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This is a summary of how we protect your personal data and respect your privacy. This notice is for stakeholders who engage with us in areas such as:
Data is provided either:
We may collect the following types of personal data about you:
Data will be processed for the following purposes:
To engage in discussion with you about possible business opportunities:
To manage your contract with us:
To comply with data protection laws:
We have identified appropriate legal bases for processing data as follows:
We may share some of your personal data with:
Other Kingston University employees
Other third parties
In all cases access will be restricted to individuals with the appropriate permissions and duty of confidentiality
We keep your personal data only for as long as is necessary.
Business Engagement and Knowledge Exchange data will generally be retained:
For full details you can access the University retention schedule on our website at policies and regulations.
Data will be anonymised or securely destroyed at the end of its retention period.
Under the GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018, you have the following rights:
Please note that the above rights are not absolute and we may be entitled to refuse requests where exceptions apply.
When considering your personal data, contract partners should ensure the information provided to the University remains accurate and up to date. You should inform the University as soon as possible if details, such as your address, change.
When handling other people's personal data, contract partners are required to maintain confidentiality and abide by the GDPR principles. These responsibilities are set out in our Data Protection Policy.
If you have any queries about this privacy notice or how we process your personal data, or you wish to request access to the personal data we hold about you, please contact BusinessServices@kingston.ac.uk.
If you then wish to exercise your rights as a data subject, please use the Data Subject Request form on our website under policies and regulations.
If you have further questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are not satisfied, you can make a complaint to the Information Commissioner. You can find out more about your rights under data protection legislation from the Information Commissioner's Office website.
This privacy notice will be updated on an annual basis. If we make any significant changes in the way we treat your personal information we will make this clear on the Kingston University website or by contacting you directly.
Kingston University is the data controller of your personal data and is subject to data protection legislation, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Data Protection Act (DPA) 2018 and Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR). We are listed on the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) register of fee payers.
You can find privacy notices and other relevant policies on our website under policies and regulations.