RCA2021 is a labour of love and the result of the work of academic, technical and professional services teams from within, across and outside the Royal College of Art. We would like to acknowledge the efforts of the multiple individuals across both the College and external supporters and agencies who came together to make this happen.
Camille Le Flem, Amir Saidani (MA Visual Communication students), Sara Monacchi (MA Service Design)
George Dutton, Philip Veech, Sean Steed (MA Visual Communication, 2020)
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- The Royal College of Art may terminate your right to use the website, at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.
Use of Material
This Website contains material which is owned by or licensed to the Royal College of Art. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics of the Website, and any documents, templates and reports owned or licensed by the Royal College of Art and contained thereon ("the Material"). The Material is protected by intellectual property laws including, but not limited to, copyright.
Unauthorised use of the Website and/or the Material may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.
Intellectual Property Rights in the Material
The intellectual property rights in the Material shall vest in and remain with the Royal College of Art. This Website and the Materials have been made available to you for personal non-commercial use. No commercial use of the Material is permitted. You may not sell, distribute, republish or otherwise make the Materials available to anyone else for commercial purposes without the prior written consent of the Royal College of Art.
Accuracy of Information
The information and documentation in the Website and the Material is given in good faith and for general information and interest only. It is subject to change without notice. The Royal College of Art is not responsible for any inaccuracies and (except as set out in clause 7) makes no representation and gives no warranty as to its accuracy and users of the Website are advised to carry out their own checks to ensure the accuracy of any information posted by third parties.
The information in the Royal College of Art website should not be relied on and does not constitute any form of advice or recommendation by the Royal College of Art. By using this website you confirm that you have not relied on any such information. Any arrangements made between you and any third party named or referred to on the website are entirely at your sole risk and responsibility.
Nothing on this website is intended to be nor should be construed as an offer to enter into a contractual relationship with the Royal College of Art or any third party. Nothing in this Agreement shall create any relationship of employer and employee, any partnership or agency with the Royal College of Art.
This website contains links to other third party websites. The Royal College of Art accepts no responsibility or liability for the content of other third party websites which are not under the strict control of the Royal College of Art. Any link is not intended to be, nor should be construed as, an endorsement of any kind by the Royal College of Art of that other website.
Limitation of Liability of the Royal College of Art
The Royal College of Art does not guarantee that use of the Website will be compatible with all hardware and software which may be used by visitors to the site or that the Website will be available all the time or at any specific time. The Royal College of Art reserves the right to withdraw or modify the Website at any time.
The Royal College of Art gives no warranty or representation to you about the Website and the Material except those which are expressly stated in these terms and conditions. All terms express and implied by statute and/or by common law are excluded from these terms and conditions provided that nothing in these terms and conditions will have the effect of excluding or limiting the Royal College of Art’s liability in respect of any implied warranties which may not be excluded by law. In particular, but not by way of limitation, The Royal College of Art does not warrant or represent to you that the Website will be free from defects or that your use of the Website will be uninterrupted or error free.
Except as set out in this clause 7, The Royal College of Art will be under no liability to you whatsoever whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, restitution or otherwise for any injury, death, damage or direct, indirect or consequential loss (all three of which terms include, without limitation, pure economic loss, loss of profits (whether direct or indirect), loss of business, depletion of goodwill and like loss) howsoever caused arising out of or in connection with the use of the Website or the use, accessing, downloading or relying on the Materials, any information or other materials contained in the Website, including, without limitation, as a result of any computer virus.
These terms and conditions do not exclude the Royal College of Art’s liability (if any) to you for personal injury or death resulting from the Royal College of Art's negligence, for fraud or for any matter which it would be illegal for the Royal College of Art to exclude or to attempt to exclude its liability.
This section explains how the Royal College of Art (RCA) collects and uses personal data, why we collect it, how it is used, and what processes are in place in respect of personal information.
The Royal College of Art (the College) processes the personal data of staff, students and other individuals who come into contact with the College. This information is gathered in order to enable the provision of education and other associated functions. In addition, the College may be required by law to collect, use and share certain information.
The College is registered as a Data Controller, with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). Details are available on the ICO website:
RCA registration number: Z5688595
Expires: 28 October 2021
The College has a series of Fair Processing Notices for Staff, Students and Alumni. These detail the purpose of processing personal data as well as the legal bases that they rely on.
All data kept within the College that falls within the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is recorded in the central Information Asset Register and associated Retention Schedule.
Visitors to Our Websites
The RCA’s websites collect data from website visitors for specific purposes that relate to legitimate interests concerning the College’s core activity, as a world-leading university with academic schools and centres in research, knowledge exchange, executive education and innovation.
The RCA may also use ‘cookies’ and ‘tracking pixels’ on any of its web sites. A cookie is a small text file that is sent from a web server to your browser and may be stored on your computer, designed to collect data for statistical purposes. A tracking pixel is a marker inserted into a website page that connects your data to other information you have made available on other platforms.
RCA website cookies and tracking pixels do not collect any identifiable personal information, but can automatically collect data based on visitor browser settings and context (e.g. location, device, browser, preferences) and the use of our websites. You can configure your own browser or social media platforms to control how much of your data is available through cookies and tracking pixels.
How will we use the data?
- for analytics purposes – to count the number of unique visits to a page or click patterns, and understand the context in which visitors navigate through the website, so that we can improve the content and navigation
- to provide visitors with a tailored and appropriate experience, when they return to a website
- to match profiling data from third parties, to improve our services to users
- to report statistics internally and to regulatory authorities on request
- to measure website performance
- where such storage or access is strictly necessary for the provision of a service requested by the subscriber, visitor or user.
Links to other websites
The RCA’s websites contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage our visitors to be aware when they leave our website, and to read the privacy arrangements of other sites that collect or use personal data.
This website is run by Royal College of Art. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:
- change colours, contrast levels and fonts
- zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
- navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
- navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
- listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)
We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand. AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.
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Reporting accessibility problems with this website
We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact email@example.com
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).