Data Protection

The University will be open and transparent when processing and using private and confidential information by ensuring we follow the 8 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.

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 Act 1998.

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

 Useful contacts

Office of the University Secretary, University of Wolverhampton, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1LY or dataprotection@wlv.ac.uk or 01902 322620.


Page updated on: 02/08/2017 dataprotection@wlv.ac.uk