Privacy Policy

Key details

This website privacy policy describes how Sherpa Consulting protects and makes use of the information which you give to us when you use this website.

If you are asked to provide information when using this website it will only be used in ways described in this privacy policy.

The policy is updated from time to time. The latest version is published on this page. The website privacy policy was last updated on 04/01/2018.

If you have any questions about this policy, please email [email protected] or write to Sherpa Consulting, 1a Church Lane, Wrestlingworth, Sandy, Bedfordshire SG19 2EU.


We gather and use certain information about individuals in order to provide products and services and to enable certain functions on this website.

We also collect information to better understand how visitors se this website and to present timely, relevant information to them.

What data we gather

We may collect the following information:

  • Name and job title.
  • Contact information including email address.
  • Demographic information, such as postcode, preferences and interests.
  • Website usage data.
  • Other information relevant to client enquiries.

How we use these data

Collecting these data helps us to understand what you are seeking from Sherpa Consulting, enabling us to deliver improved products and services.

Specifically, we may use data:

  • For our own internal records.
  • To improve the products and services we provide.
  • To contact you in response to a specific enquiry.
  • To customise the website for you.
  • To send you promotional emails, mailings, or to call you about products, services, offers and other things we think might be relevant to you.
  • To contact you by email, telephone or post for market research reasons.

Cookies and how we use them

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file placed on your computer's hard drive.  It enables our website to identify your computer as you view different pages on our website.

Cookies allow websites and applications to store your preferences in order to present content, options or functions that are specific to you.  They also enable us to see information such as how may people use the website and what pages they tend to visit.

How we use cookies

We may use cookies to:

  • Analyse our web traffic using an analysis package.  Aggregated usage data helps us to improve the website structure, design, content and functions.
  • Test content on our website.  For example 50% of our users might see one piece of content while the other 50% see a different piece of content.
  • Store information about your preferences.  The website can then present you with information which you will find more relevant and interesting.
  • Recognise when you return to our website.  We may show you relevant content or provide functionality which you used previously.

Cookies do not provide us with access to your computer or to any information about you other that that which you have chosen to share with us.

Controlling cookies

You can use your web browser's cookie settings to determine how our website uses cookies.  If you do not want our website to store cookies on your computer or device, you should set your web browser to refuse cookies.

However, please note that doing this may affect how our website functions.  Some pages and services may become unavailable to you.

Unless you have changed your browser to refuse cookies, our website will issue cookies when you visit it.

Controlling information about you

When you fill in a form or provide you details on our website you will see a tick box allowing you to opt-in to receiving marketing communications from us by email, telephone, text message or post.

If you have agreed that we can use your information for marketing purposes you can change your mind easily using one of these methods:

  • Send an email to [email protected]
  • Write to us at Sherpa Consulting, 11a Church Lane, Wrestlingworth, Sandy, Bedfordshire SG19 2EU

We will never lease, distribute or sell your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or the law requires us to.

Any personal information we hold about you is stored and processed under our data protection policy, in line with the Data Protection Act 1998.


We will always hold your information securely.

To prevent unauthorised disclosure or access to your information we have implemented strong physical and electronic safeguards.

We follow stringent procedures to ensure that we work with all personal data in line with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Links from our site

Our website may contain links to other websites.  Please note that we have no control of websites outside the domain.  If you provide information to a website to which we link we are not responsible for its protection and privacy.

Always be wary when submitting data to websites.  Read the site's data protection and privacy policies fully.