E-newsletter privacy notice

The Manchester Metropolitan University (the University) is the Controller in respect of the personal data provided when signing up to receive our newsletter. The information will be used for the purposes of sending you our schools/colleges/parents newsletter, for which you have provided us with your consent during registration. We rely upon your consent as our lawful basis to process your personal data for these purposes. You can withdraw to consent to receiving our newsletters by using the unsubscribe links at the bottom of our communications or by writing to gmhigher@mmu.ac.uk. If you withdraw your consent we will withdraw you from our mailing list and cease processing your personal data for this purpose. We will seek to refresh your consent after a period of five years from registration. If we are unable to successfully refresh your consent we will cease processing your personal data and sending you our newsletter.

We use the services of Mail Chimp in order to assist us in delivering our communications to you. Mail Chimp act as our processor under the terms of a contract. For further information about this privacy notice and use of your personal data please use the gmhigher@mmu.ac.uk e-mail address in the first instance. For information about your data subject rights please see our Data Subject Rights Webpage. Requests for erasure, to restrict processing and to object will be treated as a request to withdraw consent. To exercise any of the data subject rights or to complain about the processing please contact the University Data Protection Officer using the dataprotection@mmu.ac.uk e-mail address.

You also have the right of complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The ICO can be contacted using the casework@ico.org.uk e-mail address. Further information about data protection and the data subject rights can be found by searching for ‘data protection’ on the University’s website.