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Hub for Innovation and Enterprise Privacy Notice

The Hub for Innovation and Enterprise (“Hub”) is an activity managed by Kent Innovation and Enterprise, a professional service department within the University of Kent. The Hub supports the entrepreneurial and employment activities at the University through a range of events including:

  • Competitions
  • Workshops
  • Business start-up advice
  • Mentoring
  • Online training skills development modules

What information do we hold about you?

For the purpose of this privacy notice, “personal data” is defined as information about an identifiable individual.
The type of personal data we may collect from you includes:

  • full name
  • contact details including email address
  • School, year of study, campus

How do we collect information?

The ways in which we collect information includes:

  • online contact  and registration forms including the external event management website Eventbrite
  • social media engagement
  • University systems including Moodle, Simply Do Ideas, Student Data System (SDS) and SSO calendar via Sagenda

How your information will be used

The specific purposes for which we use your data include:

  • Students/alumni/staff participating in the Hub activities will receive regular email communications. These include information about events, workshops and general news relating to the Hub.
  • Students/alumni/staff may choose not to receive further email communications from us by emailing us with a request to be removed from the mailing list.
  • The Hub will run competitions where the winners will be announced via social media platforms, as well as the website.
  • Throughout the year, the Hub for Innovation and Enterprise will be running various workshops and events where student participation data will be forwarded to the Employability Points scheme.

Who the information will be shared with

Information we hold on you may be shared for the following purposes:

  • For students, staff and graduates data is shared with:
    • Business Advisors and Mentors for the purpose of facilitating Business Advice sessions
    • The Hub Team for administrative purposes
  • Business Advisors and Mentors data is shared with:
    • Students, staff and graduates for the purpose of facilitating Business Advice sessions
    • The Hub Team for administrative purposes

How long the information is stored

We will not keep information for longer than is necessary and not longer than 5 years.

For further information about how student data is used at Kent please see the Student Enrolment Privacy Notice.

For further information about how staff data is used at Kent please see the HR Privacy Notice for the University of Kent.

Changes to our privacy notice

This privacy notice is under regular review and will be updated with necessary changes. This notice was last updated in September 2018.

Hub for Innovation & Enterprise - © University of Kent

Hub for Innovation & Enterprise, Canterbury Innovation Centre, Unit 70, University Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7FG, T: +44 (0)1227 824641

Last Updated: 06/02/2019