Humber Learning Consortium is committed to protecting your privacy and this policy sets out how HLC uses and protects the information you provide when you use this website and our services.
Please note this policy may change over time and as such you should ensure that you check this page from time to time to ensure you are happy with any changes.
HLC is a data controller and can be contacted at Humber Learning Consortium, 63-71 Anlaby Road, Hull HU3 2LL. The information you provide on this website will be held in accordance with the Data Protection Act and may be used by HLC and its partners to supply the services you have requested.
HLC website may collect personal information for the purpose of fulfilling a funding, learning or educational need or service which could include name, date of birth, contact details, postcodes and your personal views i.e. surveys.
We require this information to enrol you onto one of our educational programmes, to provide a service to you or to inform you of learning opportunities, events or courses, to improve our services and for record keeping.
Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone and to change your password at regular intervals (i.e. every 3 months).
We are committed to ensuring that your information is as secure as possible. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, you should note that we do not have any control over external websites. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement.
Learner data is collected by HLC in accordance with the obligatory terms and conditions of funding for further learning or training and to determine that the learner is legally resident and eligible for funding purposes. The data collected from you "the learner" is processed by HLC and its partners which may or may not include a third party web application. You will be notified of this before enrolment and you will also have the option to opt out if you would prefer to enrol using a traditional paper based method.
When completing the ILR or enrolment form please pay particular interest to the "How we use your details" section as this will outline the details for processing the information you have supplied to us.
Data provided is primarily used by funders to perform statutory functions on behalf of the Secretary of State as set out in the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009 and to create (or maintain) a Unique Learner Number and a Personal Learning Record.
If you choose to enrol using an electronic method, the data you provide will be submitted using a third party application.
HLC use Google Servers and Application for Work & Education to collect and submit data to HLC. Google’s security practices are verified and certified by third-party auditors. They have achieved ISO 27001 certification, which means that an independent auditor has examined the controls present in data centres, infrastructure, and operation.
HLC will endeavour to ensure your data is as secure as it can be using third party applications however we do recommend reading Google Apps for Work and Education Privacy Information “How Google uses your data” available here
Some of our programmes enrolment information could be collected using Adobe. You will be notified of this upon registration and more information will be available under the “How we use your information” on the form.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted electronically and as such data transmitted is at your own risk. Once the data reaches our server we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
If you wish to refrain from submitting information using electronic communication then paper based copies of all forms are available through our partner organisations.
Information you provide may be shared with other organisations throughout our partnership and other external agencies for education, training, employment and well-being related purposes, including for research.
You may be contacted after you have completed your programme of learning to establish whether you have entered employment or gone onto further training and/or to provide feedback on your learning experience.
Learners must agree to the statement on the enrolment form to allow us (and/or our partners) to process information and agree to the declaration certifying that information they have provided is correct and will inform the provider immediately upon change of detail or circumstance.
Activity you are enrolling on may be part financed by the European Union through the European Social Fund (ESF) and this will be stated on the enrolment form.