SCF – Privacy Notice

Using your personal information

The University of Strathclyde is the data controller for personal data we hold about you.

What personal information we collect and use

How your personal information will be used:


What Activity?

What type of data?

Your personal information will be used to:

Registered users of the SCF website

Creating and using an SCF account.

Contact details (username, name, institution and email address)



Allow you to access the SCF website members area.

Allow you to control and administer your own account.

Registered users of the SCF website


Contact details (name and email address)





Send you SCF news via email. This includes keeping records up to date and seeking your consent when we need to contact you.

Basis for processing

We will process your data for the purposes set out above on the basis that you have granted your consent for us to do so.


Who we share your data with

We do not share your personal data with third parties.

How long will we retain your data for?

We will retain your data for as long as you remain a member of the site.

Your data

We store this information securely, in accordance with applicable data protection law. Personal information will only be shared with authorised third parties where appropriate. The information will not be shared for marketing purposes.

Your rights

You have the right to:

  • request a copy of the personal information about you that we hold.
  • ask us to delete inaccurate information.
  • in some cases, you may ask us to restrict how we use your personal information.
  • wiithdraw consent and to have your personal data/ account erased

If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact:


We seek to resolve directly all complaints about how we handle personal information, but you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner's Office