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Privacy policy

We will always try to protect your privacy and take a series of steps to guard your personal information. This statement only relates to www.smarttraining.co.uk and does not apply to any site that it may link to.


Harmless cookies that are designed to enhance your user experience of this website are stored on your device. These consist of small data files relating to you and this website.

Information stored in cookies created by The Smart Training Group are not shared with any third party unless required to do so by law.

By continuing to browse this website you are consenting to the storage of its first party cookies on your device.

Should you disagree to the storage of first party cookies from this website on your device please click here to remove them and discontinue browsing this website.

The first party cookies used by this website include (but may not be limited to):

  • __utma: Google Analytics cookie that refers to the number of times you have visited our website and the first and the last visit times.
  • __utmb and __utmc: Google Analytics cookies that contain timestamps of time you enter and leave our website.
  • __utmz: Google Analytics cookie that tracks which search engine you have used to come to this website, which keyword(s) you used to find the website, which link(s) you have clicked on within the website and where you were located when you clicked that link.
  • www.smarttraining.co.uk: This is a Drupal cookie, this is required for the website CMS to operate properly.

Please note that third party cookies may not be controlled by us and are part of your agreement with the third party, e.g. if you are logged in to Facebook or Google. However, most Internet browsers give you the facility to delete cookies that you do not want stored on your device. You can usually visit your browser’s website for instructions on how to do this.

Sale of information

We undertake not to sell or pass on your private data to any other third party.

Browsing the site

You can browse our site without having to provide any personal data or information. Only when you are ready to buy will we ask you for your details. Those details will be stored and retained on our server and will not be passed on to any third party. You can access the data from our site by way of your login details and password. In supplying those details you confirm you have read and accepted our Terms and Conditions. We reserve the right to change the Terms and Conditions from time to time and will inform you if and when we do.

Your email address

We will not pass these details on to any third party. We may use these details to send you details of changes to any training course you have purchased or to update you on new courses and products that you might be interested in. You have an option not to receive these announcements and can opt out at any time. This can be done via our website or by e-mailing us to info@smarttraining.co.uk; please state the full email address you would like to unsubscribe.

Data held

We aim to keep the amount of data held to a minimum and will include: Your company name, address, e-mail and phone contact numbers. If you need to change any of these details you can do so via the website. If you have a problem doing this please contact us on.

Credit card details

Payments made by credit card will be processed by Paypal. This means we do not hold or retain your credit card details on our site and further means we do not have access to the credit card numbers supplied. The the data is stored on a secure servers based within the European Economic Area and will normally be within the UK. Procedures have been put in place to ensure the physical security of the data in place. Security Your confidential details will only be transmitted via a secure link. We use the latest technology to facilitate this. This uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology which means that all personal data you send to us will be encrypted. You should notice that the address line in your browser changes from http to https and the standard security Padlock symbol should also appear in your browser. Whilst transmitting your private data these should remain in place. Please note training courses cannot be paid by credit card only purchases from the shop.

Data protection

Whilst we take security and privacy very seriously we cannot guarantee communications will be free from unauthorised access. Since private data is not being communicated you will not see https in your address browser and the padlock symbol will not appear when completing a course booking. The company complies with UK Data Protection legislation. Intellectual property rights All materials, images, designs, site layouts, course materials, source code, text are protected, where applicable, by copyright, trade mark and Worldwide international intellectual property legislation. Warranties The courses provided relate to UK legislation only and are not relevant or applicable to territories outside of the UK. The company is not responsible for any of the content of other sites this site might link to.