Privacy Policy


This website has been created by and is administered by the TWC Consulting Group who is solely responsible for the content.


Once we establish a partnership, we may announce, with your permission, that fact that we work together, and you are furthermore protected by the provisions in our code of conduct.


The primary purpose of the TWC Consulting Group's site is to be a dynamic resource and business tool to help you learn more about the TWC Consulting Group.


We want you to feel secure when visiting our site and are committed to maintaining your privacy when doing so. This policy (together with Code of Conduct) explains how any personal data we may collect from or about you through this site, will be processed and protected by us. By using our site you are consenting to the use of your data as described below. Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page.


What information do we gather?


The TWC Consulting Group collects information at its sites in two ways: (1) directly (for example, when you provide information to sign up for an event or request a health check, information or a visit and (2) indirectly (for example, through our site's technology).


We may collect and process the following information:


Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site. This includes registering to use the site, subscribing to services, registering for an event or requesting a position paper or further information. Pages that collect this type of information may provide further information as to why your data is needed and how it will be used. It is completely up to you whether you want to provide it.


If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.


Our site collects information about your computer, including (where available) your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration, to filter traffic, to look up user domains and to report on statistics.


Details of your visits to our site and resources you access (including but not limited to, traffic data, location data, web-logs and other communication data). Please see the Cookies section below for more information.


When this information relates to or identifies you, we will treat it as “personal data”.


How do we use information that we collect from the site?


We use personal data to provide you with information you request, process online job applications, and for other purposes which we would describe to you at the point where it is collected or which will be obvious to you.


For example:


To fulfill your requests for position papers, articles, newsletters or other content
To contact you for marketing purposes where you have requested this.


We analyze your IP and browser information to determine what is most effective about our site, to help us identify ways to improve it and, eventually, to determine how we can tailor our site to make it more effective. Please see the Cookies section below for more information.


Will we share your personal data with outside parties?


We will not sell personal data outside our organization. Period.


What about sensitive personal data?


We do not collect sensitive personal data through this site. If you choose to provide us with unsolicited sensitive personal data, you consent to our using the data, subject to applicable law as described in this privacy policy. The term "sensitive personal data" refers to the various categories of personal data identified by European and other data privacy laws as requiring special treatment, including in some circumstances the need to obtain explicit consent. These categories may include personal identity numbers, racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious, philosophical or other similar beliefs, membership of a trade union or profession or trade association, physical or mental health, biometric or genetic data,sexual life, or criminal record (including information about suspected criminal activities).


What about data security?


We take appropriate steps to maintain the security of personal data collected via our site. We do not store any of your personal data on our site or servers. You should understand that the open nature of the Internet is such that information and personal data may flow over networks connecting you to our systems without security measures and may be accessed and used by people other than those for whom the data is intended. Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the sites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these sites, please note that these sites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies or sites. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these sites.


Where will your personal data be processed?

As an international organization, personal data we collect may be transferred internationally throughout TWC's international organization. We have internal policies in place to ensure an equivalent level of protection is in place across our organization.


Your rights


You are entitled to know whether we hold personal data about you and, if we do, to have access to that personal data and require it to be corrected if it is inaccurate. You can do this by sending us a brief email.




What are cookies?


Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a site. Cookies are then sent back to the originating site on each subsequent visit, or to another site that recognizes that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a site to recognize a user’s device. You can find more information about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu. For a video about cookies visit www.google.co.uk/goodtoknow/data-on-the-web/cookies.


Cookies do a lot of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience. They can also help to ensure that the advertisements you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.


The cookies used on this site have been categorized on the basis of the categories found in the ICC UK Cookie guide issued in April 2012. A list of all the cookies used on this site by category is set out below.


For some of our cookies we use Google Analytics as a third party to provide us with web analytics and intelligence about our site. For further information on how Google Analytics collects and uses information on our behalf, please refer to the Google Adwords Products and Services Privacy Statement at www.adwords.google.com.


What if I don’t want cookies?


By using our site you agree that we can place cookies on your device as explained below. If you want to remove existing cookies from your device you can do this using your browser options. If you want to block future cookies being placed on your device you can change your browser settings to do this. When you review your browser settings or options, you can identify the TWC Consulting Group cookies by the fact they include “TWC Consult ” in the name. For more information on managing cookies see www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies,
Current “Do Not Track” initiatives are not recognized by our site.


Please bear in mind that deleting and blocking cookies will have an impact on your user experience as parts of the site may no longer work. Unless you have adjusted your browser settings to block cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon you visit our site, even if you have previously deleted our cookies.


Turning off cookies will also prevent any web beacons from tracking your user activity on our site. The web beacon will still account for an anonymous visit, but your unique information will not be recorded.


What types of cookies are there and which ones does the site use?


Strictly necessary cookies - These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the site and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the site. Without these cookies services you have asked for cannot be provided.


We categorize the following cookies as strictly necessary:


Performance cookies - These cookies collect information about how visitors use a site, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don't collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is anonymous and is only used to improve how a site works.


We categorize the following as performance cookies:


Referrer URL (internal page) - Used to store the URL of the previous page visited. Allows us to track how visitors navigate through our site.


Referrer URL (external page) - including if you click on links on TWC Consulting Group social media pages) Used to store the URL which refers a visitor to our site so we may understand what URLs are referring visitors to our site.


Session management cookies — These cookies allow us to follow the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close their browser window. Our session management cookies are created temporarily. Once you close your browser, our session management cookies are deleted.


Functionality cookies - These cookies allow a site to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, a site may be able to provide you with local information or news by storing in a cookie the region in which you are currently located. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, font and other parts of web pages that you can customize.


These cookies cannot track your browsing activity on other websites. They don’t gather any information about you that could be used for advertising or remembering where you’ve been on the Internet outside our site.


We categorize the following as functionality cookies:


At the TWC Consulting Group we do not have third party advertising on our site so we do not use targeting cookies. If you click on a TWC Consulting Group advert on a non-TWC site, a cookie may be used to log which site you are on to measure the effectiveness of our advertising. Please see the privacy policy of the respective site, as we have no influence over third party site use of cookies.


Third party social media sites may log information about you, for example if you click an “Add This” or “Like” button for a social media site while on our site. We do not control such sites or their activities. You may be able to find information about social media sites on the sites themselves. We recommend you read the terms of use and privacy policy of such sites before
using them.


That's it in a nutshell. The short of it is—we are interested in maintaining your privacy and creating a valuable, robust site, with the best user experience possible.


If you have any questions now or during your visit, please contact us


This privacy policy is effective May, 2012.