This privacy statement applies specifically to the website and member communications facilities of the University of Stirling Students’ Union.

The facilities contain public areas which may be viewed from any Internet connected device. Other areas are restricted to access by members of Stirling Students’ Union. It's important to Stirling Students’ Union that its members and customers retain their privacy when they take advantage of all that Stirling Students’ Union and its services have to offer.

Your privacy is important to us. We therefore operate on the basis of a number of principles:

The information you give us in registering your membership of the University of Stirling Students’ Union website, will be stored securely. Information is shared by the University as a data sharing partner (in line with Data Protection legislation) for the purposes of the Union seeking to deliver on its aims and objectives and the data will be used only for this purpose. This website is hosted by a third party who is under an obligation to hold the information securely and confidentially in compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and is prohibited from making use of the information itself.

If any of the information you have given us changes at any time, you can directly change this record yourself by clicking the 'my profile' button in the top right box on your page, after you are logged in.

Stirling Students’ Union will use this information to communicate with you by e-mail to improve our website and to personalise our service to you. For example we may provide you with newsletters, activity information, pointers, advice, recommendations or advertisements for goods or services that we think will interest you, according to the preferences you have determined. We will also use the information for our own internal membership administration, the facilitation of Union elections and for statistical analysis.

We will not however disclose, sell, rent or otherwise exchange any information personal to you to any third party without your prior express approval. Stirling Students’ Union will not store or transfer your personal data to countries outside the United Kingdom.

By disclosing information about you to us on our web-site or in any other way, you consent to the use of that information in the manner set out in this policy.

As required by Data Protection legislation, Stirling Students’ Union complies with all the relevant data sharing agreements (including with the University with whom the Union operates a data sharing agreement for the purpose of delivering on its aims and objectives) and Acts in relation to the types of information we hold, the purposes for which we hold it.

If you have questions regarding Data Protection and this policy, please e-mail the Union on

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