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

In section 4, the main text gives an outline of the processing activity and a symbol to show the legal basis of that processing. The paragraphs marked “More information” provide further information about how and why the processing is undertaken and a full description of the legal basis for it. 

Alternatively you can access a printable PDF copy of the full Privacy Notice by clicking on the link on the right of this page. 

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.

Changes to this Notice: we review and update this Notice at the start of each academic year, and sometimes we will make changes at other times. You will be given access to the updated Notice at on-line registration. Significant changes during the year will be notified to you using your BU email address and through the Student Portal.

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. 

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