Student Recruitment & Admissions

University of Edinburgh Events App Privacy Policy

This policy explains how we (The University of Edinburgh) use any personal information we collect about you when you download and use the University of Edinburgh Events App.

By using the app, you consent to the collection, retention and use of your personal information in accordance with the terms of this policy.

Collection of information

We collect information about you when you download and use the University of Edinburgh Events App. The information collected is: (a) usage data reflecting your behaviour while using the app (b) personal information you choose to contribute during the Guidebook registration process (c) information you provide in response to surveys while using the app.

How we will use your information

The information you provide will be used to process event bookings used through the app. The information will also be used to target content and communications within the app. We may also contact you to undertake post-event evaluations.

Please note that the University of Edinburgh Advice App is a third-party service that is not owned or managed by the University of Edinburgh. The application and service are created, owned and managed by Guidebook Inc.

This privacy policy only refers to the way the University of Edinburgh will use your information. You should also review Guidebook’s terms and conditions and privacy policy as we do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies.

Guidebook Terms and Conditions

Guidebook Privacy Policy


Student Recruitment & Admissions will hold the personal data you have provided to us until the end of the following admissions cycle. (e.g. if you subscribe to a mailing list in April 2019, we will hold your data until 30 September 2020).

Access to your information and correction

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of this information, please contact us.

We want to make sure that your information is accurate and up to date. You may also ask us to correct or remove any inaccurate information.

Changes to this privacy policy

We keep this privacy policy under regular review and we will post any updates on this webpage. This privacy policy was last updated on 9 July 2018.

How to contact us

Please contact us at:

if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you.