Data protection & privacy

Privacy notice for applicants

We provide an application service for multiple clinical psychology Course Centres around the country. The data you provide in your application is shared with Course Centres, and is used in the following areas:

  • for processing your application and for the selection processes of the Course Centres you are applying to;
  • for audit, research and service enhancement, which may include making anonymised data public;
  • for producing and reporting monitoring statistics, which may include making anonymised data public.

For more details of how your data is used please see our privacy notice:

There is no no disadvantage to your application if you do not consent to being contacted by third parties about research/audit projects. See item 7 in the above Privacy Notice for more information. 

Privacy notice for people nominated to write Suitability Statements

The Suitability Statement you provide will be shared with the clinical psychology course centres the applicant is applying to.

Whilst it is Clearing House policy to keep Suitability Statements confidential, due to data protection law this cannot be guaranteed. If an applicant requests a copy of a Suitability Statement we will contact you for your authorisation to release it. However, please assume that applicants may be able to see the Suitability Statement.

For more details of how your data is used please see our privacy notice:

Privacy information from Course Centres

Please see each Course Centre’s individual website for up-to-date information about how the data from Applications and Suitability Statements will be used by them.

For details of the data protection and privacy policies of individual clinical psychology Course Centres, please contact them direct.

Last updated:

5th September 2023