Data Protection Privacy Notice

The PrOPEL Hub is led by the University of Strathclyde, a data controller under data protection legislation. We are committed to transparency and to complying with our responsibilities under data protection legislation. This privacy notice sets out important information regarding how we will use your information and your rights under the legislation. It is important that you read this notice prior to providing your information. Any enquiries regarding data protection should be made to the Data Protection Officer at

How we use your personal data

We will use your information only for the following purposes to provide you with the selected news, information and updates you have requested, for statistical purpose and to manage your marketing preferences. Your personal data may be shared with EventBrite, WordPress and MailChimp for the purposes of event management and email management/distribution. Their privacy policies are for EventBrite, by WordPress and for MailChimp. Additional web site privacy information concerning our web logs, forms and cookies can be found here:

Legal basis for processing

Under data protection legislation we are required to identify our legal basis for processing. In this situation we ask for your consent to process your data for the stated purposes.

Retention Period

We will retain your details as long as we have valid consent and you have not unsubscribed.

Your Rights

You have the right to access your personal data held by the University. Please contact to exercise this right. You have a number of other rights: you may withdraw consent for us to use your data for the purposes set out above at any time; if you withdraw consent you also have the right to have your data erased; you are entitled to have personal data rectified if it is inaccurate or incomplete. You can also opt out of marketing at any time. To do this you can click ‘unsubscribe’ on any of the emails we have sent you or contact

Right to Complain

If you have any concerns/issues with the way the University has processed your personal data you can contact the Data Protection Officer at You also have the right to lodge a complaint against the University regarding data protection issues with the Information Commissioner’s Office (

Data Protection Privacy Notice for the PrOPEL Hub Subscription List and Blog

Signing up to the PrOPEL subscription list is free. The PrOPEL subscription list will be used to contact members with information about our various events and publications. Email address is the only information which is mandatory in the sign-up form.

Data Protection PrOPEL Hub Feedback Form


We use Qualtrics to gather feedback on our events. All data provided will be processed in accordance with the Qualtrics Privacy Statement.  For any queries on data provided or to withdraw consent, contact