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GDPR and Data Protection

As a responsible, forward looking University, Coventry University Group (the “Group”) recognises the need to comply with the Data Protection Act 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 and any other associated privacy legislation. The Group ensures that effective measures are in place to protect the personal data of our students, employees and other stakeholders, and to ensure that it is processed lawfully, fairly and transparently.

Commitment to the security of personal data extends to senior levels of the organisation and is demonstrated through the relevant policies and the provision of appropriate resources to establish and develop effective data protection and information security controls.

As part of meeting our legal obligations, the Group has appointed a Data Protection Officer and we have put in place a comprehensive programme to comply with our obligations as a
data controller and ensure that appropriate technical and organisational measures are in place.

If you have any queries or concerns about how the Group processes your personal data you can contact our Data Protection Officer at or by post to Data Protection Officer, Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry, CV1 5FB.

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Data Protection Officer

  • Tasks
  • Contact

Data Protection

Data Protection

  • Introduction to data protection
  • Lawful bases
  • Research and data protection
  • Emails and data protection
  • Marketing

Information for Students

Information Governance

  • Information Governance Unit
  • Data breach guidance
  • Disclosure of staff and student data
  • Exam records
  • Reference requests

Data at the University

Data at the University

  • Data security
  • Data sharing
  • International data transfers
  • Privacy by design and default
  • Data Protection Impact Assessments
Information for Staff

FAQs and Key Definitions

  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Key Definitions
Further help

Your Rights

  • Your rights
  • How to make a subject access request

Further help

Privacy Notices and ICO registration numbers

  • Privacy Notices
  • ICO registration numbers
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