Privacy Policy

This privacy policy explains how the Engineering Trust and its subsidiary Engineering Trust Training Limited will use personal information we collect.

Lawful Basis for Processing Data

The Engineering Trust and its subsidiary, Engineering Trust Training Ltd provides apprentice recruitment and training services to the engineering industry. These activities necessitate the collection of personal data on the following basis.

  • Processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation.
  • Processing is necessary for the performance of a contract with the data subject or to take steps to enter into a contract.
  • Processing is necessary for carrying out obligations under employment, social security, social protection law or a collective agreement.

What information we collect about you

Information is collected when you contact us about our services or complete an application form. We also collect information when you voluntarily complete surveys and provide feedback. Website utilisation information is collected using cookies.

How we use your Information

Our apprenticeship recruitment service allows candidates to apply for and be kept informed of apprenticeship opportunities. Personal information is processed to match your ambitions and abilities to apprenticeship vacancies. As a training provider we act on behalf of employers to assess, filter and shortlist applicants, against agreed criteria for interview. Employer details are recorded and maintained for communication purposes, typically for the duration of an apprenticeship or longer for regular users of our services.

Use of Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer when you visit websites. They are widely used in order to make websites work more efficiently, as well as to provide usage data to site owners.

From time to time, in our web pages, we may embed things like video, audio and images from other websites, such as Vimeo. It may look like one of our web pages but the video/image is being fed from another site. Each time you visit one of our pages, with embedded content, please be aware that these sites use their own cookies to record that you viewed the content. We have no control over these cookies, so please check the relevant third-party website for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

Most web sites allow some control of cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit


We would like to send you information about apprenticeships and related events which may be of interest to you. The Engineering Trust or its subsidiary Engineering Trust Training will not share your information with any other company for marketing purposes.

You have a right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes. If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please contact us using the details below

Your rights

Data Deletion

Should you no longer wish to be contacted by The Engineering Trust or Engineering Trust Training Ltd, please contact using the details below and we will remove you from our database.

Access to your data

If you would like us to confirm what data we hold about you, please contact us using the details below. We will respond to you within a month. Please note that if the data you are requesting is excessive and unfounded we reserve the right to charge a fee or refuse to respond.

If we refuse we will inform you of the reasons why and you’re right to complain to the supervisory authority, without undue delay and within a month.

Data Correction

If your information changes or you feel that the information that we hold about you is incorrect. Please contact using the details below. Upon receipt of this request we will ensure that the data has been rectified within a month.

 Withdraw Consent

 Where we have obtained your consent to process your personal data for certain activities, you may withdraw your consent at any time.

Complaints or Queries

The Engineering Trust and its subsidiary Engineering Trust Training Ltd, strives to meet the highest standards when collecting and using personal information. For this reason, we take any complaints received very seriously. We also encourage people to bring to our attention any concerns regarding the collection or use of information, for example if it’s unfair, misleading or inappropriate. Suggestions for improving our procedures are also welcomed.

This privacy notice was drafted with brevity and clarity in mind. It does not provide exhaustive detail of all aspects of collection and use of personal information. However, we are happy to provide any additional information or explanation needed. Any requests for this should be sent to the address below.

If you have a concerns about the way we have processed your personal information, you should contact using the details below.

Disclosure of personal information

In many circumstances we will not disclose personal data without consent. However, when we investigate a complaint, for example, we will need to share personal information with the organisation concerned and with other relevant bodies. Further information is available in our Information Charter about the factors we shall consider when deciding whether information should be disclosed.

You can also obtain further information on:

  • arrangements we have with other organisations for sharing information;
  • circumstances where we can pass on personal data without consent for example, to prevent and detect crime and to produce anonymised statistics;
  • our instructions to staff on how to collect, use and delete personal data; and
  • how we check that the information we hold is accurate and up to date.

Other Websites

Our website may, from time to time, contain links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to our website so when you link to other websites you should read their own privacy policies.

Changes to this Privacy Notice

We keep our privacy notice under regular review and as a result it may be updated from time to time. All changes will be published on our web site as soon as they have been made.

This privacy notice was last updated on 14th June 2018.

How to contact us

If you want to request further information about our privacy policy, please email us or write to:

The Engineering Trust

2, The Courtyard

Home Farm



OX27 8TG