Privacy Policy

Updated on: October 27th, 2015

Effective from: October 27th, 2015

Oxford International AQA Examinations Limited (“the Company”, "we", "us" or "our") is committed to protecting your privacy online. This privacy policy explains how we will do this.

We will review this privacy policy in the light of comments we receive so please check the latest version. If you have any questions about this privacy policy, please contact us by emailing us at enquires@oxfordaqaexams.org.uk.

By using oxfordaqaexams.org.uk ("Website"), you are accepting the practices described in this statement.

What kind of information do we collect?

When you use the Website (e.g. visit, complete an enquiry form), we may collect and process the following information about you:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on the Website. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use the Website, subscribing to our service, posting material or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you enter a competition or promotion on the Website, and when you report a problem with the Website.
  • If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
  • We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
  • Details of your visits to the Website including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise, and the resources that you access.

Use of cookies

The Company uses "cookies" and other technologies on the Website. The terms and conditions governing our use of "cookies" and such other technologies on the Website are set out in our Cookie Policy.

By using the Website, you are agreeing to be bound by the terms of our Cookie Policy.

How do we use your information?

We use information held about you in the following ways:

  • To ensure that content from the Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer.
  • To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you.
  • To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
  • To allow you to participate in the interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
  • To notify you about changes to our service.
  • To help us understand more about how the Website is used and to improve the Website.

Subject to applicable laws, we may also use your data, or permit our affiliates and/or partners to use your data, to provide you with information about goods and services which may be of interest to you.

You may notify us either in writing or by telephone, fax or email that you object to being contacted or being contacted in a particular way. If you use more than one email address to communicate with us, please notify us of each email account you use.

When do we share information?

We do not sell your personal information to third parties.

We share your information within the Company. We also share your information with our affiliates, our licensors, our agents, our distributors and our suppliers that assist us in making the Website and/or the products and services on the Website available to you (e.g. our hosting supplier).

If you sign up for services that are managed or offered by other organisations, they will obtain your information.

A number of third party websites have links on the Website. If you visit any of those websites, they may collect information. Such websites are not within our control and are not covered by this privacy policy. Those websites may have their own privacy policies and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for those policies. Please check those policies before you submit any personal data to such third party websites.

If we believe that your use of the Website is unlawful or damaging to others, we reserve the right to disclose the information we have obtained through the Website about you to third parties to the extent that it is reasonably necessary in our opinion to prevent, remedy or take action in relation to such conduct.

We may also disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation; in order to enforce or apply any agreements or licences with you; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of the Company, our employees, affiliates, agents, distributors, licensors, suppliers, and/or our customers. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

If any part of our business (including those of our affiliates) is sold or integrated with another business, your details may be disclosed to our advisers and any prospective purchasers and their advisers.

Security and Our partners outside Europe

As an entity with international connections, the Company has links with other organisations throughout the world. We exchange information with our associated companies and other parties, including distributors and sales agents. As such, from time to time, we may transfer, store and/or process information about you at a destination outside of the European Economic Area. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy. By using the Website, you consent to these transfers.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Website; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Updating your details and contacting us

If you have any questions or queries regarding this privacy policy or if any of the information that you have provided to the Company changes e.g. if you change your e-mail address, please contact us by sending an e-mail to enquires@oxfordaqaexams.org.uk.

Governing Law

You agree that this privacy policy shall be exclusively governed by the laws of England and Wales and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.