Privacy Policy

How We Use Your Personal Information

Your personal information is the information that identifies you – like your name, address or other contact or personal details. We collect this information when you share it with us, so that we can keep in touch with relevant information and service offerings. The Association of Apprentices is a non-profit organisation funded by philanthropic seed funding and, in the future, member subscriptions. This privacy notice explains how we use your personal information. We collect your personal information so the Association of Apprentices can carry out its functions. This includes providing you with relevant information either directly, via the Association of Apprentices website or any services delivered from the website, other events and access to support materials.

When you use the Association of Apprentices website, we collect your personal information for the following purposes:

  • To enable delivery of the services offered and requested, including events

In addition, if you give your consent, we will collect your personal information:

  • To help us improve our products and services

  • To enable us to monitor our performance against our equality and diversity objectives, and/or;

  • For marketing purposes: newsletters/events and subscription to mailing services we believe are relevant to you. 

If you choose not to allow us to retain this additional information, you will not be able to receive all of our services. If at any stage you wish to have your personal data removed from our records, you may request this. We will then respond to requests to remove data and acknowledge this. If you wish to withdraw your consent for us to hold your personal data please submit your request to

Where we collect personal information from

Personal information is provided directly by you to the Association of Apprentices;

  • When you complete the registration form to become a member

  • When you complete other requests on our website, sign up for specific groups within our forums, register for events and/or subscribe to receive our mailings

  • When you send us emails

Who we share your personal information with

If you choose to allow us, we will share your personal information with carefully selected partner organisations in order to provide additional services or marketing. You can choose to grant or remove these permissions at any time by changing your profile setting on our website or by emailing

Your Individual Rights

The law gives you certain rights with regards to your data.

You can request a copy of any personal information that the Association of Apprentices holds on you by submitting your request to

You have the right to question any information we have about you that you think is wrong or incomplete. Please contact us if you want to do this at:

Website Access and Usage

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