Cookie Policy

This site uses cookies to improve your experience and helps us to better understand our visitors and members.

For the purpose of data protection legislation, the data controllers are the Chartered College of Teaching (formerly known as the College of Teachers) and the College of Teaching Ltd, both of 9 – 11 Endsleigh Gardens, London, WC1H 0EH. “We” or “us” in this policy refers to both entities as joint data controllers.

The use and disclosure of any personal data collected is governed by the UK Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation 2018 (‘GDPR’). The Chartered College of Teaching ensures all members whose personal data is collected will be used in a manner compliant with the named acts.

We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy as a member of the Chartered College of Teaching and/or as a user of our website and endeavor to respect and process your data in a secure and safe manner.

What Are Cookies

Cookies are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, and accessible by our servers when you visit our site. This page describes what information they gather, how we use them and why we sometimes need to store them. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored, however you may not be able to use all features if you do not accept cookies.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons (detailed below). Unfortunately, in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site.

Disabling Cookies

We value your consent and want you to know that you do not have to enable cookies if you choose not to. You can prevent the use of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser’s ‘Help’ for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. It is recommended that you do not disable cookies. You can opt out here.

The Cookies We Set

If you create an account with us then we will use cookies for the management of the sign-up process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out, however, in some cases, they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out and allow you to log back in quickly.

We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

This site offers payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly.

When you submit data through a form, such as those found on sign-up and membership pages, cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

In order to remember your preferences we may set cookies so that this information can be recalled whenever you interact with a page affected by your preferences.

When you visit the site you are able to opt in or opt out of the usage of non-essential cookies. Opt in to cookies to allow us to provide you with a great experience on this site.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

For example, this site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and how we can improve your experience. These cookies track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content. Google Analytics uses cookies to define user, sessions, and to provide a number of reporting features. These cookies are set out or updated only to collect the data required for such reports, and are first-party.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

Here is a list of all our cookies:

Other third party analytics are also used to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content.

In some cases we may provide you with custom content based on what you tell us about yourself either directly or indirectly, together with your membership record which is stored securely on our servers.

We endeavour to provide the best services to you  and you are entitled to access, correct, delete and limit the processing of your personal data. You hold the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority, the Information Commissioner’s office.

More Information

If you would like more information than you can contact us.