This privacy policy sets out how CEDIA uses and protects any information that you give CEDIA when you use this website.

CEDIA is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1st June 2011.

What we collect

Where your contact information is requested on this site such as on the Contact us form; CEDIA will collect the following:

  • Name
  • Contact information including email address and phone number
  • Your education interests

Use of personal data

CEDIA will use your details for:

  • Internal record keeping
  • Marketing purposes by email and/or phone.  CEDIA will provide information about new courses and services, special offers and other information relating to CEDIA which we feel would be of interest to you.
  • Improving our products, services or website
  • Market research purposes. CEDIA will only contact you by the details you give, normally by email. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.


You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • To opt out of direct marketing from CEDIA please unclick the box when entering your contact details on the website.  This indicates that you do not want the information to be used for direct marketing purposes
  • If you have previously agreed to CEDIA using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may opt out at any time by writing to CEDIA Unit 2, Phoenix Court, St Neots, Cambs PE19 8EP UK.or emailing info@cedia.co.uk.  Your request will be processed within 28 days.


CEDIA is committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure,we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

The following cookies are in use on this website:

Session Cookie CMSSESSID This website uses a session cookie to enable core functionality (such as prompting you to correct errors when submitting forms). It is anonymous, contains no personal information and is destroyed as soon as you close your browser.
Cookie Acceptance cookiesAllowed This cookie is used to record if a user has accepted the use of cookies on this website.
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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site, which we use to help improve it. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

See also the separate privacy overview at Google

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

CEDIA will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held about you please write to CEDIA, Unit 2, Phoenix Court, St Neots, Cambs PE19 8EP UK.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email info@cedia.co.uk as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.