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The Institute of Coding is part of the University of Bath and wherever possible, our policies follow that of the university. This is how we gather, use and disseminate information for the Institute of Coding website.

This policy applies to the following domains:

  • www.instituteofcoding.org

Personal data

All personal data is collected and stored in line with the General Data Protection Regulation. See our Data Protection Policy for more details.

We collect the following data:

  • your Internet Protocol (IP) address, and details of which version of web browser you used
  • information on how you use the site, using cookies and web access logs

We use this data to:

  • improve the site by monitoring how you use it
  • gather feedback to improve our services

We only use personal information that you provide to us for the purpose stated at the time we request it. We do not disclose this information to a third party unless you authorise it or as otherwise permitted by the General Data Protection Regulation.

We retain data for 38 months in Google Analytics before it is deleted.

Web access logs

We may use data in web access logs if there is a security breach and we could use them to trace the breach.

We do not give or sell any information gathered from web access logs to any third party.


We may put small files (known as ‘cookies’) onto your computer to collect information about how you browse the site.

You may stop or restrict the placement of cookies on your computer by adjusting your web browser preferences. This may interfere with some of the functionality of the site.

We use cookies to:

  • provide essential functionality like making sure you stay logged in
  • measure how you use the website so it can be updated and improved based on your needs
  • help us understand the performance of our marketing activity and improve the relevance of the adverts you see

This data is used by us and our agents.

Cookies we use

These are the cookies we use with links to the relevant cookie policy:

Email and online forms

We collect the following information:

  • physical contact information
  • online contact information
  • demographic data
  • preference data

We will use this data for:

  • completion and support of the current activity
  • contacting visitors for marketing of services or products

In all cases, we will only use this information for the stated purpose.

Pages with forms should include a statement on how we will process data submitted to them.

We collect this data so that we can send you news and information which is relevant to your needs and interests.

Freedom of Information

As part of the University of Bath, please refer to the universities policy:


Modern slavery and human trafficking statement

As part of the University of Bath, please refer to the universities policy:


Copyright applies to the Institute of Coding (IoC) website and when you can legally use our material.

All material on our website is copyright of the Institute of Coding and the University of Bath or its licensors and may not be reproduced without permission.

Using our material

You may copy, print or download material for personal, non-commercial use provided that any existing copyright or other intellectual property notices are retained, except when the copyright is owned by someone other than the Institute of Coding. If the copyright is not owned by the IoC, the material may only be copied, printed or downloaded with our express written consent.

You may not use or distribute material from this site or change the content of these pages in any way for any public or commercial purpose other than with our express written consent and on such terms as we may specify.

Using our trademarks

Our logo should not be used without permission. Requests to use the logo should be sent to iocmarketing@bath.ac.uk


IoC Skills Bootcamps

The Institute of Coding and partners have specific privacy requirements and policies related to the delivery of DfE’s Skills Bootcamps. For more information, please view and download the documents provided below.

The Skills Bootcamps will be delivered in line with DfE’s Complaints and Whistleblowing procedures. For more information, or to contact DfE, please use the links below:

Complaints procedure – Department for Education – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Whistleblowing for employees – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Contact the Department for Education (DfE) – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

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