1. Introduction

This Policy applies as between you, the user of this Web Site, and Leo Baeck College the owner and provider of this Web Site. This Policy applies to our use of any and all data collected by us in relation to your use of the Web Site and any services or systems therein.

We take the privacy of your personal information very seriously and take reasonable care to comply with the requirements of the UK Data Protection Act 1998 (‘the Act’) relating to the personal information you supply on the Site.

For the purpose of the Act, the data controller is Leo Baeck College, a company limited by guarantee (company registration number: 626693, registered charity number: 209777), whose head office is at 80 East End Road, London, N3 2SY.

2. Your Personal Data

The information we gather (‘Information’) may include your name, address, email address, and any other personal information you submit to the Site. We use the information we collect from you to keep you informed about events and activities which we believe will be of interest to you.

We will not sell, distribute or disclose your information without your consent or unless required or permitted to do so by law.

We may offer you the opportunity to sign up to a mailing list and/or newsletter, to participate in a survey, or to receive information by email about third parties’ products and services, or any other products and services which we provide. If you sign up for any of these and subsequently change your mind, you may opt out by notifying us at our contact email address.

3. Updating your Information

If any of your Information changes, please notify us by email.

4. Links to Third Parties’ Sites

We may provide links to other websites. Before supplying any personal information to any other website, we recommend that you check that website’s Privacy Policy. We do not accept responsibility for the protection of any data supplied to other sites.

5. Cookies

We may use cookies to give you a better experience and to monitor how you are using the Site,

as this will help us make improvements for the future. You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies, but if you do so, parts of the Site may not work correctly.

Cookies from our sites are classified into four main groups:

5.1 Compliance Cookies

This cookie is placed if you click the ‘Allow’ button when asked if you’d like to accept cookies. It tells us you have given your consent to the use of cookies on our site. Unless this cookie is deleted, you will not see this message again for a period of five years.

5.2 Essential Cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems (but can be from within your browser settings). They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as logging in or filling in forms.

You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work.

5.3 Performance & Statistical Cookies

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance. We use the Google Analytics service for this purpose.

5.4 Social Sharing Cookies

These cookies are set by a range of social media services that we have added to the site to enable you to make comments and share our content with your friends and networks. These cookies are capable of tracking your browser across other sites and build up a profile of your interests. This may impact the content and messages you see on other websites you visit.

However if you do not use these other services, then these cookies may not be set by our site. If you do not allow these cookies you may not be able to use or see these sharing tools.

For more information:

Find out more about cookies and Google Analytics.

Read information and advice for members of the public regarding EU Cookie Laws on the UK

Government’s Information Commissioner’s Office website.

6. Internet

The Site uses a security system that protects your information from unauthorised use. However,

as no data transmissions over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, we cannot take responsibility for any unauthorised access or loss of personal information that is beyond our control. Please remember that other methods of Internet communication, such as emails and messages sent via a website, are not secure unless they are encrypted. We take no responsibility for any unauthorised access or loss of personal information that is beyond our control.

7. Changes to Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time. In this case, the amended version will be published on the Site.