Data Protection Act 1998

In accordance with our responsibilities under the Data Protection Act, you should be aware that the personal information you choose to provide will be held on a computerised system. It will not be passed to any person or organisation outside Aspire except as detailed below in relation to funding providers. Aspire will not sell or rent your personal information to anyone.

How we use your personal information

The personal information you provide is passed to the Chief Executive of Skills Funding (“the Agency”) and, when needed, the Education Funding Agency, and for the Agency’s Learning Records Service (LRS) to create and maintain a unique learner number (ULN). The information you provide may be shared with other partner organisations for purposes relating to education or training. Further information about use of and access to your personal data and details of partner organisations are available at these websites (each link opens in a new window):

To express a preference whether or not, or how, you wish to be contacted by the Skills Funding Agency contact your local centre or telephone 0345 6 01 01 61 and ask for your preferences to be recorded. Alternatively, registered users can update this preference on the My account page.