Privacy & Cookies

What is this privacy notice about?

This privacy notice explains how Kingston University ("we", "our", "us") collects, uses and shares your personal data (information) and your rights in relation to this data. The notice relates to our processing of personal data of visitors ("you", "your") to the Discover Leveson website only. This includes how we use cookies.

The website Discover Leveson (;;; is managed by SDS Group on behalf of Kingston University.

This privacy notice is part of the terms & conditions of using this website, so please read it carefully. If you’d like to know more about data protection generally, read this guide from the UK Information Commissioner.

This privacy notice and cookie statement answers the following questions:

  • What information do we collect from our website?
  • What cookies are used on our website?
  • Who can you contact about your information?

Kingston University is the data controller of your personal data and is subject to the General Data Protection Regulation (the "GDPR") and the UK Data Protection Act 2018 (the “DPA 2018”). We may update this privacy notice periodically and if we do we will publish this on our website. The latest version of this privacy notice was updated on 24/09/2018.

We registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO). Our entry can be found in the online ICO register of fee payers (registration number Z7456228).

What information do we collect from our website?

You do not have to provide us with any personal information to access our website. If you wish to make an enquiry about content on our site you should email Any personal data contained within your submission to this email address will be used solely for the resolution of your enquiry.

Information that is collected automatically

When you visit our website the following information is received and stored by our web servers:

  • Browser type and operating system;
  • The web pages you visited.
This data is known as web server logs. We use this information strictly to analyse how our website is used by our visitors and we may archive this information in an anonymous form for statistical purposes.

What cookies are used on our website?

Cookies are small pieces of information that are sent to and stored on your computer (unless you block them). They help to recognise you if you return to our site at a later stage. Cookies cannot run programs or deliver viruses to your computer.

No cookies will be stored in your browser by the Discover Leveson site. All the material on the site is hosted by us, so viewing our material will not cause third party cookies to be stored in your browser.

Who can you contact about your information?

If you wish to request access to the personal data we hold about you please use the Subject Access Request Form available online. For any other queries about this privacy notice or how we process your personal data you can contact our Data Protection Officer by email: or by post: Data Protection Officer, Vice Chancellor's Office, River House, 53-57 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 1LQ.

If you are not satisfied with how we are processing your personal data, you can make a complaint to the Information Commissioner.

You can find out more about your rights under data protection legislation from the Information Commissioner's Office website.


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