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Legal & privacy

INTO University Partnerships takes your privacy seriously. This Privacy Policy explains what we do to make as sure as reasonably possible that information about you is kept both secure and confidential. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully, as once you use our website or our services you will be deemed to have read and accepted this Privacy Policy.

You must not use our website or our services if you do not accept this Privacy Policy.

1. The information we collect

We will only collect personal information about you and given by you when you submit an enquiry, brochure request or direct application for a course through one of our webforms, or when you register directly for one of our premium content services. We will always let you have a copy of all personal information that we have about you if you request it. Contact privacy@into.uk.com.

2. Purposes for which we use information about our users

We collect information about our users for a variety of purposes. These include the following:

  • where users supply data to us in relation to educational services that we offer (for example, to enrol on an INTO course or to obtain information about our educational programmes), data will be processed by us to supply the information requested by our users. Your information is held by INTO University Partnerships Ltd. in the United Kingdom
  • so that we can inform our users of new offers, products, and services which may be of interest to them
  • so that we can send our users news and marketing items which are relevant to their interests to help us improve and personalise the services provided to our users 

3. Passing on information about you

We will not disclose information obtained from you to third parties. In certain circumstances we may need to disclose information about you if you breach this Privacy Policy. We may also disclose or access your account if required to do so by the laws of the UK or any other jurisdiction, including but not limited to the EU, or by any other statutory or non-statutory or other governmental, non governmental or judicial authority.

4. Security

Keeping information about you secure is very important to us. We use the highest standards of encryption for online transactions involving sensitive data such as credit card details. However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you send to us, and you do so at your own risk.

INTO University Partnerships will take all reasonable precautions to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of your user data under our control. Only authorized employees and subcontractors will be given access to the information you provide to us.

5. Cookies

INTO University Partnerships' websites use first party cookies only. These cookies are written in the domain of the site being tracked. Please refer to the below table for types of cookie that INTO currently uses or may use in the future.

Cookie Name  Description Expiry
 _#srchist Stores the history of traffic sources the user has arrived to the site by 1000 days
 _#sess Stores information about the session 1000 days
 _#vdf Stores the visit definition - ts type, number of visits, expiry 1000 days
 _#uid Stores a user identifier (only within a site)  1000 days
 _#slid Unique sale ID 1000 days
 _#clkid Unique identifier for a click generating a landing 1 year
 _#lps Flags that the last page was secure and therefore has no referrer 20 min
 _#tsa Stores the referrer details to avoid duplicate Landing events 10 min
 _#env Flags whether the environment variables (screen size, browser etc) need to be collected again 30 days
into.corporate.casestudies.regd Flags whether user has registered to access Case Studies Never


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6. Transferring your information abroad

Information supplied to us by you will only be transferred abroad by us or our partners for the purpose of performing contractual obligations owed by us to you; for example, to supply an educational agent in your country or region with your information to enable that agent to provide you with services you require.

7. How can you access and update information which we hold about you?

  • you can request to see the data INTO University Partnerships hold for you by emailing us at privacy@into.uk.com
  • you can unsubscribe from INTO University Partnerships communications by emailing us at unsubscribe@into.uk.com

8. Automated decisions taken by us about you

Assumptions are made about your interests depending on the information you have supplied us about yourself, and about the website you were visiting when you did so. For example, if you enquired about a Foundation course at University of Exeter, we assume you are interested in pre-university education in the United Kingdom.
We assume you speak certain languages based on your nationality or country of residence.

9. Changes to our Privacy Policy

We may update the Privacy Policy from time to time. If we need to make any changes we will post an announcement to this effect on our websites. We will also revise the last updated date at the bottom of the Privacy Policy.

If you have any questions relating to this Privacy Policy or how we use the personal information we have about you, please contact privacy@into.uk.com.

Last updated: October 2016