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Privacy Policy

Yorkshire Ladies Council of Education . (“Yorkshire Ladies Of Council Education is committed to protecting the privacy of individuals who visit the Company’s Websites (“Visitors”), individuals who register to use the Services as defined below (“Customers”), and individuals who register to attend the Company’s corporate events (“Attendees”). This Privacy Statement describes Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education  privacy practices in relation to the use of the Company’s Websites and the related applications, services, and programs offered by Yorkshire Ladies Of Education (collectively, the “Services”), as well as individuals’ choices regarding use, access and correction of personal information.

If you have questions or complaints regarding Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education  Privacy Statement or associated practices, please contact us here. If you have an unresolved privacy or data use concern that we have not addressed satisfactorily, please contact us at info@ylce.org  

1. Services covered
This Privacy Statement covers the information practices, including how the Company collects, uses, shares and secures the personal information you provide, of Websites that link to this Privacy Statement (collectively referred to as “https://ylce.org” or “https://ylce.org”).
Websites may contain links to other Websites. The information practices or the content of such other Websites is governed by the privacy statements of such other Websites. The Company encourages you to review the privacy statements of other Websites to understand their information practices.

2. Information collected
When expressing an interest in obtaining additional information about the Services, or registering to use the Websites or other Services, or registering for an event, Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education requires you to provide the Company with personal contact information, such as name, company name, address, phone number, and email address (“Required Contact Information”). When purchasing the Services or registering for an appointment, Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education may also require you to provide the Company with financial qualification and billing information, such as billing name and address, credit card number, and the number of employees within the organization that will be using the Services (“Billing Information”). Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education  may also ask you to provide additional information, such as company annual revenues, number of employees, or industry (“Optional Information”). When Visitors apply for a job with the Company, Yorkshire Ladies Of Education  may also require you to submit additional personal information as well as a resume or curriculum vitae (“Applicant Information”). We also may store as part of our service details on your customers including special categories of data. We retain this information in line with our retention policy which is available on request.
Required Contact Information, Billing Information, Applicant Information, Optional Information and any other information you submit to Yorkshire Ladies Of Education to or through the Services are referred to collectively as “Data.”

As you navigate the Company’s Websites, Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education  may also collect information through the use of commonly-used information-gathering tools, such as cookies and Web beacons (“Web Site Navigational Information”). Web Site Navigational Information includes standard information from your Web browser (such as browser type and browser language), your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, and the actions you take on the Company’s Websites (such as the Web pages viewed and the links clicked).

Through our “import contacts” feature option, we may also collect information such as the name, company name, address, phone number or email address of contacts that you choose to share with us.  When you provide us with personal information about your contacts, we will only use this information for the specific reason for which it is provided, such as to add new records to your Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education account.

3. Use of information collected
The Company uses Data about Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education Customers to perform the services requested. For example, if you fill out a “Contact Me” Web form, the Company will use the information provided to contact you about your interest in the Services.

The Company also uses Data about Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education Attendees to plan and host corporate events, host online forums and social networks in which event Attendees may participate, and to populate online profiles for Attendees on the Company’s Websites. Additional information on the Company’s privacy practices with respect to Data about Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education Attendees may be found in additional privacy statements on the event Websites, as the case may be. Please see here for more information on bulletin boards, blogs or chat rooms provided by Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education in connection with its corporate events.

The Company may also use Data about Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education Customers and Attendees for marketing purposes. For example, the Company may use the information you provide to contact you to further discuss your interest in the Services and to send you information regarding the Company, its affiliates, and its partners, such as information about promotions or events.

Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education may also receive information about Customers and Attendees from other sources, including third parties from whom we have purchased data, and combine this information with Data we already have about you.  This helps us to update, expand and analyze our records, identify new customers, and create more tailored advertising to provide products and services that may be of interest to you.

Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education uses Web Site Navigational Information to operate and improve the Company’s Websites. The Company may also use Web Site Navigational Information alone or in combination with Data about Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education Customers and Data about Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education Attendees to provide personalized information about the Company.

Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education partners with third parties to display advertising on our Websites and Services or to manage our advertising on other sites. Our third-party partners may use cookies or similar technologies provide you advertising based on your browsing activities and interests. If you wish to opt out of interest-based advertising click here, or if located in the European Union please contact us. Please note you will continue to receive generic ads.

4. Web Site Navigational Information
Cookies, Web Beacons and IP Addresses
Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education uses commonly-used information-gathering tools, such as cookies and Web beacons, to collect information as you navigate the Company’s Websites (“Web Site Navigational Information”). As described more fully below, we and our partners use these cookies or similar technologies to analyze trends, administer Websites and Services, track users’ movements around our Websites and Services, serve targeted advertisements and gather demographic information about our user base as a whole.  This section describes the types of Web Site Navigational Information used on the Company’s Websites and Services, and how this information may be used.

Cookies
Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education uses cookies to make interactions with the Company’s Websites easy and meaningful. When you visit one of the Company’s Websites,Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education ’s servers send a cookie to your computer or device. Standing alone, cookies do not personally identify you; they merely recognize your Web browser. Unless you choose to identify yourself to Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education, either by responding to a promotional offer, opening an account, or filling out a Web form (such as a “Contact Me” or a “Free Trial” Web form) or have previously identified yourself to Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education, you remain anonymous to the Company.

Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education uses cookies that are session-based and persistent-based. Session cookies exist only during one session. They disappear from your computer or device when you close your browser software or turn off your computer. Persistent cookies remain on your computer or device after you close your browser or turn off your computer. You can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level, but if you choose to disable cookies, it may limit your use of certain features or functions on our Websites or Services.

The following sets out how Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education uses different categories of cookies and your options for managing cookies’ settings:

Required Cookies
Required cookies enable you to navigate the Company’s Websites and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the Websites and using Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education Services.

Managing Settings
Because required cookies are essential to operating the Company’s Websites and the Services, there is no option to opt out of these cookies.


Functionality cookies
Functionality cookies allow the Company’s Websites and Services to remember information you have entered or choices you make (such as your username, language, or your region) and provide enhanced, more personal features.  These cookies also enable you to optimize your use of Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education Websites and Services after logging in. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customize.

Managing Settings
To manage the use of functionality cookies on this Website, or to opt out of their use, click "Cookie Preferences" in the footer of this page. Note that opting out may impact the functionality you receive when using Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education  Websites and Services.

To learn more about how to control cookies using your browser settings click here.

To learn how to manage privacy and storage settings for Flash cookies click here.
 
Log Files, IP Addresses, URLs and Other Data
As is true of most Websites, we gather certain information automatically to analyze trends in the aggregate and administer our Websites and Services.  This information may include your Internet Protocol (IP) address (or the proxy server you use to access the World Wide Web), device and application identification numbers, your location, your browser type, your Internet service provider and/or mobile carrier, the pages and files you viewed, your searches, your operating system and system configuration information, and date/time stamps associated with your usage. Due to Internet communications standards, when you visit or use the Company’s Web sites and Services, we automatically receive the URL of the website from which you came and the website to which you go when you leave our Website. This information is used to analyze overall trends, to help us improve our Websites and Services, to track and aggregate non-personal information, and to provide the Websites and Services. For example, Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education uses IP addresses to monitor the regions from which Customers and Visitors navigate the Company’s Websites. Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education also collects IP addresses from Customers when they log into the Services as part of the Company’s “Identity Confirmation” and “IP Range Restrictions” security features.

Social Media Features and Single Sign-on
The Company’s Websites may use social media features, such as the Facebook “like” button (“Social Media Features”). These features may collect your IP address and which page you are visiting on the Company’s Web site, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. You may be given the option by such Social Media Features to post information about your activities on the Company’s Web site to a profile page of yours that is provided by a third party social media network in order to share with others within your network. Social Media Features are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on the Company’s Web site. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing the relevant Social Media Features. Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education also allows you to log in to certain of our Websites and Services using sign-in services such as Facebook Connect. These services will authenticate your identity and provide you with the option to share certain personal information with us such as your name and email address to pre-populate our sign-up form.

Do Not Track
Currently, various browsers — including Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Safari — offer a “do not track” or “DNT” option that relies on a technology known as a DNT header, which sends a signal to Websites’ visited by the user about the user's browser DNT preference setting. Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education does not currently commit to responding to browsers' DNT signals with respect to the Company's Websites, in part, because no common industry standard for DNT has been adopted by industry groups, technology companies or regulators, including no consistent standard of interpreting user intent.Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education  takes privacy and meaningful choice seriously and will make efforts to continue to monitor developments around DNT browser technology and the implementation of a standard.

5. Public forums, refer a contact, and customer testimonials
Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education may provide bulletin boards, blogs, or chat rooms on the Company’s Websites. Any personal information you choose to submit in such a forum may be read, collected, or used by others who visit these forums, and may be used to send you unsolicited messages. Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education is not responsible for the personal information you choose to submit in these forums.

Customers and Visitors may elect to use the Company’s referral program to inform contacts about the Company’s Websites and Services. When using the referral program, the Company requests the contact’s name and email address. Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education will automatically send the contact a one–time email inviting him or her to visit the Company’s Websites. Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education does not store this information.

Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Educationposts a list of Customers and testimonials on the Company’s Websites that contain information such as Customer names and titles. Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education obtains the consent of each Customer prior to posting any information on such a list or posting testimonials.

6. Sharing of information collected
Service Providers
Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education may share Data about Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education Visitors, Customers and Attendees with the Company’s contracted service providers so that these service providers can provide services on our behalf. These service providers are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide the requested services to us.  Without limiting the foregoing, Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education may also share Data about Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education Visitors, Customers and Attendees with the Company’s service providers to ensure the quality of information provided, and with third-party social networking and media Websites, such as Facebook, for marketing and advertising on those Websites. Unless described in this Privacy Statement, Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education does not share, sell, rent, or trade any information with third parties for their promotional purposes.

Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education Affiliates
The Company may share Data about Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education Customers with other companies in order to work with them, including affiliates of the Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education corporate group. For example, the Company may need to share Data about Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education Customers with other companies within the Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education corporate family for customer support, marketing, technical operations and account management purposes.

Business Partners
From time to time, Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education may partner with other companies to jointly offer products,  services, or programs (such as webinars or downloadable content). If you purchase, specifically express interest in, or register for a jointly–offered product, service, or program from or through Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education, the Company may share Data about Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education Customers collected in connection with your purchase or expression of interest with our partner(s). Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education does not control our business partners’ use of the Data about Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education Customers that we collect, and their use of the information will be in accordance with their own privacy policies. If you do not wish for your information to be shared in this manner, you may opt not to purchase or specifically express interest in a jointly-offered product or service.

Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education does not share Data about Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education Attendees with business partners unless: (1) you specifically opt-in to such sharing via an event registration form; or (2) you attend a Company event and allow Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education or any of its business partners to scan your attendee badge. If you do not wish for your information to be shared in this manner, you may choose not to opt-in via event registration forms and elect not to have your badge scanned at Company events.  If you choose to share your information with business partners in the manners described above, your information will be subject to the business partners’ respective privacy statements.

Third Parties
Section 4 of this Privacy Statement, Web Site Navigational Information, specifically addresses the information we or third parties collect through cookies and web beacons, and how you can control cookies through your Web browsers.  We may also disclose your personal information to any third party with your prior consent.

Billing
Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education uses a third-party service provider to manage credit card processing. This service provider is not permitted to store, retain, or use Billing Information except for the sole purpose of credit card processing on the Company’s behalf.

Compelled Disclosure
Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education reserves the right to use or disclose information provided if required by law or if the Company reasonably believes that use or disclosure is necessary to protect the Company’s rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process.

7. International transfer of information collected
The Company primarily stores Data about Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education Customers and Data about Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education Attendees in the United States. To facilitate Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education global operations, the Company may transfer and access such information from around the world, including from other countries in which the Company has operations. This Privacy Statement shall apply even if Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education transfers Data about Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education Customers or Data about Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education Attendees to other countries.


8. Communications preferences
Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education offers Visitors, Customers, and Attendees who provide contact information a means to choose how the Company uses the information provided. You may manage your receipt of marketing and non-transactional communications by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link located at the bottom of the Company’s marketing emails. Additionally, you may unsubscribe by contacting us using the information in the “Contacting Us" section below.


9. Correcting and updating your information
Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education may retain your information for a period of time consistent with the original purpose of collection. For instance, we may retain your information during the time in which you have an account to use our Websites or Services and for a reasonable period of time afterwards. We also may retain your information during the period of time needed for Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education to pursue our legitimate business interests, conduct audits, comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.

You may request to review, correct, delete or otherwise modify any of the personal information that you have previously provided to us through the Company’s Websites and Services.  If you have registered for an account with Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education, you may generally update your user settings, profile, organization’s settings or event registration by contacting us. To update your billing information, discontinue your account, and/or request return or deletion of Your Data associated with your account, please contact us. For other requests to access, correct, modify or delete Your Data, please review the “Contacting Us” section below.  Requests to access, change, or delete your information will be addressed within a reasonable timeframe.

10. Customer Data
Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education Customers may electronically submit data or information to the Services for hosting and processing purposes (“Customer Data”). Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education will not review, share, distribute, or reference any such Customer Data except when required by law. Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education only access Customer Data only for the purpose of providing the Services or preventing or addressing service or technical problems or as may be required by law.

Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education acknowledges that you have the right to access your personal information.  If personal information pertaining to you as an individual has been submitted to us by an Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education customer and you wish to exercise any rights you may have to access, correct, amend, or delete such data, please inquire with our customer directly. Because Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education personnel have limited ability to access data our customers submit to our Services, if you wish to make your request directly to Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education, please provide the name of the Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education customer who submitted your data to our Services.  We will refer your request to that customer, and will support them as needed in responding to your request within a reasonable timeframe.

11. Security
Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education uses appropriate technical and organisational security measures to protect Data about Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education Customers.

12. Changes to this Privacy Statement
Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education reserves the right to change this Privacy Statement.

13. Contacting us
Questions regarding this Privacy Statement or the information practices of the Company’s Websites and Services should be directed to Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education filling out this form or by mailing us at:
Yorkshire Ladies Council Of Education 

info@ylce.org

Our Timeline

  1. Leeds Babies' Welcome Association formed

    January 2nd, 1809

    The Leeds Babies' Welcome Association was originated from a Standing Committee pioneered by Dr Ina Kitson Clark 

  2. Yorkshire Board of Education sets up a Ladies Committee

    January 1st, 1866

    The Ladies Committee was set up to supervise and support women and girls taking Oxford and Cambridge Local examinations. It was involved in national initiatives to develop primary and advanced education for women and girls.This was the forerunner of YLCE   

  3. Ladies Honorary Council of the Board of Education founded in Leeds

    January 1st, 1871

    The original remit of the Ladies Honorary Council was to encourage "some improvement of female education of all classes". This was an enormous task at a time whena  national system of rudimentary "elementary" education for girls (and boys) was only just being established through the new Board schools.

    Councils were also set up in many Yorkshire towns eg Wakefield,York and Skipton, Halifax

    Classes in health, hygiene and cookery are sponsored, and sometimes taught  by YLCE members themselves.

     

  4. Yorkshire Board of Education lectures taken over by YLCE

    May 1st, 1871

    In the spring of 1871, the Yorkshire Board of Education sponsored lectures on health and hygiene for working women. However, these were delivered by a doctor and professional lecturer and were far too high brow for the audience. Mrs Kitson, one of the founders of YLCE suggested and developed more hands on sessions that proved hugely successful. The sessions had two syllabuses "Sanitary Lectures to Working Women in Leeds" and "Two Winters' Experience in Giving Lectures to my Fellow Townswomen of the Working Class on Physiology and Hygiene" Both were practical sessions involving illustrations, diagrams and simple demonstrations. There were many session delivered until the Spring of 1873. 

     

  5. Emily Kitson, founder member of YLCE dies

    October 1st, 1873

     

     

  6. Opening of Yorkshire College of Cookery

    January 1st, 1874
  7. The Yorkshire Ladies Council of Education established

    January 1st, 1875

    In 1875 the Ladies Honorary Council became independent of the Yorkshire Board of Education and renamed themselves The Yorkshire Ladies Council of Education. 

     

  8. Opening of Bradford Girls Grammar School

    September 1st, 1875
  9. Opening of Leeds Girls' High School

    January 1st, 1876
  10. YLCE supports Yorkshire College of Science

    January 1st, 1878
  11. Opening of Wakefield Girls High School

    September 1st, 1878
  12. New President and Honorary Secretary appointed

    March 2nd, 1885

    In 1885 Lady Frederick Cavendish became President of YLCE and Mrs Anne Eddison became Honorary Secretary remaining in office until 1912 and 1910 respectively.   

  13. Yorkshire Loan Training Fund developed

    January 1st, 1892

    The Yorkshire Loan Training Fund was set up to help women to meet expenses incurred in establishing a career. 

  14. Yorkshire Loan Training Fund becomes an independent body

    January 1st, 1903

    Training Fund helps women to meet expenses incurred in establishing a career. 

  15. Yorkshire Ladies Council is Incorporated

    January 1st, 1904
  16. West Riding Nursing Association developed

    January 1st, 1907

    The West Riding Nursing Association was developed by a Committee set up by the YLCE.

  17. Establishment of Leeds Babies Welcome Clinics

    January 1st, 1909

    YLCE takes responsibility for the Babies’ Welcome organization

  18. Babies’ Welcome becomes independent of the YLCE

    January 1st, 1913
  19. Foundation of Yorkshire Ladies’ Secretarial College

    January 24th, 1918

    Yorkshire Ladies' Secretarial School opened at 7 Cookridge Street, Leeds.

  20. YLCE offices move to Blenheim Terrace

    January 2nd, 1928

    In 1928 18 Blenheim Terrace Leeds became the office and centre of the Council.

  21. Mrs A S Turberville becomes Honorary Secretary

    January 1st, 1930

    Mrs Turberville waas Honorary Secretary for 16 years. 

  22. Occupation Centre and Social Club set up

    January 2nd, 1933

    An Occupation Centre and Social Club for unemployed men and their wives was set up at Pottery Fields Hunslet   

  23. YLCE lobbied Parliament on the Factory Bill

    January 1st, 1937
  24. The Personal Service and Citizens' Advice Bureaux established

    January 3rd, 1938
  25. Old Peoples Welfare work initiated

    January 1st, 1941

    This, together with the Personal Service set up in 1938, eventually led to the formation of the Leeds Council of Social Service in 1944. YLCE Honorary Secretary, Mrs A S Turberville was closely associated with this development.  

  26. Beginning of a Meals on Wheels Service

    January 1st, 1944
  27. Formation of the Leeds Council of Social Services

    January 3rd, 1944

    YLCE Honorary Secretary, Mrs A S Turberville was closely associated with this development.  

  28. West Yorkshire Branch of the English Speaking Union formed

    January 1st, 1946

    This was pioneered by the Council.

  29. Leeds and Lower Dales Branch of the Council for the Preservation of Rural England promoted

    January 1st, 1948
  30. HRH Princess Royal presided as Patron at Jubilee Lunch to commemorate the Incorporation of the Council

    January 1st, 1954
  31. Scheme to provide Residential Home for Elderly launched

    January 2nd, 1954

    This eventually led to the formation of Fioest Hill Residential Home in 1960 

  32. Opening of Forest Hill Residential Home for the Elderly

    January 13th, 1960
  33. Extension to Forest Hill Residential Home

    January 1st, 1965

    The extensionwas opened by Lady Parkinson, President of the Council.

  34. Jillian Rennie becomes Chairman

    March 1st, 1985

    Jillian Rennie took the position of Chairman in March 1985 and served for ten years in the role. 

  35. Nancy Donner becomes Chairman

    March 18th, 1985

    Nancy Donner was voted to be Chairman in 1995 and served for 20 years in the role.

  36. YLCE Secretarial College closed

    January 1st, 1988
  37. Start of the Educational Awards Fund

    January 20th, 1989
  38. YLCE Blue Plaque unveiled

    March 1st, 1995

    A Blue Plaque was unveiled at 18 Blenheim Terrace Leeds to honour the work of the YLCE Victorian Pioneers in Education. 18 Blenheim Palace was the site of the Secretarial College and YLCE offices until it was sld to the University in 1988. 

  39. Launch of the Jillian Rennie Appeal

    February 4th, 2013

    Following the death of Jillian Rennie in 2012, an appeal in her name was launched to raise money for the Awards Fund. Jillian was dedicated to the education of women and had been instrumental is setting up the Awards Fund in 1988. She was a member of the Awards Committee for twenty four years and Chairman for eight of those years. 

  40. Jillian Rennie Appeal ends having raised £26,000

    February 2nd, 2015

    The Jillian Rennie Appeal ended in February 2015, 25 years after YLCE Awards had been created and raised a total of £26,000 for the Fund.

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