Privacy & Cookies Policy

This privacy notice explains how Walton HR looks after personal information you give us or that we learn by having you as a student and the choices you make about marketing communications you agree we may send you. This notice explains how we do this and tells you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you.
We collect information about you when you book a course, sign up to our mailing list or apply for a job, whether contact is online, on paper, by email or over the phone.  The information you give us may include your name, address, email address, phone number, qualifications, payment and transaction information, IP address and CVs.
In law, we are allowed to use personal information, including sharing it outside the business, only if we have a proper reason to do so, for example:
To fulfil a contract with you ie to deliver the course requested and to communicate with you about your booking,
When it is in our legitimate interest ie there is a business or commercial reason to do so, unless this is outweighed by your rights or interests.
When you consent to it: we will always ask for your consent to hold and use health and medical information.
We will therefore share your information with:
Mailing houses (MailChimp) 
Suppliers of our website (LCN)
We have rigorous data protection and security policies in place with all our suppliers.
We will not share your information with any other third party without your consent except to help prevent fraud, or if required to do so by law.
We would like to send you information about products and services which may be of interest to you. 
We will ask for your consent to receive marketing information.
If you have consented to receiving marketing, you may opt out at a later date.
You have the right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes or giving your information to third party suppliers of products or services. If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please contact us by email via our ‘Contact Us’ page.
Unless you request otherwise, we will keep your information to contact you no more than twelve times a year.
We will keep your information held securely for up to 7 years as required by law.
Information about unsuccessful job applicants will be deleted after four months.
See our data retention policy for further information, including employee data.
This information is encrypted and held in the cloud with our mailing list provider, MailChimp, and payment processor, PayPal.
Your information is stored within the European Economic Area on secure servers provided by MailChimp and PayPal. Any payment transactions are encrypted. Sending information via the internet is not completely secure, although we will do our best to protect your information and prevent unauthorised access.
You have the right to request a copy of the personal information that we hold about you. This will normally be free, unless we consider the request to be unfounded or excessive, in which case we may charge a fee to cover our administration costs.   
If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please contact us via email (
We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up-to-date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.
You have the right to ask us to object to our use of your personal information, or to ask us to delete, remove or stop using your personal information if there is no need for us to keep it.
We email e-newsletters to inform you about courses we deliver and any news we think you’ll want to know about. You have the opportunity to unsubscribe from e-newsletters at any time.
E-newsletters may contain subscriber tracking facilities within the actual email, for example, whether emails were opened or forwarded, which links were clicked on within the email content, the times, dates and frequency of activity. We use this information to refine future email campaigns and provide you with more relevant content based around your activity.
Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity. For further information visit or 
You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases some of our website features may not function as a result.
We use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We also share information about your use of our website with our social media accounts, advertising and analytics partners, who may combine it with other information that you have provided to them, or that they’ve collected from your use of their services. You consent to our cookies if you continue using this website.
Our website includes links to other websites. This privacy notice only applies to this website so when you link to other websites you should read their own privacy notices.
We keep our privacy notice under regular review and we will place any updates on this webpage. This privacy notice was last updated on 1st January 2020.
Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy notice or information we hold about you:
By email:
You also have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office. Find out on their website how to report a concern: