Privacy policy

The Vocational Aspects of Education Ltd Privacy Policy

This privacy policy explains how we use any personal information we collect about you.

The Vocational Aspects of Education Ltd – (trading name The Journal of Vocational Education and Training – JVET) is committed to the protection of the privacy of its customers and website visitors.

JVET collects and uses personal information. The lawful bases we use for this activity in Europe, as required under European data protection laws, are:

  • Where it is necessary for entering into or performing a contract with you
  • Where we have a legitimate interest to do so, provided your rights do not override these interests
  • Where you have consented to its use
  • Where our colleagues believe it is in your vital interests to share your personal details, for example with emergency services
  • Where required to comply with our legal obligations

Product enquiries, sales and administration

As part of a purchase, product enquiry, request for information and for account administration, we collect information such as your name, country, job title, company information or academic affiliation, postal address, e-mail address and telephone number.

If you have made an enquiry about us or our conference, events, products or services, either online or over the phone, we will use your personal information to respond to the enquiry or to take other steps at your request, before you enter into a contract. For example, we collect the e-mail addresses and additional contact details of those who send e-mails to request information.

If you have registered for a conference, event or purchased a product or services, including on a trial basis, your personal information will be used to communicate about it and handle payments, as is necessary for the performance of the contract entered into with us.

For purchases, payment information, including credit/debit card number/bank details and billing addresses are also collected. Where payment card processors are used to facilitate payment card transactions on our websites, your data will be collected and used according to that data processors’ privacy policy.

If your personal information is relevant to certain products and is freely available through public sources, such as on a website related to your work or profession, we may use this personal information for providing customers with our products, as is necessary for the purposes of our legitimate interests as a commercial organisation.

Publishing Conference Abstracts and Papers

If you present a paper, hold a seminar / lecture with us or are awarded a scholarship / bursary from us, your personal information is used in connection with the dissemination and promotion of your published work, as is necessary for the purposes of our legitimate interests as a commercial organisation. Your name and affiliation will be published as part of authored work. Personal information is also used to handle payments or for other purposes, as is necessary to perform the contract entered into with us.

In addition, we sometimes take photos and videos at our conferences and events associated with our work. Where photos and videos are taken at our events that feature you as an author, we may use those photos and videos for promotional purposes.

Website

In addition to the personal information that you may provide us, our website may use technology that lets us collect certain technical information such as your Internet protocol address, your computer’s operating system, your browser type, traffic patterns and the address of any referring Websites. This is done by the use of cookies.

Cookies

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity.

For further information on our policy visit https://jvetconferences.com/privacy/ for further information about cookies visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org. 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.

Third Party Links

This website contains links to websites of other businesses. These businesses will have their own privacy policies, tailored to their particular business practices and the sectors in which they operate, and if following those links, we recommend reviewing the privacy policy of each website to understand how personal data is used in that instance.

Unless compelled by applicable legislation, we will not provide this information to a third party without your permission, except as necessary to process and fulfil your requests.

Note: children under 18 should only provide personal data to the Site with permission of a Parent or Guardian.

Marketing

We may also occasionally email you promotional information concerning JVET products and services along with those of affiliated sponsors and companies. If you have consented to receive marketing, you may opt out at a later date. You have a right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes. If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please contact jvetman@jvet.co.uk

Access to your information and correction

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please email jvetman@jvet.co.uk or write to us at the address in the contact us section. We may make a small charge for this service if there is a significant amount of work involved in fulfilling the request, otherwise it will be free of charge. 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. Individuals who wish to complain to JVET about how their personal information has been processed may lodge their complaint directly by emailing jvetman@jvet.co.uk

Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 23rd October 2018.

How to contact us

Please contact us via email jvetman@jvet.co.uk if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you.