Data Protection

At North East Scotland College we collect personal information from our students and staff. We do this so we can provide education and learning, and comply with legal requirements.

We've always been careful with your information but it makes sense that you should have more control over it too.

Your rights

The new laws under the General Data Protection Regulation (which replace the Data Protection Act 1998) give you greater clarity on how your personal information is managed. You have legal rights about the way we manage and use your data, including the right to:

  • ask for a copy of it
  • make changes to your data if it's inaccurate
  • ask us to stop doing something with your data

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Privacy notices

We use privacy notices to provide you with more explanation on how we use your personal information in different circumstances.

We have recently updated our privacy notices and you can read or download a copy here.

Privacy Notice: Curriculum Students PDF, 120.65 KB Privacy Notice: Student Applications PDF, 109.83 KB Privacy Notice: School Links Applications PDF, 30.83 KB Privacy Notice: Exceptional Entrant Data Collection PDF, 31.15 KB Privacy Notice: Marketing and Communications PDF, 62.89 KB Privacy Notice: Staff PDF, 241.23 KB

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A "cookie" is a small text file that attaches to the hard drive of your computer and remembers information about the configuration of your computer. We use this information to track your movements through our Site, to find out how it is being used and to assess its usefulness.

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If you have any questions about how we manage and use your data or would like to ask for a copy of the data we hold, our Data Protection Officer can help:

Jacqueline Gillanders, Data Protection Officer
North East Scotland College
Aberdeen AB25 1BN


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