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UCL Data Protection

There are accessible versions of the UCL GDPR Online Training, please see the GDPR Online Training page for more details.

This legislation introduces sweeping changes to the way in which personal data can be collected, used, retained and deleted; furthermore, it also significantly increases the penalties for non-compliance – 20million Euros / 4% of worldwide turnover. To meet the challenge of compliance posed by this new Regulation, UCL has established the UCL GDPR Preparedness Programme.

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Introductory presentation

This is an introductory presentation for staff on UCLs preparations for the incoming GDPR.

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GDPR Online Training

This page provides UCL staff and students with details on how to access UCLs online GDPR training, including accessilbe versions such as a readable pdf workbook and an audio version of the training.

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UCL GDPR Preparedness Programme

Measuring UCL's progress to GDPR compliance


Guidance for departments

Guidance notices for UCL staff


Reporting a data security incident

In cases where there has been an incident which resulted in a potential breach of the GDPR, it is imperative that you report this immediately to Information Security Governance.

The information contained on these pages is intended to provide guidance on the GDPR to UCL staff only. It does not constitute wider legal advice on how to interpret data protection legislation. Where doubt exists, please contact the GDPR Programme gdpr@ucl.ac.uk for further guidance.