PPMA BEST Privacy Policy

“We” are “PPMA Business Education Skills and Training” (PPMA BEST) – a registered charitable incorporated organisation (CIO) in England & Wales with charity no. 1156041.

This policy sets out how we will use, protect, and store any PERSONAL information you may provide through using the PPMA BEST website and other associated charity products, services, and events.

We are committed to protecting your privacy. We are governed by the principles of the UK General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which is enforced by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ico.org.uk).

If we ask you for information that will identify you (PERSONAL DATA), we assure you that it will only be used as set out in this policy.

We may ask you for the following information:

  • Your name
  • Your job title
  • Email address
  • Telephone numbers (mobile and landline)
  • Social media contact details

This personal information is covered by the Regulation. Company data and information is not subject to this.


From time to time, we may include you in a survey to help us to improve our services to you. The information you have provided will assist us with this process. All personal information gathered during such an exercise will also be subject to this notice.


We take the security of the information you provide seriously. We have systems in place to prevent unauthorised access to the data we gather.

Controlling your PERSONAL DATA

You can limit the use or collection of your personal information.

When enquiring or applying for a grant, bursary, or activity that we provide, you consent to your personal contact information being used to enable us to process your request in accordance with the eligibility of our products and services. 

You can ensure that the information you provide us with cannot be used for any direct marketing purpose, or you can select the type of information you would like to receive.

We will not share your personal information with any third parties (except for PPMA Limited) without your permission unless we are required to do so by law.

If you are asked to complete a form on the website, you can tell us that you do not want the information to be used for direct marketing. If you have agreed for your information to be used for direct marketing in the past, you can change your mind at any time. Simply write to or email our Data Control Office at: [email protected].

We will give you the opportunity to receive information about third parties which might interest you.

Access to Data

You can ask us what data we hold about you. If you would like to do this, please write to the Data Control Office, PPMA BEST, New Progress House, 34 Stafford Road, Wallington, Surrey SM6 9AA.

Links to other websites

This website will provide you with links to other websites. If you use these links to leave this website, your data protection with us ceases. The site you have linked with then becomes responsible for your data protection. Always check the privacy statement or policy of any site you visit.


A cookie is a small file that is installed on our website. It will ask you if it can be put on the hard drive of your computer. It does not allow us access to your computer or any information or data about you. If you agree, the cookie will allow the site to respond to you as an individual. It gathers information about what you like or dislike and remembers it so our site knows you have visited before and can provide you with the information you want in the way you prefer.

We use cookies to tell us which pages of this website are being used. This helps us to improve the way the website works for you. The data gathered is purely statistical so you cannot be identified from it.

Correction of Data

If you believe that any information we hold about you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us at the addresses below, with the corrections. We undertake to correct any information promptly.

Data Control Office

New Progress House
34 Stafford Road
Surrey, SM6 9AA
E: [email protected]