The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a European Union regulation designed to strengthen and unify Data Protection within the EU. GDPR will replace the existing Data Protection Act when it comes into effect on 25th May 2018.
LCC International University handles significant amount of personal data and takes data privacy very seriously. The University works continuously to ensure its policies and processes are up-to-date.
The introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018 provides the University with an opportunity to further strengthen the way it protects people’s data and ensure that privacy is central to what the institution does.
The GDPR creates some new rights for individuals. The rights are set out below; these are subject to many exceptions and will not always apply to all circumstances:
We would like to remind you that it is your responsibility to ensure, to the best of your knowledge, that the Data you provide us with is accurate, complete, and up-to-date. If you choose to share Personal Data of other people (such as dependents) with us, it is your responsibility to collect such Data in compliance with local legal requirements.
The GDPR requires a legal basis for the processing of data, examples of this are shown below:
Data subjects for whom the University holds personal data have the following rights as described in the section – What new rights do people have under GDPR. To exercise your rights contact us by email firstname.lastname@example.org or submit the Subject Access Request form.