Data Protection

Data Protection

Data protection at NUA

Data protection legislation protects the rights of individuals when we process their data. We collect and manage personal information in a way that complies with the University’s Data Protection Policy and with the Data Protection Act (DPA) and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Advice and guidance on aspects of data protection is available from our Data Protection Officer at

Data Protection law is changing under the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) effective 25th May 2018. It places greater obligations on how organisations handle personal data and extends individuals rights regarding their personal data.

More information on how we collect and use personal information can be found in the relevant Privacy Notice.

Further information relating to Data Protection and your individual rights


View the University’s information governance policies below.

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Privacy Notices

The University needs to collect and process personal information in order to provide services, manage its operations effectively, and meet legal requirements. We have a responsibility under data protection legislation to provide individuals with information about how we process their personal information. These privacy notices describe the ways we will collect, use and share personal information.

Website privacy notice

The Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) is the official agency for the collection, analysis and dissemination of quantitative information about higher education in the UK. HESA has produced collection notices which higher education institutions are advised to make available to students and staff. The notices explain why personal data has to be transferred to HESA and what HESA does with the data. 

Request for personal information

Individuals have a right of access to their own personal data held by us. A request for all such information is called a Subject Access Request. If you wish to make a request please complete the form below. Guidance on how to complete and return the form is provided.


Data Protection enquiries

Get in touch with our Data Protection Officer.

Call: +44 (0)1603 610561


Address: Norwich University of the Arts
Francis House
3-7 Redwell Street


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