Terms & Conditions, Privacy policy and Cookie policy

This website is provided by BCP Council and Dorset County Council. Unless otherwise stated, all material on the site is subject to copyright protection of all three local authorities.

We aim to make sure that the information available on this website is accurate, but we have no control over and do not endorse the content of any job vacancies or linked websites. We do not accept any responsibility arising from reliance on any such information and, in using this website, you agree that BCP Council and Dorset County Council nor any of its associated organisations are responsible for any warranty or representation, express or implied, completeness or appropriateness for a particular purpose of any information accessed.

We reserve the right to remove or alter any information without warning.


These pages, unless otherwise stated, are copyright and protected under national laws and international treaties worldwide. All rights reserved.

External links

This website links to external websites which will open in a new browser window. We are not responsible for the content of these sites.

Service standards

We would like to make our website available to you all of the time. Unfortunately there are a number of reasons which sometimes mean that we are not able to achieve this, but our target is to have our site available for use 99.5% of the time.

Privacy policy

This privacy policy statement has been established to give a clear explanation of our data processing practices to safeguard you and your personal information.

If at any point we wish to use personally-identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users by way of an email. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner.

Information collected

BCP Council and Dorset County Council is the owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share or rent any part of your information collected on the website to third parties in any way, unless stated on the web page at the point of collecting information from you, or as outlined in our policy statement, or as required by law.

We automatically collect statistical data about usage patterns on our website. This information does not relate to you as an individual and is collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site.

The information provided by you via this service will be acted upon according to the content of the communication. We may contact you in order to reply to the issues raised. This contact will be made via email, unless an alternative is specified.

We will retain all communications received in order to produce statistical analysis reports.

All personal information collected on the website will be used for the purpose of delivering the service for which the information was supplied.

Details on those booking onto the Information Sessions may be shared between BCP Council and Dorset County Council and the training organisation that delivers the sessions.


Changes in the law mean that from 26 May 2011,we need your permission to save cookies on your computer. Cookies are small files which are sent to your browser and stored on your computer's hard disk. Some pages on this website require cookies to be enabled to work correctly. For example you will not be able to log into password protected areas without cookies.

The cookies we use are Google Analytics (web analytics cookies) and session cookies to enable access to secure areas of the website. Google Analytics cookies are used to help record your use of this website. They are used to collect statistics about site usage such as when you last visited the site. This information is then used to improve the user experience on our website. The Google Analytics cookies contain randomly generated IDs used to recognise your browser when you read a page. The cookies contain no personal information and are used only for web analytics. We encourage you to accept the cookies our website uses as they help us to improve the user experience for you and many others.

We also use cookies to enable users to register on the website, and access password protected areas. These cookies contain no personal information and are required for the website to function correctly. Refusal of this cookie will mean that you will not be able to use this website fully.

If you do not want to receive cookies from this website, select cookie settings under the privacy settings in your browser options, then add our domain to the list of websites you do not want to accept cookies from. Under settings you can also delete individual cookies or any cookies that your browser has stored. Please note that to submit details and use this web site as it is intended you will need to accept/allow cookies to be stored on your browser. You can find more information on how to delete and control cookies at www.aboutcookies.org


Access to all of our users’ information is restricted in our offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally-identifiable information. The servers that we store personally-identifiable information on are kept in a secure environment.

If you have any questions or concerns relating to our policy and /or data protection please contact one of our Data Protection officers.

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