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Data Protection / Privacy Statement

The personal information you provide is passed to the Chief Executive of the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) and, where required, to the Young People’s Learning Agency for England (YPLA) to enable those organisations to fulfil their statutory obligations, principally under the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and learning Act 2009. Both organisations are registered as data controllers with the UK Information Commissioner’s Office.

The SFA funds adult further education and skills training, including apprenticeships, in England. The YPLA is responsible for arranging the provision of funding for the education and training of young people in England. The SFA processes learner data on behalf of the YPLA.

The information you provide may be shared with other organisations for the purposes of administration, the provision of career and other guidance and statistical and research purposes, relating to education or training. Other organisations with which we will share information include, the Department for Children, Schools & Families, the DBIS, Local Authorities, Connexions, Higher Education Statistics Agency, Higher Education Funding Council for England, educational institutions and organisations performing research and statistical work on behalf of the SFA, the YPLA, or partners of those organisations.

The SFA also administers the learner registration service (LRS) which uses your learner information to create and maintain a unique learner number (ULN).

Further information about use of and access to your information is available at:

At no time will your personal information be passed to any other organisations for marketing or sales purposes.

By confirming that you accept the terms & conditions you are stating that:

I have read the above Data Protection Statement.

I agree to WMC processing personal data contained in this form, or other data, which WMC may obtain from me or other people whilst I am a student.

I agree to the processing of such data for purposes connected with my studies, health & safety whilst on the premises, the claiming of funding, marketing or other legitimate reasons.

I understand the college accepts no responsibility for safekeeping of student property, including bicycles, in or around the college premises.

I agree to abide by WMC's current & future rules & policies, including refund and transfer policies and WMC's courtesy code - as mentioned or available in the student handbook, prospectus, enrolment information, Student Services, notices, student newsletters or information and requests from WMC teachers/staff.

I have received appropriate advice and guidance to help me find the right course. I have also had basic information about the course aims, length and timetable.

I understand I will receive further advice through the induction process, and that additional support may be available from Student Services or my teacher.

Refund Policy

If you enrol and pay for a Working Men’s College course online you have the right to cancel your enrolment within seven days of making your fee payment. In addition, we will offer you a full refund if your course is cancelled or closed, or if the college advises the course is not suited for your needs, or if you request a refund at least 2 weeks before the course starts. In order to request a refund please contact Student Services on 020 7255 4700 or at studentservices@wmcollege.ac.uk.

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