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The Association of Heads of Outdoor Education Centres (AHOEC) is committed to protecting your privacy online. Please read on for more details about our privacy policy and how we will treat the information that you provide us with.

Collecting Information

By using this website you consent to the collection and use of your information in accordance with the terms of this privacy policy.

AHOEC collects non-identifying data about visitors to this website, for example, the number of visitors to the site each day.

The use of certain services on our website may require you to provide us with information about yourself (such as your name, postal address, telephone number, e-mail address and other information). This information will be used at all times in accordance with the terms of either this privacy policy or other terms that you will be made aware of when you provide us with the information and will be subject to the UK Data Protection Act 1998.

How does the Association of Heads of Outdoor Education Centres (AHOEC) protect your information?

AHOEC is committed to safeguarding the security of the information that you provide us with and we have security procedures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, alteration or unauthorised access of information under AHOEC control.

Using your information

We use the information that we collect from you to:

  • Carry out the services you have requested or are interested in or provide you with information about the development of AHOEC or Unless otherwise stated we then delete the information you have provided.
  • To notify you about changes to our service.
  • If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it.

You may unsubscribe at any time and will be given the option to do so on our website by contacting us.

Privacy Policy Compliance

If you wish to exercise your rights with respect to the data we keep, or make a complaint please contact us by e-mail and we will take appropriate steps. We reserve the right to charge a fee up to the statutory maximum for disclosing your personal information held by us to you.


Cookies are small amounts of information, which we store on your computer. Unless you elect not to receive cookies, our system will issue cookies to your computer when you log on to the website. Cookies make it easier for you to log on to and use the site during future visits. They also allow us to monitor website traffic and to personalise the content of the site for you. You may set up your computer to reject cookies although, if you do so, you may not be able to use certain features on our site. If you would like to reject the cookies then:

If you’re using Internet Explorer 6.0 or 7.0:

  1. Choose Tools, then
  2. Internet Options
  3. Click the Privacy tab
  4. Click on Custom Level
  5. Click on the ‘Advanced’ button
  6. Check the ‘override automatic cookie handing’ box and select Accept, Block or Prompt for action as appropriate.

If you’re using Firefox 2.0:

  1. Choose Tools, then
  2. Options
  3. Click the Privacy icon

If you do not wish to receive cookies in the future, please let us know.


If you have any questions about this privacy statement or about the operation of this site, please e-mail us with your questions.