London Graduate School is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience.
This Statement of Privacy explains how we use the personal data you provide in compliance with UK data protection law and the General Data Protection Regulation EU 2016/679 (GDPR). For the purposes of the GDPR, London Graduate School is the ‘controller’ of the personal data you provide to us.
As a data controller, we process personal data about our customers, potential customers, business contacts, our learners, third party service provider staff, consultants, legal advisors, our staff and other business partner contacts.
We only process personal data where this is necessary
London Graduate School only uses personal information to:
London Graduate School does not sell, rent or lease its data to any third parties.
London Graduate School may share data with trusted partners including regulatory bodies and when required to do so by law or similar obligation placed upon London Graduate School.
Service providers who to help us deliver our goods and services, perform statistical analysis, manage email or postal mail services, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All service providers are prohibited, under contract from using your personal information for any purpose except to provide these services to London Graduate School and they are required to maintain the confidentiality, security and lawful use of your information.
London Graduate School may collect and process special category data, only where necessary. The special category data we use is limited to:
Evidence of physical or mental health or condition required to provide confirm eligibility for special learner adjustments. London Graduate School will not process this information for any other purpose. You have a right to withdraw your consent for processing this special category information at any time except where the processing relates to an overriding legal or regulatory obligation placed upon London Graduate School. Withdrawing consent for processing medical data may result in the withdrawal or refusal for learning support arrangements.
London Graduate School may collect and process information such as race, religion and ethnicity where we are legally required to report on statistics relating to equal opportunities, discrimination and diversity.
Where you have given your express consent to receive marketing communications, we may use your personal data to send you newsletters, surveys, information about our awards and events, offers, and promotions, related to products and services offered by London Graduate School which may be of interest to you.
Where you have consented to receiving communications from us, you may change your preferences by emailing us should you wish to do so.
We will retain your personal data for the duration of any contract between us, and for a period of seven years following its termination or expiry, to ensure we are able to comply with any contractual, legal, audit and other regulatory requirements.
London Graduate School secures your personal information from unauthorised access, use or disclosure. We have robust processes in place to deal with any suspected security incidents that include notifying you and any regulatory bodies where we are legally required to do so. Our computer servers and applications operate in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorised access, use, disclosure, damage or destruction.
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.
A cookie is also used to anonymously track how visitors interact with the 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.
We use traffic log cookies to gain information about the use that is made of pages on our website. We use the information from cookies to generate reports on the usage of our website which are used for evaluation and analysis. The purpose is to improve our website by tailoring it to the needs of users. No data specific to any identifiable user is retained.
You can stop your browser exchanging cookies with web servers at any time by changing the settings in your web browser. To opt out of this, please visit the following site and it will involve installing a browser add-on http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking advantage of the website. For more information about cookies visit http://www.aboutcookies.org/
Under the GDPR, and UK data protection law, you have specific rights over the processing of your personal data. These include:
London Graduate School will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. London Graduate School encourages you to periodically review this Statement to stay informed of how London Graduate School is protecting your information.
London Graduate School welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. To contact us with regards to the statement or any of our services, please visit the website www.lgs.ac.uk