Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Privacy and cookies


We invite you to be a part of the British Council’s Alumni Network.

As a member of the British Council’s Alumni Network we seek to provide you with opportunities for career advancement, global networking and access to a range of exclusive events and resources. The British Council’s Alumni network is free to join, it brings people together from around the world who have a shared experience of a UK education or British Council learning and development experience.  


The British Council complies with data protection law in the UK and laws in other countries that meet internationally accepted standards. You have the right to ask for a copy of the information we hold on you, and the right to ask us to correct any inaccuracies in that information. If you have concerns about how we have used your personal information, you also have the right to complain to a privacy regulator. For detailed information, please refer to the privacy section of our website, or contact your local British Council office. We will keep your information for the duration of your membership of our network.

See our full privacy policy here.


We regard the lawful and correct treatment of personal information as important to our successful operations and to the maintenance of confidence of those with whom we deal. As such this statement will apply equally to all of our offices irrespective of where they are based.

You can read our full policy on information security and privacy in English.


Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website without storing any personally identifiable information about you. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

You can read our full policy on the use of cookies in English.


The British Council prides itself on seeking new and open ways of engaging with the worldwide community. In order to build integrity and trust, it is important that we set an example by opening up more of our organisation to the world.

You can read our full policy on freedom of information in English.

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