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British Culinary Federation
Culinary Association Wales
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Jill Matthews

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Privacy Policy

We are the British Food Trust and are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. The goal of this Privacy Policy is to explain to you in plain language what personal information or data we collect from you and why, how we handle and protect personal information and how to exercise your privacy rights and choices.

You may contact us with any queries you may have in respect of this privacy policy or in respect of your personal information via email;    or by mail;  The British Food Trust, Broomfield Cottage, Llantilio Crossenny, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, NP7 8TG


What Is Your Personal Information Or Data?

Examples include any information or opinion about an identified individual, your full name, mobile number or email address


Your Right Of Access

You have the right to access and review your personal information that may be recorded on the British Food Trust database by contacting AAA Manager Jill Matthews at: Please allow 30 days for this request to be processed


Changing Or Deleting The Information

Information contained on the database may be amended or deleted on request. Note that such changes may result in us being unable to continue to support you on the AAA scheme


Information We Collect From You

Information you give us. This is information that you have volunteered in your Skill Scan form and may include information when you correspond with us by phone, email or other means


How We Use Your Information

To carry out our obligations arising from the AAA scheme contract entered into between us and to provide you with the information and services that you request from us. To allow you to participate in the interactive features of our website when you choose to do so. To notify you of any changes to our service


How We Share Your Information

When you give your consent we share your personal data solely with selected partners who are an essential part of the AAA scheme process. Examples are;  providers of your log in details for the interactive sections of AAA website, AAA certification designers and Exam Day Examiners. We will only share your information with a third party if we were under a duty to disclose it due to a legal obligation


Where We Store Your Personal Data

The data we collect from you is held at the British Food Trust, Broomfield Cottage, Llantilio Crossenny, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, NP7 8TG and is stored on a secure server. Where we have given you a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share this password with anyone. Once we have received your information we will use strict procedures to aim to prevent unauthorised access however transmission of personal data is at your own risk


Changes To This Policy

We have designed this Privacy Policy to reflect the requirements and best practices of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 1998. In order to keep up with legislation and best practice we may revise this Privacy Policy at any time without notice. We will post any changes on the Applied Ability Award website, so we encourage you to check this Privacy Policy from time to time.