with us including; Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data and the online resources that you may access.
- We may ask you to complete physical and / or online surveys that we use for research and course development purposes, you do not have to respond to them.
CPDG do not endorse any specific products, processes, service providers, diets, or other information that may be mentioned on our Website (including, those promoted by any advertisers or advertising sponsors).
Third Party Links and Resources in our Website
The CPDG Website may contain links to other websites and resources operated by third parties. These links are provided for your reference only. We do not control such websites or resources and are not responsible for their accuracy, availability or content.
Our inclusion of links to such websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such websites or any association with their operators. Where our website does contain links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.
Linking to our Website
You may link to the Website, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. Our website must not be framed on any other site. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
Viruses and malware
CPDG limited do not guarantee that our Websites will be secure or free from bugs or viruses or malicious code, and you should always use your own virus protection software.
You must not misuse the CPDG Websites by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Website, the server on which our Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Website.
You must not attack our Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you may be committing a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990.
CPDG limited will report any and all such breaches to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity and all information we hold to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our Website will cease immediately.