Archive collections privacy notice

The Archives and Special Collections department supports the University of Surrey’s mission to provide excellent education, to advance and disseminate knowledge, to make an impact through research and innovation, and to engage with a diverse range of internal and external partners and communities. We do this by preserving and making accessible the records of the University, its predecessor institutions and its deposited archive and special collections in order to support research, teaching and learning, within the University and the wider community.

The University of Surrey is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner’s Office (our notification number is Z6346945), and we are committed to ensuring that the data we process is handled in accordance with data protection legislation.

We have a Data Protection Officer who can be contacted via

One of our responsibilities is to tell you about the different ways we collect and use your personal data. This statement provides details about these uses. In addition to this statement, you may be given further information about the uses of your personal data when you use certain services offered by the University of Surrey.