Privacy Policy

This is the internet privacy policy for www.leics-ebc.org.uk (the Website)

This website is the property of Leicestershire Education Business Company Limited. We take the privacy of all our stakeholders very seriously and therefore set out in this privacy and cookies policy our position regarding certain privacy matters including the use of cookies on this Website.

Privacy Policy

This Policy explains when and why we collect personal information about people who use our services and visit our website, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure. This policy covers all data.

We may change this Policy from time to time so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any changes. By using our website, you’re agreeing to be bound by this Policy.

Any questions regarding this Policy and our privacy practices should be sent by email to [email protected] or by writing to us at 30, Frog Island, Off North Bridge Place, Leicester, LE3 5AG.  Alternatively, you can telephone 0116 240 7000.

Who are we?

LEBC was set up in 1992 as an independent charity, to create a one stop shop for employers, schools and colleges with the aim of helping young people to prepare for working life. LEBC is governed by a Board of Trustees who represent senior people from business, schools, colleges and Leicester City and County Local Authorities.

How do we collect information from you?

We obtain information about you when you use our website, for example, when you contact us about products and services and when you apply for one of our services, including National Citizen Service, Work Experience, STEM Learning Ambassador activity, Careers Information, Advice and Guidance and Apprenticeship/Early Careers Recruitment.

What type of information is collected from you?

The personal information we collect might include your name, address, email address, IP address, and information regarding what pages are accessed and when. We may also collect sensitive personal data from you including details of your health, ethnicity and gender.

How is your information used?

We may use your information to:

- Deliver our services to you;

- Seek your views or comments on the services we provide;

- Notify you of changes to our services;

- Send you communications which you have requested and that may be of interest to you;

- Process a job application.

We review our retention periods for personal information on a regular basis. We are legally required to hold some types of information to fulfil our statutory and contractual obligations. We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with us.

Who has access to your information?

We will not sell or rent your information to third parties.

We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.

Third Party Service Providers working on our behalf: 

We may pass your information to our third party service providers, subcontractors and other associated organisations for the purposes of completing tasks and providing services to you on our behalf. However, when we use third party service providers, we disclose only the personal information that is necessary to deliver the service and we have a contract in place that requires them to keep your information secure and not to use it for their own direct marketing purposes. Please be reassured that we will not release your information to third parties beyond our network for them to use for their own direct marketing purposes, unless you have requested us to do so, or we are required to do so by law, for example, by a court order or for the purposes of prevention of fraud or other crime.

Your choices

You have a choice about whether or not you wish to receive information from us. If you do not want to receive communications from us about the work we do young people and our products and services, then you can tell us by contacting us by email: [email protected] , by writing to us at 30, Frog Island, Off North Bridge Place, Leicester, LE3 5AG or by telephone on 0116 240 7000.

We will not contact you for marketing purposes by email, phone or text message unless you have given your prior consent. We will not contact you for marketing purposes by post if you have indicated that you do not wish to be contacted. You can change your marketing preferences at any time by contacting us by email: [email protected] , by writing to us at 30, Frog Island, Off North Bridge Place, Leicester, LE3 5AG or by telephone on 0116 240 7000.

How you can access and update your information

The accuracy of your information is important to us. We’re working on ways to make it easier for you to review and correct the information that we hold about you. In the meantime, if you change email address, or any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, please email us at: [email protected] , by writing to us at 30, Frog Island, Off North Bridge Place, Leicester, LE3 5AG.   Alternatively, you can telephone on 0116 240 7000.

You have the right to ask for a copy of the information LEBC holds about you (we may charge for information requests) to cover our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

Security precautions in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of your information

When you give us personal information, we take steps to ensure that it’s treated securely.

Non-sensitive details (your email address etc.) are transmitted normally over the Internet, and this can never be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your information, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites run by other organisations. This privacy policy applies only to our website‚ so we encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit. We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites even if you access them using links from our website.

16 or Under

We are concerned to protect the privacy of children aged 16 or under. If you are aged 16 or under‚ please get your parent/guardian's permission beforehand whenever you provide us with personal information.

Review of this Policy

We keep this Policy under regular review. This Policy was last updated in January 2018 and will be reviewed in January 2019.