Privacy notices

Privacy notices describe why and how we collect and use personal data and provides information about your rights.


The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on the 25 May 2018. UCL has designed a comprehensive programme of work designed to deliver the changes necessary for GDPR compliance.
As part of our legal obligations we have published various privacy notices to inform individuals about what personal data is gathered, how it is used, stored and retained.

Contents include

  • General privacy notice
  • Privacy notice for COVID-19 NHS Test & Trace data collection
  • Staff privacy notice
  • Prospective students privacy notice
  • Student privacy notice
  • Alumni privacy notice
  • UCL General Privacy Notice for Participants and Researchers in Health and Care Research Studies
  • UCL general research participant privacy notice
  • UCL Subsidiaries - UCL Consultants Privacy Policy Sept 2018
  • UCL Data Protection Policy 
  • Children's privacy notice (under 13 years)
  • UCL Library Services Privacy Notice: External Users
  • UCL Visitors general registration privacy notice

Who should read these policies?

  • All staff
  • Students current and prospective
  • Visitors
  • Managers
  • Teaching staff
  • Student support staff
  • Researchers
  • Research participants
  • Alumni
  • Participants and Researchers in Health and Care Research Studies


Associated documents

UCL Data Protection Policy

Last updated: Monday, May 10, 2021