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Privacy Notice

This section details how your data is obtained as a result of the personal relationship you have with the Business Engagement and Entrepreneurship team, and includes business cards, emails, telephone correspondence, event booking or attendance, collaborative working with other teams within the University, or web based queries received (including via social media).  

Please find below the Business Engagement and Entrepreneurship Privacy Notice, which outlines how we collect and use your personal data: 

Businesses and External Parties

Data is obtained as a result of the personal relationship you have with the Business Engagement and Entrepreneurship team, and includes business cards, emails, telephone correspondence, event booking or attendance, collaborative working with other teams within the University, or web based queries received (including via social media).

  • We may also obtain information from third parties such as one of your colleagues, from your organisation or from publicly available information on your organisations website or professional profile.
  • Administration of employer/student engagement activities on and off campus e.g. administration and registration at events, careers fairs and or recruitment activities (including workshops), and the subsequent collection of feedback on impact of participation.
  • Administration of applications to specific roles, whereby the University is the working with you, the employer, to promote specific opportunities and receive job applications from students on your behalf in the case of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership..
  • Research and analysis relating to recruitment of students and graduates for management reporting and strategic planning of employer engagement purposes.
  • Processing and recovery of accounts and payments, e.g. sponsorship and attendance of events and fairs.
  • Building strategic, cross University of Suffolk partnerships and relationships, making connections between parties and communities interested in advancing or investigating areas of mutual Interest e.g. exploring funding opportunities with the Team, and connecting you to key academics relevant to the services we provide.
  • To share with you information about upcoming events that we believe are relevant to your needs, business sector or areas of interest based upon our prior engagements, for example, sending out IWIN newsletter/Apprenticeships Newsletter.

We may collect use and store the following personal data;

  • Contact details, such as name, title, addresses (or approximate location), telephone numbers, fax number, email addresses
  • Records of appointments and notes from meetings
  • Social media handles
  • Job title, employer/organisation, registered business/charity number
  • Signature
  • Bank details and information with regards to sponsorship of events/payment of events and services.
Signposting to other websites and/or services

Whilst we endeavour to ensure the content and relevance of external websites is correct, we cannot be held responsible for the privacy policies of other sites. Please do not assume that external websites follow our Privacy Notice.

Exemptions to GDPR obligations when data sharing

On rare occasions, we may need to share your data without your knowledge or consent, for other reasons that are exempt from the GDPR’s transparency obligations. We will always endeavour to balance respect for your individual rights and proportionate measures to safeguard:

  • Public and/or national security;
  • Prevention investigation, detection or prosecution of criminal offences;
  • Breaches of ethics in regulated professions; and
  • Protection of the vital interests, rights and freedoms of others, for example.

We thought it would be helpful to set out your rights under GDPR. You have the right to:

  • withdraw consent where that is the legal basis of our processing
  • access your personal data that we process;
  • rectify inaccuracies in personal data that we hold about you;
  • be removed, that is your details to be removed from systems that we use to process your personal data;
  • restrict the processing in certain ways;
  • obtain a copy of your data in a commonly used electron form; and
  • Object to certain processing of your personal data by us.