STAR Hub membership applications privacy notice
STARt Healthy, Stay Healthy (STAR) Hub – Aligning Public and Planetary Health Through Precision Plant-Based Dietary Solutions across the Life-course.
The STAR Hub network is a UKRI Diet and Health Open Innovation Research Club – funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) - that promotes collaborations between industry and academia.
In order to participate in these activities and to apply for Business Interaction Vouchers, Feasibility Awards and/or Flexible Mobility Awards, you need to become a member of the network. Please read this privacy notice prior to submitting your membership application.
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 email@example.com.
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.
Under UK data protection legislation we are only allowed to collect the minimum amount of personal data that we need to carry out a specific purpose. The data we hold and process about you is the following.
STAR Hub team holds and processes the following personal data about its members:
- Your name
- Email address
- Position in organisation
- Organisation name
- Type of organisation
- Region in which organisation is based
- Primary area of expertise
- Reason for joining the hub.
We receive this data from you when you:
- Complete the STAR Hub membership form.
We take our obligations for handling your data very seriously and it is therefore important for you to know that we process your personal data on the following legal bases:
When you become a member of the STAR Hub we ask for your consent when we collect your data specifically to provide you with updates on the latest STAR Hub activities and developments, including our Business Interaction Voucher, Feasibility Award and Flexible Mobility Award funding calls and network event.
Thus, we will be keeping your details provided with consent on our mailing list to send you the above-mentioned information.
The University processes personal data and special category data in accordance with UK data protection legislation and its own Data Protection Policy (PDF).
We process your data to ensure that we can carry out our public task as an educational and research establishment, meeting legal, moral and contractual obligations as laid out in the University’s Charter.
We take the security of your data seriously. Details on university-wide measures surrounding IT security can be found in Our Data Policy Statement (PDF) (incorporating Information Security Policy). This policy specifies the measures that have been implemented to secure information and technology that the University manages and to protect against the consequences of breaches of confidentiality, failures of integrity and interruption of availability. implemented to secure information and technology that the University manages and to protect against the consequences of breaches of confidentiality, failures of integrity and interruption of availability.
We have internal policies and controls in place to ensure that your data is not lost, accidentally destroyed, misused, or disclosed, and is not accessed except by our employees in the performance of their duties.
Where we engage third parties to process personal data on our behalf, they do so on the basis of written instructions contained within a contract, are under a duty of confidentiality and are obliged to implement appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure the security of data.
Your data will not be shared with any other University department or external organisation.
As an individual whose data we process (a data subject), you have certain rights in relation to the processing. Find detailed information about your rights as a data subject.
You have the right to:
- Withdraw your consent for us to process your personal data where we have relied on that consent as our basis for processing your data.
- Ask us to confirm that your personal data is being processed and to access (i.e. have a copy) of that data as well as to be provided with supplemental information about the processing.
- Request that we rectify any inaccuracies where the data we hold on you is inaccurate or incomplete.
- Have your data erased by us, although in certain circumstances we may not be able to do this. The circumstances where this applies can be found in the guide to data subject rights information.
- Restrict the processing of your personal data in certain ways.
- Data portability – you can ask us to provide you with a copy of your personal data in a commonly used electronic format, so that you can transfer it to other businesses.
- Object to certain processing of your personal data.
If you would like to exercise any of your rights, then please click on this link to make a Subject Access Request (SAR).
If you have any concerns about the way that we have handled your personal data, please email the Data Protection team as we would like to have the opportunity to resolve your concerns.
If you’re still unhappy, you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (an independent body set up to advise on information rights for the UK) about the way in which we process your personal data.