Privacy policy

Your personal information

When you first contact The London Institute of Banking & Finance we create a record in your name and allocate you a candidate number.

The London Institute of Banking & Finance is committed to the protection of your personal information in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998.  The information you provide is supplied in strict confidence and details will be input onto a computer database used for internal purposes only.  Only employees of The London Institute of Banking & Finance who are necessary to the recruitment process are provided with access to your information.  Where necessary we may pass data to third parties for the purpose of recruitment.  Your information will be stored on our files for a 6 month period and then confidentially destroyed.

The use of Cookies

A cookie is a small text file that is stored temporarily by your browser and used by the website you are visiting to remember you throughout your visit to that website. The London Institute of Banking & Finance uses session (non-persistent) cookies to identify you when you log into a secure area and thereby avoid the need for you to repeat the entry of your password as you navigate around the secure areas of the website. The cookies are deleted as soon as a session is ended.

The London Institute of Banking & Finance also uses persistent cookies to store non-personal details when you visit our website. This enables us to find out whether your computer has visited our website before by checking to see, and finding, the cookie left there on the last visit. Using these cookies we are able to examine and analyse, in an anonymous and aggregate way, how our websites are used in order that we can improve the layout, navigation and accessibility of the websites.


The London Institute of Banking & Finance website contains links to other websites and this Data Protection policy does not apply to those websites. If you transfer to another website you should read their data protection statement for their policy on the use of personal information.


If you have any comments or questions regarding this policy, please contact the Data Protection Coordinator at:

4-9 Burgate Lane, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2XJ