Our Commitment to Privacy

This privacy statement explains how International Center For Professional Development® (referred to as “we”, “us”, or “ICPD®”) collects information from you via the website or in any manner expressly described in the privacy statement and how this information is then used. When you provide us with your personal data you consent to us processing all such personal data as set out in the privacy statement. Please read this privacy statement carefully and revisit this page from time to time to review any changes that we may have made.

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about how we handle your personal information, please email us at info@intlcpd.org

This statement provides a summary of the full Privacy Policy. Both the statement and the full Privacy Policy apply to information collected by The International Center For Professional Development® via our website and in any manner described in the Privacy Statement.

Protecting Your Personal Information

Your personal data is protected by UK data protection law. You can find the details for the UK Information Commissioner at https://ico.org.uk. As a registered data controller, we must take appropriate technical measures to protect your personal information including making a regular backup of our system and data. We have security measures to ensure all personal information we collect is secure. Your account is password protected and all information including your password is on a secure server, which only a limited number of employees and sub-contractors can access. All parties with access to your information are subject to confidentiality obligations. Tell us immediately and change your password if you think someone else knows your password or is using it. You can change your password on the Website (where applicable).

Even though we take appropriate technical steps to protect your security, you should remember that data transmission over the internet cannot always be guaranteed as 100% secure so you use the website at your own risk.

Personal Information

We collect your data when you apply for accreditation. We use cookies and other technologies to keep track of how you interact with our website and to target advertising.

Purposes and Disclosures

We use your personal information to deal with your queries, to provide you with the services you request, customer feedback, and for general statistics and research.

We may use your data to contact you about developments and offers. We may disclose your information to certain government agencies in connection with any investigation of accreditation.

Following registration with International Center For Professional Development® you can request that:

  • your details not be used for marketing purposes;
  • your details are not shared with any third-party organizations;
  • we provide you with a copy of the information we hold about you (we may charge you a small fee);
  • we correct inaccuracies in your information.

You may also turn cookies off in your browser. However, if you do so, you may not be able to use certain features on the website.

The Information We Collect During Application or Accreditation

When you register with us, you (or the person registering for you) must tell us:

  • your name;
  • email address;
  • your address;
  • your company name.

How We Use the Information We Collect

We use your personal information:

  • to answer your queries or complaints;
  • to deliver our online services,
  • to research additional services;
  • to carry out administration;
  • to seek your opinion of our services and Website
  • for general statistics and research;
  • for obtaining any relevant professional advice;
  • as may be required by law or in connection with legal proceedings (including where we intend to take legal proceedings), or as may be necessary to establish, exercise, or defend our legal rights.

Third Parties and Sponsors

To achieve the purposes set out in this privacy statement we may need to give your information to our service providers.

Requests for Information

If you have not registered on the Website but are simply making an inquiry or request for information, we will use your personal information to reply to your inquiry or request. We will not use this information for marketing purposes without your permission or unless you invite us to do so.

Keeping Your Personal Data

We keep personal data:

  • for as long as is necessary to fulfill the purposes we collected it for;
  • as required by law; or
  • to enforce or defend legal claims.

Your Rights

You have the right to:

  • ask for a copy of all the information we hold about you (we will charge you a small fee for this) and correct any inaccuracies. To obtain a copy of this information, please email us at info@intlcpd.org;
  • challenge the accuracy of data held about you. You can amend your details, please email us at info@intlcpd.org;
  • take steps to prevent your personal data from being processed if the processing is likely to cause you substantial damage or substantial distress which is unjustified. If you want to exercise this right you must put your objection in writing by emailing us, specifying why the processing has this effect, and state what you require to do to avoid causing damage or distress.

How to Contact Us

To obtain a copy of your personal data, to correct inaccuracies or if you have any queries or concerns about how we handle your personal data, please email us at info@intlcpd.org.