Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how the companies within BFT use and protects any information that you give BFT when you use this website.

BFT is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

BFT may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from August 2020.

What we collect

This policy is effective from August 2020.

We may collect the following information:

  1. name and job title
  2. contact information including email address
  3. demographic information

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  1. Internal record keeping.
  2. We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  3. We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  4. From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  1. whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
  2. if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to: Building Futures Together, Firlands Mill, South Parade, Pudsey, West Yorkshire, LS28 8AD

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Data Protection Act Privacy Notice

Who we are

Building Futures Together (CIC) is a registered data controller under the Data Protection Act, our registration number with the Information Commissioners Office is ZA790608. Our Registered company address is Firland Mill, South Parade, Pudsey, Leeds, LS28 8AD.
You can contact us via email at

What we do

We hold the personal information of young people referred by their schools to participate in one of our training courses. Our 6 weeks training courses cater for between 6 and 8 students at a time and take place in and out of school time.The aim of the training courses is provide experience in construction and the opportunities that are available in the construction industry to young people who are finding it hard to engage in mainstream education and to reengage the young people back into their studies with the aim of gaining the necessary qualifications to access construction related apprenticeships and jobs in the future.

What personal information we collect and why

We process the following personal data when you join one of our training courses:

  • Basic Personal Details, name, address, telephone, email– we need this so we can keep in contact with you and maintain a record of who has attended our courses.
  • Ethnicity – we need this for equality monitoring purposes.
  • Details of parent or carer – we need this in case of an emergency and to check we have their consent for you to attend the course.
  • Any physical, medical or learning disabilities or difficulties you may have – we need this information to keep you safe and to ensure that we make any adjustments you may require to access the training course.

Our lawful basis for holding your information is Legal Obligation as we are required to report your attendance back to your school, keep you safe while you are attending one of our courses and ensure that you are able to access our courses. There is substantial public interest for holding your information relating to your ethnicity and your health so we can monitor the equality of opportunities and for the safeguarding of children

Who we share personal information with

We will share details of your attendance and behavior at our training courses with your school. If we have any concerns about your safety or welfare we will also share these concerns with your school or other safeguarding professional.

We will not share you or your parent or carers details with anyone else unless you give us permission or there is a legal obligation for us to do so, such as where there is an immediate risk to your or anyone else’s safety.

How long we keep personal information

We will keep your basic personal details for 2 years following completion of one of our training courses. This is so we can keep track of who has attended our courses and provide you with a reference for a future education, employment or training opportunity.

Transfers to other countries

We will not transfer your data to any country outside the European Economic Area (EEA). Any transfers made will be in full compliance with all aspects of the General Data Protection Regulation.

Your rights

You have the right to be told what information is held about you and to be given a copy of that information. This is the right to make a subject access request.

Where we need your consent to process your information you have the right to withdraw that consent.

You also have the right to have information rectified and in certain circumstances you have the right to object to processing, to restrict processing and to have data erased. To exercise your rights contact us on

You also have the right to make a complaint to the Information Commissioner. You can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) at: or by phone at 0303 123 1113.