Terms and Conditions

Fair processing notice

All information received in electronic means for processing by the Central Applications Board Online Application system (CAB) will be processed in accordance with the documented purposes as defined below.

By submitting your application you agree to CAB processing the data within to the universities and colleges.

You declare that the information given in the application is true, complete and accurate and no data requested has been omitted.

You consent to the processing of the application by CAB to the universities the colleges and The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and the use of the information contained within the form be used for statistical analysis

You agree that a copy of the application may also be retained by all parties for official use and reference.

Further information about the way in which CAB will use submitted data and regulate access to it, is set out below, and users should read and understand this before using CAB.

All information will be managed in accordance with the data protection principles set out in the Data Protection Act 1998 and listed below.

Personal data shall be processed fairly and lawfully.

  1. Personal data shall be obtained only for one or more specified and lawful purposes, and shall not be further processed in any manner incompatible with that purpose or those purposes.
  2. Personal data shall be adequate, relevant and not excessive in relation to the purpose or purposes for which they are processed.
  3. Personal data shall be accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date.
  4. Personal data processed for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.
  5. Personal data shall be processed in accordance with the rights of data subjects under this Act.
  6. Appropriate technical and organisational measures shall be taken against unauthorised or unlawful processing of personal data and against accidental loss or destruction of, or damage to, personal data.
  7. Personal data shall not be transferred outside of the UK, unless you nominate a referee who resides outside of the UK, in this instance the CAB shall take no responsibility.

Contact by Institutions and Colleges

Following submission of your application, you may be contacted by Institutions or Colleges to invite you to open days or other events related to the course you have applied for.

You may also be contacted if they have any queries regarding your application form, such contact does not constitute an offer of a place nor imply that an offer will be made.

Privacy and security statement

Users should note the following features of the Central Applications Board Online Application system (CAB) with regard to its security, the nature of information collected by CAB and the basis on which information collected through CAB will or may be shared with third parties.

CAB is only accessible to users who have been issued with a login username and password by CAB. Users will be restricted to accessing information associated with their reason for accessing CAB; these roles are as follows:

  • an applicant – access to their own application forms
  • a referee – access to application forms where the applicant has identified the referee as being requested to provide a reference for them
  • an institution user – access to application forms where the applicant has stated a choice for attending their institution
  • a CAB administrator – access to all information contained within CAB.

CAB records the following personal data of users accessing the system:

  • the data they have personally entered in to CAB / have had entered on their behalf
  • a record of their last login date and time.

CAB logs the IP address of the user, as this is automatically recognised by the web server.

Technical requirements

We aim to extend the use of the Central Applications Board Online Application system (CAB) to as wide an audience as possible. However, in order to introduce more advanced features and improve the user experience, there are some restrictions on the browsers supported.

Javascript: Client scripting must be enabled.

Screen Resolution: CAB is best viewed in resolutions of 1024x768 upwards.