This policy is designed to inform you of our commitment to upholding your right to privacy when using any of our web services.
It describes the ways in which we capture and use information.
East Kent College will only use personal data in one of three ways:
Under the terms of the Data Protection Act you have the right to advise us at any time if you do not wish to receive further contact from East Kent College.
We may contact you to provide the services that you have purchased or registered for. Depending on your preferences and the information you have provided we may contact you by post, email, telephone or text messaging.
Your personal information will be disclosed to East Kent College for it purposes only. When we collect information from you we will always tell you if we would like to send your information to third parties.
"Cookies" are small bits of text that are either used for the duration of a session ("session cookies"), or saved on a user's hard drive in order to identify that user, or information about that user, the next time the user logs on to a web site ("persistent cookies").
The East Kent College web site does not use persistent cookies to store personal information. We may however use session cookies to provide streamlined navigation throughout our site and for statistical analysis. These session cookies are deleted from the server soon after your session ends and are not collected or saved. You can set up your Web browser to inform you when cookies are set or to prevent cookies from being set. You can still use our web site if you do not accept the cookies, but you may be unable to use certain cookie-dependent features.
This website only monitors IP addresses of guests to access which pages are the most popular. These IP addresses are not linked to any personal data so all guests who use our website remain anonymous.
We use up-to-date industry procedures to protect your personal information. Information submitted is stored in a secured MS SQL database. We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you via our websites.
The internet is not a secure medium of communication. East Kent College cannot guarantee the security of any information you input on this website or send to us on the internet. East Kent College is not, and will not be, responsible for any damages you or others may suffer as a result if the loss of confidentiality of any such information.
We may revise this policy at any time by posting the revised policy on the East Kent College website. Your continued use of the site will mean that you accept those revisions.
East Kent College cannot be responsible for your protection and privacy when visiting such websites. You should check the privacy policies of those websites before entering any personal information.
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