Website Privacy and Cookies Statement
This privacy statement sets out how we use and protect any information that you give us when you use this website.
We are 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, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
We may change this policy at any time by updating this page. You should check this page occasionally to ensure that you are happy with any changes.
What we do with the information we gather
Any personal information we may collect is required to understand your needs and provide you with a better service. We may share your personal data with other internal departments, including with relevant academic departments, marketing and admissions. Where your personal data is shared internally, this will be in order to allow us to process your request, and to send you relevant marketing communications if you have given us your explicit consent to do so.
Please note, we'll sometimes share data with third parties acting on behalf of BSDC, to help us provide a better service for you (e.g. mailing houses, market research) or if there is a legal obligation for us to disclose the information. If we would like to use your personal data for a new purpose, we will always seek your prior consent and will update this notice accordingly.
The table below summaries the personal data we collect on this website and why:
|When is it collected?||What is collected?||Why is it needed?||Who is collecting it?||Will it be shared with a third party?||How long is it kept it for?|
|When you submit an online general enquiry||Name, phone number, email address||To enable us to respond to your enquiry||Burton and South Derbyshire College (BSDC)||No, unless you have opted in to receive marketing materials. If you have opted in, you may occasionally be contacted by companies acting on our behalf for a specific purpose e.g. marketing research.||Until the enquiry has been responded to or for the academic year if consent has been given.|
|When you submit an online course enquiry||Name, phone number, email address||To enable us to respond to your enquiry||Burton and South Derbyshire College (BSDC)||No, unless you have opted in to receive marketing materials. If you have opted in, you may occasionally be contacted by companies acting on our behalf for a specific purpose e.g. marketing research.||Until the enquiry has been responded to or for the academic year if consent has been given.|
|When you register for an online event||Name, Email, home phone, mobile, address, gender. Parent's title, name, surname, email (if under 19 years).||To enable us to receive online bookings for events||Burton and South Derbyshire College (BSDC)||No, unless you have opted in to receive marketing materials. If you have opted in, you may occasionally be contacted by companies acting on our behalf for a specific purpose e.g. marketing research.||Until the event has run, unless you have given consent to be notified of future events during the academic year.|
|When you book a table at the Mulberry Restaurant/ Bistro||First name,last name, email address, contact number||To confirm your reservation and contact you regarding any changes to your booking||Burton and South Derbyshire College (BSDC)||Until the booking has been fulfilled, unless you have given consent to be notified of future events during the academic year.|
|When you book a service at The Innovations Salon||Name, contact number, email address, address||To confirm your reservation, contact you regarding any changes to your booking and ensure correct practice||Burton and South Derbyshire College (BSDC)||Until the booking has been fulfilled, unless you have given consent to be notified of future events during the academic year.|
Where personal data is stored
All personal data held will be stored and processed by staff in the United Kingdom.
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.
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Essential site cookies
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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
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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.
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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.
Your rights and your personal data
From May 2018 the GDPR provides you with rights in respect of your personal data. These include:
- The right to request a copy of your personal data which we hold about you
- The right to ask us to correct personal data that is wrong or out of date
- The right to request your personal data is erased
- The right to withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal data
- The right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioners Office
Controlling your personal information
If you should have a query, or wish to exercise your rights or make a complaint in relation to your personal data, please contact us using the details provided below:
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to:
Burton & South Derbyshire College
Burton Town Centre Campus
Burton on Trent
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.
College Privacy Notice
Our full privacy notice is available in the downloads section of this page.