Privacy Policy

This policy explains what types of personal information will be gathered when you visit the Oxford Student Services Ltd. (OSSL) website, subscribe to our newsletters, and how this information will be used. Please note that although this website provides links to other websites, this policy only applies to services provided by Oxford Student Services (i.e. websites ending in

Information collected

on some parts of the site, you may be asked to provide some limited personal information in order to enable the provision of certain services e.g. subscription to one of our news letters, visit to the freshers fair, etc. Oxford Student Services may store this information manually or electronically. By supplying this information you are consenting to Oxford Student Services holding and using it for the purposes for which it was provided. Information provided will be kept for as long as is necessary to fulfil that purpose. Personal information collected and/or processed by Oxford Student Services is held in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998.

When you visit some pages on the site, your computer may be issued with a small file (a "cookie") for the purposes of managing and improving the services on the website. Cookies do not contain any personally identifying information. You can set your browser to refuse cookies or warn you before accepting them.

How the information collected is used

Personal information provided to the University by you will only be used for the purpose stated when the information is requested. Oxford Student Services will never sell your data to parties, or provid it to direct marketing companies or other such organisations. However, we may send you some newsletters containing offers from our advertising parters. Each of those messages will contain an link to unsubscribe from further mailings and clearly indicate Oxford Student Services as the sender of the message.

Demographical and statistical information about user behaviour may be collected and used to analyse the popularity and effectiveness of Oxford Student Services activities. Any disclosure of this information will be in aggregate form and will not identify individual users.

Any queries or concerns about privacy on this website should be sent to OUSU's chief executive officer.