Privacy policy

At Students 4 Best Evidence, we are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We undertake not to disclose any data without your consent or as permitted by the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act).

This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

In order to administer our website, provide email alert services and consult on our work, Students 4 Best Evidence occasionally captures personal data. This is done in two ways:

  1. Site access
    The website monitors access to the site for the purpose of system administration of the web server and statistical monitoring of website usage. This may include ‘cookies’. A cookie is a message given to a web browser by a web server.  The message is then stored by the browser in a text file called cookie.txt.  Every time the browser obtains a page from the server this cookie message is sent back.  A cookie can be used to identify users and personalise their visit by customising web pages for them.
  2. Site membership
    If you register with Students 4 Best Evidence, your email address and other information given when registering will be held on the system for the purpose of providing membership services.  It will not be passed on to third parties.

Information we may collect from you

We may collect and process the data you provide by filling in forms on our site and with your permission this information will be stored to be used as follows:

  • To provide you with information such as forthcoming events, seminars or publications and website updates that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, unless you have opted out of being contacted for such purposes; or
  • To notify you about changes to our service.

Third Parties

We will not share your data with third parties unless where necessary to enable us to comply with legal obligations or where permitted by law.

Access to information

The Data Protection Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act by contacting us at the address given below.  Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail.


Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to

This privacy policy covers the Students 4 Best Evidence website at  Any links from this site to other websites are not covered by this policy.