Privacy policy


The University Language Centre (UCT – respects and protects the individual privacy. Specific identification details will not be shared with third parties without having received your explicit consent, as stated in this privacy policy.


When you first visit the UCT-website, a “cookie” will be sent to your computer. A cookie contains data that identify you as a unique user. The UCT-website uses cookies to improve the quality of its service and to better identify its user base. The resulting data will not be shared with third parties unless this turns out to be necessary for a valid official procedure such as a warrant or any other command of a legal authority. The standard settings of most browsers have been set to accept cookies. You can let your browser warn you when a cookie is being sent or reject it. When rejecting cookies, you have to take into account that certain parts of the UCT-website will not function as they are meant to, which can lead to missing out on information.

Which information does the UCT collect via its website?

The UCT only collects unique information about you (such as name, address, telephone number) when you explicitly provide that information, for example by filling in & sending an electronic form on the website, taking an electronic self-test or participating in a survey.

Whom does the UCT share information with?

The data acquired by the UCT when registering for courses, workshops and tests is shared with Ghent University (, of which the UCT is a department.

The UCT can share general, anonymous user information of its website with partners, sponsors, external service providers and other parties. Without your explicit consent, we do not share information by means of which other parties can personally identify you.

Please keep in mind that we will share specific personal information should that be required for a warrant, subpoena, ordinance or court ruling.

Your consent for and changes to this privacy policy.

By using the UCT-website, you accept the content of this privacy policy. The UCT can decide when this policy changes. Should this happen, the changes will be posted on this page so you can stay up to date about which information we collect, how we collect it and in which circumstances this happens. We will be happy to respond to any question or concern sent to our email address: .