Policies and procedures

The University corporate website is managed centrally by the Web Team in IT Services and the Digital team in Corporate Communications. It is important when we create new sub-sites that we consistently adhere to organisation-wide policies and procedures.

Recommended web platforms

There are a few options for hosting your website at the University, depending on the nature of your content. This page explains which platform is best for you.

Web hosting - learn more

Collecting personal information with a form

When creating web forms it's always important to remember that we have legal obligations in relation to the data we collect.

Forms - learn more

University of Sheffield web address policy

Learn about the different types of web addresses used at the University and the options available for your website.

Web address policy

GDPR and data protection

From 25 May 2018 the Data Protection Act (DPA) was replaced by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

GDPR - learn more

Information security policies

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

Information security policies

CMS website requests, training and access

How to request a new website in the CMS, change access to an existing website or book training.

Request a site or CMS access