Privacy Policy

ESSARSYSTEMS PVT LTD is committed to safeguarding the privacy of all our customers, this Privacy Policy outlines how we use the personal information we collect from you, how we process it, your rights in relation to your personal information, and how to contact us or a supervising authority should you need to.

About us

We are ESSARSYSTEMS PVT LTD. Registered in England and Wales with company Number 13062812. Our registered address is 128 City Road, London, United Kingdom, EC1V 2NX.

How to contact us

Call us on +44 2035 765 109 .
We are available by phone: 9am to 5pm from Monday to Friday
You can also write to us at our registered address:
Customer Services, 128 City Road, London, United Kingdom, EC1V 2NX

Lawful basis

We operate our data protection and privacy policies and processes according to the UK’s Data Protection Act 2018 and the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR). We may act as a Data Controller or a Data Processor depending on the nature of services that we are providing to you. Our primary lawful basis for processing your information as is our mutual intent to create and fulfil a contract relating to the provision of training courses and supporting services. Where you have made an enquiry with us without creating a contract, we will apply a legitimate interest basis to continue to provide you with information relevant to your enquiry. There is a reasonable period following your enquiry during which there is relevant contact and marketing activity. Where we process your information solely for direct marketing outside of the reasonable period, we will ask for your consent. There may be circumstances where we have a legal obligation to collect and process your information e.g., detecting, preventing, or investigating crime or fraud including working with law enforcement agencies or other governmental departments or services.

Our privacy framework

As part of our commitment to ensure your personal information is protected and processed lawfully, we adopt the following privacy principles:

  • We will only request and store the personal information we require to provide you with our products and services, including those you may be interested in, or where we have a legal obligation.
  • We will only request and store special category personal information, including health and financial information when you request a related service or where we have a legal obligation.
  • We will only share information with third parties as set out within this policy.
  • We will use personal information provided to us in accordance with this privacy policy.

What Information do we collect?

We may collect and store the following types of personal data:

  • Information about the use of our websites (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views).
  • Information that you provide to us for the purpose of engaging our products and services and when requesting contact from us, including name, email address, date of birth, address, telephone number, and work status.
  • Information required to deliver our products and training courses, which may include examination and qualification results.
  • Information required to deliver our support services, which may include education and employment history, psychometric testing results, your personal and professional interests, and your online presence.
  • Special category information required to provide requested services including finance products, health related information allowing us to facilitate special considerations and facilitate our equal opportunities policy, and conviction information where required for safeguarding or by law.
  • Your marketing preferences.
  • If you choose to take part in our optional feedback surveys, your gender, age, ethnicity, location, household income bracket, employment status as well as your answers regarding your opinion of, and use of, our products and services.
  • Any other information that you choose to send to us.

Special category data

Some of our courses carry a duty of care requiring us to ask about health conditions that might be affected. Health information may also be required to process reasonable learning adjustments, and requests to pause or cancel the course where you have cited a medical condition in your request. There is no obligation for you to provide health information to us, but it may affect the service we can make available and any subsequent recourse. We may also request, but you are not obligated to provide, ethnicity and gender information allowing us to maintain our equal opportunities policy. In line with The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 we may require you to disclose offences related to sexual or violent offences when the training or placement supplied by us will bring you into contact with persons under the age of 18 or vulnerable adults.

How we use personal information

We will use personal information to:

  • Contact you regarding your enquiry.
  • Provide you with our products and services, including passing necessary information to third parties who form part of the products or services. We may not be able to provide products or services if you do not disclose the required personal information.
  • Provide you information relevant to your enquiry and your interest in specific areas of our the product or service.
  • Given the lawful basis detailed above: provide marketing communications, relating to our business, which are relevant to the product and service engaged by yourself. This may be by post, email, or similar technology.
  • Provide and service financial products, including but not limited to, application for credit, account maintenance, notification of changes to accounts, debt collection, and legally or regulatory required communications.
  • Administer our website.
  • Provide third parties with statistical information about our users – this information will never be provided in a format which can be used to identify any individual.
  • Analyse your information to identify trends and tailor our communications and services, including preventing you from receiving unwanted material.
  • Aggregated or meta data may be used to identify trends and for gap analysis. In these instances, the data will be anonymised and not attributable to an individual.

Information Retention

We will not keep personal information for longer than is necessary. However, the length of time information is retained will depend on the type of information and the contractual relationship we have in place with you. As standard we will retain information:

  • Enquiries – up to 7 years.
  • Customers – up to 7 years from our last interaction with you, which includes you logging into one of our systems.
Our record retention policy is regularly reviewed and updated to ensure we anonymise or delete information that is no longer required. Please see ‘Your rights’ below to understand your right to erasure (right to be forgotten).

Third parties we work with

Personal information will be shared with third parties where necessary to:

  • Fulfil our contract for product and services.
  • Where you have opted in to receive marketing material from our third parties
  • Broker and service financial agreements
  • Where legally required
We employ a robust due diligence process when choosing to work with a third-party. This includes ensuring they have the same high standards in processing your information as we do. Our products and services by its nature carries a requirement to share your personal information, including your learning journey, with the awarding organisations linked to your course where applicable. We may inform you regarding this if we are required to do so. Should you require details of any of our third parties and their privacy policies, these can be requested by contacting using the contact information provided above – “How to contact us”.

Additional disclosures

We may disclose information about our customers to any of our employees, officers, agents, suppliers, or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy policy. In addition, we may disclose information in the following circumstances:

  • When we are required to do so by law
  • In connection with legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings
  • To establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (Including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention, anti-money laundering and reducing credit risk)
  • For the purposes of litigation
  • To provide regulatory bodies with reports if a breach in regulation occurs (customers will also receive notification of the details being provided prior to submission if there is any identifying data included within the report).
  • In the event that we sell any business or assets, we may disclose personal information held by us to the prospective buyer of said business or assets.

Third party websites

Our website, our product and service, industry and marketing communications may contain links to third parties. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or processes of said third parties.

Information transfer

We store your information in the UK and the EU. We do not directly transfer information outside of the EEA unless it is relevant to our product or service and has been confirmed with yourself.

Call recording

If you speak to us via the telephone, the call may be recorded. When a telephone call is recorded, we collect:

  • a digital recording of the telephone conversation
  • your telephone number
Any personal data disclosed during a telephone call will also be recorded. Recorded calls are subject to our standard information retention policy.

Feedback surveys and testimonials

If you choose to send us a testimonial review or take part in our feedback surveys, we may display your comments about our service publicly on our website and/or social media platforms, including your first name, age, town or county, and course type. We will not publicly display information sufficient to identify you personally unless you have specifically given us permission to do so.


Our websites use a feature of your browser to set a “cookie” on your device. Cookies are small packets of information that a website stores on your computer, they can allow for a better user experience and to make navigation easier; for example, to deliver content specific to your interests. Some of the cookies we use are strictly necessary for our website to function, and we do not ask for your consent to place these on your computer. These cookies are shown below.

PHPSESSID Necessary This cookie is native to PHP applications. The cookie is used to store and identify a users' unique session ID for the purpose of managing user session on the website. The cookie is a session cookie and is deleted when all the browser windows are closed
laravel_session, landing_page Necessary Laravel uses Laravel_session to identify a session instance for a user.
XSRF-Token Necessary This cookie is written to help with site security in preventing Cross-Site Request Forgery attacks.
formillaAutoMessageList, formillaIsChatWindowOpen, formillaLastAutoMessageIdDisplayed & testFormillacookie Necessary For site web chat functionality.

Cookies set by parties other than us are called "third party cookies". Third party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through the website, such as advertising, interactive content, and analytics. The third parties that set these cookies can recognise your device when it visits our website and certain other websites.

We use the following cookies that are useful but not strictly necessary and include third-party cookies:

_ga Analytics This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.
_gat, _gat_UA-122316709-1 Performance Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.
_gid Analytics This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website. The data collected includes the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form.
_uetsid Analytics These cookies are used to collect analytical information about how visitors use the website. This information is used improve sites.
_ym_uid, _ym_d, yandexuid, yuidss, yabs-sid, ymex, _ym_isad, _ym_visorc_50369665 Analytics These cookies are by Yandex. Metrica. These cookies are used to set a unique ID to the visitor and to collect information about how visitors use the website to allow site improvements.
MUID Marketing Used by Microsoft as a unique identifier. The purpose of this cookie is to synchronize the ID across many different Microsoft domains to enable user tracking.
_fbp, fr Marketing This cookie is set by Facebook to deliver advertisement when users are on Facebook, or a digital platform powered by Facebook advertising after visiting this website.
CMID, CMPS, CMPRO, CMST, CMRUM3 Marketing This cookie is set by CasaleMedia and is used for targeted advertisement purposes.
__adroll_fpc, loc, __adroll, __adroll_shared Marketing This cookie is set by Addthis for the purpose of serving targeted advertisements.
PUBMDCID Marketing This cookie is set by The cookie stores an ID that is used to display averts.
PugT Functional This cookie is set by The purpose of the cookie is to check when the cookies were last updated on the browser to limit the number of calls to the server-side cookie store.
tuuid_lu Marketing This cookie is set by The cookies store a unique ID for the purpose of the determining what adverts users have seen & if they have visited any of the advertisers' websites.
IDSYNC Marketing This cookie is used for advertising purposes.
B Marketing This Cookie is used by Yahoo to provide adverts, contents, or analytics.
ads/ga-audiences Marketing Used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors.
IDE Marketing Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an advert and to present targeted ads to the user.
__hstc, hubspotuk, __hssrc, __hssc, __cf_bm Analytics, functional, marketing This cookie is used by HubSpot to keep track of the visitors to the website. This cookie is passed to Hubspot on form submission and used when deduplicating contacts
_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress, _hjFirstSeen Analytics The cookie is set so Hotjar can track the beginning of the user's journey for a total session count. It does not contain any identifiable information.
_pinterest_ct_ua Marketing Used for Pintrest marketing
YSC, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE Marketing This cookie is set by YouTube to track views of embedded videos

Most web browser allow you to control cookies. You may modify your browser preferences to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set, or to reject all cookies. If you choose to reject cookies, certain functions and conveniences of our website may not work properly.

For more information about cookies and how to control them within your browser please see: We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our websites. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information. Google’s privacy policy is available at:

Security of personal information

We always take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or malicious alteration of any personal information held on our systems. We will store all personal information provided to us on our secure (multi-factor and firewall protected) servers. Where we use third parties to provide information storage and processing services, they are subject to data security checks which include confirmation the provider is a relevant International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Certificate holder and registered with the ICO. As part of our due diligence process, we always review our third party’s privacy and data security policies to ensure they meet or exceed our own.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of information transmitted to us in this manner. Your rights

The right of access

At any time, you can ask us what information we hold about you. You can request a copy, in part or in full, of the information we hold. There are limits to what we can provide in relation to some special category data, including manual records, and health.

The right to rectification

You can ask us to have inaccurate personal information rectified or completed if it is incomplete. Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated. The right to erasure (right to be forgotten)

You have the right to have your personal information erased, also known as ‘the right to be forgotten’. You can request this at any time when one or more of the following applies:

  • Where your personal information is no longer necessary for the purpose it was collected or processed.
  • Where you withdraw your consent to processing and consent is the only lawful basis applied.
  • Where legitimate interest is the basis for processing your information and you object to the processing, and there is no overriding legitimate interest or other lawful basis to continue.
  • Where you remove your consent for direct marketing.
  • If your personal information has been unlawfully processed.
  • Where your personal information must be erased to comply with a legal obligation.
  • If the offer of information society services (e.g., social media) has captured information relating to a child.
There may be circumstances in which we are unable to erase your information, including when complying with a legal or regulatory obligation or to establish, exercise, or defend a legal claim.

The right to restrict processing

In specific circumstances you can request we limit or restrict the processing of your information. This may apply if you require us to retain your information as part of a legal claim, if you contest the accuracy of the information we hold, or if you think your information is being processed unlawfully.

The right to data portability

If we are processing your personal information under your consent or in order to fulfil a contract, and it is being processed by an automated means, you can ask us to give you a copy of the information in structured and portable format. You can also request that we transmit your information to another data controller.

The right to object

If we are processing your personal information under your consent or a legitimate interest, you may withdraw that consent for said processing at any time. There may be instances where this is not practical or reasonable, for instance where we have an ongoing contractual relationship or there is an overriding legitimate interest. However, if for any reason we cannot facilitate a consent withdrawal, we will provide you with an explanation including the lawful basis under which we would continue to process your information.

You can remove consent for direct marketing at any time and without exception.

Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling

We do not use solely automated decision making or profiling, in making decisions which could affect you or the service we provide you.

Submit a request

To submit a request regarding your personal information please use the contact information provided above – “How to contact us”. Information requests are normally free of charge. In fulfilling a request, we may request identification documents (ID).

We will aim to complete any request relating to your information rights within:

  • 1 month of receipt of your request; or
  • 1 month of receipt of your ID if required; or
  • 3 months for complex or multiple requests relating to one individual.
A request to exercise the rights listed above may be limited or refused if it is ‘manifestly unfounded or excessive’ as defined by the Information Commissioners Office (ICO).

Complaints If you are unhappy about our use of your personal information, please contact us directly in the first instance. You also have the right to raise a complaint about the use of your personal information with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). Further details can be found at: Policy amendments We may update this policy from time to time. The latest version of this notice will be posted on our website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes. If there is a fundamental change in the way we process your information, or to make use of your personal data in a way that we haven’t previously identified, we will contact you to provide further information and, if necessary, to ask for your consent. Policy dated: 05th January 2024