Policies and guidance

The University has published policies and guidance to ensure that personal information is processed appropriately.

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Our privacy policies

Privacy notices

How we will process personal information

Data protection

Our data protection policy

Cookie policy

How we manage cookies and related technologies

Information security

How we secure information

Security policy

How we manage security, including CCTV

Guidelines for staff

Information for staff dealing with personal data

Guidelines for marketing and communications staff

A question and answer session on GDPR – for staff only

You will need to be logged into Muse/your staff Google account.

Freedom of Information

Our Freedom of Information Act web page:

  • explains how to make a Freedom of Information request and who to complain to
  • provides contact details for the Information Commissioner's Office

Publication Scheme

Staff guidance on Freedom of Information

A global reputation

Sheffield is a research university with a global reputation for excellence. We're a member of the Russell Group: one of the 24 leading UK universities for research and teaching.