South Lanarkshire College collects personal data in order to provide educational and learning opportunities, and for other associated purposes. See the privacy notices below to find out why and how we use your data.

What is personal data?
Your personal data is any information which identifies you.

What types of personal data do we collect?
The College collects your name, address, date of birth and any qualifications you already have.  Information about your health or any criminal convictions is also your personal data.
Some data is classed as special categories of data and this is data relating to your racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious and philosophical beliefs.  If we are processing this data additional safeguards will be in place. 

Why do we need your personal data?
We need your personal data so that we can provide you with a good student experience and ensure that you get any help and support you need.

What does the College do with my personal data?
The College has a legal responsibility to protect your personal data.  We must tell you why we need it and what we do with it.

When can we use your personal data?
We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to, for example, to arrange learning support for you.

Do you have rights in relation to the personal data we hold on you?
Yes, you do, including the right to ask to see your personal data.


Find out more about your rights under Data Protection law here.


You can navigate our Privacy Notices by selecting from the links below:


Student Application Privacy Notice here

Student Counselling Service Privacy Notice here

Student Privacy Notice here

FWDF Student Privacy Notice here

Recording of Assessments and Teaching Sessions Privacy Notice here

No Smoking Day Competition Privacy Notice here

IT Laptop loan Privacy Notice here


College Open Events Privacy Notice here

College’s Visitor Privacy Notice here

The Study Training Restaurant Privacy Notice here


Market Research Survey Privacy Notice here

Leaders in Diversity – Focus Group Participants Privacy Notice here


Graduation Privacy Notice here

Photography & Filming Privacy Notice here


Website Privacy Notice here


Lateral Flow Device Testing kit Privacy Notice here


Contact the Data Protection Team
Email address:
Telephone number: 01355 807485