Data Protection

The University will be open and transparent when processing and using private and confidential information by ensuring we follow the 6 Data Protection Principles of good data handling. The University will only share information in accordance with the provisions set out in the Data Protection Act 1998, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679 and the Data Protection Bill (the 'Data Protection Legislation').

Where applicable the University will inform individuals of the identity of third parties to whom we may share, disclose or be required to pass on information to, whilst accounting for any exemptions which may apply under the Data Protection Legislation.

The University's Data Protection Policy can be found on the Policies and Regulations page.


HESA Data Collection Notices

The University of Wolverhampton is required to collect, maintain and use personal data relating to our staff and students. We may occassionally be required to share your information with external agencies who have need for it, such as the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). 

Please find the HESA Data Collection Notices below:

HESA Student Data Collection Notice: https://www.hesa.ac.uk/files/HESA_Student_Collection_Notice_2017-18.pdf

HESA Staff Data Collection Notice: https://www.hesa.ac.uk/about/regulation/data-protection/notices

University Privacy Notices

Please find the University of Wolverhampton Privacy Notices below:

University of Wolverhampton Student Privacy Notice (PDF)

University of Wolverhampton Staff Privacy Notice (Employment) (PDF)


Useful contacts

Data Protection, University Secretary Directorate, Offices of the Vice-Chancellor, University of Wolverhampton, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1LY or dataprotection@wlv.ac.uk or 01902 322602.


Page updated on: 23/05/2018 dataprotection@wlv.ac.uk