Privacy Policy


1. Introduction

We respect your right to privacy and comply with our obligations under the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2002. Our obligations to respect your privacy will comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which comes into effect across the EU and the EEA region on 25th May 2018, . 

The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to outline how we deal with any personal data you provide to us while visiting this website. Naturally, if you are not happy with this Privacy Policy you should not use this website. By visiting this website, you are accepting the terms of this Privacy Policy. Any external links to other websites are clearly identifiable as such, and we are not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of these other websites.

2. Types of Information Collected

We retain two types of information:

Personal Data

This is data that identifies you or can be used to identify or contact you and may include your name, address, email address and telephone number.  Such information is only collected from you if you voluntarily submit it to us.

Non-Personal Data

Like most websites, we gather statistical and other analytical information collected on an aggregate basis of all visitors to our website. This Non-Personal Data comprises information that cannot be used to identify or contact you, such as demographic information regarding,  for example, user IP addresses where they have been clipped or anonymised, browser types and other anonymous statistical data involving the use of our website.

We use similar audiences to advertise online. Third-party vendors, including Google, show our ads on sites across the Internet. Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies (see bottom of this page for our cookie policy) to serve ads based on user’s past visits to your website. Visitors can opt out of Google’s use of cookies by visiting Google’s Ads Settings.

3. Purposes for which we hold your Information.

Non-Personal Data:

We use the Non-Personal Data gathered from visitors to our website in an aggregate form to get a better understanding of where our visitors come from and to help us better design and organise our website.


This website uses cookie technology. A cookie is a little piece of text stored by the browser on your computer, at the request of our server. We may use cookies to deliver content specific to your interests and to save your personal preferences so you do not have to re-enter them each time you connect to our website. Our cookies are not available to other websites.  You are always free to decline our cookies, if your browser permits, or to ask your browser to indicate when a cookie is being sent. You can also delete the cookie files at your discretion. Note that if you decline our cookies or ask for notification each time a cookie is being sent, this may affect your ease of use of this website.

Personal Data

We will process any Personal Data you provide to us for the following purposes:

(a)             to provide you with the goods or services you have ordered;

(b)             to contact you if required in connection with your order or to respond to any communications you might send to us.

4. Disclosure of Information to Third Parties

We will not disclose your Personal Data to third parties unless you have consented to this disclosure or unless the third party is required to fulfil your order (in such circumstances, the third party is bound by similar data protection requirements).   We  will disclose your Personal Data if we believe in good faith that we are required to disclose it in order to comply with any applicable law, a summons, a search warrant, a court or regulatory order, or other statutory requirement.

We may provide Non-Personal Data to third parties, where such information is combined with similar information of other users of our website. For example, we might inform third parties regarding the number of unique users who visit our website, the demographic breakdown of our community users of our website, or the activities that visitors to our website engage in while on our website. The third parties to whom we may provide this information may include potential or actual advertisers, providers of advertising services (including website tracking services), commercial partners, sponsors, licensees, researchers and other similar parties].

5. Security

Your Personal Data is held on secure servers hosted by our Internet Service Provider. The nature of the Internet is such that we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us via the Internet.  No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.  However, we will take all reasonable steps (including appropriate technical and organisational measures) to protect your Personal Data.

The Personal Data that you provide to us is treated in such a manner as to convey the following rights upon you:

  • The right to access – you have the right to request access to your Personal Data and to ask how this data is used by OnBoard 
  • The right to be forgotten – if you are no longer a customer, or if you withdraw your consent from OnBoard to use your personal data, then you have the right to have your data deleted
  • The right to data portability – you have the right to transfer your data from one service provider to another
  • The right to be informed – you have to opt in for your data to be gathered e.g. the checkbox on our online contact form ensures this. Engaging in a coaching session or taking part in a leadership programme requires
  • The right to have information corrected – your data can be updated if it is out of date, incomplete or incorrect
  • The right to restrict processing – you can request that your data is not used for processing. Your record can remain in place, but not be used
  • The right to object – you have the right to stop the processing of your data for direct marketing
  • The right to be notified – If there has been a data breach which compromises your personal data, you have a right to be informed within 72 hours of first having become aware of the breach

The Personal Data that you provide to us via email, phone or personal meeting (e.g. during a coaching session or a leadership development programme) and that is downloaded onto a hard drive is held on a password-protected laptop computer and on an external hard-drive. Both the laptop computer and external hard-drive can only be accessed by the Principal Consultant. No hard files are retained.

6. Updating, Verifying and Deleting Personal Data

You may inform  us of any changes in your Personal Data, and in accordance with our obligations under the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2002 we will update or delete your Personal Data accordingly. To find out what Personal Data we hold on you or to have your Personal Data updated, amended or removed from our database, you can send your request to us via our contact page.

Copies of your personal data that have been deleted may remain in our backup systems for approximately one month. We may still retain your information to resolve disputes, enforce our user agreement, or comply with legal requirements; in this case, your personal information will be blocked from use for any other purpose.

7. Changes to the Private Policy

Any changes  to this Privacy Policy will be posted on this website so you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any time we decide to use Personal Data in a manner significantly different from that stated in this Privacy Policy, or otherwise disclosed to you at the time it was collected, we will notify you by email, and you will have a choice as to whether or not we use your information in the new manner.

8. Cookie Policy

We respect the privacy of all visitors to our website. This Cookie Policy outlines our policy concerning the use of cookies on our website(s).

We may update our Cookie Policy from time to time to reflect any changes in technology or legislation which may affect the way in which cookies are used by us and how you as a user, can manage them.

What are cookies? Cookies are small text files sent from a website and stored in the users web browser while the user is browsing a website.

When users visit the same website again, the browser sends cookies back to the website allowing the website to recognise the user and remember things like personalised details or preferences.

More information about cookies and details of how to manage or disable them can be found on

Please note that if you choose to opt-out of receiving cookies, you may lose some features and/or functionality of our website(s).

Which cookies do we use? When you use our website(s) the following types of cookies can be set on your device:

Strictly necessary cookies:

These cookies enable services you have specifically asked for.

These cookies don’t usually contain any personally identifiable information and are typically set by the school or partners chosen by the school to provide specific services.

Performance cookies:

These cookies are used to collect statistical information about visitors of the website and the pages they view.

These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and used anonymously. We use these cookies to understand what content is popular which helps us to improve our website.

For more information on how to manage cookies, including opt-out of performance cookies please visit:

Functional cookies:

These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make and provide enhanced and more personal features.

Some examples of such features include:

  • Remembering your preferences and settings such as redirect to mobile version of the site when you are browsing with a smart phone
  • Remembering your favourites and video bookmarks

Targeting and advertising cookies:

These cookies are used to deliver advertising that is more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign.

They are usually placed by advertising networks with our permission. They remember that you have visited a website; this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisation.

Some examples of services that use these types of cookies include Google AdSense or DoubleClick.

If you wish to opt-out of targeting and advertising cookies please visit:

Other third party cookies:

Some cookies that have been set on our websites are not related to the school or our partners. When you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, YouTube or Facebook, these service providers may set their own cookies on your web browser.

We do not control the use of these cookies and cannot access them due to the way that cookies work, as cookies can only be accessed by the party who originally set them. You should check the third party websites for more information about these cookies.

9. Summary

To summarise, the principle of this policy is to:

1. Obtain and process information fairly.

2. Keep it only for one or more specified, explicit and lawful purposes.

3. Use and disclose it only in ways compatible with these purposes.

4. Keep it safe and secure.

5. Keep it accurate, complete and up-to-date.

6. Ensure that it is adequate, relevant and not excessive.

7. Retain it for no longer than is necessary for the purpose or purposes it was originally given.

8. Give a copy of his/her personal data to that individual, on request.