This statement outlines how we treat the information we collect during your visit to this website. Where you actively provide information to the College, this information will be used only for the service you have requested, unless you consent otherwise at the time of submitting the data.

Data Protection Act 2018

The College complies with the Data Protection Act 2018 in the gathering, storage, use, release, and disposal of personal information.

The information collected can be seen below.

Statistical Analysis

The College’s website does not automatically capture or store personal data from visitors to the site, other than to log your IP address and session information. Session information includes the time and duration of your visit to the site, the files requested and the browser used. This information will only be used by persons authorised by the College and its agents. The information will be retained by the College and will only be used for managing the site and for statistical and audit purposes.

Browser Cookies

Cookies are small text files passed to your computer by the web server via your browser and may be used to collect information to help identify you and to prepare customised pages for you. Cookies may remain on your computer for the duration of your visit or indefinitely. You can instruct your browser to refuse cookies However, please note that if you do, you may not be able to use the full functionality of the website.

On 26 May 2011 the law on Cookies changed for any website within the EU, please refer to our policy on cookies for further information.

Web Forms

You may be asked to provide personal information to gain access to specific services. By supplying such information, you consent to the College storing the information for the stated purpose. The information will be held by the College in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 2018.


You have the right to lodge a complaint to Newbattle Abbey College regarding the GDPR. Please contact the Data Protection Officer at

You have the right to lodge a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Officer if you believe Newbattle Abbey College has not complied with the GDPR. Contact:

The Information Commissioner’s Office – Scotland
45 Melville Street
Edinburgh EH3 7HL
Telephone: 0303 123 1115

Information Commissioners Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Cheshire SK9 5AF