Data Protection Information

The General Data Protection Regulation, also known as GDPR, is the new data protection law coming into effect from 25th May 2018. It gives individuals in the EU more control over how people use and store their personal information.

We've updated our Privacy Statement to ensure that you know exactly how we use your data, which you can find on this page.


Your data is important to us

We're a membership organisation which means at our heart are our students and the information we process to make your enhance your University experience and love student life. We also employ staff, work with suppliers and have customers for our commercial services so the information on this page is for those people too. 

The way we manage and process your data is governed by the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)  and these web pages aim to explain how we manage your information in line with the Regulations and what this means for you. We are open and transparent on these pages to help you be fully informed and understand your rights.  You can see; how we access your data; how we assess our processing activities; how we gain consent and how you can change your preferences; the training any data processors go through; who else processes data about you; and our policies for processing data.



Student Data


Employee Data



You can find more information about how we use your data from our Privacy Statement which is available on this page or from the Bolton SU office. If you have any concerns please speak to a member of Bolton SU staff or email


This page will be continually updated with information and resources, please visit this page to stay informed of updates.

Last updated: 25th May 2018

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