Data Protection

At North East Scotland College we collect personal information from our students and staff. We do this so we can provide education and learning, and comply with legal requirements. We’ve always been careful with your information but it makes sense that you should have more control over it too.


Our Policy

Data Protection Policy

Your rights

The new laws under the General Data Protection Regulation (which replace the Data Protection Act 1998) give you greater clarity on how your personal information is managed. You have legal rights about the way we manage and use your data, including the right to:

  • ask for a copy of it
  • make changes to your data if it’s inaccurate
  • ask us to stop doing something with your data

Our Guide to Your Data Rights will explain these rights — and the other rights you have — in more detail.

Guide to Your Data Rights


If you have any questions about how we manage and use your data or would like to ask for a copy of the data we hold, our Data Protection Officer can help:

Marcelyn Akun, Data Protection Officer
North East Scotland College
Aberdeen AB25 1BN


NESCol has a standardised procedure to ensure data breaches are appropriately logged and managed in accordance with the law and best practice.

Data Breach Reporting Procedure

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