Privacy Policy


How we use your information

This privacy notice tells you what to expect when Manchester Business School collects personal information. It applies to information we collect about:

  • Visitors to our websites
  • Visitors who use our services, e.g. who subscribe to our newsletter or request a brochure from us.

Visitors to our websites

When someone visits www.mbs.ac.uk we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone.
We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our websites.
We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.

Search engine

The search engine on our website is designed to be as powerful and easy to use as the popular search engine Google. The search is made possible by a piece of hardware (a search 'appliance') supplied by Google that is plugged into our server and continuously indexes the content on our site. All search requests are handled by the appliance and the information is not passed on to any third party, including Google.

Complaints or queries

MBS tries to meet the highest standards when collecting and using personal information. For this reason, we take any complaints we receive about this very seriously. We encourage people to bring it to our attention if they think that our collection or use of information is unfair, misleading or inappropriate. We would also welcome any suggestions for improving our procedures.

This privacy notice was drafted with brevity and clarity in mind. It does not provide exhaustive detail of all aspects of MBS's collection and use of personal information. However, we are happy to provide any additional information or explanation needed. Any requests for this should be sent to the address below.

Links to other websites

This privacy notice does not cover the links within this site linking to other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.

How to contact us

Requests for information about our policies can be emailed to The University of Manchester or by writing to:

Data Guardian
Manchester Business School
Booth Street West
Manchester
M15 6PB, UK

Terms of Service Agreement

By using this web site, you are agreeing to comply and be bound by the following terms of service and use. Please review the following terms in their entirety and ensure their comprehension before using and viewing this web site.

The terms "us", "we", "our", or "owners" refers to Manchester Business School and administrative operators of the web sites using the mbs.ac.uk domain. "You" refers to the user or viewer of these web sites.

Manchester Business School (MBS) is a school within the Faculty of Humanities, which is a faculty of The University of Manchester. We are a Royal Charter corporation registered in England and Wales under number RC000797 and an exempt charity with our registered office at Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL.
Our VAT number is GB 849 7389 56.

One of our departments within MBS is responsible for international higher education and as such is registered as Manchester Business School WorldWide Limited, Company No. 04666867. This is also registered in England and Wales at Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL. This department is also referred to as our Global MBA programme.