Privacy Policy

It is your right to have your privacy respected...

Any details that you give to us via this website or in any other way may be added to our database. You do not have to give us any personal information in order to use most of this website. However, if you wish to take advantage of some of the more special personalised services that we offer, you will need to provide certain information.

Your Consent

By using our website you consent to the collection and use of your personal information in the manner set out in this privacy policy. If we change or modify this privacy policy we shall post these changes on this page.

Use of Personal Details

Our database of personal details (however we collect these details) is used by us, and third parties acting on our behalf, for client administration and marketing related purposes.

We may, from time to time, send you mailings which you have requested or we feel may interest you and/or are relevant to your course.

We do not rent, sell or disclose your contact details to any other third party.

Contacting us about your information

If you would like to see the information we hold about you or would like to be removed from our database and/or any mailing lists, please contact our database manager.

To help us keep our database up-to-date, we would be grateful if you would let us know as soon as any of your contact details change or if you notice any inaccuracies in them. Please also let us know if you no longer wish to receive information or services from us.


A cookie is a small amount of data which is stored on your computer's hard drive which is revealed to us when you use this website. We also use cookies to track the interest of our users so that we can subsequently enhance their experience on our website. You can configure your web browser not to accept cookies, although this may affect how you see and are able to use this website.

Cookies cannot be executed as code or used to deliver a virus. Other servers cannot read them and personal information cannot be gathered from them. They are simply an identifier shared between you and us; we do not share them with anyone. A cookie does not give the college access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share.

We use analytics cookies to anonymously collect information about how visitors use our site. They are set when you first visit the site and deleted when you close the web browser. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form and send it back to Google, who collate the information into reports that help us develop our website.

We use registration cookies when you apply online for a prospectus, a job vacancy or further information. Disabling these cookies may mean that you are unable to complete an application or purchase online. They will expire when you close your web browser.

Many of our web pages contain links to social networking sites that are provided by the sites themselves such as Facebook and Twitter. The scripts used to generate these buttons come from third party websites and the third parties might be setting cookies, gathering usage information and setting their own cookies.

We also embed videos into our web pages, mostly from YouTube, who might be gathering usage information and setting their own cookies.

We would be grateful if you would also contact us if you have any comments on this site or have spotted any errors or non-functioning parts of the site

Freedom of Information

Adopting a publication scheme is a requirement of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. This Act promotes greater openness and accountability across the public sector by requiring all ‘public authorities’ to make information available, proactively, through a publication scheme.

FOI Model Publication Scheme, click here to download.


To assist with the development of the model, a number of institutions across the sector volunteered as pilots. Information about the pilot exercise is available from the JISC (Joint Information Systems Committee) website.