The identity and contact details of the data controller

The Data Controller for the AGLC Academy is Alan Gillies (Learning Consultancy)
Limited. Alan Gillies (Learning Consultancy) Limited is a limited company registered in the UK (Reg No 07409872) registered for VAT (VAT Registration Number:192087884), and registered with the information commissioner’s office for the processing of personal information.
To contact the Data Controller, please use the contact form at

Purpose of the processing and the lawful basis for the processing

We collect your name and email address for the purpose of access control and tracking site usage. We may also collect information within these resources about your activity.

The legal basis for processing is that the information is necessary for the provision of the online training, in accordance with GDPR Article 6.1.b:
“processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party
or in order to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract”

The information collected is not used for any other purpose, or will not be shared with any third party except in the following exceptional circumstances

  • In cases where we are required by law to pass on information or if we believe action is necessary for fraud, cyber crime or to protect the website, rights, personal safety of person/s.
  • If we sell our business.

We may also share aggregate statistics about visitors to our website (customers and sales) in order to describe our services to prospective partners (advertisers, sponsors) and other reputable third parties and for other lawful purposes, but these statistics will include NO personally identifiable information

Online Payment details are handled by PayPal and not shared with this data

Categories of personal data

The only data collected is name and email address. No special category data is collected.
The training is specifically targeted at people in employment, so is unlikely to attract subscribers below the age of 16.

Any recipient or categories of recipients of the personal data

There are no third party recipients of the personal data. Payments are handled outside of the site.

Details of transfers to third country and safeguards

The data is held on a UK data centre, and is not transferred outside the UK

Retention period or criteria used to determine the retention period

Names and email addresses are held for the duration of the subscription.

The existence of each of the data subject’s rights

Data subjects whose details are incorrect can notify the data controller using the contact form and they will be corrected.

Data subjects who terminate their subscription can have their details erased
immediately on request. For users seeking anonymity, they may use a non-personal email address and a pseudonym if required to enable them to access the system.

Data subjects who object to the use of their name and email address can notify the data controller using the contact form to resolve their objections.The data controller will confirm the name and email details stored to any subscriber subject to verifying the identity from which the query originates.

The right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority

Data subjects have the right to complain to the Information Commissioners Office by

  • Call them on 0303 123 1113, Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm.
  • Live chat. Have an online conversation with someone at the ICO at
  • Use the form at

The source the personal data originates from and whether it came from publicly
accessible sources

Your name and email address are collected at registration

Whether the provision of personal data part of a statutory or contractual
requirement or obligation and possible consequences of failing to provide the
personal data

The information is necessary for registration. However, it may be possible to use a
pseudonym and non-identifiable business email address if desired.

The existence of automated decision making, including profiling and
information about how decisions are made, the significance and the

We do not use automated decision making or profiling of any kind

Cookies & monitoring

A cookie is a small text file that we store on your device. Our website uses cookies to distinguish from other users of the website. Cookies also provide us with information about how this website is used so we can keep it as up to date, relevant and error-free as possible.
• Strictly necessary cookies – These are cookies that are essential to the operation of our website.
• Analytical/performance cookie – These cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to our website.
• Functionality cookies – These cookies are used to recognise you when you return to our website.
• Targeting Cookies – These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed.
We may monitor traffic to our site and collect the following information:
• The IP address of your computer.
• The referring website from which you have got to our website from.
The reasons for this are:
• To make ongoing improvements to our website based on this data.
• To see our most popular sources of business.

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