Cranfield Management Development Ltd Privacy Policy


Cranfield Management Development Ltd (CMDL) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cranfield University. CMDL is committed to the privacy of every individual who visits our website. To that end, CMDL has established this Privacy Policy to protect each visitor's privacy. This Policy explains what and how CMDL collects, stores, uses and protects the information gathered from its websites.

This Policy also instructs you on what to do if you do not want your personal information collected or shared when you visit our websites.

By using and visiting the website, you agree to this Policy and the uses made of personal information as set forth herein or amended hereafter.

Personal Information

CMDL will only collect Personal Information (information which personally identifies you) if you provide it to us voluntarily. This could include such things as your name, address, phone number or e-mail address. You are in control of how CMDL uses the information you provide.

At any time, you can:

  • Ask us to remove your Personal Information from our records
  • Ask for your Personal Information to be corrected or updated
  • Ask to see a copy of your personal information

We may use your Personal Information for marketing or research purposes. For instance, this could allow us to personalise information and increase its relevancy if we contact you, or to invite you to help us develop new products through your feedback. If you would prefer us not to contact you using the personal details you have supplied please email us.

CMDL will not disclose Personal Information to any third party.

Other (non-personal) Information Collected Automatically

Sometimes, we may collect information about you that is not personally identifiable. Examples of this type of information include the type of Internet Browser you are using, the type of computer operating system you are using and the domain name of the website from which you linked to our site.

Use of Cookies on our website

This website uses a number of cookies in order for the site to operate and to enable information on how our site is used to be collected for analysis.

If you want to restrict or block cookies from this website you can do this using your browser settings. More information on how to do this can be found in the Help function of your browser or by visiting

Log Files

CMDL does use internet protocol (IP) addresses from its server logs to analyse the use of its website. This information is in no way identifiable to an individual.

Security and Information Transfer

Your personally identifiable information will be stored in our databases located in the United Kingdom. CMDL is committed to keeping secure the data you provide us and will take reasonable precautions to protect your personally identifiable information from loss, misuse or alteration.

CMDL has made substantial investments in technology such as servers and firewalls. These technologies are deployed to guarantee maximum security of the information you provide us with.

Email Newsletters/Communications (Electronic Communications)

CMDL offers visitors to our website the opportunity to subscribe (opt in) to a number of electronic communications. You have the possibility at all times to tell us you no longer wish to subscribe to our electronic communication service (opt out). All e-communications you receive from CMDL will provide clear instructions on how to unsubscribe from each service.

"Send to a Friend" Service

Users can choose to electronically forward a variety of articles, abstracts, research papers and course details to someone else. Users must provide their e-mail address as well as that of the recipient. The information is used only in the case of transmission errors and to let the recipient know who sent the email. The information is not used for any other purpose.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

CMDL may change and update this Privacy Policy, including materially changing the use made of personal information described herein. Any change or update to our Privacy Policy will be posted on our website under "Privacy Policy" at least 30 days prior to their implementation. Your continued use of the website after the effective date of any changes will constitute your acceptance of all of the changes.

Limitation/External Links

This policy is limited to the information CMDL collects from our website users about themselves and others via our websites.

Our sites contain links to other sites. The linkages are provided as a courtesy, to be used or not at the discretion of the individual user. If users decide to follow these links, CMDL can not be responsible for the Privacy Policies and content of those sites. Users should contact the coordinator of the particular site with any questions about those sites.

Data Protection Act 1998

Please note that any information supplied via this website may be stored on our computer system for the provision of information, marketing and analysis. We may also share this information with Cranfield University departments for the above purposes. We do not pass your details to other third parties to use.

Our 1998 data protection act registration numbers are: Z5670166 and Z4690919

Occasionally, we may share your data with other organisations that we work with to jointly provide a service or event to you. In these circumstances we will notify you of the name of the organisation at the point we collect your data.


We welcome comments and suggestions regarding the CMDL Privacy Policy. Please send questions about our Privacy Policy or the information we have collected from you to If you believe your personal information has been misused or handled in such a manner contrary to the policy stated above, please contact us at