The CASTLE project consortium is a ‘Data Controller’ for the purposes of the Data Protection Legislation (including the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation) and we are responsible for, and control the processing of, your personal information.
We are committed to protecting your privacy. This notice explains how the CASTLE project consortium collects and processes your personal information for research and dissemination purposes.
We obtain personal information about you from the following sources:
a) Information provided by you:
We may process the following personal information about you:
a) your title and full name (including former name or alias)
b) your contact information (telephone number(s), email address, postal address);
c) your business details, including positions, organisation, professional memberships and qualifications;
d) information available through the media or the world wide web;
e) your dietary and/or accessibility requirements.
The CASTLE project focuses on two specific objectives:
These objectives will be reached through focused training workshops, realization of innovative outputs, events and transnational meetings. We may process your personal information for the following purposes:
a) Administrative purposes:
We may, from time to time, contact you by email
If you would like to opt-out of the above Communications, please let us know. See ‘How to Contact Us’ below for further information.
Your personal information is held by individual partner organisations of the CASTLE project consortium. We may disclose your personal data to Government Agencies (including the provider of funding for this project) where required to do so by law.
Where personal data is processed by a third party, we take reasonable steps to ensure that the data is processed strictly according to the instructions of the University, for the relevant purposes only and securely destroyed or returned upon completion/termination. We take reasonable steps to ensure that third party processors are subject to written legal obligations in respect of data protection and the duty of confidentiality.
We will retain your personal information for a period of five years after the project ends, in line with our statutory/regulatory obligations to the project funder.
If you wish to request for any of your records to be removed from our records, or would like to opt-out of any or all communications from the CASTLE project consortium, please see ‘How to Contact Us’ and ‘Rights of Data Subjects’ below for further information.
a) Right to request a copy of your information
You can request a copy of your information which we hold (this is known as a subject access request). If you would like a copy of some or all of it, please write to us (see ‘Contact Us’ below) and provide us with enough information to identify you.
b) Right to correct mistakes in your information
You can require us to correct any mistakes in your information which we hold free of charge. If you would like to do so, please write to us (see ‘Contact Us’ below) and provide us with enough information to identify you, as well as, inform us of the information that is incorrect and what it should be replaced with.
c) Right to ask us to stop contacting you with direct marketing
The CASTLE project consortium may rely on one or multiple grounds for processing your personal data including:
a) You have provided consent for the processing;
b) There is a contractual commitment to provide services and, therefore, processing is necessary to meet those contractual obligations;
c) The information is available to the public at large; and/or
d) The processing is necessary for the purposes of legitimate interests of the CASTLE project consortium or other third parties and does not affect the fundamental rights and freedoms of the individuals concerned.
Should you have any queries, suggestions or issues please do not hesitate to contact the CASTLE project consortium on firstname.lastname@example.org or you can write to us at the following address:
Knowledge Transfer Team
Faculty of Arts, University of Wolverhampton
If you have any concerns or believe that your personal information is being handled in a manner which is contrary to statutory requirements, you may wish to contact the CASTLE project consortium’s Data Protection Officer via email@example.com or complain to the ICO via www.ico.org.