Undergraduate study - 2018 entry

Prospectus Orders Privacy Policy

This policy explains how we (The University of Edinburgh) use any personal information we collect about you when you register to receive more information about studying at the University of Edinburgh.

By registering for this service, 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 order a printed copy of one of our prospectuses and you opt in to  receive more information about undergraduate study at Edinburgh . 

How we will use your information

The information you provide may be used to send you further printed materials or electronic communications about the University of Edinburgh, the degree programmes we offer and our services. We may also contact you to conduct market research and quality assurance checks, for example we may ask you about your satisfaction with the information we provide and your experience of the admission process.


You can opt out from further communications at any point by contacting us directly at communications.office@ed.ac.uk, at the address below, or by unsubscribing via any email communications you receive from us.

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 email us at communications.office@ed.ac.uk  

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

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 1 March, 2016.

How to contact us

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


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The University of Edinburgh’s Data Protection policy

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The University of Edinburgh’s Data Protection policy