Collection of your personal data
We collect your personal data when you ask for information about our courses or study materials, when you submit your answers to our assessment quizzes or surveys, or when you enrol or are enrolled by your sponsor in one of our courses or e-learning products or order study materials.
To process your enquiries and assessment quizzes or surveys, we collect your name, email and postal addresses, daytime phone number, and, if applicable, company and type of business.
To process enrolments and orders, we may ask for your name, email and postal addresses, daytime phone number, company name and address, sponsor´s name, mobile and home telephone numbers, date of birth, professional certification or registration information, if any, and credit or debit card information.
Sharing your data
We will need to use your data to perform our obligations and exercise our rights under agreements made with you and to inform you of feedback and study results.
If you have enrolled in our courses through your sponsor or employer, we may share your data and course attendance and study results with your sponsor or employer.
Your ability to choose
As mentioned above, we may use your email or postal address to send you information on other services or products we think might interest you. If you do wish to receive such information from us or you do wish us to share your data in this manner, you can let us know by emailing us at or sending your request by post to Privacy Inquiry (details below in Review and Correction).
If we do collect personally identifiable information through www.edgehotelschool.ac.uk we will be honest with you about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it. In all instances you will be asked to opt in to this sort of information so it will be a conscious decision we will ask you to make. This is usually provided in a tick box format.
What are Cookies?
Cookies are files that store information on your hard drive or browser which means that the EDGE Hotel School can recognise that you have visited www.edgehotelschool.ac.uk before. Cookies make it easier for you to maintain your preferences on the www.edgehotelschool.ac.uk website, and by seeing how you use them, we can tailor them around your preferences and measure usability of www.edgehotelschool.ac.uk. This is important to us and you because we want to make sure our websites are as user friendly as possible ensuring you have a good experience when browsing our website.
How can you prevent Cookies? If you want to, you can disable the cookies from your browser and delete all cookies that are stored on your computer. You can do this as often you want to. To find out how to do this for your particular browser you can go to “help” on your browser’s menu or you can visit www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies.
What happens if I do disable Cookies?
You need to be aware that should you choose to disable cookies from your browser it may prevent you from taking full advantage of the www.edgehotelschool.ac.uk and some or all of the areas of the website may fail to work for you.
For further information on the cookies set by Google Analytics please go to http://code.google.com/apis/analytics/docs/concept...
Google also has their own opt-out plug-in which is available from http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
To view a list of the cookies we use on our website download this PDF. We have tried to cover all cookies in this list that we or our technology partners use. Please be aware that there may be a delay in updating this list. If you do notice any discrepancies please be sure to contact us and let us know.
Links to Other Web Sites
Transfer of Data Outside of the EU
By using the Sites, and the Edge Hotel School Ltd services, you consent to the transfer of information outside your country by service providers who host or help us run the Site or fulfil your requests.
Pursuant to the Data Protection Act of 1998, Edge Hotel School Limited is exempt from registration as a Data Controller with the United Kingdom Information Commissioner.
Review and correction
You may review and update the personal data you have provided to us by emailing us at: firstname.lastname@example.org or sending your request by post to: Attention: Privacy Enquiry, Edge Hotel School, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, C04 3SQ