Privacy Policy

At Keir Training and Recruitment (Keir) we guarantee our commitment to respecting and protecting your online privacy in line with the General Data Protection Act 2018.  This includes your need and your right to know what we do with the personal information you share with us.  It also guides our company’s policies regarding the management of this data, including how the information is collected, processed, and for what purposes.

By accessing this website, you are consenting to the way information is collected and used, as described within this Privacy Policy.

In return Keir, gives the commitment that we will use the personal data you provide only in ways that are compatible with the following Privacy Policy.

Visitors to our website

When someone visits our website [insert website URL] we use a third-party service, Google Analytics, to collect some standard internet information.  This would be details of visitor’s behaviours and journey around our website.  The Analytics data is collected via a JavaScript tag in the pages of our site and is not tied to personally identifiable information.  We do not collect or store your personal information e.g. your name or address, so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.  You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy about its analytics service at

Use of Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit.  They are used to make websites work more efficiently.  They help Keir understand the visitors to the site and to enhance it and better the user’s experience when visiting our website.

We use different Cookies on our website (see Cookie policy below).  If you do not know what Cookies are, or how to control of delete them, then we recommend you visit

Currently we operate an ‘implied consent’ policy which means we assume you are happy with the way we use your data.  If you are not happy then you should either not use this website or you should delete the Cookies having visited the website or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called ‘Incognito’ in Chrome, ‘InPrivate’ for Internet Explorer, or ‘Private Browsing’ in Firefox and Safari etc).

First Party Cookies

These are Cookies that are set by this website directly.  They track visits and sessions to the website and are for observational purposes to monitor traffic source information.

Third Party Cookies

These are Cookies set on your machine by external websites whose services are used on this site.  Cookies of this type are the sharing buttons across the site that allow visitors to share content onto social networks.  Cookies are currently set by LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Mail Chimp, Eventbrite and Virtual College.  To implement these buttons and connect them to the relevant social networks and external sites, there are scripts from domains outside of our website.  You should be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting information about what you are doing all around the internet, including on this website.  This privacy notice does not cover the links within this site linking to other websites.  We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.  You should check the respective policies of each of these sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out or delete such information.

Our website is built on WordPress which is a third-party service.  WordPress is run by Automattic Inc.   We use a standard WordPress application to deliver our website and to look at activity on our site.


wpjb_transient_id: Used by the job board to store user preferences

fc_sp_3: Used to store data in any forms that are started and not finished

catAccCookies: Used to remember user preferences on the Cookie Acceptance screen


IDE: Advertising cookie for Google.  One of the main advertising cookies used and is stored in browsers under the domain

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, PREF, YSC: Used by YouTube (Google) for storing user preferences and other unspecified purposes

Google Analytics




These are cookies used by our Google Analytics plugin to track user data

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit httpss://

Emailing and Submitting Forms online

If you complete an online form through our website your data is stored on the website in the database.  This database is accessible via the CMS (content management system) of the website.  This information is stored forever.  This data can be removed if a user requests removal at any time.  Our website will encrypt any information that you submit.

The information submitted via our online application forms, ask us a question forms and email will only be used for the purposes of progressing and supporting your application or enquiry.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to external websites that are not operated by us.  We advise you that we have no control over these sites and recommend that you review their privacy and cookie policy when visiting the sites.

Changes to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy

Keir review our policies annually or sooner if there is an amendment to law or if there is a change in circumstances.    You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

Safeguarding - Everyone's Responsibility

Keir Training and Recruitment (Keir), takes its safeguarding responsibilities very seriously and we want to ensure that all people interfacing with our services are kept safe from all forms of harm. At induction on to any of our programmes all learners and employers will be given an induction into Safeguarding and the actions to take in case of any concerns.

How to Stay Safe Online

For tips and advise on how to protect yourself online please visit.

We believe it is everyone’s responsibility to:

  • Respect each other’s right to feel safe
  • Treat others fairly and with respect
  • Not to threaten, hurt or abuse others including on-line abuse
  • You can view a copy of our safeguarding policy here.

It is important you feel safe, if you are worried or concerned about yourself or someone you know, please talk to us immediately on: 0137 588 6155

Designated safeguarding lead: Millicent Davies