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  • Society of Cosmetic Scientists is the owner of the information collected on this site. Nelson Croom, provider of this learning platform, is acting as the Data Processor. Neither Society of Cosmetic Scientists or Nelson Croom will sell, share or rent this information to any other companies.

    Your Rights

    Under GDPR, you have a number of rights:

    The right of access

    You have the right to see, at no charge, the information Nelson Croom or Society of Cosmetic Scientists holds about you. If you would like to receive a copy of all the information held please contact Society of Cosmetic Scientists and we will respond within one calendar month of receipt of your letter or email.

    The right to rectification

    If any of the information Nelson Croom has about you is incorrect you have the right to have it corrected. Simply let them know what the information should be and they will update the records as soon as possible.

    The right to be forgotten

    You have the right to be removed completely from the system at any time. Let Nelson Croom know and they will do this as soon as possible.

    The right to move your data

    If you want you can move all of the data Nelson Croom holds about you to another company. If you want to do this they will provide the data in an easy-to-use format. There will be no charge unless the request is considered to be excessive.

    The right to opt-out of the use of cookies

    We use cookies for analysis of website traffic; to remember your registration/login status; and to track if you have participated in any surveys available. You are invited to opt in to cookie use when first visiting the site but you can opt out at any time. Read our cookie policy.

    Links

    This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by this website but the site contains links to other sites, including third party payment sites where relevant. Please be aware that neither Nelson Croom nor Society of Cosmetic Scientists are responsible for the privacy practices of other sites; the third party sites are responsible for your privacy whilst you are on their site. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of each website that collects personally identifiable information.

    Surveys

    Occasionally you might be asked to complete a survey or questionnaire whilst using this site. Participation in such surveys is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to provide any information.

    Sharing Your Information

    The information you provide will only be used by Society of Cosmetic Scientists and Nelson Croom for the intended purpose(s). Neither party will share or sell personal information with anyone else.

    Site and Service Updates

    Nelson Croom will send you site and service announcements as part of the services provided. Society of Cosmetic Scientists members are not able to unsubscribe from such announcements, which contain important information about the service.

    Protecting Your Information

    Looking after your information is important to both Society of Cosmetic Scientists and Nelson Croom. Both parties take reasonable steps to ensure that all information is stored safely and securely, whether it is in paper or electronic format.

    Nelson Croom will also only keep your information for as long as is necessary and will dispose of it carefully once there is no further need for it.

    It's Your Choice

    You only have to give Nelson Croom as much information about yourself as you feel comfortable with. But there will be times when they will not be able to fulfil requests without all the information.

    Choice/Opt-out

    Registered members may occasionally receive information on products, services and special deals fromSociety of Cosmetic Scientists. If you no longer wish to receive these promotional materials and special offers you may opt-out of receiving these by sending an email directly to them containing the contact details that you wish removed.

  • For further information please contact:

    secretariat@scs.org.uk
    Society of Cosmetic Scientists
    40 Upper George St
    Luton
    Bedfordshire
    LU1 2RS

    This policy was last amended in April 2018

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