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Data protection

How we process, store and use your information.

The College takes its responsibilities seriously when processing the personal data it collects from students, staff, visitors and contractors. The policies and guidelines below have been included with the aim of promoting greater openness about how the College uses your data.

Newham College is a Data Controller for the purposes of data protection and is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office. The processing of personal data is covered by data protection legislation which includes the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and Data Protection Act 2018.

Privacy notices

Our privacy notices describe the information that we hold for the various audiences that we serve, the purposes for which the data has been collected, how your data is processed and who that data may be passed to.

Data protection officer

If you have any questions or are unhappy with how we have used your personal information, you can contact our Data Protection Officer via email at

The Information Commisssioner’s Office

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is the independent body responsible for regulating data protection in the UK, ensuring that personal data is collected and processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act.

We hope to resolve any of your questions, queries or concerns but if you are dissatisfied with how we have processed your personal data, you may lodge a complaint with the ICO.