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Cambridge English Data Protection and Privacy Statement

This Website is provided and operated the Chancellor, Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambridge acting through its departments, University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate (“UCLES”), Cambridge English based at 1 Hills Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 2EU, United Kingdom under these Terms of Use (“Cambridge English”). Your use of the Website is subject to Your acceptance of these Terms of Use.


Cambridge English offers and provides teaching and examination services and related information and is responsible for the Content. We are committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of information provided by those parties (“Users”) who use this Website and we uphold the relevant data protection principles and process all personal data in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. 

1. Collection of personal information

1.1 In order for Users to use the Services and to gain the full benefits of such Services we need to collect and process various personal data including:

  • Full Name
  • Email address
  • Nationality
  • Your first language
  • Age
  • Gender

1.2 By using the the Service you agree your data (including personal data) will be captured and stored on servers located in the United States of America and transferred (and stored) between servers located in the United States of America, India and the United Kingdom.


2. Processing and storage of data

2.1 The personal data we collect is used to process your request for our Services and to provide such Services.

2.2 The initial personal data You provide will be controlled by Cambridge English.

2.3 When You sign up to a Preparation Centre’s YLE Summer Vacation Program, Your personal data will be sent to your selected Preparation Centre for the purpose of registering Your child for that Preparation Centre’s YLE Summer Vacation Program. The Preparation Centre will then make contact with you directly to confirm arrangements.

2.4 Preparation Centres can also register candidates for YLE exams via this Website. If You consent to registration by this process, the Authorised Exam Centre linked to your selected Preparation Centre will receive a copy of the personal data you provided to your selected Preparation Centre.

2.5 The following data (including personal data) we collect will be shared and stored on servers located in the United Kingdom, India and United States of America:

  • Full name
  • E-mail address
  • Nationality
  • Your first language
  • Age
  • Gender


3. Disclosure of information to third parties
Cambridge English will use Our reasonable endeavours not to disclose Users’ information to any other third parties, unless we are required to do so by law or any court order, unless a User consents to such disclosure.

4. Security

4.1 Our computer systems have security measures in place with the aim of protecting the loss, misuse or alteration of the information (including personal data) Users provide to us.

5. Comments/questions
Any comments or questions about our Data Protection and Privacy Statement may be sent to us by contacting the Helpdesk team or writing to us at the above address.

6. Changes to this statement
We will notify Users of changes to this Data Protection and Privacy Statement by displaying them on this webpage.

7. Cookies

Cambridge English does not use cookies on this Website.

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