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Personal Security, Privacy & Cookies

Internet Privacy & Cookies Policy

This is the internet privacy policy for Lingfield Correspondence –
This website is the property of Lingfield Correspondence the Training Provider for The Lingfield Instructor Group who offer Lingfield Equine Distance Learning courses.

We take the privacy of all visitors to this Website very seriously and therefore set out in this privacy and cookies policy our position regarding certain privacy matters and the use of cookies on this Website. Our website and host server is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our website as safe as possible.

Use of cookies:

The cookies used on this site are considered by the ICC (International Chamber of Commerce), to be ‘essential’ in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing specific areas of the website. Without these cookies, services you have asked for, like shopping baskets or purchasing, cannot be provided. These cookies enable services you have specifically asked for to operate.

On occasion, we may gather information – mainly via google analytics – to provide statistical information regarding the use of our Website to improve it and our advertising/marketing. Such information will not identify you personally, it is statistical data about our visitors and their use of our site. This statistical data does not identify any personal details whatsoever. It is used by us to analyse how visitors interact with the Website so that we can continue to develop and improve this Website.

Personal, Payment & Card details:

Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by three people who have special access rights to such systems and information. These individuals are required by the data protection act to keep this information confidential and to use it only for the purposes intended to operate the business. All financial transactions via the website are processed through a gateway provider (Sagepay) and are not stored or processed by us on our servers.

All sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and we are PCI compliant. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a set of security standards designed to ensure that ALL companies that accept, process, store or transmit credit card information maintain a secure environment.  PCI Certificate Link page

We implement a variety of security measures when a user purchases goods or services, submits, to maintain the safety of your personal information.

Third party disclosure & Data Protection:

We are registered with the relevant body (ICO) and abide by the Data Protection Act.

We do not pass your details on to any third party – apart from those to assist the usual operation of a business, such as to process payments for Lingfield Correspondence products and services.

We do not sell your personal information to third parties, but we may retrieve, save, share and make any use of the information for analysis or statistics, all of which is compatible with providing our services to you. All personal information is handled in accordance with local data and privacy laws.

Certain businesses and educational facilities are required under the data protection act to have a data controller. For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 our data controller is P A Clements who can be contacted via email at Lingfield Correspondence. Two other people are eligible to access these details for administration of the business and both have signed and agree to abide by the data protection act document.

Third party links:

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include links to third party services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. Lingfield Correspondence therefore has no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites should you deem this necessary.

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