Privacy Notice for the CoSS Postgraduate Research Funding
Your Personal Data
The University of Glasgow will be what’s known as the 'Data Controller' of your personal data processed in relation to the Funding Scheme. This privacy notice will explain how The University of Glasgow will process your personal data.
Why we need it
We are collecting your basic personal data such as name, email address and degree results in order to assess your suitability to be put forward for the CoSS Postgraduate Research Funding. We will only collect data that we need in order to provide and oversee this service to you.
Legal basis for processing your data
We must have a legal basis for processing all personal data. In this instance, the legal basis is:
Consent – a consent clause needs to be included at the end of the privacy notice
What we do with it and who we share it with
All the personal data you submit is processed by staff at the University of Glasgow in the United Kingdom and will be shared with relevant staff at the University of Edinburgh in the case of the joint studentships only.
How long do we keep it for
Your data will be retained by the University for up to 1 year from the submission deadline. After this time, data will be securely deleted.
What are your rights?*
You can request access to the information we process about you at any time. If at any point you believe that the information, we process relating to you is incorrect, you can request to see this information and may in some instances request to have it restricted, corrected or, erased. You may also have the right to object to the processing of data and the right to data portability.
If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact
*Please note that the ability to exercise these rights will vary and depend on the legal basis on which the processing is being carried out.
If you wish to raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal data, you can contact the University Data Protection Officer who will investigate the matter.
Our Data Protection Officer can be contacted at
If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are not processing your personal data in accordance with the law, you can complain to the Information Commissioners Office (ICO)