The EU General Data Protection Regulation replaces the UK Data Protection Act 1998 on 25 May 2018. This legislation relates to the processing of personal data about identifiable, living individuals.

GCU Students' Association has to comply with the requirements of this legislation, which regulates the processing of personal data and protects the rights of individuals whom the data is about by placing duties on those who decide how and why such data is processed. More information about this can be found by clicking on the links below and if you have any queries or concerns please email

Employees consider or enter into an employment contract with GCU Students’ Association, subject to satisfactory references, a disclosure check and verification of qualifications. The legal basis for processing information for prospective or current employees is relying on the employment contract, our legal obligations as an employer and legitimate interests through providing good employment practice. We may collect and use your personal information for statistical and archive purposes.

All GCU students automatically become members of GCU Students' Association. GCU Staff, Life or Honorary Life Members can become Associate Members. The legal basis for processing information for members is relying on our legal obligations under the Education Act 1994, you providing consent (such as for direct marketing purposes), purchasing a membership through a contract and through legitimate interests in processing a students' membership and sending communications relating to their memberhip, as part of the wider GCU student experience. We may collect and use your personal information for statistical and archive purposes.

Regularly reviewing this webpage ensures you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we will share it with other parties.

We keep our policy and privacy notices under regular review. Any changes made will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail.


GCU Students' Association, 70 Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow, G4 0BA.

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Glasgow Caledonian University Students' Association is a registered Scottish charity, number SC022887.