General Data Protection Regulation
Under the new GDPR regulation everyone must opt-in to receive relevant information on the WCPC, Swansea University information. The data we collect will be used to send you occasional newsletter, updates on any events being organised by WCPC, Swansea University and information relating to projects and services we can provide to your company.
Personal information which you supply to us will be held by WCPC, Swansea University an operation part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government.
The WCPC, Swansea University is committed to protecting the rights of registered users in line with Data Protection legislation. The institution has dedicated Data Protection Officers with the following contact details:
The WCPC, Swansea University General Data Protection Regulation Statement provides an explanation of why we collect personal data and how we process it and the steps we take to ensure data security at all stages. All data collected through the operation is processed and stored in accordance with Data Protection legislation.
Name of Company Contact
Email Address off company contact
Work Phone Number
Mobile number as well if possible
WCPC, Swansea University General Data Protection Regulation Statement
Using Your Personal information
Personal information which you supply to us will be held by WCPC, Swansea University an operation part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government..
The WCPC, Swansea University is committed to protecting the rights of registered users in line with Data Protection legislation. Swansea University have dedicated Data Protection Officers with the following contact details:
This document provides an explanation of why we collect personal data as part of the WCPC, Swansea University, how we process it and the steps we take to ensure data security at all stages. All data collected through the operation is processed and stored in accordance with Data Protection legislation.
What personal information do we collect?
We collect the following personal information from enterprises who wish to receive support and information on news and events organised and run by WCPC, Swansea University.
• Name of company contact
• Work contact details
• Job role/title of contact
• Preferred language of communication of contact
Why do we collect personal information and how do we use it?
We collect your personal information for the following reasons:
1. To inform you of any news, events and any project information that we may think would be relevant to your company.
What is our legal basis for processing?
We do not process any personal data without your consent. By signing below, you provide your explicit consent for us to use the personal information you provide to WCPC, Swansea University for the purposes and in the way described within this document.
Who receives your personal information?
Information is made available to personnel requiring access in limited circumstances for the reasons outlined above. These include:
• Operation and University technical and administrative staff;
• The operation governance and management boards;
• External advisors and consultants directly engaged with the operation;
• The Welsh European Funding Office and the European Commission.
How your personal information is stored?
Data Protection legislation requires us to keep your information secure. This means that your confidentiality will be respected, and all appropriate measures will be taken to prevent unauthorised access and disclosure. Only members of staff who need access to relevant parts or all of your information will be authorised to do so. Information about you in electronic form will be subject to password and other security restrictions, while paper files will be stored in secure areas with controlled access.
The data will be held for the duration of the WCPC, Swansea University operation and for a reasonable period of time upon its conclusion to comply with regulatory audit and document retention requirements.
What are your rights?
You have a right to access your personal information, to object to the processing of your personal information, to rectify, to erase, to restrict and to port your personal information (please note however that this is likely to affect our ability to provide support to your enterprise due to the operation’s contractual funding constraints). If you have provided consent to WCPC, Swansea University to process any of your data, then you also have a right to withdraw that consent.
Any requests or objections should be made in writing to the Data Protection Officer at the University leading your project: –
Swansea University University Compliance Officer (FOI/DP), Vice-Chancellor’s Office, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP
If you are unhappy with the way in which your personal information has been processed, you may in the first instance contact the University Data Protection Officer using the contact details above. If you remain dissatisfied, then you have the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: – Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF www.ico.org.uk
Please advise of any changes to your name, address, contact details as soon as practically possible so that we can amend our records accordingly.