Privacy & Cookies Statement

Chichester College is fully committed to respecting the privacy of its visitors to this website. This privacy statement sets out the type of information we may collect and hold and how it is used. It also contains contact details so you can contact us if you have any queries or concerns about your personal information. Any personal information that is given will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, in accordance with the Data Protection Acts 1998 & 2003.

Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of information that a website can put on your hard drive in order for it to remember something about you at a later time. The information is in the form of a text file, which will only be understood by the web site that initially set the cookie. The Chichester College website uses cookies for certain applications, for example to remember your name when filling in online forms. A cookie is also used to anonymously track how visitors interact with the Chichester College website, including where they came from and what they did. This is then used to ultimately provide a better online experience for all our audiences. For more information about cookies visit http://www.aboutcookies.org/

You can also see a list of the cookies used on the website by viewing the Cookies Audit issued by our website designers.

Currently we operate an ‘implied consent’ policy which means that we assume you are happy with this usage. If you are not happy, then you have the option to either not use this site, or you can delete chichester.ac.uk cookies having visited the site, or you can stop your browser exchanging cookies with web servers at any time by using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer, "Private Browsing" in Firefox and Safari etc.)

Access Information

The Chichester College web servers automatically log each visit that they receive. This data contains some information about you; the Internet address of the computer or mobile internet device that you are using, the type of browser and operating system you are using and the internet address of the web site from which you came from. It also contains some connection information such as the page or service you are requesting and the date and time of the request.

This information is used for the purpose of determining general visitor patterns and pathways within our pages by gathering statistical information and demographics relating to the College web sites. This statistical data is then used to support future design and usability modifications made to the College web pages.

Your Personal information

The Chichester College website collects different forms of personal information either supplied by the user through web forms and emails, or through automatic data collection when the user accesses the website.

Web Forms

Chichester College collects personal information supplied through the use of web forms. Under the terms of the Data Protection Act 1998, Chichester College only uses this information for any lawful matters related to the programme of study. In this context, this will mean using your data to comply with legal requirements set out by various government agencies and College improvement and development purposes.

Marketing

Your personal data will not be used for marketing purposes without your consent.

Email

If you contact Chichester College by email, we keep a record of that correspondence for the purpose of conducting College business. We do not automatically, and without your consent, add any email addresses to any mailing databases, nor do we pass these to any third party.

Security

Chichester College takes the necessary security measures to safeguard your data, from risk of loss, destruction, unauthorised access, modifications or disclosure.

Online Surveys

Chichester College may also collect personal information supplied by you through the use of web-based surveys. This information will not be shared with any third party, and will only be used for subsequent communications, if agreed to by you, the user, at the time of submission.

Contacting us and/or accessing your personal information

Under current Data Protection legislation, you are entitled to know what personal information an organisation holds about you and how that information is processed. Requests for access to this information must be made in writing to the Clerk to the Governing Body. Please note that applicants will be required to provide satisfactory proof of identity and pay the appropriate fee.

Changes to this policy

We may change this policy at any time by posting amendments to it and without the need for consultation. Please ensure you read the policy that is in force at the time of your transaction.

March 2012

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Website Terms and Conditions

This website contains information regarding services and courses offered by Chichester College.

Copyright

Unless otherwise indicated, the copyright in the content of this website, including the screens displayed on the website, is owned by Chichester College. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, publicly display, prepare derivative works based on, or distribute in any way any portion of the website, including but not limited to the code and software underlying the website. You can view the material contained in this website and print off copies for your non-commercial or study purposes.

Disclaimer

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained on this site, but Chichester College cannot accept any responsibility for errors or omissions, or for any consequences arising from the use of information contained herein. This site includes links to external websites. Chichester College has no control over the content on these sites and therefore cannot be held responsible for any content contained within them.

Chichester College reserves the right to introduce changes to the information given, including the addition, withdrawal, re-location or restructuring of courses.

Linking Policy

Chichester College is happy for third party websites to link to our site, but the College cannot be held responsible for any content within these sites and the College does not necessarily agree with any views or opinions contained within them. Linking does not in any way convey endorsement of the site

The Chichester College website has links to other websites that are not managed by us. We do not take responsibility for any information you share with these linked sites. If you are unsure if you have left the Chichester College website, check the address bar. If http://www.chichester.ac.uk/ is not in the start of the address, you have left our website.

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