Terms & conditions

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Bolton Start Well is a service provided by Bolton Council.


We do not collect personal data about people who browse this website, unless you voluntarily submit your personal details to us via a form or email or accept an invitation to register.

If so:

  • we will process your personal data within the terms of the Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 and other relevant legislation.
  • we will indicate why we are collecting the data.
  • we will only use the data for the purpose for which it has been collected.
  • we will only share the data with other organisations if it is stated at the point of collecting the data or if required by law or in order to carry out local authority functions in line with the Data Protection Act.
  • we will not use your data for marketing products or services to you without your consent.
  • we will keep your data for the minimum time necessary.
  • we will respect your rights under the Data Protection Act to access the data we hold about you.
  • we will keep your personal data securely.
  • we use a cookie to collect IP address information purely for statistical purposes, in order to monitor the usage of our website. This does not identify you as individual.

We may also use cookies to make it easier to browse the site. If so, we will inform you of this and give you an opportunity to reject them.

When we collect your personal data, we will provide you with how we use your information for each service.


We use cookies on the website, this page tells you more about cookies, what we use them for and how to switch them off.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files stored by your browser on your computer.

They improve things by:

  • remembering settings.
  • remembering information you’ve given.
  • measuring how you use the website so we can make sure it meets your needs.
  • allowing us to gather analytics to improve the website.
  • recording your learning progress, e.g. courses you have started/completed.


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All content within this website is the copyright of Bolton Council unless otherwise stated. If you wish to use any content within the website, other than for personal purposes by undertaking courses within it, you must seek our permission first.


Whilst every care has been taken in compilation of information, Bolton Council cannot guarantee its accuracy and will not be liable for any loss, damage or inconvenience caused as a result of using these pages. The information provided by this website is for general guidance only.

These pages also contain links to other sites which are not in any way endorsed by Bolton Start Well and/or Bolton Council. We will not be liable for any loss damage or inconvenience caused as a result of using these links.

In using the Bolton Start Well e-learning website, you will be deemed to accept these terms.