Throughout your educational journey with Bridgend College, we will collect, process, store and manage data relating to your personal information, medical/health status, additional learning needs, educational and employment history. We will also invest an interest in data related to your progress, attendance, success, wellbeing and safeguarding for the course(s) you are enrolling on.
By enrolling in Bridgend College you are giving explicit consent for this data to be collected about you and stored in the college system, and shared with Welsh Government. The data held will be used for funding, statistical, administrative and monitoring purposes relating to your studies. Bridgend College will only keep your information for as long as is needed, and destroy it accordingly inline with the retention schedule.
Under the General Data Protection Regulation 2018, you have the right to a copy of the information held about you, and the right to request deletion of this information at any point when studies have ceased at Bridgend College.
By consenting to this privacy notice you are giving Bridgend College permission to collect, process and store your personal data on the Bridgend College student system.
Date of Consent:
The personal and educational information collected about you is used for a variety of internal purposes within Bridgend College, and also by the following third party organisations/funding bodies:
Student Finance Wales
Awarding Bodies (for the qualifications you are studying)
Skills Funding Agency
Your school (if your studies are through a school partnership course)
Employers (If your studies are sponsored by your Employer)
Training Providers (If your studies are in conjunction with a work-based learning training provider)
University of Wales (if your studies are in conjunction with a University partnership)
Bridgend College will not pass on your information to another third party without first obtaining your consent.
By consenting to this privacy notice you are giving Bridgend College permission to:
Share your personal data with the third parties identified above.
Use your contact information for marketing purposes for current/future college interests
Contact your parent/guardian regarding your studies and attendance (for students below the age of 18).
Date of Consent:
You may withdraw consent at any time by contacting Cerianne Morgan (email@example.com Bridgend College MIS Manager)
As a Bridgend College student you have the right to make a formal complaint relating to any possible data breaches or any objections you may have with the content of this privacy notice.
If you wish to make a complaint, please send it in writing to:
Organisation – Bridgend College, Cowbridge Road, Bridgend, CF31 3DF
Data Protection Officer – Nerys GImblett (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Version 1.2 – 21st June 2018