Use of personal data

Matrix Essential Training Alliance Ltd ('META', 'we' or 'us') gathers, holds and processes personal data in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998. Any personal data you supply will be used by the META for the following purposes:

Online registration

In addition to the above, any personal data that you supply during registration will be used by the META for the following purposes:

Sharing your information

The META and its affiliated organisations will use personal data relating to you. Such data will not be released to third parties. We will never sell mailing lists or make your personal data available to organisations.

How and when we collect information about you

We collect information about you in these ways:

Cookies and usage tracking

META may use cookies and similar technical means for collecting information about use of the site, for system administration and otherwise to tailor the site for your requirements. No information is stored on your computer and no personal data is obtained from this software. You can disable cookies by modifying your browser settings, although this may affect your ability to access the site. To learn more about cookies please visit

The META tracks user traffic and usage throughout the site, but this information is not correlated with data about individual users. Statistics may be gathered to analyse usage factors, such as the domain name and browser type of visitors to the site, to ensure that the website and its content are meeting the needs of users.

Your IP address is visible to us when you visit, and may be used for tracking purposes. This is a number automatically assigned to your computer whenever you connect to the internet. Your IP address is visible to most websites that you visit, and is automatically recorded in log files.

We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our servers or to administer our website, and we do not pass them on to third parties or for purposes such as targeted marketing. The META reserves the right to modify its practices on user tracking where required to do so by law.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Security measures

We have implemented robust security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control from unauthorised access, improper use and disclosure, unauthorised destruction or accidental loss.

Changes to the privacy statement
We may change our privacy policy from time to time. Any such changes will be updated in this page and you may wish to periodically review this page to be aware of our latest policy.


Queries about personal data

If you have any questions regarding this policy, or wish to request information about personal data held by us, please contact:

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Data Protection Officer
55 Watleys End Road
Bristol, BS36 1PH

Marketing opt-out

If you prefer not to receive marketing material from the META or receive information from our sponsor partners, please inform us of your name, organisation, address and whether you prefer not to receive this material by email, post or telephone, by sending an email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.