Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how ACDL uses and protects any information that you provide when visiting this website.

ACDL is committed to protecting the privacy of all visitors to our site. 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.

ACDL 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 October 2015.

The information we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name and position within your organisation
  • contact information including email address and telephone number
  • demographic information such as postcode

How we use this information

We require this information to review your application to become an ACDL-accredited distance learning provider. This information is collected when you submit the online Application Form, and will be used for the following purposes:

  • to assess your application for accreditation with us;
  • internal record keeping;
  • to improve our products and services;
  • to periodically send promotional emails with information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided; and
  • to customise the website according to your interests.


We are 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.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to enable you to visit 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 are not responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that you provide whilst visiting such sites as these sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect, please inform us via email at and we will endeavour to promptly change any information found to be incorrect.