At Southport College we are dedicated to safeguarding and preserving your privacy when visiting our site or communicating electronically with us.
We do update this Policy from time to time so please do review this Policy regularly. For the purpose of the Relevant Data Protection Legislation our data controller is John Clarke.
Information We Collect
Generally you are free to browse the Southport College Website without submitting any personal information unless you wish to enrol onto a course or otherwise agree to submit such information.
Use of Your Information
The information that we collect and store relating to you is primarily used to enable us to provide our services to you. In addition, we may use the information for the following purposes:
i. To provide you with information requested from us, relating to our services. To provide information on other services which we feel may be of interest to you, where you have consented to receive such information.
ii. To meet our contractual commitments to you.
iii. To notify you about any changes to our website, such as improvements or service changes, that may affect our service.
If you are an existing user of our services we may contact you with information about services
similar to those which you have previously used.
Any information you provide will be held securely and in accordance with the Relevant Data Protection Legislation. Your personal data will not normally be disclosed to third parties. In some circumstances however we may need to disclose your Personal Data to a third party so that they can provide a service you have requested, or fulfil a request for information. Any information about you that we pass to a third party will be held securely by that party, in accordance with the Relevant Data Protection Legislation, and used only to provide the services or information you have requested.
If you are a new customer, we will only contact you or allow third parties to contact you only when you have provided consent and only by those means you provided consent for.
Storing Your Personal Data
Data that is provided to us is stored on our secure servers. Details relating to any transactions entered into on our site will be encrypted to ensure its safety.
The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of data sent to us electronically and transmission of such data is therefore entirely at your own risk. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password so that you can access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.
Third Party Links
You might find links to websites hosted and or operated by third parties on our website. These websites should have their own privacy policies which you are obliged to check. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies whatsoever as we have no control over them.