Terms and Conditions
Any and all intellectual property rights in and relating to Literacy Counts, the service/or the materials are owned by Literacy
Counts. Unauthorised use of those materials including reproduction, storage, distribution or republication without the prior
written approval of Literacy Counts is strictly prohibited and will result in prosecution. The names and logos of Literacy
Counts and all related product and service names, designs, marks, logos and slogans are the trade names, service marks or
trademarks of Literacy Counts and may not be used without the prior written approval of Literacy Counts.
Cancellation Terms and Conditions
Terms and conditions regarding the cancellation of a booking are:
- 28+ days – No cost
- 7 – 27 days – 50% fee
- Less than 7 days – Full fee
- All prices subject to VAT
and have accepted their terms.
43 White Friars, Chester, CH1 1NZ and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it. It explains how we comply with
the DPA (Data Protection Act 1998), GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and the PECR (Privacy and Electronic Communications
Regulations). This policy will explain areas of this website that may affect your privacy and personal details, how we process,
collect, manage and store those details and how your rights under the GDPR, DPA & PECR are adhered to. Additionally,
it will explain the download of any documents, files or software made available to you (if any) on this website. Further
explanations may be provided for specific pages or features of this website in order to help you understand how we, and this
website interact with you and your computer / device in order to serve it to you. Our contact information is provided if
you have any questions.
The DPA & GDPR May 2018
We and this website complies to the DPA (Data Protection Act 1998) and already complies to the GDPR (General Data Protection
Regulation) which comes into effect from May 25th 2018. We will update this policy accordingly after the completion of the
UK’s exit from the European Union.
How is your information used?
We may use your information to:
- Process bookings that you have submitted
- Seek your views or comments on the services we provide
- Notify you of changes to your bookings
- Send you communications which you have requested and that may be of interest to you
- Contact & Communication with us
Users contacting this us through this website do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested
at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or
has no use. Where we have clearly stated and made you aware of the fact, and where you have given your express permission,
we may use your details to send you products/services information through a mailing list system. This is done in accordance
with the regulations named in ‘The policy’ above. The accuracy of your information is important to us. If you change email
address, or any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, please email us at: email@example.com
Email Mailing List & Marketing Messages
We operate an email mailing list program, used to inform subscribers about products, services and/or news we supply/publish.
Users can subscribe online or at Literacy Counts training sessions where they have given their explicit permission. Subscriber
personal details are collected, processed, managed and stored in accordance with the regulations named in ‘The policy’ above.
Subscribers can unsubscribe at any time by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Non-sensitive details (your email address etc.)
are transmitted normally over the Internet, and this can never be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive
to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do
so at your own risk. Once we receive your information, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems.
Downloads & Media Files
Any downloadable documents, files or media made available on this website are provided to users at their own risk. While
all precautions have been undertaken to ensure only genuine downloads are available users are advised to verify their authenticity
using third party anti virus software or similar applications. We accept no responsibility for third party downloads and
downloads provided by external third party websites and advise users to verify their authenticity using third party anti-virus software or similar applications.
External Website Links & Third Parties
Although we only look to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution
before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. (External links are clickable text / banner / image
links to other websites). Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and we cannot be held
our website‚ so we encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit. We cannot be responsible
for the privacy policies and practices of other sites even if you access them using links from our website. In addition,
if you linked to our website from a third party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of
the owners and operators of that third party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third party site.
Social Media Policy & Usage
We adopt a Social Media Policy to ensure our business and our staff conduct themselves accordingly online. While we may have
official profiles on social media platforms users are advised to verify authenticity of such profiles before engaging with,
or sharing information with such profiles. We will never ask for user passwords or personal details on social media platforms.
Users are advised to conduct themselves appropriately when engaging with us on social media. There may be instances where
our website features social sharing buttons, which help share web content directly from web pages to the respective social
media platforms. You use social sharing buttons at your own discretion and accept that doing so may publish content to your
social media profile feed or page.
Review of this Policy
We keep this Policy under regular review. This Policy was last updated in June 2020.
Literacy Counts 2020