Colleges Scotland aims to provide a safe and secure experience for all our users. The information that we collect about you will always be used lawfully in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and once in force, the Data Protection, Privacy and Electronic Communications (Amendments etc)(EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (collectively the “Data Protection Legislation”).

As part of our work, Colleges Scotland processes and stores personal information. All information is held, used, transferred and processed in accordance with the legal obligations under the relevant Data Protection Legislation.

Colleges Scotland has Privacy Notices in place for processes where personal data is collected which explain the data we collect, store and manage as well as how we protect your data. These Privacy Notices are included below. These are:

As a Data Controller under the Data Protection Legislation, Colleges Scotland is responsible for your personal data. Colleges Scotland has appointed a designated Data Protection Officer to provide guidance and support to the organisation in fulfilling its obligations under the Data Protection Legislation. The Data Protection Officer can be contacted at:

Colleges Scotland may amend this policy from time to time. Any changes to the individual Privacy Notices will be published on the Colleges Scotland Website so you always know what information we gather about you and how that information might be used. If we make any substantial changes in the way we use your personal information we will notify you by posting a prominent announcement on our web pages. If you have any questions or concerns about a Privacy Notice, please email: