Senior Phase Tutoring Programme Pilot

Your Personal Data

The University of Glasgow will be what’s known as the ‘Data Controller’ of your personal data processed in relation to services and provision provided by the University of Glasgow Tutoring Programme and your participation in the research project Evaluation of the University of Glasgow Widening Participation and Glasgow City Council Senior Phase Tutoring Pilot. This privacy notice will explain how The University of Glasgow will process your personal data.

Why we need it

We only collect data that we need in order to support your participation in the University of Glasgow Tutoring Programme and for the research project to evaluate the pilot programme. We are collecting your basic personal data such as name, school and postcode. For the programme evaluation, we will collect your grades in your tutored subject(s) before (actual or predicted) and after (prelim or final exams) your participation in the Tutoring Programme. This data will be used to assess how successful the programme has been in helping to improve participating pupils’ grades.

Legal basis for processing your data

We must have a legal basis for processing all personal data. In this instance, the legal basis is Task in the Public Interest in order to process the basic personal data that you provide.

Alongside this, in order to fulfil our ethical obligations, we will ask for your Consent to take part in the evaluation research study.

What we do with it and who we share it with

All the personal data is processed by staff at the University of Glasgow, in the United Kingdom. In addition, security measures are in place to ensure that your personal data remains safe: anonymisation, secure storage, and, encryption of files and devices.

How long do we keep it for?

Your data will be retained by the University for a maximum of 10 years. After this time, your 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.

Where we have relied upon your consent to process your data (special categories/sensitive personal information data (disability, ethnicity, gender), you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.

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

*Please note that the ability to exercise these rights will 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)

Who has ethically reviewed the project?

The evaluation research project is being ethically reviewed by the University of Glasgow, College of Social Sciences Research Ethics Committee.