Privacy

igcp.org is committed to protecting your privacy and maintaining the security of any personal information received from you.

We strictly adhere to the requirements of the data protection legislation in the UK. The purpose of this statement is to explain to you what personal information we collect and how we may use it.

  1. We will only contact you with your consent.
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    In order to maintain the accuracy of our database, you can check, update or remove your personal details by contacting info@igcp.org
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