Privacy Policy

HOP INTO is an employment, skills and learning opportunities site owned and administered by HERTFORDSHIRE LOCAL ENTERPRISE PARTNERSHIP LIMITED (HERTFORDSHIRE LEP).  It is powered by SIGNEDUP SKILLS, a platform that is wholly owned by PDMS Ltd (PDMS), a software development company based in the United Kingdom and the Isle of Man. 

HERTFORDSHIRE LEP is the Data Controller for HOP INTO and PDMS is the Data Processor.

Any processing of personal data is for the purpose of providing skills and employability services.

Any personal data is processed in compliance with Data Protection Law.

 

Information We Collect

Anonymous data

We use online tracking systems (such as Google Analytics and HotJar) to gather data on the number of people accessing this website, what pages they visit, what technology they are using and what search terms they are entering.  We gather data on where users are clicking on pages, how they are viewing single and multiple pages, and to ask simple polls.  This data includes your IP address and information derived from it (such as your county).  These tools cannot identify you personally but allow us to understand our users as a group, for example by recording what browsers are being used and how they are interacting with the website through visitor behaviour patterns.

Information you provide

HERTFORDSHIRE LEP is the Data Controller for any information you provide on HOP INTO (e.g. if you fill in a form or subscribe to a newsletter) and that data will be processed as per HERTFORDSHIRE LEP's Privacy Policy

For further information including:

  • your rights
  • how your data is used
  • how long your data is retained for
  • how to contact and complain

Please view the HERTFORDSHIRE LEP Privacy Policy at https://www.hertfordshirelep.com/privacy-policy/ 

Cookies

Please see the Cookies Policy for information on the use of cookies on HOP INTO.

 

Data Security

PDMS is the Data Processor for HOP INTO.

PDMS ensures that information held in our systems is secure, to guard against unauthorised or unlawful processing or accidental loss, destruction of, or damage to personal data.  PDMS hold certifications, which are regularly audited, in order to confirm that our systems are providing the necessary safeguards to protect the data we hold.

PDMS uses third-party Data Processors (such as cloud hosting providers) to deliver this service but is committed to ensuring full compliance with national and European Data Protection Legislation by only using Data Processors which meet the following criteria:

  • located within the European Economic Area (EEA)
  • located in a jurisdiction which has an adequacy agreement with the EEA
  • a company with which PDMS has signed a contract or Data Processing Addendum (DPA), incorporating the Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC) approved by the European Commission.

PDMS's privacy policy can viewed on the PDMS's website. (https://www.pdms.com/privacy-policy/)

 

Links to Other Websites

HOP INTO links to other websites.  Linking should not be taken as an endorsement of any kind.  We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit, prior to fully using them, as this privacy policy does not extend to those sites.

 

Contact Information

If you have any complaints, concerns or queries about privacy relating to HOP INTO, please contact HERTFORDSHIRE LEP in the first instance.  Contact details for privacy matters can be found on the Privacy page on the HERTFORDSHIRE LEP website.

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