This privacy notice tells you what to expect when Plumpton College collects personal information. It covers why we collect personal information, how we use it and how we keep it secure. It applies to information we collect about:
We may change this policy from time to time, so please check this page occasionally to ensure you're still happy with the policy. By using the website, you're agreeing to the terms within this policy.
We are committed to preserving the privacy of all visitors to our website and do not disclose personal data of our users to third-parties. Information that we collect about you is held securely and is processed along clear guidelines that do not affect your data protection rights.
Plumpton College will be the ‘Data Controller’ of the personal data you provide to us.
All personal data is processed by relevant Plumpton College staff. This data is located and stored on servers managed and overseen by system managers who act as data processors and are compliant with the provisions of the GDPR. No third parties have access to your personal data unless the law or you allows them to do so.
Hard copies of your personal data may be kept, and these are retained in lockable storage units.
We have a Data Protection policy in place to oversee the effective and secure processing of your personal data.
If you are one of our current students your success is of paramount importance to us. To this end we reserve the right to contact you regarding your enrolment, course progression and for any other matter that we feel is ultimately related to your course achievement and student enrichment. We will contact you based upon the contact details that we hold for you. We will not contact you about other courses, college products and events without your consent but we do recognise that these may be of interest to you. If you’d like us to keep you up to date about wider college matters and other course opportunities you can indicate your preference when you enrol.
We would like to send you information about our range of courses, and other services that we offer, which we feel may be of interest to you. You have a right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing and research purposes and as such even if you have previously given consent to receive promotional information from us you may opt out at a later date.
If you no longer wish to be contacted for such purposes please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will not share your information for marketing purposes with third-party organisations.
You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please email us.
We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.
a. Cookies may be used by the Website to allow us to recognise you and your preferred settings e.g. to store your ID and password for future sessions. This saves you from re-entering information on return visits to the Website. You have the option not to use this feature, in which event no cookies will be retained on your computer.
b. If the site has a secure log-in for our registered users, it may use a temporary ’session cookie’ in order to perform the secure login to our website. This cookie contains no personal information, just a long random number, and is deleted from your web browser when you exit the Website.
c. Temporary cookies are used in the transactional part of the Website to authenticate you as an authorised user after you have logged in.
d. Your browser may be capable of being programmed to reject cookies, or to warn you before downloading cookies, and information regarding this may be found in your browser’s ‘help’ facility.
For an explanation of cookies see the All About Cookies website.
Below is a table of all cookies on this website – their name, type and purpose:
|Cookie Type||Cookie Name||Cookie Purpose|
|Session & TYPO3 Content Management Cookie||session & fe_typo_user||We use session cookies to record an individual users preferences that the user has specified, so that each time the user returns their preferences remain. Commonly this would be language settings, shopping carts, anything where you have indicated a preference. Where forms are used on the site, we hold the information in a session cookie so that we can improve the user experience on the site. Should a user, for example, forget to fill in parts of a form when submitting a form, we can auto-fill the values for those fields that have been filled in, thereby reducing the amount of fields a user needs to amend. This information is stored only in your browser and is destroyed once your browser is closed.|
|Google Analytics||__utmz __utmc __utmb __utma||These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site for you. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.|
We use third party companies as suppliers for some of our functions. Their use of the data is controlled by our contract with them and they are only allowed to use the data strictly for the purpose we have stated e.g. the data is not used in connection with data from other companies and we are not tracking user behavior outside our own sites.
We keep our privacy notice under regular review and we will place any updates on this webpage. This policy was last updated on 23rd May 2018.