Data protection law means that you have a range of rights over the personal data the College collects and processes about you.
You have the right to know what data we have about you and what we are doing with it; this is known as the right to be informed.
You have the right to make sure that the data we have about you is correct and complete; this is known as the right to rectification.
In some circumstances you have the right to have your data deleted; this is known as the right to erasure, sometimes referred to as the ‘right to be forgotten’.
In some circumstances you have the right to ask us to stop processing your data; this is known as the right to restrict processing.
For some of your data you have the right to ask us to provide you with an electronic version which you can then use elsewhere; this is known as the right to data portability.
In some circumstances you can ask us to stop using your data; this is known as the right to object.
The law also gives you the right not to have decisions made automatically about you without a person being involved in the decision making: this is known as the right not to be subject to automated decision making, including profiling. Our A Guide to Your Rights – Personal Data explains these rights in more detail and how you can exercise them, including how to make a request to access your data. The above rights are not always available to you in every circumstance, the guide explains when and how they apply.