Please click on the links below to see the information in each section of this Privacy Notice. Each link opens a new page. 

In sections 4 and 5, the main text gives an outline of the processing activity and a symbol to show the legal basis of that processing. You can access a printable PDF copy of the full Privacy Notice by clicking on the link on the right of this page . 

From time to time we will make changes to this Notice.  Significant changes will be notified to you using our main or most common method of communication with you. For current staff, we will communicate these changes to you via email and by posting a news item on the staff intranet. For job applicants, significant changes will be notified to you via email and on our jobs website. Where you do not have email, we will notify you by contacting you at your residential address. For former staff, then significant changes will be notified by email or, if we do not have an email address for you, by writing to you at your residential address.

BU’s Data Protection Officer (“DPO”) has oversight over data protection matters within BU.  If you have any questions about this Notice, or any queries or comments on the processing described in this Notice, you can contact the DPO on [email protected], 01202 962472  or Poole House, Bournemouth University, Fern Barrow, Poole BH12 5BB.  

Notification of changes to your data:  Please tell us promptly about any changes to the data we hold about you. This is particularly important for your contact details. Current staff can do this through CoreHR (also referred to as the Employee Self Service Portal (ESSP)). You can also use ESSP to download and print your payslips each month and change your bank account details. For support contact: [email protected]. Applicants should do this by contacting [email protected].

Privacy Notice Contents

  1. Introduction

  2. When and how we collect your data

  3. How we hold your data

  4. How and why we process your data for BU purposes

  5. Sharing your data with third parties

  6. Transfer of your data outside the European Economic Area (EEA)

  7. Retention: how long will we keep your data for?

  8. Your rights as a data subject and how to exercise them