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Terms of use of online funding application site

This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the terms of use on which you may make use of the "Funding Application" pages of the Borders College website ("our site"), whether as a guest or a registered user. Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use this site for completion of the forms to apply for funding from Borders College.

You may only use our site and the online funding application forms by accepting the terms of use below. Your formal acceptance of these terms and subsequent use of our site, indicates that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them.

INFORMATION ABOUT US is a site operated by Borders College ("We"). We are a body corporate in terms of Section 11 of the Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 1992 and have our main office at Scottish Borders Campus, Nether Road, Galashiels, TD1 3HE.


As part of the application process for funding, you are required to provide personal data, some of which is sensitive personal data. We will process all data provided to us by you in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. If you have any concerns relating to the processing of your personal data, please contact student funding team at +44 (0)1896 662516 who can assist.

On agreeing to these terms and conditions, you consent to our processing and use of your personal data and sensitive personal data for the purposes of processing funding applications.

You undertake that to the best of your knowledge all information that is provided by you on our site is true and complete.


Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our site, or our entire site, to users who have registered with us. When you choose a username and password you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any username or password at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.


We may change the content of our site at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.


The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we, our affiliates and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude: (1) all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute or common law, and (2) any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it.

This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.


You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses of any sort or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site.


Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.


The Scottish courts will have the exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site. These terms of use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Scots law.


We may revise these terms of use at any time. We will provide you with notice of any changes on accessing our site.


If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact

To complete your online funding application form you must accept these terms of use