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Data Collection, Usage and Storage Policy

Your Data Rights: The Writers Bureau do not share your information with any other person or organisation except as required by UK Law. All reasonable precautions are taken to prevent unauthorised access to this information. This safeguard may require you to provide additional forms of identity should you wish to obtain information about your account details. You can have the information The Writers Bureau holds corrected or deleted at any time. Please address your requests and/or queries to our offices in Manchester by emailing studentservices@writersbureau.com, calling 0161 819 9922 or writing to: The Writers Bureau, 8-10 Dutton Street, Manchester, M3 1LE.

Please see our Cookie and Privacy Policy for full information on how we track your use of the website.

Where Your Data is Stored Before Enrolment:

The details you supplied when requesting information are securely stored on our server and are used to send you information about our courses and services.

We use Communigator as our emailing system and your name and email address are stored therein and are used to send you information about our courses and services..

Where Your Data is Stored After Enrolment:

We use Communigator as our emailing system and your name and email address are stored therein and are used to update you with WB news.

If you paid by card: We use SagePay or PayPal to process your card payments so your details are stored therein.

If you paid by direct debit: We use FastPay to process direct debit payments and your details are stored therein.

Your enrolment details and progress through the course are securely stored on our server.

If you enrolled by phone or post and have been given access to the online course materials your name and email address are stored on our website.

If you enrolled online, your details are stored on The Writers Bureau website.

Information provided on the Market Research Questionnaire, which you complete with your first assignment, is not stored against any identifying information about you and is only used to gain a general profile of our student body.

Information provided on the Personal Profile Questionnaire, which you complete with your first assignment, is not recorded or held at head office for profiling or any other purposes. This is sent to your tutor to help them get to know you a little and therefore be in a better position to help you with your studies.

Where Your Data is Stored When You Enter A Competition:

We use Communigator as our emailing system and your name and email address are stored therein and are used to update you with Competition news.

If you paid by card: Your details, except card details, are stored within our cart. We use SagePay or PayPal to process your card payments so your details are stored therein.

Your entry details are securely stored on our server.

Where Your Data is Stored When You Join The Association of Freelance Writers:

We use Communigator as our emailing system and your name and email address are stored therein and are used to update you with AFW news.

If you paid by card: Your details, except card details, are stored within our cart. We use SagePay or PayPal to process your card payments so your details are stored therein.

Your membership details are securely stored on our server.