Cookies & Privacy

Privacy Policy

We take your privacy seriously


SECTION 1 – WHAT DO WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION?

When you browse our website, we automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system to make sure that as many visitors as possible can use the website.

When you purchase something from our website, as part of the buying and selling process, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address as well as any information passed on to us to confirm payment from a third-party payment processor (for example Paypal). We DO NOT store credit card information on this website.

When you provide information for your online DDP Practitioner profile or payment instructions for DDPI fees through website forms this information is also stored on the website.

If you use a contact form, your email address and any provided details are NOT stored on this website and are instead used to send an email to the applicable person only.

Email newsletters (if applicable): If you sign-up to a DDP Connects UK or DDP USA & Canada email newsletter on this website you agree for your email address, and any other submitted data (such as your name), to be securely transferred to a third-party company.

This information is available to the DDPI board members, DDP Connects UK board members, contractors and third-party companies. We will never sell or share this information with anyone else. Please see below for consent information and options for accessing and removing this data.


SECTION 2 – CONSENT

How do you get my consent?

When you provide us with personal information to create or update a user profile account, complete a transaction, place an order, arrange for a training, study day, conference or any other event, or any other interaction with the website we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.

We may also require specific permission to collect this data to comply with ​The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Only if permission is granted can you use the services this applies to.

If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will ask you directly for your expressed consent and provide you with an opportunity to say no.

How can I access my data?

Only if you have a user profile account may you access your profile data held on this website directly, however you may request to see data the website may have collected about you personally and you may request that this data be deleted at any time.

This does not apply to any anonymised data, for example that collected by Google Analytics. Please adjust your Cookie settings and deny permission for our website to use cookies in this case (N.B. this may adversely effect your experience on our website).

How do I withdraw my consent?

If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at anytime, by contacting us using our Contact page or at julie.hudson@ddpnetwork.org or if the UK mailing DDP Connects UK at DDP Connects UK registered address or if not in the UK mailing DDPI at the DDPI address.

Deleting data and withdrawing consent may result in our inability to provide services to you.


SECTION 3 – DISCLOSURE

We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.


SECTION 4 – PAYMENT FOR SERVICES

We DO NOT store credit card information on this website.

We may offer without any obligation a variety of payment options including PayPal. If you pay via payment service providers, such as PayPal, the terms of service and privacy policy of the respective payment service provider apply. It may be required that you create an account with PayPal in order to use such service.

If you choose a payment service provider to complete your purchase, then our website securely stores your Name, Email, Date of Purchase, Amount, Transaction ID from payment provider and Payment Status. This is to record what, how and who has paid for a training for example.

The DDP Network uses SSL (Secure Socket Layer) technology to ensure that all data is encrypted between our web server and a user’s browser and Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) is enabled.


SECTION 5 – THIRD-PARTY SERVICES

In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us.

However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.

For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which these providers will handle your personal information.

In particular, remember that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located in a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.

As an example, if you are located in Canada and your transaction is processed by a payment gateway located in the United States, then your personal information used in completing that transaction may be subject to disclosure under United States legislation, including the Patriot Act.

Please also be aware that data collected within the European Union may be sent to third-parties in the United States.

Once you leave our website or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Policy or our website’s Terms of Service.

Links

We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.

Legal Agreements for PayPal Services

Mailchimp Privacy Policy

Zapier Privacy Policy

Zoho Privacy Policy


SECTION 6 – SECURITY

To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.

All information provided via the website is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with AES-256 encryption. Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow all PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards.


SECTION 7 – CHANGES TO PRIVACY POLICY

You can review the most current version of our Privacy Policy at any time at this page.

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to update, change or replace any part of the Privacy Policy by posting updates and changes to our website. It is your responsibility to check our website periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to our website or the Service following the posting of any changes to the Privacy Policy constitutes acceptance of those changes.


SECTION 8 – CONTACT INFORMATION

Questions about the Privacy Policy should be sent to julie.hudson@ddpnetwork.org.


Cookies

Cookies are small amounts of data that are used to perform functions and enhance your experience when using a website.

We use cookies on the DDP Network websites to help track user activity and enable various types of functionality. In general, browsers are set up to accept cookies. However you can disable and delete them. The simplest way to delete cookies is to click on the green padlock or ‘i’ icon in your browser address bar, then navigate to the cookies list for the website you’re currently visiting. This can be different for each browser and operating system therefore please consult the Help section of your browser or by visiting sites such as Aboutcookies.org.

We DO NOT use cookies for advertising purposes.

Please note that if you disable cookies on a website then you may lose some functionality and this may negatively effect how you can use the site.

First party cookies

These are our own cookies, used by us.

Name Purpose Expires
PHPSESSID Used by our content management system to identify a specific user session End of the session
Prefixed by wordpress_ or wp- Used by our content management system to check settings for logged in users End of the session to 1 year
Prefixed by bp_ Used by the Buddypress plugin End of the session
Cookieconsent_status Used by the website to record whether consent for Cookies has been given 1 year
Prefixed by _wpss, SJECT, CKON, JCS_ Used by our security plugin End of the session
afap_session_state Used by a Social Media plugin for internal processes only End of the session

Third party cookies

These are supplied by companies whose services we use.

Name Purpose Expires
Prefixed by _utm or_ga Used Google Analytics to help us collect information about how people use this site. The data collected is anonymous. From the end of session to up to 2 years

 

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