Borders College

Data Protection and Privacy

Your Personal Information

We take your privacy seriously and we look after your personal information responsibly.  We abide by data protection legislation.

Borders College is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) under Data Protection Act 1998. We abide by the Act, subsequent legislation and related guidance.

We only collect and/or process your personal data when we have a valid lawful basis to do so. For example, we may collect personal information from you to help us perform our public task as a College to provide education and appropriate support or as part of a contract with you.

We are legally obliged to provide some information to external bodies for education, training, employment, wellbeing related purposes and research.

You can read our full Privacy Notice for details of how we deal with your personal information, including our responsibilities and your rights, here:

For additional information you can also visit the ICO’s website: