Privacy Policy

Dear Visitor,

This privacy notice is to let you know how we promise to look after your personal data. This notice explains how we do this and tells you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you.

The Lex van Dam Trading Academy is the trading name of Verwick Online Education Limited registered in Gibraltar.

If you have any questions or want more details about how we use your personal data after you have read our privacy policy, please email us at We usually respond to all inquiries within 24-72 hours by email.

1. Definitions and Interpretation

In this Policy the following terms shall have the following meanings:

“Account” means your personal login on this website to access the product after you have purchased it from us; account  consists of the product access if your payment was successful and some of your personal information by which we can identify you and which you will use to access the product and / or any communications systems on the Web Site. This does not include your payment information. We do not collect or store your payment information. 

Means any text, graphics, images, audio, video, software, data compilations and any other form of information capable of being stored in a computer that appears on or forms part of this Web Site;

“Cookie” Means, a small text file placed on your computer by the LVDTA when you visit certain parts of this Web Site. This allows us to identify recurring visitors and to analyse their browsing habits within the Web Site. Where e-commerce facilities are provided, Cookies may be used to store your Orders’, Shopping Basket etc, with the LVDTA, its subcontractors, consultants, or employees. Further details are contained in Clause 11 of this Policy;

“Data” Means, collectively all information that you submit to the Web Site. This includes, but is not limited to, Account details and information submitted using any of our Services or Systems;

“LVDTA” means the Lex van Dam Trading Academy.

Means collectively any online facilities, tools, services or information that the LVDTA makes available through the Web Site either now or in the future;

“System” Means, any online communications infrastructure that the LVDTA makes available through the Web Site either now or in the future. This includes, but is not limited to, web-based email, message boards, live chat facilities and email links;

“User” / “Users” Means, any third party that accesses the Web Site and is not employed by the LVDTA and acting in the course of their employment; and

“Web Site” Means, the website that you are currently using and any sub-domains of this site unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.

2. Data Collected

Without limitation, any of the following Data may be collected:

1. Name;

2. Date of birth;

3. Gender;

4. Job title;

5. Profession;

6. Contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;

7. Demographic information such as postal and billing address, post code, preferences and interests;

8. IP address (automatically collected);

9. Web browser type and version (automatically collected);

10. Operating system (automatically collected);

11. A list of URLS starting with a referring site, your activity on this Web Site, and the site you exit to (automatically collected); and

12. Cookie information (see Clause 11 below).

13. Education, CV, Employment Status, Work Preferences, Employment Details should you like to share this information with us helping us improve our marketing.

3. Our Use of Data

3.1 Data that you may submit through any communications System that we may provide may be retained for a longer period of up to 24 Months. Please note: Financial information such as credit/debit card numbers are not held or stored by us; your payments are processed on a secure payment gateway Stripe Payments Europe, Limited. For more information about their privacy policy, please refer to Stripe

3.2 Unless we are obliged or permitted by law to do so, and subject to Clause 4, your Data will not be disclosed to any third parties. This includes our affiliates and / or other companies within our group.

3.3 All personal Data is stored securely in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998 and The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).For more details on security, see clause 10 below.

3.4 Any or all of the above Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using our Web Site. Specifically, Data may be used by us for the following reasons:

3.5 Internal record keeping;

3.6 Improvement of our products / services;

3.7 Transmission by email of promotional materials that may be of interest to you;

3.8 Contact for market research purposes which may be done using email, telephone, or mail. Such information may be used to customise or update the Web Site.

4. Third Party Web Sites and Services

The LVDTA may, from time to time, employ the services of other parties for dealing with matters that may include, but are not limited to, payment handling, delivery of purchased items, search engine facilities, advertising and marketing. The providers of such services DO NOT have access to certain personal Data provided by Users of this Web Site. Any Data used by such parties is used only to the extent required by them to perform the services that the LVDTA requests. Any use for other purposes is strictly prohibited. Furthermore, any Data that is processed by third parties must be processed within the terms of this Policy and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

5. Marketing

5.1 We will use Your Data to keep you informed of our products and services by letter, telephone (including text messages), electronically (including e-mail) or otherwise only if we have your consent to receive marketing related information from us as from May 25, 2018 when GDPR came into effect. Our Associated Companies will also be able to contact you in these ways about their products and services. We work adhering to the highest professional and ethical standards, and we respect your privacy, therefore, we can assure you we will not distribute marketing offers frequently. If you live within the EEA, we would contact you only if we have your consent and when we think this could really benefit you in relation to your educational goals or when we have a legitimate interest. When we have a legitimate business or commercial reason to use your information we would still only do it in a way that does not unfairly go against what is right and best for you and complying with regulations that apply to us.You consent to the use of Your Data in this way, but if you do not wish to give us your consent please refer to 5.2.

5.2. You can tell us any time that you do not wish us or our Associated Companies to use Your Data for some or any type of profiling and marketing reasons. In order for you to be able to do so, we have several options for you:you can use unsubscribe links which are available in all our email communication you can write to us at and we will assist you normally within 24-72 hours. Please kindly note that if you withdraw your consent, we may not be able to provide certain products or services to you. However, if you are our existing customer and have purchased a product and service you will receive all necessary information about that product or service, except for promotional material, so there is nothing to worry about! 

5.3 Our Web Site may from time to time contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and Associated Companies. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit Your Data to these websites.

6. Changes of Business Ownership and Control

6.1 The LVDTA may, from time to time, expand or reduce its business and this may involve the sale of certain divisions or the transfer of control of certain divisions to other parties. Data provided by Users will, where it is relevant to any division so transferred, be transferred along with that division and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this Policy, be permitted to use the Data for the purposes for which it was supplied by you.

6.2 In the event that any Data submitted by Users of the EEA will be transferred in such a manner, you will be contacted in advance and informed of the changes. When contacted you will be given the choice to have your data deleted or withheld from the new owner or controller.

7. Controlling Access to your Data

7.1 Wherever you are required to submit Data, you will be given options to review our privacy policies and should you not want to proceed you should immediately stop filling your details. This may include the following:

7.2 In relation to us using your Data for marketing purposes, refer to Section 5 (clause 5.1-3) outlined in this document.

7.3 You are entitled to notify us of any inaccuracies in any information we hold in relation to you. In addition, you should inform us by email at if any of your personal details change, so that we can keep our records up to date.

7.4 You also have the right to object to certain ways that we use your personal data, or to ask us to delete, remove, or stop using your personal data if there is no need for us to keep it. This is known as the ‘right to object’ and ‘right to erasure’, or the ‘right to be forgotten’. Please refer to section 8 and 9.

7.5 You may also wish to sign up to one or more of the preference services operating in the UK: The Telephone Preference Service (“the TPS”), the Corporate Telephone Preference Service (“the CTPS”), and the Mailing Preference Service (“the MPS”). These may help to prevent you receiving unsolicited marketing. Please note, however, that these services will not prevent you from receiving marketing communications that you have consented to receiving.

8. Your Right to Withhold Information

8.1 You may access certain areas of the Web Site without providing any Data at all. However, to use all Services and Systems available on the Web Site you may be required to submit Account information or other Data.

8.2 You may restrict your internet browser’s use of Cookies. For more information see clause 11.4 below.

9. Accessing your own Data

9.1 You may access your Account at any time. You may need to modify or update your Data if your circumstances change. Additional Data as to your marketing preferences may also be stored and you may change your consent at any time. For more information how to do it, please refer to the Section 5 (clause 5.2).

9.2 You have the legal right to ask for a copy of any of your personal data held by us (where such data is held). Please contact us for more details at Any access request may be subject to a fee permitted by the Act.

10. Security

10.1 Data security is of great importance to the LVDTA and to protect your Data we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure Data collected online.

10.2 Specifically we utilise the following systems: 

10.2.1 We use the third party secure Card Detail Payment/Submission Forms powered by Stripe Payments Europe, Limited. For more information about their privacy policy, please refer to Stripe We do not store your payment details.

10.2.2 For communication with you via newsletters we use GDPR Compliant third party mailing service from MailerLite. For more information, please refer to:

10.2.3 Further information about how we handle your data may always be obtained from our Privacy Team. Please email us at and we will be glad to answer any questions you may have. If you are not happy with our response, you can also contact the Information Commissioner's Office:

10.3 What happens if we send your data outside of the EEA?We will only send your data outside of the European Economic Area (‘EEA’) to:

* Comply with a legal duty

* Provide our products and services

If we do transfer information outside of the EEA, we will make sure that it is protected in the same way as if it was being used in the EEA. To do this, we will use one or more of these safeguards:

* Only transfer it to a non-EEA country with privacy laws that give the same protection as the EEA, as deemed by the European Commission

* Ensure that a contract with the recipient is in place that means they must protect it to the same standards as the EEAYou can find out more about these safeguards on the European Commission Justice and Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) websites.

11. Cookies

11.1 The LVDTA, may set and access Cookies on your computer.

11.2 A Cookie is a small file that resides on your computer’s hard drive and often contains an anonymous unique identifier and is accessible only by the web site that placed it there, not any other sites.

11.3 You may delete Cookies; however, you may lose any information that enables you to access the Web Site more quickly.

11.4 You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your web browser. By default, your browser will accept Cookies, however this can be altered. For further details, please consult the help menu in your browser. Disabling Cookies may prevent you from using the full range of Services available on the Web Sites you use, including ours.

12. Summary of Your Rights under GDPR

Under the GDPR, you have:
12.1 the right to request access to, deletion of or correction of, your personal data held by Us;
12.2 the right to complain to a supervisory authority;
12.3 be informed of what data processing is taking place;
12.4 the right to restrict processing;
12.5 the right to data portability;
12.6 object to processing of your personal data;
12.7 rights with respect to automated decision-making and profiling (see section 14 below).

To enforce any of the foregoing rights or if you have any other questions about Our Site or this Privacy Policy, please contact us using the details set out in section 14 below.

13. Changes to this Policy

The LVDTA reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the Web Site and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the Policy on your first use of the Web Site following the alterations. We recommend that you check this page regularly to keep up-to-date.

14. Contact

If you have any questions, or wish to make a complaint, please contact us at the LVDTA by e-mail at and we will do our best to answer your questions or otherwise resolve the matter to your convenience. 

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