Privacy and Cookies

 

AECC University College believe strongly in protecting our users' privacy. We will not wilfully disclose information about our users to any third party without first receiving our users' consent. 

This Privacy Policy sets out the privacy practices for the services offered on any AECC University College owned and/or operated websites ("the Website").

We also hold data of our staff, patients, students and alumni. All data is held securely and in compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Specific policies on offsite data protection policies can be found in relevant sections on our website.

Please take time to read the privacy notice that applies to you: 

Student privacy notice
Patient privacy notice
Staff privacy notice 

This Privacy Policy and our privacy notices may be updated from time to time. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

If you have any queries about this privacy notice or how we process your personal data, you can contact our Data Protection Officer, by email: dpo@aecc.ac.uk, 01202 436344, or by post: Data Protection Officer, AECC University College, Parkwood Road, Parkwood Campus, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH5 2DF.

Your Personal Information

All personal information you provide via the Website will be treated as private and confidential. Please see any pages where information is collected for further relevant information.

Using Analytic packages, AECC University College may collate data so that we can better understand the users that visit our website. This data does not contain any personal information that will identify a user.

Access to information

Under data protection legislation an individual has the right (subject to certain exemptions) to access the information that an organisation holds about them. Accessing personal data in this way is known as making a subject access request.  Subject access requests are different to requests submitted under Freedom of Information (FOI) legislation, which relate to information about the organisation itself.  We provide further clarity at the links below: 

Subject Access Requests (SAR)

FREEDOM of information (FOI)

Sharing of Information

AECC University College will not sell, rent, trade or give away any user's personal information or email lists to third parties without first obtaining the user's consent.

The Website contains links to other websites. AECC University College is not responsible for the privacy practices and/or the content of such websites. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Where possible we will let you know when you are visiting an external website within the link text.

Security

AECC University College is committed to the security of our users' personal information and we have security procedures in place to protect against loss, misuse or alteration of personal information under AECC University College’s control.

Cookies

For more information on use of cookies, please see our cookies page and find out how you restrict of block these.

Capturing of Personal Information outside the European Economic Area

Along with processing personal information in accordance with the requirements set out in the Data Protection Law 1998, there may be instances where we may capture and process personal information from outside the European Economic Area. When this is done we will endeavour to comply with the requirements of any local data protection laws.

Contacting Us

If you have any queries about this privacy notice or how we process your personal data, you can contact our Data Protection Officer, by email: dpo@aecc.ac.uk, 01202 436344, or by post: Data Protection Officer, AECC University College, Parkwood Road, Parkwood Campus, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH5 2DF

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you please download the Subject Access Request form, available here

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.  We will annually contact our alumni to check that details are correct.