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Data Policy & Cookies

For all site users:

By using this site, you accept the LEAPS data policy below.

LEAPS will use the details you submit via this website for administration purposes and to contact you. Your data will be held in line with the data retention schedule below and will be securely disposed of after this time.

If you are a LEAPS-eligible student:

LEAPS would like to track your progress through LEAPS events in order to support future LEAPS students.

LEAPS and its partners may also use your data for research purposes to evaluate the effectiveness of the programme and to improve delivery of the LEAPS service.

LEAPS staff may make some of your details available to your school and to Further and Higher Education Institution staff (admissions and administrative) to support your involvement in LEAPS events, to support your interest in and your transition to Further and Higher Education (including any applications you make), and to assist your access to university systems (if required).

If you are applying to be a Student Volunteer, a Student Mentor or a Student Tutor:

LEAPS may share your details with other organisations to seek references (based on the referees you provide) and a PVG check, on your behalf.

Media & Photography Information:

LEAPS events may be photographed and filmed for future promotional use by LEAPS, its partners and approved third parties. If you do not want to be photographed or filmed at our events, please email us at to let us know.

Media created by you and uploaded to Media Hopper as part of LEAPS events, may be used for future promotion by LEAPS, its partners and approved third parties.

Data Retention Schedule:

Cohort/Event No. of Years Data Retained (up to)
Student Mentor Applications, Student Tutor Applications, Teachers' Events, WP Practitioners, Student Volunteer Info Events 2
Student Volunteer Applications 5
S4 Activities 10
S5 Hub 9
S5 Interviews 8
S5 Parents' Information Evenings 8
S5 Conference 8
S6 Interviews 8
Creative Extras 8
Personal Statement Workshop 8
Summer School 7


If you would like further information regarding our data policy, or to opt out of any of the above, please contact LEAPS at or on 0131 650 4676.

We encourage users to frequently check this page for any updates to the LEAPS data policy.



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