LIPA may change this information from time to time and will update this page. You should check this page periodically for changes. This policy was last updated in November 2020.
How we use your information?
We will generally use your personal information to provide you with the services, products or information you have requested from us. We may need to share your information with our service providers for these purposes, but we will ensure that appropriate contracts with these parties are in place and they only process your information in accordance with our instructions and data protection legislation. If we need to transfer any information to a country not recognised as providing equivalent protection, we will use additional safeguards approved by UK or EU regulators.
Why we use your information?
We may use your personal information to perform our official functions as a teaching institute.
We may use your personal information when providing services to you as part of a contract (for example, to enable you/us to fulfil your/our obligations under a student contract or employment contract).
We may use your personal information to comply with a legal obligation to which we are subject (for example, providing data about our staff and students to the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) is a legal requirement for universities under the Further and Higher Education Act 1992).
We may use your personal information for a legitimate interest of the university or a third party, provided that interest is not overridden by your interests and rights (for example, we may need to process your information to protect our network and information security). Note this justification cannot be used when we are carrying out our official functions.
We may use your personal information to protect somebody’s life (a vital interest).
We may use your personal information where you have given us informed consent, based on clear and specific information, with a genuine choice (without any pressure), and the ability to change your mind at any time.
Enquiries & Marketing
If you make an enquiry, we may use the information you provide to respond, and we may keep a record of your enquiry to assist with any future enquires.
If you register an interest in our services, we may send marketing communications. The marketing channels we use include email, phone, text message, social media messaging and internet adverts. We will always gain consent and you will always be given the option to unsubscribe through email communications or by contacting us.
If you are a student, job applicant, staff member or alumni then the relevant privacy notices above take precedent over your marketing preferences.
We advertise through external channels including targeted social media and search engine adverts. Communication, engagement and actions taken through external platforms that this website and its owners participate in are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each platform respectively.
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Enquiring about your Data
Enquiries relating to the storage or processing of any personal data we may hold about you can be made to the LIPA Data Protection Officer. You can make an enquiry by email or by writing to us. Please contact us via one of the methods listed below to let us know the details of your enquiry, and we'll respond to your request as soon as possible.
In all cases, we will acknowledge your request within 30 days of receipt of your enquiry. If your request is complicated, it may take us longer than 30 days to locate, in such cases we will respond in full within 90 days, although we will still acknowledge receipt of your request within 30 days, and also provide an explanation of why we're unable to address your request within 30 days.
Please specify the relevant details of your enquiry. If your enquiry is more complex, please specify the information that the request relates to.
- Data Protection Officer
- Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts
- Mount Street
- L1 9HF
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