Privacy Notice for Blog and Events Notifications

Your Personal Data

The University of Glasgow will be what’s known as the ‘Data Controller’ of your personal data processed in relation to collecting your name and email address. This privacy notice will explain how The University of Glasgow will process your personal data.

Why we need it

We are collecting basic personal data (email address) in order to send notifications by email about publication of blog posts and/or notifications about Fleece to Fashion events. We will only collect data that we need in order to provide and oversee this service to you.

Legal basis for processing your data

We must have a legal basis for processing all personal data. In this instance, the legal basis is consent.
What we do with it and who we share it with:

  • All the personal data you provide is processed by the University of Glasgow in the United Kingdom.
  • We will never disclose your personal information (email address) to any third party, government agency, or company at any time unless compelled to do so by law.

How long do we keep it for

Your data will be retained by the University until the end of the Fleece to Fashion project (June 2023). After this time, data will be securely deleted.

What are your rights?*

You can request access to the information we process about you at any time. If at any point you believe that the information we process relating to you is incorrect, you can request to see this information and may in some instances request to have it restricted, corrected or, erased. You may also have the right to object to the processing of data and the right to data portability. You can request to be removed from the mailing list at any time by emailing:

If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please submit your request via the webform or contact

*Please note that the ability to exercise these rights will vary and depend on the legal basis on which the processing is being carried out.


If you wish to raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal data, you can contact the University Data Protection Officer who will investigate the matter. Our Data Protection Officer can be contacted at

If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are not processing your personal data in accordance with the law, you can complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)