1. This website is owned by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd)

    The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
    Nicolson St
    EH8 9DW
    United Kingdom

    The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is a registered charity with charity number SC005317 and a Royal Charter company with company number RC000466.
  2. RCSEd is committed to protecting your privacy and maintaining the security of any personal information received to process your order. We are on the Data Protection Register with registration number Z5731683 and our entry may be viewed on the register held by the Information Commissioner's Office at .
  3. The purpose of this statement is to explain to you what personal information RCSEd collects about you and how we may use this information.
  4. We do not collect sensitive information about you except when you specifically knowingly provide it.
  5. If you register for an account with our websites, the information you provide us will be used to allow you to log into and use the advanced features of our website. We do not collect personal information outside the log-in area.
  6. We use cookies to collect user information from the website. This is non-personal information from you, such as your browser type and your Internet protocol (IP) Address ("Non-Personal Information"). Non-Personal Information cannot be easily used to personally identify you. RCSEd uses Non-Personal Information to track, evaluate, and improve the use of its website. Read more information about Cookies here.
  7. RCSEd does not provide or release names, website addresses, email addresses or exam data of users to any third party without your permission.
  8. RCSEd may also disclose your Personal Information to prevent an emergency, to prevent harm to others, to respond to legal requirements, to protect or enforce its rights, to protect or enforce the rights of a third party, or as required or permitted by law (including, without limitation, to comply with a subpoena or court order).
  9. Unless you tell us otherwise, RCSEd may occasionally advise you of new College activities or website features. The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh occasionally may alert you electronically by e-mail to important surgical or medical information. RCSEd may offer services on a limited basis to demographically identified groups of users. You may opt-out of this at any time by following the instructions in the marketing communication that you receive, or by contacting us at You may choose not to allow us to use your information like this in the first place by checking the appropriate box when first giving us your information.
  10. We may use your information for market research and statistical analysis, and may use reputable partners, suppliers or agencies to process your personal information on our behalf. Where we do so, strict instructions will be given on the processing of data and security.
  11. RCSEd may disclose your details to prospective or actual purchasers of part or the whole of our business or our company (or their professional advisors). We may also disclose your details to our professional advisors for other purposes connected with the operation of our business.
  12. RCSEd follows strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information which you have given us, to prevent unauthorised access in accordance with the UK data protection legislation.
  13. In order to maintain the accuracy of our database, you can check, update or remove your personal details by sending us an email at and are entitled to receive a copy of the information we hold in exchange for payment of the required fee. Please contact us at the above address for further details or to make a request.
  14. As part of our commitment to providing the best possible service to our members and constituents we may monitor and record telephone calls initiated and answered in our Edinburgh and Birmingham business offices.
  15. The RCSEd Privacy Policy was updated on 7 March 2014. By using this site, you consent to the collection by RCSEd and use of your information by RCSEd in the manner specified in this Privacy Policy. RCSEd reserves the right to change or amend this Privacy Policy prospectively at any time by posting the revised Privacy Policy. We encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Policy to be informed of how we are protecting your information.

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