As a member we believe you have a legitimate interest in hearing from us about the events and activities and services we offer, what we’re doing to represent you and opportunities that might be of interest to you. You may opt out of these communications at any stage
Controlling what you want to hear about
We make it easy for you to tell us how you want us to communicate, in a way that suits you. Our forms have clear marketing preference questions and we include information on how to opt out when we send you marketing. If you don’t want to hear from us, that’s fine. Just let us know when you provide your data or contact us on contact number /address
Keeping your information up to date
We mostly use the record of members provided by the University of Wolverhampton to maintain accurate data about you as described above. We really appreciate it if you let us know if your contact details change.
Understanding the detail of our data security measures
When we process your data we will have already carefully assessed the lawful justification for doing so, the parameters in which the data is processed, the length of time the data is held for, the secure storage of your data and undertaken impact assessments to ensure your rights are delivered..
The Students’ Union operates a Data Protection Policy. All employees and volunteers handling data are required to undertake mandatory data protection training and third parties handling data are required to provide a contract which meets the requirements of the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO).
The Students’ Union does not store any sensitive card data on our systems following online transactions.
Lawful basis for processing
The Students’ Union may rely on one or multiple grounds for processing your personal data including:
a) You have provided consent for the processing;
b) There is a contractual commitment between the Students Union and yourself, therefore, processing is necessary to meet those contractual obligations;
c) Processing is in the public interest;
d) The information is available to the public at large; and/or
e) The processing is necessary for the purposes of legitimate interests of the Students’ Union or other third parties and does not affect the fundamental rights and freedoms of the individuals concerned.