Data Protection at Huddersfield New College
Huddersfield New College’s data protection vision is to create a culture of protecting privacy and personal data.
Personal data is information that ‘relates to and identifies a living individual’. Personal data should be adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary.
Further general guidance is available from the Information Commissioner's Office .
Good records management and information security will help the College comply with all legal requirements. The Data Protection Officer and is responsible for providing help and guidance on applying the Data Protection Act, as well as for co-ordinating subject access requests from individuals. Policies relating to data protection, freedom of information and security are available below:
- Data Protection Policy 2018
- HNC Freedom of Information Policy 2018
- HNC Publication Scheme 2018
- HNC IT Acceptable Use and E-Safety Policy 2018
The College operates within the Privacy Statements below:
- HNC Student Applicant Privacy Notice 2018
- HNC Student Privacy Notice 2018
- HNC Employee Privacy Notice 2018
- HNC Staff Applicant Privacy Notice 2018
If you have any queries please contact our Data Protection Officer:
Making a request for information
Under the Data Protection Act 1998 individuals have the right to ask whether information is held about them and if so what it is. This is called a "subject access request". Please complete the Subject Access Request Form and return it to the Data Protection Officer with evidence of your identity and the £10 subject access request fee.
Further information about subject access requests can be obtained from the Information Commissioner's Office.