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Our contact details

Solent University, East Park Terrace, SO14 0YN Southampton

For more information, please contact the Information Rights Team at: information.rights@solent.ac.uk

What type of information we have

  • Personal details (name, email address, academic background)
  • Abstract
  • Contact details

How we get the information and why do we have it

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the lawful bases we rely on for processing this information are:

  • We have to fulfil a contractual obligation (we have to perform this processing in order to consider your abstract and prepare the conference).

What we do with the information

We will process your data for the purposes of reviewing and accepting your abstract. Any data you provide will only be shared where it is essential for this purpose.

Any information processed will be deleted once it is no longer necessary for the purposes for which it was collected.

Your data protection rights

Under data protection law, you have rights including:

  • Your right of access - You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information.
  • Your right to rectification - You have the right to ask us to rectify information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.
  • Your right to erasure - You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.
  • Your right to restriction of processing - You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your information in certain circumstances.
  • Your right to object to processing - You have the the right to object to the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances.
  • Your right to data portability - You have the right to ask that we transfer the information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.

You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.

Please contact us at information.rights@solent.ac.uk if you wish to make a request.

How to complain

You can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data.

The ICO’s address:

Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

Helpline number: 0303 123 1113

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