Open Event Expression of Interest (October 2021)

Privacy Notice 

To provide you with information about our open events we would like to collect some personal information from you. 

This privacy notice tells you what we want to collect as a data controller, why we need it, who we share it with, how long we will keep it for and your rights. 

We as a College want to make sure that you don’t miss an opportunity to attend our open days. We also want to make sure that we are using effective methods of reaching people, and we want your consent to collect and use your information for these purposes. This is our lawful reason for processing your data. 

The data we are collecting is: your name, your email address, your date of birth, the subject areas you are interested in, your current school, how you heard about our open day and which language you would like correspondence. 

We will use the information you provide to us: 

  • to send you emails to remind you about the open day and to signpost you to further information post event 

  • to find out the best way to reach people and reach similar people to you with our digital advertisements 

  • to gauge interest for each subject area and send you information in your preferred language. 

We have a responsibility to keep your data safe and secure and we will delete it by the end of August 2022. 

You have rights in relation to the information you provide us. These include the right to access that information and correct it if it is wrong. Depending on the circumstances and the information you have provided, you may have the right to object to the processing, restrict it or have it erased. Please contact marketing@gcs.ac.uk to request this. 

You can complain to the Information Commissioner if you are unhappy about the way the College has processed your personal information www.ICO.org.uk 

You can contact the College Data Protection Officer if you want any further information: Dpo@gcs.ac.uk