UNIVERSITY OF KENT REPORT AND SUPPORT PRIVACY NOTICE
In order to provide student support and to process student disciplinary cases under the Sexual Misconduct policy and Respect at Kent Policies and Procedures, the University Student Services, which includes the Offices of Student Conduct & Complaints and Student Support & Wellbeing, processes the personal data of those reporting via Report and Support or directly to the University. Please read the privacy information below. The privacy information is specific to the processing of the personal data collected via the Report and Support online tool and should be read in line with the University’s main Privacy Notice.
PRIVACY NOTICE FOR REPORT AND SUPPORT (STUDENT)
This section of the Privacy Notice provides you with the privacy information that you need to know before you provide personal data to the University for the particular purpose(s) stated below.
Type(s) of personal data collected and held by the University and method of collection
We will collect personal and special category data supplied by you through our online form, including name, student ID, telephone number, email address, level of study (UG or PG), sex life, gender, age, disability, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, health data and any other data that you consider relevant to the matter. Where the information collected includes special categories of personal data or criminal conviction data, the lawful basis and purposes of use are set out below.
Why personal data is processed & Lawful basis
The table contains details of the activities we carry out and how we are permitted to use personal data for each of these purposes. We do not always need Consent from students or other individuals to process personal data. When processing personal data of students, staff and others, we will try to ensure that we consider the rights and freedoms of all concerned.*We will only seek to rely on the lawful basis of protecting the vital interests of you or some other individual where either you or the other individual are incapable of or unable to provide consent.
How personal data is stored
Data will be stored electronically in the University reporting system (Report and Support) hosted by third-party (Culture Shift) secure cloud services platform. All data is stored with the UK or EU.
Who the University shares personal data with
During the course of student support data may be share with internal departments of the University and in these cases, access to personal data will be limited to only those who are supporting you or investigating or adjudicating your report. In some cases we will also need to share personal data with external agencies. Please see the table above for details of when this takes place for this Service. Personal information is also handled by Culture Shift as Data Processors providing the information and application on our behalf.
How long personal data is held by the University
Personal data is kept, deleted or archived in accordance with the University Records Retention Schedule. Student requests to speak with an advisor and Student data relating to conduct and disciplinary proceedings are retained for 20 years after the date the incident / behaviour reported..
Your data protection rights
Details of your data protection rights are set out in full in the University of Kent’s main Privacy Notice and these will vary depending on the lawful basis that we are relying on. When the lawful basis we rely on is Consent, you will always have the right to withdraw your Consent by contacting us at Student Services or the Information Compliance Team (details below).
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Changes to this privacy notice
We regularly review our privacy information to ensure that it remains accurate and current. We will review and update this privacy information whenever we plan to use personal data for any new purpose. Any changes to this privacy information will be communicated to you.
If you have any questions which you feel have not been covered by this Privacy Notice, please email us or write to:
University of Kent
Email via webform: Information Compliance - University of Kent