Staff privacy notice

This privacy notice is relevant to current and former staff of the University, including full-time and part-time permanent and fixed-term employees in professional and academic roles, freelancers, independent contractors, consultants and other outsourced and non-permanent workers.  

The data controller processing your data is the University of Surrey. We are registered as a data controller with the Information Commissioner’s Office (our notification number is Z6346945) and we are committed to ensuring that the personal data we process is handled in accordance with data protection legislation. We have a named Data Protection Officer, Elizabeth Powis, who can be contacted via

You should also be given information at any point at which you are asked to provide personal information, so that you understand why and what your applicable rights are.