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Marketing Privacy Notice


Glasgow Clyde College takes its data protection responsibilities seriously. The purpose of this Privacy Notice is to inform you how we will process your personal information, setting out our responsibilities and obligations as a Data Controller.

The Data Controller for your information is Glasgow Clyde College, 690 Mosspark Road, Glasgow, G52 3AY, registered with the ICO, registration number Z7497735.

Our Data Protection Officer (DPO) is Graham Francis,

All your personal information will be treated in accordance with data protection law.


Purposes for processing

We process your personal data for marketing purposes, so that we can advise you of course promotions and other activities including providing you with updates about news and the courses offered by the College.


Our lawful basis for processing your information

We seek your consent to contact you via post, email or phone about services, products, offers and other things provided by us which we think may be relevant to you.

Where you have provided your consent for the College to process your data for marketing purposes, you can withdraw your consent at any time to stop receiving marketing communications by contacting


Who we share your data with

Your data will be held by the College Marketing Team and will not be shared with any third parties.

If the College contacts you by email, then the data may be stored within servers operated by Microsoft (part of our Microsoft Office 365 Service) within the EEA. The data is administered by staff employed by Glasgow Clyde College. 


Security and retention

The College has robust Information Security and Data Protection policies and procedures in place to protect personal data. We will take all reasonable precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of information you give to us. The information you provide will be stored securely and will only be accessed by authorised College staff for the purpose. It will be held for a specific period of time or until you withdraw your consent (whichever is the earliest), whereupon it will be deleted.


Your rights

Under data protection law, you have legal rights in relation to your information being used for marketing purposes, including:

  • your right to be informed of how your data is being processed, (as in this privacy notice);
  • your right to access and obtain a copy of your data on request, often referred to as a Subject Access Request;
  • your right to ask an organisation to change incorrect or incomplete data;
  • your right to ask an organisation to delete or stop processing your data under certain circumstances.

Please note that the above rights are not absolute, and we may be entitled to refuse requests where exceptions apply. Further details about your privacy rights can be found on the Information Commissioner’s Office website


Further Information

If you would like further information about how your personal data is processed by Glasgow Clyde College or you have any concerns, please contact our Data Protection Officer (DPO) in the first instance. You can do this by:


If you are dissatisfied with the response, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office using their website,  by email: or by phone on 0303 123 1113. Alternatively, you can write to:

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

We review our privacy notices regularly. If we anticipate that substantial changes will be made to the way we process your data, we will update our privacy notices and communicate the changes to you before starting any new processing.


Date last reviewed

February 2023