With any personal information you supply to The Academy of Floral Art we have legal obligations towards you in the way we deal with that data.
If you are aged 16 or under, please get your parent/guardian’s permission beforehand whenever you provide personal information to us.
The Academy of Floral Art collect the following information to fulfil our business obligations to you:- personal information : Name, Address, Email, Telephone Number, which course you have attended or quested information on. For Higher level qualifications, City and Guilds require the above information, plus full name, date of birth and gender.
This information will be held on our systems only for as long as required by the company to fulfil our obligation to you. Which means we will hold course enquiries and emails for up to 3 years and if you have not taken a course with us with in this time we will delete your data. If you have attended a course we will keep your data and emails for 7 years after completion of a course for tax purposed and our track record of what you have achieved.
We occasional need to share your personal information with our agents, such as City and Guilds and our Accountants for the fulfilment of our day to day business running. Plus if you are helping us with an event we will share your name and telephone number to the organisation for security and health and safety reasons. Other than this we do not share your information unless you have requested us to do so.
You have the right to request a copy of the personal information The Academy of Floral Art holds about you and to have any inaccuracies corrected. Individuals also have the rights dictating how The Academy of Floral Art use their personal data. In particular, you have the ‘right to be forgotten’ and withdraw your consent to the use of your personal data or if keeping that data is no longer required. Please inform us by email and we will arrange for your data to be removed. This policy does not affect your statutory rights.
We will ensure that all personal information supplied is held securely, in accordance with the EU GDPR: General Data Protection Regulation.If there is a breach in data security the Academy of Floral Art must report it immediately to data protection authorities such as the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) in the UK. Ideally, breaches should be reported within 24 hours if possible but at least within 72 hours.