SHEP asks only for the minimum information from course applicants, sufficient enough to process applications and course participations. You have rights in relation to your own personal information used by SHEP, including right to object to processing and right of access to your own personal information. We genuinely encourage you, if you have any queries or concerns about how your personal data will used or stored, to talk with SHEP training staff on 021 4666180 or email us at SHEP’s purposes for gathering information are:

  • To contact you about your application;
  • To follow up with you after the application is received and administer your application as required;
  • To manage course processes (including commencement, completion, progressions, course payments where relevant, course evaluations, project statistical reporting);
  • To maintain your participant training record (including personal & course details)
  • To share information with course facilitators, organisations involved collaboratively in courses, or where there is a fee funding support being sought. Only necessary information is shared and SHEP will be transparent with you.
  • Where information is to be disclosed beyond the purpose above, specific additional consent will be sought from you

Participant information is stored on secure, protected cloud based and in-house specialised training and education database. Hard copy information is stored in secured cabinets. Information is only accessed for the above purposes and only accessed by authorised SHEP training, administration and accounts staff. As an applicant for one of SHEP’s courses, we ask that you read and understand the above data protection statement and application form carefully.