10.19 Data Protection and Freedom of Information

1. Personal information about applicants should not be divulged to any third party.

2. Under the Data Protection Act and in certain circumstances, the Freedom of Information Act, individuals, both within and outside of the University, have a right to access to their own personal data as held by AU.

3. Access to the Aberystwyth Student Records and Admissions System (AStRA) is strictly controlled and only accessible to staff with approved authorisation.

4. Enquiries relating to the University’s data protection policies should be directed to Data Protection Manager infocompliance@aber.ac.uk