Protecting your privacy

Birthready is committed to protecting your privacy on our website. We have a legal duty under the Data Protection Act to prevent your information falling into the wrong hands. We must also ensure that the data we hold is accurate, adequate, relevant and not excessive.

Whenever we collect information from you, we will make it clear which information is required in order to provide you with the service or goods you need. You do not have to provide us with any additional details unless you choose to.  We store your information securely on our computer system, we carefully restrict access to those who have a need to know, and we train our staff in handling the information securely.

What we do with your information

We will only hold your information for booking you onto the course, and will not use your information in any other way. Once you have completed the course your personal information will be disposed of securely.

We would also like to contact you in future to tell you about other services we may start to provide, and ways in which you might like to support Birthready. You have the right to ask us not to contact you in this way. You can contact us directly via to tell us not to send you any further information or marketing material. We do not pass on data to other organisations unless required by law or with your specific permission.


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The cookies on our website do not allow us to identify you personally. They allow us to see the trends in how people use our site so we can make improvements and adjustments so your experience is better.

Controlling and deleting cookies on your computer

All web browsers allow you to manage which cookies you accept, reject and delete. Learn more about types of cookies at, and about individual browser settings at