New College Lanarkshire is a data controller in terms of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Your personal data will be treated strictly in accordance with the terms of the GDPR. This means that confidentiality will be respected and that appropriate security measures will be taken to prevent unauthorised disclosure.
The following privacy notices together with our Data Protection Policy sets out how the College will process your personal data. Please read these documents carefully to fully understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. If you have any questions in relation to the College’s processing of your personal data, please contact our Data Protection Officer using the contact details provided below.
For information about how and why we process your personal information please select the privacy notice relevant to you below.
When you apply to New College Lanarkshire or enrol on a course at the College, we begin to collect information or ‘data’ about you. We use this personal information in different ways and this document explains what information we use, how we use it and what we do with it when we don’t need it anymore. We have a legal obligation to explain this to you. The College has a Data Protection and Data Security Policy that gives more information about how we handle your data and, if you want a copy of it, you can find it here or you can ask the Students’ Association, Learner Engagement or a Student Adviser for a copy.
Due to changes in data protection legislation in force from 25 May 2018, known as the EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), the College must provide you with information in relation to the personal data the College holds about you, how this is gathered and the purposes for which it is used. This obligation is underpinned by our Data Protection and Data Security Policy, which is available from The Clan. This notice does not form part of your contract.
Under the EU General Data Protection Regulations, Data Subjects have the following rights in relation to the processing of their data:
All data processing will be undertaken by the College in line with the rights of data subjects. However, data subjects should be aware that the rights listed above may be qualified, limited or modified by the legal basis on which particular data is processed. Further information on individual rights is available from the Information Commissioner’s website at www.ico.org.uk.
Requests relating to any of these rights should be sent to the Data Protection Officer.
If you have any issues with the way the College has handled your personal information, please contact the College’s Data Protection Officer in the first instance:
If you are dissatisfied with the response from the College you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office:
Information Commissioner’s Office
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone: 0303 123 1113