Privacy Policy

Safeguarding your private information is essential to Tan Social Care. We are committed to letting you know how we use your private information.

  1. Applicable legislation

    This website is designed to comply with the following national and international legislation with regards to data protection and user privacy:

  2. Personal Information

    Tan Social Care will gather private information and bank details from individuals when training is reserved for our courses. This may include contact information such as your name, title, address, physical address, telephone numbers, job title, company and more. We may also ask for some additional, non-personal information if required.

  3. The purpose of this information

    We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

    • Internal record keeping.
    • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
    • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
    • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

    Your private information will not be sold or disclosed to third parties without your authorisation except when it is a mandatory legal requirement.

  4. Security

    1. We will take reasonable securities to prevent loss, misuse or alteration of information you give us.

    2. Our website contains information that enables a quick and direct electronic contact to us either by e-mail or via a contact form. Should you use our contact form, the data entered is stored within the website Content Management System (CMS) for a maximum of 12 months. The content of the form is also sent to us via email. This information is for our use only and not given to any 3rd parties.

    3. The data entered/collected is also sometimes sent via email to a member of Pink House Design, to ensure the system is working correctly. As our web developer/maintenance/hosting company, they have also have access to the CMS and this information but do not have permission to use/distribute or contact you by any means. They are bound by confidentiality through Data Protection Act 1998 and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR 2018).

    4. All communications will be sent by e-mail. Sensitive information will be sent by encrypted emails. We attempt to keep our systems and communications safe and secure against viruses and unsafe effects however we cannot bear responsibility as we cannot guarantee all communications to be virus-free.

    5. We are not liable for any damage or loss arising from loss of data or profits mounting out of, or in connection with, the usage of this site.

    6. During the use of this website, you can link to other websites which are not under the control of Tan Social Care. As Tan Social Care we have no control over the content and information availability of that website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question. The insertion of any links does not endorse the opinions expressed within them.

    7. Every possible work will be done to make sure the website functioning well. Tan Social Care will take no responsibility and not accountable for, the website being momentarily unobtainable due to technical issues outside our control.

  5. Third Party Data Processors

    We use a number of third parties to process personal data on our behalf. These third parties have been carefully chosen and all of them comply with the legislation set out in section “Applicable legislation”.

    Google Analytics

    We use Google Analytics (GA) on our site to track user interaction. The information collected is for our own use to interpret and better understand how people use our website. No information personally identifies you to us, GA records your IP address, which could be used to personally identify you but Google do not grant us access to this data. Disabling cookies will prevent GA from tracking your visit.

    Stripe (Stripe Ltd)

    When you initially provide or update your payment information, we transmit it via an encrypted connection to our Payment Processor, Stripe. Stripe uses and processes your payment information in accordance with Stripe’s Privacy Policy. We don’t store your payment information, other than the amount and date you paid for administrative purposes and to comply with tax and other government regulations.

  6. Website Hosting/Server

    This website is hosted with Stable Host; full information about the company can be found by clicking the link. All information between the website server and your browser is encrypted and delivered by HTTPS over SSL.

  7. Data breaches

    In the case of a personal data breach of this website’s database or the database(s) of any of our third party data processors, we will notify all relevant persons and authorities within 72 hours after having become aware of it, if it is apparent that personal data stored in an identifiable manner has been stolen.

  8. How we use cookies

    A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used (see Google Analytics, above). This helps us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

    You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

  9. Limitation of liability

    1. Under no circumstances shall Tan Social Care or its licensors be liable to any user on account of that user's use reliance on the Tan websites. 

    2. Limitation of liability shall apply whether the indemnities arise from use or misuse of and reliance on Tan websites, from the interruption, suspension, or termination of the websites. This limitation shall also apply concerning damages incurred because of other services received through or advertised on the Tan Social Care websites or received through any links provided on the Tan websites. This also includes any information or advice received through or advertised on the Tan websites or received through any links provided in the Tan websites. 

    3. This restriction shall also apply, without limitation, to the costs of procurement of substitute goods or services, lost profits, or lost data. Such limitation shall further apply concerning the performance or non-performance of Tan websites or any information that appears on, or is linked or related in any way to, the Tan websites. Such limitation shall apply although any failure of essential purpose of any limited remedy and to the fullest extent permitted by law. d. Under no circumstances, shall Tan Social Care or its licensors be held accountable for any delay or failure in performance resulting directly or indirectly from acts of nature, forces, or causes beyond its reasonable control. The forces include without limitation, internet failures, computer equipment failures, telecommunication equipment failures, other equipment failures, electrical power failures, strikes, labour disputes fires, floods, storms, explosions, or governmental actions.

    4. You understand and agree that you download or otherwise obtain material or data through the use of Tan Social Care websites at your own decision and risk and that you will be exclusively responsible for any damages to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of such material or data.

  10. Controlling your personal information

    You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

    • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
    • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at info@tansocialcare.co.uk.

    We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

    You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998 and EU General Data Protection Regulation 2018 (GDPR). A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please contact us.

    If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible at the above address.

    We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

    Controller for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation 2018 (GDPR), other data protection laws applicable in Member states of the European Union and other provisions related to data protection is:

    Tan Social Care
    Unit 3, Cristal Business Centre, 
    Knightdale Road,
    Ipswich IP1 4JJ

    Phone: 07939 550 468
    Email: info@tansocialcare.co.uk
    Website: tansocialcare.co.uk

    Data Protection Officer: Mary Kazangarare

    This privacy policy may change from time to time inline with legislation or industry developments. We will not explicitly inform our clients or website users of these changes. Instead, we recommend that you check this page occasionally for any policy changes.

    This policy was last changed and is effective from 12 May, 2018.

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