Privacy Policy and Terms & Conditions

Website Terms of Use

The website www.wbc-uk.com and its subdirectories and subdomains (the “website”) is provided and managed by Westminster Business Consultants of 32 – 38, Wells Street, W1T 3UW, London, United Kingdom (“WBC”).

Use of the website is subject to these terms of use. By using the website you indicate that you have accepted these terms of use, so please ensure that you have read them carefully. If you do not agree to these terms of use, you are not authorised to access, use or continue to use the website. You are responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the website through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and that they comply with them.

WBC may amend these terms of use at any time and any amended version will apply as soon as it is posted on the website. Continued use of the website will be deemed acceptance of the amended terms of use, so please check for updated versions regularly.

If you have any questions or comments about these terms of use, please contact WBC in writing to Westminster Business Consultants at 32 – 38, Wells Street, W1T 3UW, London, United Kingdom or by email at hr@wbc-uk.com.

Ownership of intellectual property rights

WBC owns or licenses all intellectual property rights in and to the website including but not limited to all copyright in the website content and all rights in the names and logos of WBC.

Access to and use of the website

Material contained in the website may be downloaded, viewed and printed for personal use provided that no trade mark, copyright or other proprietary notices contained in or appearing on such material are removed in whole or in part. This permission to download and print material does not extend to material identified on the website as belonging to third parties, where you must obtain the permission of the relevant owners before doing so.

Material contained in the website may not otherwise be copied, reproduced or redistributed in whole or in part without the prior written consent of WBC. In particular it must not be reproduced or exploited for commercial gain. WBC may provide such consent or decline to do so in its sole discretion. All other rights are reserved.

You agree not to:

• use the website in such a way that disrupts, interferes with or restricts the use of the website by other users;

• upload, display or transmit any materials through the website which are false, offensive, defamatory, threatening, obscene, abusive, menacing, indecent, unlawful or which violate, breach or infringe the rights of any other person anywhere in the world (including, without limitation, any intellectual property rights) or attempt to do so;

• reverse engineer, decompile, copy or adapt any software or other code or scripts forming part of the website or attempt to transmit to or via this website any information that contains a virus, worm, Trojan horse or other harmful or disruptive component; and

• change, modify, delete, interfere with or misuse data contained on the website and entered by or relating to any third party user of the website.

You should ensure that you always have appropriate protection against viruses and other security arrangements in place whilst using the internet and the website.

Links

Links to third party websites are provided for convenience only. WBC has no control over and so cannot accept responsibility or liability for the content of any linked third party website. WBC does not endorse any linked website. If you would like WBC to consider adding a link to the website, please email your request to business@wbc-uk.com with the subject “Link request”. WBC may provide such consent or decline to do so in its sole discretion.

You may create a link to the website from your website providing such link is not used in a misleading or defamatory context. You agree to remove any link to the website from your website upon our written request.

Privacy and cookies

By supplying personal details to WBC through the website you consent to WBC maintaining, recording, holding and using such personal data in accordance with WBC’s Privacy Policy.

WBC uses cookies to record information about your access to the website. You may view the website without the use of cookies by disabling cookies in your internet browser, but this may limit your access to the website or certain functionality without the website. If you use the website without disabling cookies, you consent to WBC collecting and using information obtained from cookies. More information about cookies is available in WBC’s Privacy Policy.

Exclusions and limitations of liability

WBC does not guarantee that the website or the websites to which it is linked will always be available or that you will be able or entitled to access them at any time.

The website has been prepared with the aim of providing key information about WBC and its business activities. The website does not constitute advice from WBC in relation to any specific course of action that you may wish to take. Please note that material may contain advice, opinions or statements from various individuals and other authors and may not reflect the views of WBC.

Although every reasonable effort has been made to ensure that the information on the website was accurate at the time of publication, it is subject to variation at any time without notice and WBC gives no warranty whatsoever that any such information will be accurate or complete at any particular time or at all.

The website and all information or other material contained in it are made available strictly on the basis that you accept it on an ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ basis. Where you rely on any information or other material contained in it, you do so entirely at your own risk and you accept that all warranties, conditions and undertakings, express or implied, in respect of the website (including without limitation in respect of quality, performance, fitness or suitability for purpose or non-infringement of any intellectual property rights) are excluded by WBC to the fullest extent permitted by law.

WBC excludes all liability to the fullest extent permitted by law in respect of any loss of profits, revenue, goodwill, business opportunity, any loss of or cost of restoration of data or any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage resulting or arising from any non-availability or use of the website or any website linked to it or from reliance on any contents of the website or any material or information accessed through it.

General

If any provision or part-provision of this Agreement is or becomes invalid, illegal or unenforceable, it shall be modified to the extent necessary to make it valid, legal and enforceable not contrary to WBC’s original intentions. If this cannot be achieved, then it shall not affect the validity or enforceability of the rest of these terms of use.

These terms of use are governed by English law and you agree to submit to the exclusive subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts in relation to any dispute relating to these terms of use or your use of the website.

Website Privacy Policy

The website www.wbc-uk.com and its subdirectories and subdomains (the “website”) is provided and managed by Westminster Business Consultants of 32 – 38, Wells Street, W1T 3UW, London, United Kingdom (“WBC”).

Our Privacy Statement

WBC is committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of information provided by you and all users of the website.  Accordingly WBC upholds the relevant data protection principles and processes your personal data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). You should read this privacy policy carefully to understand how WBC uses and protects the information that you provide to it.

By providing your information to WBC, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your information in accordance with this privacy policy. We may amend this privacy policy at any time and any amended version will apply as soon as it is posted on the website. Please check for updated versions regularly.

If you have any questions or comments about this privacy policy, please contact WBC in writing addressed to Westminster Business Consultants at 32 – 38, Wells Street, W1T 3UW, London, United Kingdom or email hr@wbc-uk.com

Collection of your information

When you visit, apply on or request information through the website you may be asked to provide certain information about yourself including name and contact details and other personal information. WBC may also collect information about you and your use of the website from emails or letters you send to WBC, from web forms you complete on the website and by the use of cookies.

Providing any personal information to WBC is strictly voluntary. However, we may not be able to provide you with certain information or services if you do not provide the information requested.

For children who visit the website, special rules apply. WBC does not request personal information about children. Where it is clear that an email has been sent or a web form has been completed by a child, their email address and any other personal information is not used for any reason other than in response to their email or web form.

Use of your information

We may contact you by email, post, telephone or fax as appropriate. Your information may be used to:

  • provide you with information and publications that you have requested and to respond to your comments and queries;
  • notify you about important changes or developments to  WBC services or to the website;
  • provide you with a full range of alumni and external affairs activities, including but not limited to sending you WBC publications;
  • provide you with further information about WBC or to otherwise contact you where WBC considers it necessary or appropriate.

If you no longer wish us to contact you for any of these reasons or at all, please let us know by contacting the Information Compliance Team via email at: dpa@westminster.ac.uk or in writing to: Information Compliance Team, WBC of Westminster, 1st Floor Cavendish House, 101 New Cavendish Street, London, W1W 6XH

You may also opt out of receiving certain communications at the point you provide your information through certain web forms on the website.

Disclosure of your information

The information you provide to us may be accessed by or transferred to WBC’s:

  • departments;
  • international partners, some of which are located outside of the European Economic Area;
  • agents contracted for specific projects.

Unless required to do so by law, WBC will not otherwise share, sell or distribute any of your personal information without your consent.

WBC uses security measures to protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage. WBC will retain your information for a reasonable period or as long as the law requires.

Countries outside of the European Economic Area do not always have strong or any data protection laws. However, WBC will always take steps to ensure that your information is used by third parties in accordance with this privacy policy.

Links

WBC is not responsible for the privacy and data protection practices of any websites to which links are included on the website. You should be aware when you leave the website and move to any linked or other website, and you should read the privacy and data protection policies and statements contained on any such website.

Access to and updating your information

You are entitled to see the information held about you and you may ask us to make any necessary changes to ensure that it is accurate and kept up to date. If you wish to do this, please contact the HR Team by email at: hr@wbc-uk.com or in writing to Information HR Team, WBC, 32 – 38, Wells Street, W1T 3UW, London, United Kingdom.