How we use your information

Your personal details can be used to provide you with information or services as well as helping us tailor the website to your preferences.

We use your information to:

  • enable us to supply you with the services and information you have requested through SCS website
  • ensure that content from the website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer
  • administer, support, improve and develop the SCS website we do analyse some information we collect during your visit to our website. You can adjust these preferences through our cookie consent banner.
  • maintain a contract we have with you, such as a course application form or any other service you wish to access
  • notify you about changes to our service

For additional information on SCS’s approach to data protection, your rights and the legal basis for contract and consent see the legal information section.


We use cookies and other technologies to improve our service, enable the use of third-party services and serve interest-based advertising on third-party websites.

The full details of all the cookies we use

When you leave our website or click on links that lead to external websites, we are unable to control what cookies are set in any way. You will need to set your cookie preferences for those sites as well.

Automated processing and profiling

We do not use profiling or automated decision-making processes.

Storage of your information

Your information is securely transmitted via our website. Once we have received your information, we will also use strict procedures and security features to prevent unauthorised access.

How long we keep your data depends on the purpose for which the information was supplied. You will be informed of how long the data will be kept during the process of giving your personal details.


Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password to access certain parts of the website or associated websites, you are responsible for keeping this password safe and confidential. You must not share a password with anyone.

Online transactions

All payment transactions will be encrypted.

Areas of the website that process online transactions make use of – and transfer data to – third-party software and service providers. All third-party software and service providers that we use are compliant with the relevant Payment Card Industry standards.

Payment card data security standards

Disclosure of your information

We will not share, sell or distribute any of the information you provide to us without your consent, except where disclosure is:

  • necessary to enforce our rights, including under our website Terms and Conditions of use
  • necessary to enforce our rights under any other Terms and Conditions of use or Terms and Conditions of sale of SCS
  • required or permitted by law

Read more about our website Terms and Conditions of use