Everyone has the right to find out what personal data the University holds about them, why, who has access to the data and to check that the information is accurate and fair.

All requests for personal data must be in writing. If the person that you are asking for information does not know you personally, we will ask you to provide proof of your identity so that we can be sure that we are disclosing your information to the right person. We accept the following proofs of identity: your student or staff ID card, a birth certificate, passport or driving licence.

The University does not charge for handling a request for one's own personal data.  We reserve the right to charge for repeated requests.

Requests from current or former students should be directed to:

Academic Registry, Student Service Centre or the relevant School.

Requests from current or former staff should be directed to:

Human Resources Development

Heritage and Information Governance are always happy to advise on how to make requests for personal data.

Find out more in our procedures for responding to requests for personal data.