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Data Protection Act

Data protection

The University of Central Lancashire takes its responsibilities under the data protection legislation, including the General Data Protection Regulation, and the requirement to treat personal information in an appropriate and lawful manner very seriously.

Please see the links for details about UCLan's Data Protection Policy, how to access information held about you, and privacy notices. For further information please contact the Information Governance Manager.

UCLan’s Information Governance Manager

UCLan’s Information Governance Manager is the designated Data Protection Officer and deals with all matters relating to data protection legislation and the Freedom of Information Act 2000, as well as managing and coordinating requests for information received by the University. You can contact the Information Governance Manager at:

Information Governance Manager
Office of the University Secretary and Legal Officer
Harris Building
University of Central Lancashire
Preston
Lancashire
PR1 2HE

Email: DPFOIA@uclan.ac.uk   
Telephone: +44 (0)1772 892561

ICO registration

UCLan acts as a data controller and a data processor and processes personal data in both capacities. As such, UCLan is registered with the independent regulator, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The ICO is the lead supervisory authority for UCLan and its subsidiaries.

The general purposes for which UCLan processes personal data can be seen in its register entry, which is publically available on the ICO’s website. UCLan’s registration number is Z5512420. Further information about how UCLan ensures it processes personal data in compliance with data protection legislation can be found in its Data Protection Policy.