Data Protection

The University of London is a registered data controller and subject to the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and associated legislation.

Data Protection Policy

The University’s Data Protection Policy can be viewed here: 

Data Protection Policy [PDF]

Privacy Notices

The University has a wide range of functions and services. For more information please read our general privacy notice

When you register with us as a student for our distance learning courses you will be asked to confirm that you have viewed and understand the Student Privacy Notice. This tells you how we manage your information in line with the GDPR and the UK Data Protection Act 2018.

Student Privacy Notice [PDF]

The University has a number of responsibilities around hosting speakers and events, based on its Ordinance 24.

Events Due Diligence Privacy Notice [PDF]

Other privacy notices for various University services can be found below: 

Taster Courses Privacy Notice

Your Rights

The GDPR gives individuals a number of rights regarding their data. You can find out more in our Rights Guide below:

Rights requests are, in most cases, free of charge and need to be responded to within 30 calendar days. A longer period and a fee may result if a request is particularly complex. 

Requests should be made to the Data Protection Officer at We may ask you for additional information to help process your request.

Examination Scripts

There is an exemption in data protection law regarding the release of examination scripts, which do not have to be disclosed. Examiners’ comments are not covered by this exemption. Comments recorded by an examiner about the performance of a candidate in an examination may be personal data and therefore available to a student making a subject access request. This is the case whether the comments are on the examination script or on a separate marking sheet.

To submit a request for comments please check the following guide and return the required information to:

Requesting exam comments guide [PDF]

The University's Data Protection Officer

Data Protection and Information Compliance Manager
Vice-Chancellor's Office
University of London
Senate House
Malet Street
London WC1E 7HU

Please email: for further information and advice.