This website is hosted by the University of Nottingham. The University will process your personal data in accordance with the UK General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the UK Data Protection Act 2018 and this privacy notice is issued in accordance with the UK GDPR Articles 13 and 14. 

Our lawful basis for processing your personal data is Public Task. For further information see the University of Nottingham’s full privacy notice on our web site 

Personal data which we collect about you via our website is held and processed within the University’s relevant systems including Microsoft 365. We will retain this data in accordance with the University retention schedules and/or as determined by any relevant funding partner. 

We will only use this personal data for the purposes for which it was collected, unless you have given us permission to use it for other stated purposes. 

We collect personal information for the purpose of:

Signing up for one of our learning and development programmes, expressing an interest in future opportunities offered by the Institute (eg learning and development programmes, events, networking opportunities, for example), sharing new reports or insights, we may, from time to time, send you an optional survey.

We currently collect and process the following information

Personal identifiers, contacts and characteristics (for example, name and email contact details).

How we get the personal information

Most of the personal information we process is provided to us directly by you for one of the following reasons:

To subscribe you to our newsletters.
To communicate with you in relation to an event you have registered to attend.
To inform you about a programme, network, placement opportunity (or similar) that you have expressed an interest in.
To provide you with information relevant to other services we offer.

We also receive personal information indirectly, from the following sources in the following scenarios

MailChimp – if you subscribe to our mailing list.

We collect information about you when you visit our website for the first time, and when you interact with our pages. Website usage information is collected using cookies.

You have a right to contact the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), should you wish to complain about the way personal data is used in connection with this website. You can make a complaint via the ICO website.


This website does not employ cookies.

If in doubt, you can use your internet browser to delete, monitor and/or block cookies. For more information about these options, please refer to the instructions in the Help section of your browser.

We use a third-party service (Google Analytics) to collect non-identifiable information about the behaviour of visitors to this website. That information may be transferred outside of the United Kingdom or the European Economic Area. The information collected includes IP addresses, website pages visited, time spent on each page, web browser and device profiles, as well as the geographical location of visitors. We can use this information, for example, to improve the website’s navigation or measure the website’s reach.


Our websites and our computer systems have security measures in place with the aim of protecting the loss, misuse or alteration of personal data held by us.

All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our websites, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our websites; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.