We process personal information to enable us to give a broad range of services to our members which may include administering memberships, Providing and Organising activities for Union members; Promoting and running Welfare and Commercial activities and all other interests of the charity; Supporting and managing our members, employees, volunteers, customers/suppliers and contractors; Maintaining our own accounts and records and the Prevention of Crime and Disorder.

The Data Protection Act 1998 requires every organisation (unless exempt), which is involved in processing personal data about identifiable, living individuals to notify the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

UCSU has to comply with this requirement and details about the information we process are included on the ICO Register of data controllers, which is available for public inspection. The Act regulates the processing of personal data and protects the rights of individuals whom the data is about by placing duties on those who decide how and why such data is processed. 

To find out more information about how we process and protect your data please follow the links below:

For General Advice and Guidance on Data Protection, Freedom of Information and more, visit the Information Commissioner’s  Office website:


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