Protecting your privacy
Your privacy is important to us. Student Ladder Ltd, the owners and operators of studentladder.co.uk (‘Student Ladder’), are committed to safeguarding the personal information you provide to us and to protecting your privacy, as well as clearly stating how that information is used to deliver our service to you.
The purpose of this privacy statement is to assist you in understanding how we use personal information collected via this website, and the choices you can make about how your personal information is used.
Where we hold your information, we will notify you, by email, of any amendments to this privacy statement and provide you with details of what to do next.
The studentladder.co.uk and studentapprenticeships.co.uk websites, and its registrant services, are intended for persons over the age of 13. Users under the age of 13 are welcome to browse the student ladder websites, but should not provide us with any personal information.
The information we collect
You do not have to provide any personal information in order to browse this website.
We may collect personal information about you when you register with us through the use of paper and electronic registration forms. This information includes your name, email address, areas of interest, year of study, gender and preference information to enable personalisation.
In addition to your personal information, when you use our website, we may collect tracking information such as your browser type, the operating system you use, the name of your internet service provider and pages visited on the site.
We get this information by using technologies, including cookies to increase the functionality and user-friendliness of our website and to better tailor our website to your needs. For example, we may want to know how long the average user spends on our website, or which pages get the most attention. Information such as this will only be used in aggregate form and will not identify you personally.
How the information is used
We collect information on our users to:
- help us improve and provide a personalised service to you
- conduct market research
- reply to your enquiries more efficiently through the services we provide
- run competitions
- send you information relevant to your subject, interests and stage of study
- inform you of new offers, products and services that may be of interest to you
- create personalised email alerts with job and course opportunities (if subscribed) which are most relevant to your skills, education and interests.
Online advertising we use
Our websites use Google’s re-marketing technology. This technology enables users who have already visited our online services and shown interest in our services to see targeted advertising on Google partner network websites. Likewise, users that are similar to the visitors of our websites can be addressed. The advertising will be displayed through the use of web cookies. Using cookies, the user behaviour on a website can be analysed and subsequently utilised to provide targeted product recommendations and advertising based on the user’s interests.
Cookies and other similar technologies
Studentladder.co.uk and studentapprenticeships.co.uk uses first-party and third-party, session and persistent cookies, tags and other similar technologies as a means of collecting non-sensitive information on general website usage so that we may improve your experience on our website.
Cookies are a small piece of information placed on your computer’s hard drive via your web browser to enable the sender to identify, authenticate and maintain specific information about how users behave. Cookies make using the website’s facilities quicker, easier and more convenient as well as allowing registered Student Ladder users to be presented with a personalised version of the site.
This website contains links to other websites that are not controlled by us. This privacy statement applies only to this website.
Updating your personal information
Please keep us informed of any changes in your personal details at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Requesting a copy of your personal information
You may, at any time, request a copy of the personal information we hold on you, free of charge. To do this, please contact us via email at email@example.com. We will aim to respond within three working days and provide the information within 28 days.
Unsubscribing and disabling your account
You may unsubscribe from Student Ladder emails by following the unsubscribe link in any of our email communications. To delete your account or have us remove your personal information on our systems, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.