Privacy Policy


The South Yorkshire Skills Bank project is delivered by Calderdale College on behalf of the South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority (SYMCA).

In this Privacy Notice, the word “we” refers to Calderdale College and the South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority (SYMCA). Calderdale College are acting as the Managing Agent for the project; both of whom act as Data Controllers.

We take the privacy of your information very seriously.

The Calderdale College Policy can be found at

The Sheffield Mayoral Combined Authority Policy can be found at

These policies explain how we will collect and use the information you give us via our websites and otherwise when you are using our services, for instance when you complete any paper or forms or otherwise, or provide data to us by telephone. We are committed to good information handling principles and protecting the privacy and confidentiality of any personal information we deal with. When we interact with you, we might give you supplementary privacy notices which are more specific to the personal data we’re collecting or using at that point. You should read those notices alongside this Privacy Policy. 

We are collecting this information to understand your requirements, provide a service tailored to your needs, communicate with you in relation to your application for funding (emails, text, post) and maintain a record of your engagement with the SYMCA Skills Bank.  We may share your information with quality approved training providers who can provide the services you need. We will ask your permission and explain which information we are sharing. The information we hold will be accurate, up to date and held securely.  Where you notify of us of any incorrect information, we will delete or edit the information promptly. 

We may use technology to track behaviour patterns of visitors to our website, these include using ‘cookies’ which are stored on your browser.  We may share information provided on this application within Calderdale College, SYMCA and with the SCR District Councils, for the purposes of research and evaluation.  We may contact you to seek your views in relation to research being undertaken in the district/sector your business operates in.  We may invite you to participate in further SYMCA programmes, which are entirely voluntary.