Who are we?

Non-executive Directorships Consulting. We provide cross-sector non-executive consulting and coaching services to corporates and individuals.

What does this policy cover?

We at Non-executive Directorships Consulting take your personal data seriously. This policy:

What personal data do we collect about you?

We collect the information necessary to support clients and/or potential clients who are engaged with us in our provision of coaching and consulting services. This information includes company information, contact details, CVs, and may also include identification documents, educational records, work history, employment, references, executive assessment reports, employer appraisals and psychometric test results.

We only collect sensitive personal data from you, such as health information, and further process this data, where you have given your explicit consent by offering it verbally or otherwise.

Where do we collect personal data about you from?

The following are the different sources from which we may collect personal data about you:

How are why we use your personal data

We use your personal data to allow us to develop a better understanding of your skills, experience and education to better support your outcome in relation to our coaching and mentoring programmes and to guide how we work with you. We will generally initially collect information on you such as contact details, job role, skillset, career preferences and experience. As an understood essential aspect of optimising your career goals we may share your employment details (eg, CV) with a potential employers or recruiters who may be interested in engaging with you. If we hold your personal data as a client it will be to conduct our usual business with you e.g. furthering your career goals and supplying services to meet your needs, whether now or in the future.

Company website

In addition to the uses identified elsewhere in this Privacy Policy, we may use your personal data to: (a) improve your browsing experience by personalising our website and to improving your engagement with our content; (b) send you marketing communications, which might include event invitations, information about relevant board services, very occasional survey invitations, training details, or other directly relevant information relating to our work together which we think may be of interest to you.

Use of Navigational Information

We may use navigational Information to operate and improve the website. We may also use navigational Information alone or in combination with personal data to provide you with personalised information about Non-executive Directorships Consulting.

Customer testimonials and comments

It is possible that we may post customer testimonials and comments on our Linked In profiles (individual or Company), which may contain personal data. We obtain each customer’s explicit consent prior to posting the customer’s name and testimonial.

External websites

Our website may provide links to other websites. We do not control, and are not responsible for, the content or practices of these other websites. Our provision of any links does not constitute our endorsement of these other websites, their content, their owners, or their practices. This Privacy Policy does not apply to these other websites, which again are subject to policies they may have.

How long do we keep your personal data for?

We keep your information on an ongoing basis in order to be able to help you from a career perspective in the long term as well as short term, for instance, contact details, career details and CVs. If you would like to find out more or would like to request that we do not keep your details for any reason, please do contact us: marianne@nonexecutivedirectorships.com

Who do we share your personal data with?

Your personal data as a client may, as a necessary and understood benefit of our work together, be shared with recruiters, high quality board service providers and potential employers who may be able to further your career development.

What legal basis do we have for using your information?

Our processing is necessary for our legitimate mutual work together in that we need the information in order to be able to support our coaching and mentoring activities particularly in helping to support your career and personal development and to introduce you to other suppliers who may be able to offer you supporting additional services in pursuit of your goals.

For marketing purposes, we rely on legitimate interest to contact you with content items relating to your career development or how to improve your business operations.

What legal basis do we have for using your information? What happens if you do not provide us with information we request or ask that you stop processing your information?

If you do not provide the personal data necessary, or ask that we stop processing your personal data, we may not be able to meet your needs as client. If you ask us to stop processing your information, we will clarify what you would like to happen and absolutely oblige, with the understanding that we are unlikely to be able to further help you in the market.

Do we make automated decisions concerning you?

No, we do not carry out automated profiling.

Do we use navigational information to collect personal data on you?


Non-executive Directorships Consulting may use cookies or similar technologies to analyse trends, administer the website, track users’ movements around the website, and to gather demographic information about our visitor base.

We may use “cookies” to help you personalise and enhance your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web server. Cookies are not used to run programmes or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you and can only be read by a Web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalise pages on our Websites, for instance completing a form, a cookie helps us to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. When you return to the same Website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the customised features.

You have the ability 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. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the webpages you visit.

In addition, when you’re accessing our website, your device may provide us with information about the device you’re using, this could include the type of device or what operating system you’re using. Your device manufacturer or operating system provider will be able to provide you with more details about the information your device makes available to us.

Google Analytics

We may use Google Analytics to help us understand how visitors are using and engaging with our website. This again allows us to make improvements to our web services and your online experience. The Google Analytics tracking tool uses a number of cookies to collect information and report website usage statistics and does so without personally identifying individual visitors to Google or Nonexecutive Directorships Consulting.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website will be transmitted and stored by Google on servers in the United States. For more information about Google’s Privacy Policy in regards to Google Analytics, please see www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html

Do we transfer your data outside the EEA?

To support your coaching and mentoring experience, we may transfer your personal data to recruiters and potential employers in countries outside the EEA. These countries’ privacy laws may be different from those in your home country. We will do this with your permission.

What rights do you have in relation to the data we hold on you?

By law, you have a number of rights when it comes to your personal data. Further information and advice about your rights can be obtained from the data protection regulator in your country.

1. The right to be informed

You have the right to be provided with clear, transparent and easily understandable information about how we use your information and your rights. This is why we’re providing you with the information in this Policy.

2. The right of access

You have the right to obtain access to your information (if we’re processing it), and certain other information (similar to that provided in this Privacy Policy).

This is so you’re aware and can check that we’re using your information in accordance with data protection law.

3. The right to rectification

You are entitled to have your information corrected if it’s inaccurate or incomplete.

4. The right to erasure

This is also known as ‘the right to be forgotten’ and, in simple terms, enables you to request the deletion or removal of your information where there’s no compelling reason for us to keep using it. This is not a general right to erasure; there are exceptions.

5. The right to restrict processing

You have rights to ‘block’ or suppress further use of your information. When processing is restricted, we can still store your information, but may not use it further. We keep lists of people who have asked for further use of their information to be ‘blocked’ to make sure the restriction is respected in future.

6. The right to data portability

You have rights to obtain and reuse your personal data for your own purposes across different services. For example, if you decide to switch to a new provider, this enables you to move, copy or transfer your information easily between our IT systems and theirs safely and securely, without affecting its usability.

7. The right to object to processing

You have the right to object to certain types of processing, including processing for direct marketing (i.e. if you no longer want to be contacted with potential opportunities). We only offer sparing direct marketing in relation to high quality, highly relevant board services.

8. The right to lodge a complaint

You have the right to lodge a complaint about the way we handle or process your personal data with your national data protection regulator.

9. The right to withdraw consent

If you have given your consent to anything we do with your personal data, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time (although if you do so, it does not mean that anything we have done with your personal data with your consent up to that point is unlawful). This includes your right to withdraw consent to us using your personal data for marketing purposes.

We always want to be helpful and usually act on requests and provide information free of charge, but may charge a reasonable fee to cover our administrative costs of providing the information in the unlikely event of:

Alternatively, we may be entitled to refuse to act on the request.

Please consider your request responsibly before submitting it. We’ll respond as soon as we can. Generally, this will be within one month from when we receive your request but, if the request is going to take longer to deal with, we’ll come back to you and let you know.

How will we contact you?

We may contact you by phone, email or social media. If you prefer a particular contact means over another, please just let us know.

How can you contact us?

If you are unhappy with how we’ve handled your information, or have further questions on the processing of your personal data, we would be delighted to put this right - please contact us here: marianne@nonexecutivedirectorships.com

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