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Workforce Development Trust Ltd (WD Trust)
WD Trust is also licensed as the Sector Skills Council for Heath by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills.

Skills For Health, 4th Floor, 1 Temple Way, Bristol BS2 0BY.

Privacy Policy Statement

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT TRUST is committed to respecting your privacy and right to fair and just processing of your personal information. When you choose to provide us with information about yourself, we recognise that you trust us to act in a responsible manner. It is our belief that this information should only be used to help us provide you with better services.

This privacy policy statement sets out the basis by which your personal data will be processed. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how it will be treated.

Information we may collect from you

Our objective is to provide you with the information and services that are most relevant to you. To achieve this goal, we need to collect information to understand what differentiates you from each of our other unique visitors. We may collect and process the following data about you from the following sources:-
Information that you provide by filling in any forms on this site. This includes information provided at the time of registration or at the time of posting material or requesting further services.
Details of your visits to this site and the resources that you access.

If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence. We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes although you do not have to respond to them.

IP Addresses and Cookies

We may collect information about your computer including, where available, your IP address, operating system and browser type for system administration. This is data about our users' browsing actions and patterns and does not identify any individual.

For the same reason we may obtain information about your general Internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:-

  • To estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
  • To store information about your preferences and so allow us to customise the site according to your individual interests.
  • To speed up your searches.
  • To recognise you when you return to the site.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser, which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of this site.

Where we store your personal data

All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Where we have provided you with or where you have chosen a password which enables you to access certain parts of the site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. You must not share your password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. So, whilst we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot ensure the security of data transmitted by you to the site. Any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information we will use security procedures and features to prevent unauthorised access to it.

Uses made of the Information

We may use information held about you in the following ways for the purpose of internal administration and to ensure that the site's content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer to allow us:-

  • To verify your username and password on login to certain restricted areas of the site.
  • To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, such as important changes to the site, new services or changes to existing services and special events we think you will find valuable.
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service where you choose to do so.

We may disclose your personal information to any member of our organisation, but will not disclose your personal data to any company outside of our organisation.

We will only disclose your personal information to third parties under the following conditions:-
If we are required to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation or in order to enforce or apply our Terms and Conditions or any other agreement; or protect the rights, property, or safety of our members or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for protection against credit risk and fraud.
With your specific consent.

Your Rights

If you would rather not receive any further information from us please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and ask to be removed from our mailing lists or tick the relevant opt-out boxes on our registration forms. If possible, please include a copy of the communication you received to help facilitate a timely and accurate removal.

The site may, from time to time, contain links to and from partner and/or affiliate websites. If you follow a link to their sites, please note that these sites will be covered by their own privacy policy statement and/or personal information collection statement. We cannot accept any responsibility or liability for protection of personal data which you may submit to a third party's site. We recommend that you check the wording of the relevant privacy policies before you submit any personal data to those sites.

Access to Information

Data Protection Law gives you various rights including the right to access information held about you. We welcome any questions or comments about this privacy policy; please direct them to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. It is very important to us that your experience of our site is a positive one. We respect your rights to privacy and fair and just processing or your personal information.