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Data protection

The Data Protection Act 1998 regulates the processing of personal information to protect the rights and privacy of the individuals concerned. All personal information processed by the University is done so in accordance with the requirements and safeguards of the Data Protection Act 1998 and the University’s registration with the Information Commissioner.
  Student Data Processing (Privacy) Notice (pdf - 98kb)
  Data Sharing Agreement Teesside University Student Union (pdf - 98kb)

The Act provides individuals with the right to see their personal data which is held by the University, subject to certain exemptions. If you would like a copy of your personal data you should put your request in writing to the University’s Legal Services team. There is a maximum charge for this service of £10.

If you have any queries or concerns relating to the processing of personal information, please contact the University’s Legal Services team on 01642 342563 or email dpa@tees.ac.uk .

The Information Commissioner’s Office provides further information about the Data Protection Act and the rights and protection given to individuals under that Act. The University’s registration with the Information Commissioner is also publicly available from their website.
More information on the Information Commissioner’s Office website