AccessHE is a division of London Higher. London Higher and AccessHE are committed to protecting your personal information and being clear about what information we collect from you and how we use it.
If we make any changes to this policy, we will let you know by revising the updated date, placing an alert on the homepage of the website, or corresponding with you directly.
The material on AccessHE Online in intended for the use of those over the age of 13. This is because the online courses we provide are directed at students aged 13 and over.
If you have any questions about this policy or our uses of personal data, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
A key division of London Higher and the largest network of its kind, AccessHE is the pan-London organisation that aims to support the progression of under-represented groups to higher education (HE). We do this by enabling HE institutions (HEIs), schools and colleges to achieve their objectives on widening access to HE more efficiently and effectively. Originally funded by the NNCO project, AccessHE Online is a suite of online courses created in collaboration with some of our member institutions intended for students in year 9 and above.
All personal information provided by you through this website is under the control of AccessHE, who are responsible for taking care of your personal information in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (GDPR). This policy may refer to AccessHE as: ‘AccessHE’, ‘our’, ‘us’ or ‘we’. Our registered office is: Tavistock House, Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9JJ.
You can contact us via the following means:
When you make an AccessHE Online account, we will ask you for some personal information. This is to allow you to access our online courses and to allow us to monitor user demographics. This could include:
We may share your personal information with our partner institutions who have created the courses. This is to allow them to monitor the users and demographics of their courses. At present these include:
We collect the following data:
This data is collected from all web users for website and server administration and research and development. However in the event of a security breach we may need to use web access logs to trace the origin of the breach.
Monthly and annual statistics are compiled about the website and web pages from the web access logs (e.g. numbers of unique users, page hits).None of the personal data is given, sold or disclosed to any third party, unless obliged or permitted by law to disclose it.
In additional to this we collect your personal information so we can monitor users to our online courses to measure their effectiveness for students from different backgrounds. To do this, we collect the information detailed below:
When you register an account, you have the option of providing us with the following sensitive personal information. Please note, this is not necessary for accessing the online courses:
This is merely so both AccessHE and our partners can monitor the effectiveness of the platform in reaching particular cohorts.
A cookie is a small file placed on your computer’s hard drive. It enables our website to identify your computer as you view different pages on our website.
Cookies allow websites and applications to store your preferences in order to present content, options or functions that are specific to you. They also enable us to see information like how many people use the website and what pages they tend to visit.
Cookies do not provide us with access to your computer or any information about you, other than that which you choose to share with us.
However, please note that doing this may affect how our website functions. Some pages and services may become unavailable to you.
To learn more about cookies and how they are used, visit All About Cookies.
We may share the personal information we collect about you with:
We take steps to make sure we hold your personal information securely and share it with people or organisations who need to access it.
In order to provide our service, we need to transfer information to other organisations. We make sure these organisations commit to keeping your personal information secure.
You have the right, under the GDPR, to request a copy of your personal information we hold, to have it corrected, deleted, or to ask us to stop using it.
To request a copy of the personal information we hold about you – please send your request via email to: email@example.com
To ask us to change, delete or stop using the personal information we hold about you – please send your request via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org . We will always consider your request to make changes to your personal information and write back to confirm the action we have taken.
Effective: March 2018