Business Language Training Limited is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act) and its superseding General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the data processor is our company, Business Language Training Limited.  Our nominated representative for the purpose of the Act is our Data Protection Officer, Donal McCay.

This privacy policy explains what personal information we collect from you and how it will be processed by us.  If you give us or we hold your personal information or data, this indicates that you consent to our using it, and we will treat it in accordance with this policy.

Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data.

Information we may collect about you

If you visit our website or contact us by email or telephone to enquire about our language training services, you might provide, and we might collect, the following types of information or data: your name, position, company name and address, email address, telephone number; your nationality, native language and other languages spoken; details of language courses previously undertaken; current training requirements.

If you visit our website or contact us by email or telephone to enquire about a teaching and/or administrative position, you might provide, and we might we hold and process, the following data: your name, address, email address, telephone number, nationality, native language and other languages spoken; your qualifications and professional experience.

Uses of your personal information

The main purpose of collecting your data is to monitor and continuously improve the services we may offer and provide to you and this includes your experience on our website.

Any information we collect about you will be treated as confidential and will only be used as follows:

  • to contact you if you request this
  • to provide you with full information on our services and/or employment opportunities, as requested
  • to consider and process any application for a course or employment opportunity
  • for the administration of our language training services to you
  • to inform you in the future of any courses or services we are providing which may be of interest to you.

No personal data will be held for any longer than necessary in light of the stated purpose(s).

Where we store your data

The information you provide to us will be recorded on our IT system and stored on secure servers.  All users of systems who handle your data for and on behalf of the company shall be subject to, and must comply with, the provisions of the company’s Data Protection and IT Security Policies and the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998 and GDPR at all times.

How we keep your data secure

We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that once we receive your data, it is stored safely and securely, and your privacy is protected.

All personal data (as defined in the Data Protection Act 1998 and GDPR) collected through our website and/or stored in the company’s IT Systems will be managed securely in compliance with the company’s Data Protection and IT Security Policies and with all relevant parts of the Data Protection Act 1998 as well as all other laws governing data protection whether in force now or in the future, including GDPR.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk.

Third parties and your information

We will not share, sell or trade your data with other organisations for the purposes of marketing, market research or similar commercial endeavours. We will not forward your information to other websites. However, if you book a course with us, we will share relevant information such as your name, company address, contact details, job title and training requirements with your language trainer.  Personal information may also be shared with a third party working on our behalf if they are required to deliver part of our service to our users, such as our book suppliers.

Disclosures required by law

Please be aware that we may disclose your personal information if we are legally obliged to (by eg law enforcement and/or judicial authorities) or if we have to enforce our terms and conditions or any contract for services we agree.

Your rights in relation to your data

You have the following rights in relation to your data:

  • to request that we provide you with a copy of the data we hold on you and to check that we are processing it in accordance with the law
  • to request that inaccurate or incomplete data be corrected. We rely on you to ensure that you provide us with details of any changes in your personal circumstances
  • to request that we delete your data where there is no good reason for us continuing to process it
  • to ask us to suspend processing your data whilst its accuracy or reason for processing is established
  • to request that we transfer your data to another organisation.

You can seek to exercise your rights under local data protection law or GDPR at any time by contacting us in writing.

Changes to our privacy policy

We may make changes to our privacy policy from time to time and these will be posted on this page.

Further information

If you have any questions relating to this Privacy Policy or relating to the collection or transfer of your information, please contact us at


Updated June 2018