Jobzone Cookie & Privacy Notice

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Cookies and how they Benefit You

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you’d expect
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
  • Continuously improve our website for you
  • Make our marketing more efficient (ultimately helping us to offer the service we do at the price we do)

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass data to advertising networks
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • Pay sales commissions

You can learn more about all the cookies we use below

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

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Website Function Cookies

Our own cookies

We use cookies to make our website work including:

  • Remembering your search settings

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There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

Third party functions

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Social Website Cookies

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Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn’t working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called “analytics” programs also tell us if , on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before helping us to put more money into developing our services for you instead of marketing spend.

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Turning Cookies Off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies (Learn how here). Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our’s and a large proportion of the world’s websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites

It may be that you concerns around cookies relate to so called “spyware”. Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive. Learn more about managing cookies with antispyware software.



Who are we?

We’re Edinburgh College, and we’re responsible for looking after the information you’re giving us on this form (we’re the Data Controller).

Why do we need the information we’re asking for?

We’re asking for this information in order to contact you in connection with your Jobzone query, for example, to help us to advertise your recruitment event, to advertise your job(s), or to facilitate your coming into college to discuss the opportunity to promote your vacancies to students.

We cannot do this without your contact details (email address).

What will we do with your information?

 Once you have given us the information on this form we will keep it safely in the college’s Jobzone inbox. We will not share this information outside the college, and it will be passed to key staff to help in the advertisement of your job role or event (including learning development tutors and academic staff).

Why are we allowed to collect your personal information?

 We require this information in order to perform our public task (improving the economic and social wellbeing of the locality of Edinburgh College) – we cannot advertise your job event or opportunities without this information.

How long do we keep your information?

 We will delete your personal information a maximum of six months after we have posted your vacancy or event on our Jobzone website.

What are my rights?

Because this is your personal information, you have rights under data protection law. You have the right to:


  • Be told what personal information Edinburgh College is keeping about you.
  • Make Edinburgh College change any personal information that’s wrong, or out of date.
  • If it’s wrong or out of date, to stop us using your personal information until we’ve put it right.


If you want to know more about your rights, or if you want to contact Edinburgh College to make use one or more of your rights, please email or phone 0131 297 8663.

What do I do if I’m unhappy with the way my information is being used by Edinburgh College?

You can contact Edinburgh College’s Information Management team by emailing or you can speak to the team on 0131 297 8663. The team will be happy to help; but we also have an independent Data Protection Officer (DPO) you can speak to if you’d prefer – they can be contacted using the email address and telephone number above.

Or, you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) by calling their helpline on 0303 123 1113. (The Information Commissioner’s Office make sure organisations across the UK treat your personal information properly).