Data protection

In completing your booking you agree that your data will be processed for the purposes of service provision, in accordance with the relevant privacy policy. All data is processed, handled, and retained in accordance with both the Data Protection Act, 1998/2018, and the General Data Protection Regulation, 2018. You can withdraw your consent; request a copy of the information held about you—under the Freedom of Information Act, 2000; request information about how your data is kept secure; and discuss your personal circumstances as they relate to your personal data at any time.

Data security

Data that is sensitive, restricted, and/or requires security clearance is held, processed, and destroyed using digital and/or physical security arrangements proportionate to both the relevant classification and your own organisation's protocols. Electronic material is managed and processed on IP65 and MIL-STD-810G certified hardware that uses privacy screens, requires biometric credentials, is subject to Trusted Platform Module (1.2) drive encryption, and employs remote-access detection. Sensitive electronic data is destroyed securely, using a minimum of five-hundred repetitions of the 'Gutmann method'; recovery feasibility is checked using Photorec. Physical security solutions are provided by Zero Halliburton.

Professional indemnity

Professional indemnity cover is provided by Hiscox Insurance (policy HIBI2017102XB).

Professional integrity

It is your responsibility to ensure that all enquiries and/or commissions are compliant with your organisation's policies on the use of third-party consultancy services. You are advised to inform stakeholders of your specific intent; the direct involvement of, and close liaison with, relevant contacts is  encouraged strongly.

Public liability

Public liability cover is provided by Hiscox Insurance (policy HIBI2017102XB).


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