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General Data Protection Regulation

You may be asked to give the College personal information about yourself to become a student, this is necessary for us to record any studies and qualifications you undertake and also enable you to use our systems and services.

The information you give will only be used in the ways described in our Privacy Notice

Education and Skills Funding Agency Privacy Notice

The information you supply is used by the Education and Skills Funding Agency, an executive agency of the Department for Education (DfE), to issue you with a Unique Learner Number (ULN) and to create your Personal Learning Record, as part of the functions of the DfE. For more information about how your information is processed, and to access your Personal Learning Record, please refer to:

To support you throughout your studies we may also ask for more detailed information about yourself, in this case we will ask for your consent to record and use this information.

The College is registered with the Information Commissioners Office as a provider of education and training. All records held by the College are processed in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which governs our responsibilities in collecting, storing and using your information.

Details of our legal basis for processing your data and how long we store information about you can be found here –

Legal Basis for Processing Data

Retention Periods for Data

If you would like a copy of your personal data that the College holds (also known as a Subject Access Request), you should send a request in writing to the Data Protection Officer at the following email address

Data Breach

A data breach equates to the loss or disclosure of student/staff personal data in paper or electronic format or the loss/theft of equipment (mobile phone/laptop etc) on which the data is stored.

In the event of a data breach, please contact the Data Breach Team via email at the following address:

Please complete the Data Breach Report Form with details of the breach and attach it to your email.