Data Protection and Privacy
South West College recognises and respects the importance of your privacy and is committed to treating your personal information responsibly and in compliance with all relevant data protection legislation.
We are required to collect and hold information on all our students. The College needs to process your information to process your application for admission; administer your studies; provide you with support; contact you about the College and its news and events; facilitate strategic planning and fulfil our statutory reporting obligations.
Your data may be passed between various sections of the College for operational reasons and may also be shared with external agencies to which we have obligations, for example Government Agencies and Statutory Bodies e.g. the Department for the Economy for statistical research, funding and other legitimate business purposes, including the provision of careers advice and guidance. Current Data Protection Legislation (The General Data Protection Regulation 2018 and the Data Protection Act 2018) entitles you to see the data held about you. For further details on our Privacy Notice, Data Protection and your rights, please visit our website here.