Data Privacy

Data privacy

What is data privacy?

  • A set of basic rules of good information handling. 
  • Applies to ‘personal data’ ie. any information that can be used to identify a living person – directly or indirectly – or that relates to them.

On this webpage you’ll find the University’s policy and guidance on data protection and related materials.

In May, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect.  More information about the changes, and related improvements, can be found on our GDPR pages.

If you’d like to know more about information security for all types of data, please visit the Information Security website