Shipley College is committed to ensuring the security and protection of the personal information that we process, and to provide a compliant and consistent approach to data protection. We have a robust and effective data protection programme in place which complies with existing law and abides by the data protection principles as well as our obligation to meet the demands of the GDPR and the UK’s Data Protection Bill. You can read our full compliance statement here

Your personal data will not be made available to any third party unless you have consented to this at the time the data is supplied to Shipley College or this is so permitted by law.

Our privacy notices tell you what to expect when Shipley College collects personal information. Please see our Privacy Notices here.

If you have any queries about the process or how we handle your information, please contact us at



If you contact us by email, please be aware that Shipley College cannot guarantee that email remains confidential while in transit. All email sent to and from Shipley College may be monitored, in accordance with legal parameters. We will only use the personal data supplied within an email to us to provide a reply to your message. We do not keep this information, or share it with any third party unless you have consented to this or this is so permitted by law.

This privacy statement applies to websites maintained by Shipley College. We cannot be held responsible for the protection of your privacy and personal data that is provided if you leave this website and visit a website that is not maintained by Shipley College, including via a link from this website.



Cookies Policy 

Shipley College maintains continuous logs of web server activity. Logs include information about your IP address, your browser type and the pages you have visited. We use this information to analyse the way people use our website. 

What are cookies? Cookies are small files that are placed on a computer to allow a website to collect data about your use of the site. They can track your progress through the site and any actions you take. The information stored doesn't make you personally identifiable, it's anonymised. So, for example, we can see reports which show us where visitors come from, which pages they visit and track clicks on our website, but we won't be able to tie that data up to see what named individuals do on our website.  


Cookies used on this site

Performance Cookies

Performance Cookies Performance cookies help us to understand how you use the website, for instance, which pages you visit the most or even the least. By analysing these behaviours, we can improve the website and thereby your experience. Please note that the cookies collect and report information anonymously, they don’t collect information that identifies you as an individual.






_ga This cookie is used to distinguish users from each other, it registers a unique ID that is then used to track how visitors use the website.   1 Day 

 _gid This cookie is used to distinguish users from each other, it registers a unique ID that is then used to track how visitors use the website.

2 Years

PHPSESSID This is a session cookies which is used when form are filled in, such as when you log in and fill in the details to apply for a course.
It is native to PHP and allows our website to store serialised state data, this cookie expires when the user closed their browser. 

When browser is closed.



Marketing cookies

Marketing cookies are used to track your browsing habits in order to make advertising relevant and engaging for you the user. 






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