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Data Protection Act

The information contained on Compel 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.

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

Further advice on the Data Protection Act can be found on the following web page : 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


Phone: 44 (0) 02920 875466

Extension: 75466

Location: McKenzie House