Next Steps South West – Privacy Statement
Next Steps South West is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should you provide us with identifiable information about yourself through our website, we will only use it in accordance with this privacy statement. We periodically update this privacy statement and recommend revisiting this page on a regular basis.
Who are we?
Next Steps South West is a collaborative partnership between fourteen higher education providers in South West England. You can see a full list of our partners here.
The project works closely with schools and colleges in the region to identify and support students in years 9-13 from disadvantaged areas. The programme is supported and funded by the Office for Students.
What information do we collect from you through our website?
We collect personal information from you when you voluntarily complete our online forms. We also collect data that you may provide when contacting us via email.
Event listings – Our website lists events that are organised by Next Steps South West. We also list events that are organised by our partner institutions. As a user, you have the option to submit an enquiry about these events through the ‘Register Interest’ feature.
For enquiries relating to events that are organised either fully or partially by Next Steps South West, or to bookable resources that are offered by Next Steps South West, we will only use the data you supply for the purpose of responding to your enquiry or request. We will not share this data with third parties; neither will we use this data for direct marketing purposes.
Cookies are small text files that get stored on your computer’s hard drive. They enable our site to remember information, but do not store personal information that could lead to your identification without your permission.
Some cookies are required in order for the site to function correctly, others are optional. The cookies we use are explained in the table below.
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|_gat||Google Analytics||.nextstepssw.ac.uk||Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.|
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You can learn more about cookies including how to control and disable them here.
Our website uses Google Analytics: a service which transmits website traffic data to Google servers in the United States. Google Analytics does not identify individual users or associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. We use reports generated by Google to help us understand website traffic and website usage.
Links to other websites.
Our legal basis for collecting and processing your data
- You consent to providing it to us.
- Any information subsequently shared with third parties, such as directing enquiries to our relevant partners, is considered to be in the legitimate interests of Next Steps South West and does not violate your fundamental right to privacy.
Next Steps South West Project Participant Data
Your rights, and opting out
Under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), you have the right to access, modify, and delete your data. Should you wish to access, modify, or have your data deleted, you can contact us by telephone, email, or by writing to us:
Next Steps South West
22 Endsleigh Place
Telephone: 01752 584037