Skip to content Accessibility statement

Legal statements



To the extent permitted by law, the ˿Ƶ provides this website and its contents on an "as is" basis and makes no representation or warranty of any kind regarding this website or any information, content, products or services on it. The ˿Ƶ does not represent or warrant that the information accessible via this website is accurate, complete or current. In no circumstances, to the extent permitted by law, shall the ˿Ƶ or or any of its officers or employees be liable for any loss, additional costs or damage (howsoever arising) suffered as a result of any use of this website or its contents.

Course information

The information on this website relating to study programmes is correct at the time of publishing and every attempt is made to ensure its accuracy.  However, the information is issued for the general guidance of students entering the ˿Ƶ and does not form part of any contract. The ˿Ƶ aims to provide the courses and facilities described on this website, but reserves the right to withdraw or to make alterations to courses and facilities without notice if necessary. The ˿Ƶ always welcomes comments on its courses. However, the ˿Ƶ's contracts with its students do not confer benefits on third parties for the purposes of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.

Personal staff and student pages

The ˿Ƶ does not monitor personal staff or student pages published independently of their work at the ˿Ƶ. The views and information on such pages do not constitute official ˿Ƶ information, and need not reflect the views of the institution. The information on personal staff and student pages is not provided by the ˿Ƶ. Consequently, the institution does not and cannot guarantee the accuracy of such information. All authors, whether publishing official ˿Ƶ information or unofficial personal information, are expected to follow the ˿Ƶ's Regulations for the use of computing facilities.

Links to third party information

This website includes links to third party web sites. These links are used to provide further information and are not intended to signify that the ˿Ƶ endorses such websites and/or their content. The ˿Ƶ takes no responsibility for any loss or damage suffered as a result of using the information published on any of the pages of the linked web sites.





All the content of this website (including images), unless explicitly stated otherwise, is copyright of the ˿Ƶ and may not be reproduced without prior permission. By accessing these web pages, you agree that any downloading of content is for personal, non-commercial reference only.

No part of this website may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means without the prior consent of the ˿Ƶ.

For queries about re-use of content from the website, please contact communications-support@york.ac.uk.



Data Protection

The ˿Ƶ recognises the importance of personal privacy and ensures that all personal data is held in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation and Data Protection Act 2018. Compliance is managed by the ˿Ƶ's Data Protection Officer in accordance with the ˿Ƶ's DPA policy and procedures.

Freedom of Information Act

The ˿Ƶ is committed to the principles of freedom of information. The is a guide to the information the ˿Ƶ publishes. Compliance is overseen by the Information Governance Office in accordance with the ˿Ƶ's FIA policies and procedures.


The ˿Ƶ maintains logs of its servers’ activities. The server log files include the IP address of each computer which accesses the ˿Ƶ’s website. The logs are used to support essential maintenance of the site including analysing how the site is used.

Web forms

A site visitor may be asked to provide personal information when requesting a service. For example, visitors requesting a printed copy of a prospectus may be asked to complete an online form. By supplying this personal information, the visitor consents to the ˿Ƶ storing the information for the stated purpose. The information is held by the ˿Ƶ in accordance with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation and Data Protection Act 2018.

Social media

The ˿Ƶ uses a third-party provider, Sprout Social, to manage our social-media interactions. If you refer to the ˿Ƶ in a publicly available social media post, or send us a private or direct message via social media, it will be stored by Sprout Social for 3 months. We use this information for internal purposes only and it won't be shared with any other organisations.

We see all of this information and decide how we manage it. For example, when we receive a social media message we will decide whether a response is needed, what type of response to provide and who should provide the response. Please note, when contacting the ˿Ƶ through a social media platform, you should familiarise yourself with the privacy information of the social media platform you are using as well.

YouTube videos

This website makes use of the YouTube API Services to enhance the accessibility of YouTube videos that are embedded on the site. As such, by using this website you are agreeing to be bound by which is also subject to . The ˿Ƶ does not collect or store any additional information from you in order to use these services.

Also see

Read a copy of the ˿Ƶ’s General Privacy Notice.

See our Data Protection Officer contact details.