Privacy Policy


This privacy statement governs the privacy of our website’s users. The policy explains the various aspects of user privacy as well as the obligations and requirements of users and website owners. In addition, this policy will describe how this website processes, stores, and protects user data and information.

What personal information do we collect?

We collect personal information from visitors, e.g. name, contact details, nationality, residency, previous qualifications, and/or employment.

How is personal information collected?

We collect personal information from the visitor in the following ways:

If the user has given us the consent to collect cookies information for marketing purposes, we will use that information to securely use for our marketing purposes. We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track and store activities on our services.

When the users fill out any form or enter any information through our website, we will securely save that information on our systems depending on the consent you have given us.

If enquiries are made on the phone or by email, we will save that information on our secured systems.

Why do we need to process personal data?

We process your data in line with the requirements of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).  Where we have your consent, we might use the data for marketing our products and services to you to suit your specific needs. Data subjects have the right to opt-out of the marketing campaign and to withdraw that consent.

How do we protect your data?

We have technical and organisational measures in place to ensure that your data are kept secure, not accidentally destroyed, misused, or disclosed, and only accessed by staff and relevant third parties as part of their role.

What rights do you have?

The right to obtain access to, and copies of, the personal data that we hold about you.

The right to have any information rectified if it is inaccurate or incomplete.

The right to request that we delete or remove your information from our system.

The right to request that we copy, move or transfer your data.

The right to require us not to send you marketing communications.

To require us to restrict our data processing activities (and, where our processing is based on your consent, you may withdraw that consent, without affecting the lawfulness of our processing based on consent before its withdrawal).

How long does the institute keep the data?

HE Connect and all substitutes takes its obligations under the GDPR very seriously in terms of not holding onto personal data for any longer than is necessary.

Sensitive information

Any sensitive personal information (e.g. information related to racial or ethnic origin, political views, religion, health, criminal background etc.) will only be collected if deemed necessary to provide services. Any such information shall be processed with extra caution.

Updates to privacy policy

This Privacy Policy may change from time to time. Changes to this Privacy Policy will become effective when the revised Privacy Policy is updated on our website.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by using the contact information we provided on our Contact page.