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Retention: how long will we keep your data for?

BU Privacy Notice: Student Recruitment & Admissions

We have given information in section 4 about the length of time for which we will keep your personal data in connection with some categories of processing/data.  BU is undertaking a review of its retention policies and future versions of this Notice will contain more specific references to retention periods for different categories of data or links to relevant retention schedules.

In general, we will aim to retain your personal data only as long as necessary for the purposes of the processing which are explained above, and any secondary purposes such as audit, regulatory and legal record-keeping requirements. 

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

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

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