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Privacy Policy

www.aimapprenticeships.co.uk and www.aimapprenticeships.com  are owned and operated by AIM Apprenticeships Limited (company number: 9125397).  Our registered office is: Sandford Gate, East Point Business Park, Oxford, OX4 6LB

This Privacy Policy sets out how we will treat personal information that you provide to us while using this Website and/or the services which are, from time to time, provided from it or accessed through it ("Services").

1. Changes: We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time and such changes shall be effective from the date and time the revised Privacy Policy is posted on the Website. Registered users of the Website will be notified by email of any material change to the Privacy Policy.

2. Collection of Personal Data: To provide the Website and the Services, it is necessary for us to hold and process certain personal information. 

The data that we collect or ask you to provide may include some or all of the following: name, address, email addresses and/or mobile phone numbers, financial information (including payment details), education history, IP addresses, web-browser details, operating system details, and/or your activities on the Website.

3. Sensitive Personal Data: In addition, you may submit or it may be a requirement of, for example, an application for an apprenticeship that you supply, Sensitive Personal Data which is information about your racial or ethnic origin, mental/physical health (including any disability), trade union membership and any criminal convictions. You are not obliged to submit Sensitive Personal Data but some opportunities may not be available to you if this information is requested but not provided.

4. Storage and Use of Personal Information:

The information we collect or you provide will be stored together with any additional information you may provide to us and will be used to provide you with the Services and by us in analysing the use of the Website.

By registering as a user of the Website and submitting personal information, you consent to it being collected, held and processed by us and to it being passed to:

those persons that operate or provide services to the Website such as the moderator of a forum;

and to it being included in applications made to course providers and employers offering apprenticeships through the Website and/or agents acting on their behalf.

Sensitive personal data will only be passed to course providers and employers offering apprenticeships and/or jobs through the Website and/or agents acting on their behalf where specifically requested by them as part of the application process. This information will only be used by us and those third parties to monitor equality of opportunity and, where applicable, to ensure compliance with employment law.

We may also use information collected or provided to send you promotional material about services/products we or our group companies offer and/or material relating to trusted partners of ours.

We take reasonable care in keeping the information we collect or you provide secure and preventing any unauthorised access or unlawful use of it.

We will only keep your personal information for as long as necessary.

We may, from time to time, expand or reduce our business and this may involve the sale of part or all of our business. Information provided by users of the Website will, where relevant, be transferred and the new owner or new controlling party will, under the terms of this Privacy Policy, be permitted to use such information for the purposes for which it was supplied by you. Equally, if our group of companies changes, we may share your personal information with any new group company.

We may use or disclose personal information to comply with any court order or otherwise in compliance with any legal obligation we may have.

5. Cookies: We use 'cookies' while you access the Website to avoid the need to re-enter details on different occasions. A "cookie" is a small amount of data sent from the server and stored on your computer's hard drive. This information is used by us to track usage of the Website, allows us to tailor your use of the Website, for example by storing information about the type of apprenticeship you are interested in and enables targeted advertising. 

Most web browsers are automatically set up to accept cookies, but you can set your browser to refuse cookies or ask your browser to show you where a cookie has been set up. Please note that certain features of the Website are only activated by the presence of a cookie and if you choose to refuse cookies these features may not be available to you. All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. For further information about cookies and how to control their use, please visit: www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu.

6. Links to other websites: The Website contains links to other websites. Please bear in mind that we have no control over those other websites. You should check the terms of use and privacy policy applicable to each such website before you provide any personal information.

7. Requesting Your Personal Information: You may request details of personal information which we hold about you, please write to us at AIM Apprenticeships, Sandford Gate, East Point Business Park, Oxford, OX4 6LB

If you have any queries about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at info@aimapprenticeships.co.uk or by telephone on 01865910295

If you do not want us to retain or use your personal information in any way, please do not provide it to us or, if you have already provided personal information and wish us to delete the information that we are holding, please contact us at info@aimapprenticeships.co.uk.

If you wish to stop receiving marketing material, please click the unsubscribe link in any email, contact us by telephone at 01865 910 95 or email us from the email address registered with us at info@aimapprenticeships.co.uk with STOP as the subject.

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