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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy applies to people who apply for and/or participate in the Black CodHers Coding Bootcamp provided by Niyo Enterprise in partnership with Coding Black Females Ltd. We take the privacy of your information very seriously. This privacy policy applies to our use of any and all Data collected by us or provided by you in relation to your application for and/or participation in the Coding Bootcamp. It covers both our online and offline data collection activities, including Data that we collect through our various channels such as websites, emails, third party social networks, events and courses as part of the Coding Bootcamp. Please read this privacy policy carefully.

  1. In this privacy policy, the following definitions are used:
    • CBF; Coding Black Females Ltd, a company incorporated in England and Wales with registered number 11690630 whose registered office is at 27 Old Gloucester Street, London, WC1N 3AX;
    • Coding Bootcamp; Black CodHers Coding Bootcamp
    • Course Provider, we or us; Niyo Enterprise in partnership with CBF;
    • Data; collectively all information that you submit to the Course Provider. This definition incorporates, where applicable, the definitions provided in the Data Protection Laws;
    • Data Protection Laws; any applicable law relating to the processing of personal Data, including but not limited to the Directive 96/46/EC (Data Protection Directive) or the GDPR, and any national implementing laws, regulations and secondary legislation, for as long as the GDPR is effective in the UK;
    • GDPR; the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679;
    • Niyo Enterprise; Niyo Enterprise Ltd, a company incorporated in England and Wales with registered number 11371368 whose registered office is at Suite 2a, Blackthorn House, St Paul's Square, Birmingham, England, B3 1RL
    • Participant or you; any third party that interacts with the Course Provider as an applicant for or participant in the Coding Bootcamp; and
  2. In this privacy policy, unless the context requires a different interpretation:
    1. the singular includes the plural and vice versa;
    2. references to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices are to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices of this privacy policy;
    3. a reference to a person includes firms, companies, government entities, trusts and partnerships;
    4. "including" is understood to mean "including without limitation";
    5. reference to any statutory provision includes any modification or amendment of it;
    6. the headings and sub-headings do not form part of this privacy policy.
  3. This privacy policy applies only to the actions of the Course Provider and Participants with respect to the Coding Bootcamp.
  4. For purposes of the applicable Data Protection Laws, CBF and Niyo Enterprise are the joint "data controllers". This means that CBF and Niyo Enterprise determine the purposes for which, and the manner in which, your Data is processed.
  6. We may collect the following Data, which includes personal Data, from you:
    1. name;
    2. date of birth;
    3. gender;
    4. ethnicity;
    5. employment status;
    6. job title, profession and employment history (including CV);
    7. contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;
    8. demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests;
    9. when interacting with the Course Provider in connection with the Coding Bootcamp (at events, during the course, via the course website, telephone, email or by any other means), the content of those communications and any notes made by the Course Provider may be retained and monitored (to the extent permitted under applicable law, including with your consent where required) for service provision and improvement purposes, for compliance with applicable laws, and in connection with legal claims.
  7. We process certain sensitive personal data that you provide to us for service provision, marketing or improvement purposes with your prior express consent. If we process your sensitive personal data for other purposes, we rely on the following legal bases: (i) detection and prevention of crime (including the prevention of fraud); and (ii) compliance with applicable law (e.g. to comply with our diversity reporting).
  9. The Course Provider will collect your Data in a number of ways, for example:
    1. when you contact us through the course website, by telephone, post, e-mail or through any other means;
    2. when you submit an application to participate in the Coding Bootcamp;
    3. during your participation in the Coding Bootcamp;
    4. when you complete surveys that we use for research purposes (although you are not obliged to respond to them);
    5. when you elect to receive marketing communications from one or both of us;
    6. when you use our services;

    in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

  11. Any or all of the above Data (including information regarding your ethnicity) may be required by us from time to time in order to determine your eligibility to participate in the Coding Bootcamp; and if successful, we will use your Data to send you more details and to provide you with the best possible service and experience as part of our Coding Bootcamp. Specifically, Data may be used by us for the following reasons:
    1. internal record keeping;
    2. improvement of our products / services;
    3. contact for market research purposes which may be done using email, telephone or mail. Such information may be used to improve the Coding Bootcamp;

    in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

  12. We may use your Data for the above purposes if we deem it necessary to do so for our legitimate interests. If you are not satisfied with this, you have the right to object in certain circumstances. Any consents on which we rely (in particular, to the use of data consisting of racial or ethnic origin) can be withdrawn at any time (see the section headed "Your rights" below).
  13. When you apply to participate in the Coding Bootcamp, the legal basis for this processing is the performance of a contract between you and us and/or taking steps, at your request, to enter into such a contract.
  15. We may share your Data with the following groups of people for the following reasons:
    1. our employees, agents and/or professional advisors - to perform research activities and to provide the events/services required in connection with the Coding Bootcamp;
    2. external service providers that we may use to help us run the Coding Bootcamp and/or to store and process the Personal Data. Service providers are only allowed to access and use your Data for the specific tasks that they have been requested to carry out, and are required to keep your Data confidential and secure;
    3. with your prior consent, to prospective employers we may provide the following information to support recruitment activities
      1. employment status;
      2. job title, profession and employment history (including CV);
      3. contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;
    4. to West Midlands Combined Authority for monitoring of the project on a quarterly basis the following Data may be shared:
      1. name;
      2. date of birth;
      3. gender;
      4. ethnicity;
      5. employment status;
      6. NI number;
      7. job title, profession and employment history (including CV);
      8. contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;
      9. demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests;
    5. in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

  16. Except in situations where you have given your consent, we do not license or sell your Data to third party companies for their own marketing purposes. Their identity will be disclosed at the time your consent is sought.
  18. We will use technical and organisational measures to safeguard your Data, for example:
    1. Your Data will be processed by our authorised staff or agents, and partners, on a need to know basis, depending on the specific purposes for which your Data has been collected;
    2. We store your Data in operating environments that use reasonable security measures to prevent unauthorised access. We follow reasonable standards to protect Data. The transmission of information via the Internet is, unfortunately, not completely secure and although we will do our best to protect your Data, we cannot guarantee the security of the data during transmission through our websites/e-mails.
  19. Technical and organisational measures include measures to deal with any suspected data breach. If you suspect any misuse or loss or unauthorised access to your Data, please let us know immediately by contacting us via this e-mail address:
  20. Please note, however, that these protections do not apply to information you choose to share in public areas such as third party social networks.
  21. If you want detailed information from Get Safe Online on how to protect your information and your computers and devices against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other online problems, please visit Get Safe Online is supported by HM Government and leading businesses.
  23. Unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law, we will only hold your Data on our systems for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this privacy policy or until you request that the Data be deleted.
  24. Even if we delete your Data, it may persist on backup or archival media for legal, tax or regulatory purposes.
  26. You have the following rights in relation to your Data:
    1. Right to access - the right to request (i) copies of the information we hold about you at any time, or (ii) that we modify, update or delete such information. If we provide you with access to the information we hold about you, we will not charge you for this, unless your request is "manifestly unfounded or excessive." Where we are legally permitted to do so, we may refuse your request. If we refuse your request, we will tell you the reasons why.
    2. Right to correct - the right to have your Data rectified if it is inaccurate or incomplete.
    3. Right to erase - the right to request that we delete or remove your Data from our systems.
    4. Right to restrict our use of your Data - the right to "block" us from using your Data or limit the way in which we can use it.
    5. Right to data portability - the right to request that we move, copy or transfer your Data.
    6. Right to object - the right to object to our use of your Data including where we use it for our legitimate interests.
  27. To make enquiries, exercise any of your rights set out above, or withdraw your consent to the processing of your Data (where consent is our legal basis for processing your Data), please contact us via this e-mail address:
  28. If you are not satisfied with the way a complaint you make in relation to your Data is handled by us, you may be able to refer your complaint to the relevant data protection authority. For the UK, this is the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO). The ICO's contact details can be found on their website at
  29. It is important that the Data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your Data changes during the period for which we hold it.
  31. One or both of the Course Providers may, from time to time, expand or reduce our business and this may involve the sale and/or the transfer of control of all or part of Data provided by Participants will, where it is relevant to any part of our business so transferred, be transferred along with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this privacy policy, be permitted to use the Data for the purposes for which it was originally supplied to us.
  32. We may also disclose Data to a prospective purchaser of our business or any part of it.
  33. In the above instances, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring your privacy is protected.
  35. You may not transfer any of your rights under this privacy policy to any other person. We may transfer our rights under this privacy policy where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected.
  36. If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of this privacy policy (or part of any provision) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part- provision will, to the extent required, be deemed to be deleted, and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of this privacy policy will not be affected.
  37. Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy.
  38. This Agreement will be governed by and interpreted according to the law of England and Wales. All disputes arising under the Agreement will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English and Welsh courts.
  40. The Course Provider reserves the right to change this privacy policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the course website, please check back frequently to see any changes to this privacy policy. You may contact the Course Provider by email at