This privacy policy applies between you, the User of this Website and The Association of Black 
Coaches, the owner and provider of this Website. The Association of Black Coaches takes the privacy 
of your information very seriously. This privacy policy applies to our use of any and all Data 
collected by us or provided by you in relation to your use of the Website.
This privacy policy should be read alongside, and in addition to, our Terms and Conditions, which 
can be found at:
Please read this privacy policy carefully.

Definitions and interpretation
1.   In this privacy policy, the following definitions are used:
Data                     collectively all information that you submit to The Association of Black 
Coaches via the Website. This definition incorporates, where applicable, the definitions provided 
in the Data Protection Laws;
Cookies                a small text file placed on your computer by this Website when you visit 
certain parts of the Website and/or when you use certain features of the Website. Details of the 
cookies used by this Website are set out in the clause below ( Cookies);

Data Protection Laws

The Association of Black Coaches, we or us
UK and EU Cookie Law

User or you

any applicable law relating to the processing of personal Data, including but not limited to the 
Directive 96/46/EC (Data Protection Directive) or the GDPR, and any national implementing laws, 
regulations and secondary legislation, for as long as the GDPR is effective in the UK;
the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679; The Association of Black Coaches of

the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended by the Privacy 
and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011;
any third party that accesses the Website and is not either (i) employed by The Association of 
Black Coaches and acting in the course of their employment or (ii) engaged as a consultant or 
otherwise providing services to The Association of Black Coaches and accessing the Website in 
connection with the provision of such services; and


the website that you are currently
using,, and any sub-domains of this site unless expressly excluded 
by their own terms and conditions.

2.   In this privacy policy, unless the context requires a different interpretation:
a.  the singular includes the plural and vice versa;
b.  references to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices are to sub-clauses, clauses, 
schedules or appendices of this privacy policy;
c.  a reference to a person includes firms, companies, government entities, trusts and 
d.  "including" is understood to mean "including without limitation";
e.  reference to any statutory provision includes any modification or amendment of it;
f.  the headings and sub-headings do not form part of this privacy policy.

Scope of this privacy policy
3.   This privacy policy applies only to the actions of The Association of Black Coaches and Users 
with respect to this Website. It does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from this 
Website including, but not limited to, any links we may provide to social media websites.
4.   For purposes of the applicable Data Protection Laws, The Association of Black Coaches is the 
"data controller". This means that The Association of Black Coaches determines the purposes for 
which, and the manner in which, your Data is processed.

Data collected
5.   We may collect the following Data, which includes personal Data, from you:
a.  name;
b.  date of birth;
c.  gender;
d.  profession;
e.  contact Information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;
f.  demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests;
g.  financial information such as credit / debit card numbers;
h.  IP address (automatically collected);
i.  web browser type and version (automatically collected);
j.  operating system (automatically collected);
k.  a list of URLs starting with a referring site, your activity on this Website, and the site you 
exit to (automatically collected);
l.  child's name;
m.  child's age;
n.  child's school;

o.  in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

How we collect Data
6.   We collect Data in the following ways:
a.  data is given to us by you  ; and
b.  data is collected automatically.

Data that is given to us by you
7.   The Association of Black Coaches will collect your Data in a number of ways, for example:
a.  when you contact us through the Website, by telephone, post, e-mail or through any other means;
b.  when you register with us and set up an account to receive our products/services;
c.  when you complete surveys that we use for research purposes (although you are not obliged to 
respond to them);
d.  when you enter a competition or promotion through a social media channel;
e.  when you make payments to us, through this Website or otherwise;
f.  when you elect to receive marketing communications from us;
g.  when you use our services;
in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

Data that is collected automatically
8.   To the extent that you access the Website, we will collect your Data automatically, for 
a.  we automatically collect some information about your visit to the Website. This information 
helps us to make improvements to Website content and navigation, and includes your IP address, the 
date, times and frequency with which you access the Website and the way you use and interact with 
its content.
b.  we will collect your Data automatically via cookies, in line with the cookie settings on your 
browser. For more information about cookies, and how we use them on the Website, see the section 
below, headed "Cookies".

Our use of Data
9.   Any or all of the above Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you 
with the best possible service and experience when using our Website. Specifically, Data may be 
used by us for the following reasons:
a.  internal record keeping;
b.  improvement of our products / services;
c.  transmission by email of marketing materials that may be of interest to you;

d.  contact for market research purposes which may be done using email, telephone, fax or mail. 

Such information may be used to customize or update the Website;
in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.
10.       We may use your Data for the above purposes if we deem it necessary to do so for our 
legitimate interests. If you are not satisfied with this, you have the right to object in certain 
circumstances (see the section headed "Your rights" below).
11.       For the delivery of direct marketing to you via e-mail, we'll need your consent, whether 
via an opt-in or soft-opt-in:
a.  soft opt-in consent is a specific type of consent which applies when you have previously 
engaged with us (for example, you contact us to ask us for more details about a particular 
product/service, and we are marketing similar products/services). Under "soft opt-in" consent, we 
will take your consent as given unless you opt-out.
b.  for other types of e-marketing, we are required to obtain your explicit consent; that is, you 
need to take positive and affirmative action when consenting by, for example, checking a tick box 
that we'll provide.
c.  if you are not satisfied about our approach to marketing, you have the right to withdraw 
consent at any time. To find out how to withdraw your consent, see the section headed "Your rights" 
12.       When you register with us and set up an account to receive our services, the legal basis 
for this processing is the performance of a contract between you and us and/or taking steps, at 
your request, to enter into such a contract.
13.       We may use your Data to show you The Association of Black Coaches adverts and other 
content on other websites. If you do not want us to use your data to show you The Association of 
Coaches adverts and other content on other websites, please turn off the relevant cookies (please 
refer to the section headed "Cookies" below).

Who we share Data with
14.       We may share your Data with the following groups of people for the following reasons:
a.  any of our group companies or affiliates - to ensure the proper administration of your website 
and business;
b.  our employees, agents and/or professional advisors - to obtain advice from professional 
advisers; in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

Keeping Data secure
15.       We will use technical and organisational measures to safeguard your Data, for example:
a.  access to your account is controlled by a password and a user name that is unique to you.
b.  we store your Data on secure servers.
c.  payment details are encrypted using SSL technology (typically you will see a lock icon or green 
address bar (or both) in your browser when we use this technology.
16.       Technical and organisational measures include measures to deal with any suspected data 
breach. If you suspect any misuse or loss or unauthorised access to your Data, please let us know 
immediately by contacting us via this e-mail address: [email protected].

17.       If you want detailed information from Get Safe Online on how to protect your information 
and your computers and devices against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other online 
problems, please visit Get Safe Online is supported by HM Government and 
leading businesses.

Data retention
18.       Unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law, we will only hold your 
Data on our systems for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this privacy policy 
or until you request that the Data be deleted.
19.       Even if we delete your Data, it may persist on backup or archival media for legal, tax or 
regulatory purposes.

Your rights
20.       You have the following rights in relation to your Data:
a.  Right to access - the right to request (i) copies of the information we hold about you at any 
time, or
(ii) that we modify, update or delete such information. If we provide you with access to the 
information we hold about you, we will not charge you for this, unless your request is "manifestly 
unfounded or excessive." Where we are legally permitted to do so, we may refuse your request. If we 
refuse your request, we will tell you the reasons why.
b.  Right to correct - the right to have your Data rectified if it is inaccurate or incomplete.
c.  Right to erase - the right to request that we delete or remove your Data from our systems.
d.  Right to restrict our use of your Data - the right to "block" us from using your Data or limit 
the way in which we can use it.
e.  Right to data portability - the right to request that we move, copy or transfer your Data.
f.  Right to object - the right to object to our use of your Data including where we use it for our 
legitimate interests.
21.       To make enquiries, exercise any of your rights set out above, or withdraw your consent to 
the processing of your Data (where consent is our legal basis for processing your Data), please 
contact us via this e-mail address: [email protected].
22.       If you are not satisfied with the way a complaint you make in relation to your Data is 
handled by us, you may be able to refer your complaint to the relevant data protection authority. 
For the UK, this is the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO). The ICO's contact details can be 
found on their website at
23.       It is important that the Data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us 
informed if your Data changes during the period for which we hold it.

Transfers outside the European Economic Area
24.       Data which we collect from you may be stored and processed in and transferred to 
countries outside of the European Economic Area (EEA). For example, this could occur if our servers 
are located in a country outside the EEA or one of our service providers is situated in a country 
outside the EEA.  We also share information with our group companies, some of which are located 
outside the EEA.

25.       We will only transfer Data outside the EEA where it is compliant with data protection 
legislation and the means of transfer provides adequate safeguards in relation to your data, eg by 
way of data transfer agreement, incorporating the current standard contractual clauses adopted by 
the European Commission, or by signing up to the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework, in the event that 
the organisation in receipt of the Data is based in the United States of America.
26.       To ensure that your Data receives an adequate level of protection, we have put in place 
appropriate safeguards and procedures with the third parties we share your Data with. This ensures 
your Data is treated by those third parties in a way that is consistent with the Data Protection 

Links to other websites
27.       This Website may, from time to time, provide links to other websites. We have no control 
over such websites and are not responsible for the content of these websites. This privacy policy 
does not extend to your use of such websites. You are advised to read the privacy policy or 
statement of other websites prior to using them.

Changes of business ownership and control
28.       The Association of Black Coaches may, from time to time, expand or reduce our business 
and this may involve the sale and/or the transfer of control of all or part of The Association of 
Black Coaches. Data provided by Users will, where it is relevant to any part of our business so 
transferred, be transferred along with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party will, 
under the terms of this privacy policy, be permitted to use the Data for the purposes for which it 
was originally supplied to us.
29.       We may also disclose Data to a prospective purchaser of our business or any part of it.
30.       In the above instances, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring your privacy is 

31.       This Website may place and access certain Cookies on your computer.    The Association of 
Black Coaches uses Cookies to improve your experience of using the Website and to improve our range 
of products and services.   The Association of Black Coaches has carefully chosen these Cookies and 
has taken steps to ensure that your privacy is protected and respected at all times.
32.       All Cookies used by this Website are used in accordance with current UK and EU Cookie 
33.       Before the Website places Cookies on your computer, you will be presented with a message 
bar requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies, 
you are enabling The Association of Black Coaches to provide a better experience and service to 
you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of the 
Website may not function fully or as intended.
34.       This Website may place the following Cookies:

Type of Cookie
Strictly necessary cookies

These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, 
cookies that enable you to

Analytical/performance cookies

Functionality cookies

Targeting cookies

log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our 
website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by 
ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our 
content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of 
language or region).
These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have 
followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more 
relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

35.       You can find a list of Cookies that we use in the Cookies Schedule.
36.       You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. By default, most 
internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the 
help menu in your internet browser.
37.       You can choose to delete Cookies at any time; however you may lose any information that 
enables you to access the Website more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, 
personalisation settings.
38.       It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date and that you 
consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser if you are unsure 
about adjusting your privacy settings.
39.       For more information generally on cookies, including how to disable them, please refer to You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer.

40.       You may not transfer any of your rights under this privacy policy to any other person. We 
may transfer our rights under this privacy policy where we reasonably believe your rights will not 
be affected.
41.       If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of this privacy policy (or 
part of any provision) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision will, 
to the extent required, be deemed to be deleted, and the validity and enforceability of the other 
provisions of this privacy policy will not be affected.
42.       Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or 
remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy.
43.       This Agreement will be governed by and interpreted according to the law of England and 
Wales. All disputes arising under the Agreement will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of 
the English and Welsh courts.

Changes to this privacy policy
44.       The Association of Black Coaches reserves the right to change this privacy policy as we 
may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately 
posted on the Website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the privacy policy on your 
first use of the Website following the alterations.   You may contact The Association of Black 
Coaches by email
at [email protected].

45.       This privacy policy was created using a document from Rocket Lawyer 
01 September 2020

Below is a list of the cookies that we use. We have tried to ensure this is complete and up to 
date, but if you think that we have missed a cookie or there is any discrepancy, please let us 
Strictly necessary
We use the following strictly necessary cookies:
Description of Cookie                                        Purpose
Strictly necessary cookies                                   We use this session cookie to remember 
you and maintain your session whilst you are using our website.

We use the following analytical/performance cookies:
Description of Cookie                                        Purpose
Analytical or performance cookies                      We use this cookie to help us analyse how
users use the website

We use the following functionality cookies:
Description of Cookie                                        Purpose
Functional cookies                                               We use this cookie to identify 
your computer and analyze traffic patterns on our website.

We use the following targeting cookies:
Description of Cookie                                        Purpose
Targeting cookies                                                We use this cookie to enable us to 
show you adverts while you are browsing our website and other websites on the internet.

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