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When we refer to “RCSI”, we mean the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, which is the controller of your personal information. We also use the “College”, “we”, “us” and “our” to refer to RCSI in this Policy.
Please also read the RCSI Student Agreement and the other RCSI regulations and policies referenced in it, which set out the terms governing your role and position as a student at RCSI. Violating these rules or aspects of such policies may lead to disciplinary action, and may render you liable to disciplinary sanctions or penalties, including suspension, or in some cases expulsion/discontinuation.
RCSI collects and processes your personal information for the purposes of ensuring the safe and effective management and administration of your studies as an RCSI student; to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Student Agreement and related policies; and pursuant to legal obligations to which it is subject. This data may include sensitive information, for example information relating to your health or medical circumstances, where it is necessary to collect and process such information for the purposes outlined in the Student Agreement and to provide RCSI support services to you.For example, we may collect or receive the following information: Application information:
In certain cases, we may transfer personal data outside the EEA in accordance with EU data protection law for the purposes of RCSI’s administration and management of its students, including where it is necessary to provide the Services and perform the Student Agreement. We may use a legal mechanism known as the “standard contractual clauses” to protect information transferred outside the EEA. These are contracts that contain standard commitments approved by the EU Commission protecting the privacy and security of the information transferred.
You understand that we may transfer and store your data outside your home country, including to, and in, the US, as described in this Policy. The privacy protections and the rights of authorities to access your personal information in some of these countries may not be the same as in your home country. RCSI will only transfer personal data as permitted by law, and will take steps intended to ensure appropriate protection of your personal information.
Office of the Data Protection Commission
21 Fitzwilliam Square South
Phone +353 (761) 104 800 | LoCall 1890 25 22 31 | Fax +353 57 868 4757 | email firstname.lastname@example.org
We may retain your information for as long as necessary in order to ensure the safe management and administration of your studies as an RCSI student, and, upon successful completion of your studies, for the administration of your records as an Alumnus of RCSI, subject to any legal obligations to further retain such information or in order to defend against legal claims.
From time to time, we may make changes to this Policy, so please review it periodically. If we materially change our Policy, we will take steps to notify you in advance of the change, for example by emailing you or by posting a notice in Moodle.
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
123 St Stephen's Green
Our Data Protection Officer can be contacted at email@example.com