Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy sets out the data processing practices carried out by Hotcourses Limited ("we, us, our") through the use of our web site at ("the Site"). If you have any requests concerning your personal information or any queries with regard to these practices please contact us at

Information collected
We collect personal information from visitors to the Site through the registration process and by your use of the Site. We also collect information about the transactions you undertake including details of payment cards used. We also collect information automatically about your visit to the Site.

Use of personal information

By registering with us, you are accepting that we may use information about you for all or some of the purposes below:

Providing enquiry and application services on behalf of course providers (these are the interactive services that come up when you look up details of a particular course);

Administering orders and accounts relating to customers or subscribers;

Identifying potential customers or subscribers;

Maintaining information as a reference tool or general resource;

Carrying out research (e.g. scientific, social, economic and market research);

Conducting market research surveys; and

Providing you with information about products and services we offer.

We may use your information to send you details of our own products and services and those of organisations with whom we have a strategic relationship. By providing us with your e-mail address, you indicate your willingness to receive e-mails relating to our own products and services and those of organisations with whom we have a strategic relationship. If you do not wish to receive this information, please email us at

Use of cookies

A cookie is a small piece of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server to collect information from the browser. Find out more about the use of cookies on

We use cookies to identify you when you visit the Site and to keep track of your browsing patterns and build up a demographic profile.

Our use of cookies also allows registered users to be presented with a personalised version of the Site and have access to information about their account.

Most browsers allow you to turn off cookies. If you want to know how to do this please look at the help menu on your browser. However, switching off cookies will restrict your use of our web site.


We will only disclose personal information to other companies within our group of companies, business partners, purchasers of our business and suppliers we engage to process data on our behalf. We will pass on your information to educational course providers in order for you to benefit from certain features of the site (for example one click information requests regarding a particular course).

Other web sites

Our web site may contain links to other web sites which are outside our control and are not covered by this Privacy Policy. If you access other sites using the links provided, the operators of these sites may collect information from you which will be used by them in accordance with their privacy policy, which may differ from ours.

Access Right

You have a right to access the personal data held about you. To obtain a copy of the personal information we hold about you, please email us at or write to us at Hotcourses Ltd First Floor, Bedford House, Fulham Green, 69-79 Fulham High Street,London SW6 3JW.

Internet-based transfers

Given that the Internet is a global environment, using the Internet to collect and process personal data necessarily involves the transmission of data on an international basis. Therefore, by browsing this web site and communicating electronically with us, you acknowledge and agree to our processing of personal data in this way.