Privacy and Cookies policy


Our Website has an email sign up form for customers and our third-party booking provider collects contact information and demographic information when bookings are made. 

The information you provide comprises of your name and email address and is processed by the University to:
• Keep you up to date with news and progress regarding Bayes Centre
• Promote Bayes Centre events, activities and programmes
• Ensure we endeavor to only communicate with you about events and news of interest to you. We will process information about you to administer your conference attendance, and where appropriate contact you with slides or event surveys following the event.

The legal basis the University uses to process your data in this manner is your consent, which was provided when you provided your email address and clicked the ‘subscribe’ button on our website or attended an event and gave your consent for us to stay in touch with you.
You can opt-out of receiving future mailings from us or completely remove your details from our databases at any time. Our email marketing enables subscribers the opportunity to opt-out of receiving email marketing from us.
We will hold the personal data you provided us until you withdraw it. You can withdraw your consent for us to use your personal data for the reasons set out in this privacy policy by contacting Neil McGillivray, Director of Operations –
We will not pass your data to any third parties and we will not store your data outside the EEA.


This site contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Websites.


This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Website, please contact us.
For the purpose of the current data protection laws, the data controller is the University of Edinburgh of Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh, EH8 9YL (the “University”), Information Commissioner’s Office Registration Number Z6426984.

We regularly review the terms of this privacy notice, which we may amend from time to time. If we make any substantial changes we will notify you by posting a prominent notice on our website.
You have a right to complain to the UK Information Commissioner’s office regarding our use of your personal data. Alternatively, if you have any concerns or queries about this privacy notice, or about how we hold and use your data, please write to:

Data Protection Officer
The University of Edinburgh
Old College
South Bridge
Edinburgh, EH8 9YL