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St George’s, University of London needs to keep certain personal data, for example about our staff and students, to fulfil our purpose and to meet our legal obligations to funding bodies and government.

The university's data processing activities must adhere to UK data protection legislation. To comply with the law, information must be collected and used fairly, stored safely and not disclosed to any other person unlawfully.

Please refer to the relevant page(s) in this section for information on various aspects of data protection.

Data protection queries

If you are unable to find the information you're looking for here, or you need further help or advice with a data protection issue, please email your query to data protection.

Data breach reporting

If you need to report a data breach involving University personal data, please complete the data incident reporting form as soon as possible and email it to

Further information on the reporting process can be found under the 'Data incident reporting' section of the Information and Technical Security webpage.

St George’s Data Protection Officer

Claire Morrissey
Information Services
0.55, ground floor, Jenner Wing
Ext. 0668

Find out more

More detailed guidance can be found on the Information Commissioner's Office website.

The full text of the Data Protection Act 2018 is available via the UK Legislation website managed by the National Archives.


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