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 existing policy and guidance on data protection and related materials.

In May, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect.  More information about the changes, and the steps that are being taken to prepare, can be found here.

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