Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Ashbourne College uses and protects any information that you give us when using this website.

Ashbourne College is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide data by which you can be identified, then it will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy.

Updating this Policy

Ashbourne College may change this policy by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

This policy is effective from 23rd May 2012, and has been updated in compliance with the new EU Cookie Regulations enforced by the Information Commissioner’s Office.

What Information we Collect

We may collect the following information:

  • Your title and full name.
  • Contact information including your postal and email addresses
  • Demographic information including your ZIP/post code.
  • Your date of birth.
  • Your gender.

We require this information to understand your needs and process your application to our college.

How we use Cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site.

Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website. A cookie does not give us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

When someone visits, we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site.

We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone, and we do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.

We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.

Cookies used on this Website

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Cookie Name Purpose Links
Admission & Contact Forms form_name
form_course type
These cookies are used to store visitor data within the Contact, Course Admission and Scholarship Application forms.They avoid the need for visitors to re-enter data that’s already been provided, either earlier in a session or between visits to our website. None.
Google Analytics _utma
These cookies are used to collect data about how visitors use our website. We use this data to compile reports and to help us improve our site. The cookies collect this data in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, which sites they have come from, and the pages of our site they visited. Click to learn more about Google’s privacy policy.

Cookies and Web Browsers

Most modern web browsers allow you to accept or decline cookies. However, if you decline cookies, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of all the features on our website.

We recommend you install the latest version of your chosen browser to ensure you have full control over all cookies used by the websites you visit.

Links to Other Websites

Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over the other website, and cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting other sites.

You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement of the website you’re visiting.

Security Procedures

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Controlling your Personal Information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information. If you have previously agreed to our using your personal information, you may change your mind at any time by contacting us.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required to do so by law.

Your Privacy Rights

If you believe we’re holding inaccurate information about you, please contact the college on 020 7937 3858 or so we can correct it.

If you no longer want to receive marketing messages from us, please contact the college on 020 7937 3858 or and you’ll be ‘opted out’

Information Disclosure

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held about you, please write to:

Ashbourne Independent Sixth Form College
17 Old Court Place
London W8 4PL

If you believe that any information we are holding about you is incorrect or incomplete, please write or contact us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

If you contact us we will not give your details to anyone else unless required to do so by law.