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Data Protection Act

The information contained on Core|HR consists entirely of personal data, i.e. information from which a living individual can be identified. As such, it is protected by the Data Protection Act 1998 and staff accessing this data should ensure that they understand the data protection principles and the restrictions on disclosure that the Data Protection Act places on them.

Staff applying for access to this system will be required to sign a Data Access Agreement along with their application form.  These forms are contained together on the Core|HR & Business Objects page of this website.

Further detail concerning levels of access to personal information held within Core|HR is available within the following document.

Further advice on the Data Protection Act can be found on the following web page : www.cardiff.ac.uk/govrn/cocom/accinf/dataprotection/index.html or from the University's Information Rights Manager, Mr Matt Cooper in the Governance and Compliance Division. Data Protection training is also available.

Mr Matt Cooper

Email: CooperM1@cardiff.ac.uk

Phone: 44 (0) 02920 875466

Extension: 75466

Location: McKenzie House