AOSEC - The Association of South East Colleges

Privacy Policy

AOSEC Website Privacy Statement

This privacy statement sets out how the Association of South East Colleges (AOSEC) collects, stores, uses and protects any information that you give AOSEC when you use this website.

AOSEC collects information either via cookies or by completing forms.

AOSEC is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information, by which you can be identified when using this website you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this Privacy Statement.

AOSEC may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are aware of any changes.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which is placed on your computer / device when you access a website. Cookies allow a website to recognise your computer / device. Some cookies expire at the end of your browsing session; these are known as Session Cookies. Others, known as Persistent Cookies, reside on you computer device for a longer period of time. This website uses both types of cookie.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This, however, may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to 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 that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

What we do with the information we gather

Information we collect through enquiry or booking forms on the website is used only to respond to those enquiries or process bookings to events. Information collected through the cookies is used for analytical purposes only.

Security

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 and electronic procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Controlling your personal information

We will not sell, distribute or lease any information collected via the web to third parties unless we are required by law to do so. If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information e.g. when you have attended an event, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at shonareston@aosec.org.uk

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to AOSEC, c/o Merrist Wood College, Worplesdon, Guildford, GU3 3PE

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