Please read it carefully, as by using the pages of the UCM, or our services, you will be deemed to have read and accepted its terms.
“UCM” means University College Isle of Man.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 2002 (the Act), the data controller is University College Isle of Man c/o Homefield Road, Douglas. Isle of Man. IM2 6RB. British Isles email: [email protected].
The Data Protection Officer for UCM and the Department of Education, Sports and Culture is the Legal and Administration Manager, who can be contacted at the Department of Education, Sport and Culture, Hamilton House, Peel Road, Douglas. Isle of Man. IM1 5EZ
Accessing our site
Information we may collect from you
We may collect and process the following data about you:
Information you give us. You may give us information about you by filling in forms on our site or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail, on application forms online or in hard copy or otherwise. Students are asked to supply information to UCM when applying for enrolment, at orientation sessions and during the periods of study. This includes information when applying for enrolment, at orientation sessions, during periods of study and information that you provide when you register to use our site, subscribe to our service, search for a product, and when you report a problem with our site. The information you give us may include your name, address, telephone number(s), email addresses(s), date of birth, gender, country of birth, nationality, citizenship country, passport details, academic and English language attainments, disabilities, health information, including illnesses, allergies and dietary Information, along with details of offences. UCM may also collect information regarding payment of fees.
If you do not provide this information then we may not be able to enroll you on our courses or may not be able to supply services to you.
Information we collect about you. With regard to each of your visits to our site we may automatically collect the following information: technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform; information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time); products you viewed or searched for; page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page and any phone number used to call our customer service number.
Information we receive from other sources. We are also working closely with third parties (including, for example, the Department of Education, Sport and Culture, business partners including PDMS who host this site, sub-contractors in technical, payment and delivery services, search information providers, credit reference agencies) and may receive information about you from them.
Uses made of the information
We use information held about you in the following ways:
Information you give to us. We will use this information: to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us and to provide you with the information, products and services that you request from us; to provide you with information about other goods and services we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about; to provide you, or permit selected third parties to provide you, with information about goods or services we feel may interest you. If you are an existing customer, we will only contact you by electronic means (e-mail or SMS) with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale or negotiations of a sale to you. If you are a new customer, and where we permit selected third parties to use your data, we (or they) will contact you by electronic means only if you have consented to this. If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please tick the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your data; to notify you about changes to our service; to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
Information we collect about you. We will use this information: to administer our site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes; to improve our site to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer; to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so; as part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure; to measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others, and to deliver relevant advertising to you; to make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of our site about goods or services that may interest you or them.
Information we receive from other sources. We may combine this information with information you give to us and information we collect about you. We may use this information and the combined information for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive).
Disclosure of your information
Where we store your personal data
Intellectual property rights
Your details will be retained while you are enrolled on courses at the UCM and for a period of 3 years after the date you left. It will then be deleted unless we are required by law to retain it, need it to enforce our policies or to ensure the security of our community.
You have the right to rectification of any details which we have stored on our management information systems or elsewhere such as markbooks and registers, which are incorrect. Please could you inform us at University College Isle of Man, Homefield Road, Douglas, Isle of Man. IM2 6RB, email [email protected] if you are aware of any information which needs to be updated or corrected.
You have the right to request your data in a ‘structured commonly used and machine-readable format’. This refere to the data that you have supplied to us under consent or in entering into a contract with us.
If we have asked for your consent to use your information for any purpose, you have the right to withdraw this at any time.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by contacting us at UCM at University College Isle of Man, Homefield Road. Douglas. Isle of Man. IM2 6RB [email protected]. Our site may, from time to time, contain links to other websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites may have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
Access to information
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access, commonly called a ‘subject access request’, can be exercised in accordance with the GDPR by contacting the Principal at University College Isle of Man, Homefield Road. Douglas. Isle of Man. IM2 6RB. Please could you supply as much detail as you are able to help us identify the relevant information that you wish us to supply.
You may use our site only for lawful purposes. You may not use our site: In any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation. In any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect. Not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of our site in contravention of the provisions of our terms of website use. To report any weaknesses on the Website to the appropriate security staff. Weaknesses in computer security include unexpected software or system behaviour, which may result in unintentional disclosure of information or exposure to security threats.
Links to external websites
We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses although we will endeavor to maintain the highest levels of security. You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software. You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Security Act 1992. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.
Changes to this policy
If you have any questions on this policy, or how we use any personal information we may hold, please contact us at University College Isle of Man, Homefield Road. Douglas. Isle of Man. IM2 6RB.