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Information about our website privacy is provided here, with links to separate privacy policies on the right hand side

Website Privacy Notice

Activate Learning may need to handle personal information so that we can provide you the correct service. Our website does not capture or store your personal information except where you choose to provide it, for example on a form or to request a prospectus.
 
When we ask you for personal information we will process it in line with relevant data protection legislation, including the EU General Data Protection Regulation, and we promise to:

  • Make sure you know why we need it
  • Only ask for what we need, and not to collect excessive or irrelevant information
  • Protect it and make sure nobody has access to it who shouldn't
  • Let you know if we share it with other organisations to give you better services
  • Make sure we don't keep it longer than necessary

For more information on how we handle the personal information we collect via this website, please click on the relevant privacy notice above. If you are not sure which privacy notice relates to you, please contact us at dpo@activatelearning.ac.uk

In return, we ask you to:

  • Give us accurate and up to date information
  • Tell us as soon as possible if there are any changes, such as a new address.

This helps us to keep your information reliable and up to date. 

Your Rights under GDPR 

You have a number of rights in relation to your personal information.

You have the right to: 

  • be informed about what information we hold about you; 
  • access your personal information that we hold about you; 
  • rectify inaccuracies in personal information that we hold about you; 
  • have your personal data removed from our systems; 
  • restrict the processing of your personal data; 
  • object to us processing your personal data by us; 
  • obtain a copy of, or have us transfer, all of your personal data to a third party. 

If you have opted in to any marketing communications from us, you also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time, without having to give a reason. 

To exercise any of these rights, please complete a Rights Request Form and send it to us at dpo@activatelearning.ac.uk

More information about how we process personal data can be found here.

If you have any concerns about the way we have processed your data, you can complain to us in the first instance by contacting the Data Protection Officer at dpo@activatelearning.ac.uk; if you are still not satisfied, you can complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)

Cookies Policy

A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device. They are mainly used to make websites work more efficiently alongside providing information to the website owners.

We want to provide a service to you that is reliable and easy to use. To do this we use cookies to gather anonymous website analytics to find out how different sections of the website are being viewed and used.

We use the following cookies:
 
First party cookies
First party cookies are set by the website you are visiting and can only be read by that site.

We use:

Google Analytics – this helps analyse how visitors use our website. The cookies collect information on an anonymous basis which includes the number of visits to the site, what pages are viewed and how visitors come to our website. We also have Google Analytics demographics and interests reports enabled, which give us a better idea of what sort of people are using our site - none of this information is personally identifiable.

If you want to stop these cookies launching altogether and out opt-out of being tracked by it across all websites please use the Google Analytics opt-out tool. More information can be found on Google’s Privacy Policy.
 
Third party cookies
Third party cookies are set by a different organisation to the owner of the website you are visiting. 

We use:

YouTube – we embed YouTube videos on various pages of our website. YouTube’s Privacy Policy is available online.

Twitter – we use a widget on our homepage to display the latest tweets from the official Twitter account. The Twitter Privacy Policy is available to read online.

Issuu – our online prospectuses are available to read and download through Issuu. More information on their Privacy Policy can be read online.

Google Adwords – We use Google Adwords to match our digital marketing content with the correct audience groups, to ensure the ads you see from us are relevant. The Adwords cookie may be used to track our return on ad spend, to serve you relevant ads in the future, or to find audiences similar to those that use our site. This cookie does not in any way personally identify you. You can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Preferences page.

Opting Out of Cookies
 
If you want to opt out of using cookies, instructions for some popular browsers are linked below.

Internet Explorer
Google Chrome
Firefox
Safari (Mac)
 
Instructions on how to delete and refuse cookies for other web browsers are available at: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/.
 
Please note: some links on this webpage take you to external websites and we are not responsible for the content or security of these websites.