Oxford Brookes Business School placement privacy notice

Oxford Brookes University will be the Data Controller of any personal data that you supply. This means that we will make the decisions on how your data is used and for what reasons. 

Why do we need your data?

For the purpose of facilitating placements, internships, volunteering or other work-based learning activities with Oxford Brookes Business School.

Our legal basis for collecting this data is:

  • You consent to providing it to us.
  • We need to use this to enter into a contract with you or maintain an existing one.

What types of personal data will we use?

  • Names/job titles, phone numbers, emails.
  • Company names, phones numbers, addresses.

Who will we share your data with?

  • Oxford Brookes University students.
  • Oxford Brookes University staff.

Will we transfer your data outside of the EEA?


What rights do you have regarding your personal data that we hold?

  • You have the right to be informed.
  • You have the right of access to your data.
  • You have the right to correct data if it is wrong.
  • You have the right to ask for your data to be deleted.
  • You have the right to restrict use of the data we hold.
  • You have the right to data portability.
  • You have the right to object to Oxford Brookes University using your data.
  • You have rights in relation to using your data automated decision making and profiling.

Where did we source your data from?

Placement application forms or Pinesoft (data access database hosted internally).

Are there any consequences of not providing the requested data?

The stated activities may not be facilitated.

Will there be any automated decision making using your data?


How long will we keep your data?

Maximum of 6 years as per Oxford Brookes University's guidelines.

Who to contact if you have concerns

Information Security Management team

Office hours are 9.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday

Oxford Brookes University
Headington Campus


Contact us

Information compliance team

Oxford Brookes University
Headington Campus

+44 (0) 1865 485420