The University recognises the importance of personal privacy and ensures that all personal data is held in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Compliance is managed by the University’s Records Manager in accordance with the University’s DPA policy and procedures.
Freedom of Information Act
The University is committed to the principles of freedom of information. The University’s Publication Scheme is a guide to the information the University publishes. Compliance is overseen by the University’s Records Manager in accordance with the University’s FoIA policies and procedures.
The University maintains logs of its servers’ activities. The server log files include the IP address of each computer which accesses the University’s website. The logs are used to support essential maintenance of the site including analysing how the site is used.
A site visitor may be asked to provide personal information when requesting a service. For example, visitors requesting a printed copy of a prospectus may be asked to complete an online form. By supplying this personal information, the visitor consents to the University storing the information for the stated purpose. The information is held by the University in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998.