Privacy Notice

University of Wolverhampton

AEERO Project

Privacy Notice


Who we are

The University of Wolverhampton we are a ‘Data Controller’ for the purposes of the Data Protection Legislation (including the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation) and we are responsible for, and control the processing of, your personal information.

Your Privacy

We are committed to protecting your privacy. This notice explains how the University and AEERO project collect and process your personal information for research and dissemination purposes.

Information We Collect

We obtain personal information about you from the following sources:

  1. [Information provided by you]:
    1. [i.e. You provided personal information upon registration with the AEERO project database, whether, online or in person;
    2. [i.e. You provided your personal information through one of our websites, or social media accounts and registered for our newsletter
    3. [i.e. Completed and returned application, surveys or response/feedback forms such as contact preference forms, including by mail and via electronic means];
    4. [i.e. Registered to attend an event];
    5. [i.e. You provided personal information as part of discussions with any of our team or representatives, from the AEERO project consortium


We may process the following personal information about you:

  1. [i.e. your title, full name (including former name or alias)
  2. [your contact information (telephone number(s), email address)];
  3. [your business details, including positions, organisation, professional memberships and qualifications];
  4. [information available through the media or the world wide web];

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How We Use Your Data

Aerospace is a vital sector across the EU. Recognising and addressing skills gaps and enabling the personal development of well-trained and skilled employees to support growth will make a significant contribution to the advancement of the key Europe 2020 aims of smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. In particular, AEERO will contribute towards the objectives of the ‘Agenda for New Skills and Jobs’ by equipping people with the right skills needed for jobs in aerospace; a sector with enormous potential and need for growth in the face of non-EU competition.

AEERO incorporates a number of innovative elements, which can be broadly split into 4 areas of innovation: The Target Users – intermediate to advanced apprentices, established workers, trainers, businesses and other stakeholder organisations within the aerospace sector.

These objectives will be reached through focused training workshops, realization of innovative outputs, events and transnational meetings. We may process your personal information for the following purposes:

  1. Administrative purposes:
    1. [event registration];
    2. [to keep a record of communications between us]


  1. [Communications]

[We may, from time to time, contact you by email

  1. To keep you up to date with events and activities in the AEERO project;
  2. To Invite you to events, which may be of interest to you;


If you would like to opt-out of the above Communications, please let us know. See ‘How to Contact Us’ below for further information.

Who your information may be shared with

Your personal information is held in the AEERO database. We may disclose your personal data to other companies within our group, third parties working in partnership or on behalf of the University, and/or Government Agencies where required to do so by law.

Where personal data is processed by a third party, we take reasonable steps to ensure that the data is processed strictly according to the instructions of the University, for the relevant purposes only and securely destroyed or returned upon completion/termination. We take reasonable steps to ensure that third party processors are subject to written legal obligations in respect of data protection and the duty of confidentiality.


[We may retain your personal information for a period of five years after the project ends, in line with our statutory/regulatory obligations for the project tender.

If you wish to request for any of your records to be removed from database, or would like to opt-out of any or all communications from the University of Wolverhampton, please see ‘How to Contact Us’ and ‘Rights of Data Subjects’ below for further information.

Rights of Data Subjects

  1. Right to request a copy of your information

You can request a copy of your information which we hold (this is known as a subject access request). If you would like a copy of some or all of it, please visit the University of Wolverhampton Data Protection web pages available here.


  1. Right to correct mistakes in your information

You can require us to correct any mistakes in your information which we hold free of charge. If you would like to do so, please write to us (see ‘Contact Us’ below) and provide us with enough information to identify you, as well as, inform us of the information that is incorrect and what it should be replaced with.


  1. Right to ask us to stop contacting you with direct marketing

Lawful basis for processing

The University may rely on one or multiple grounds for processing your personal data including:

  1. You have provided consent for the processing;
  2. There is a contractual commitment to provide the services and, therefore, processing is necessary to meet those contractual obligations;
  3. The information is available to the public at large; and/or
  4. The processing is necessary for the purposes of legitimate interests of the University or other third parties and does not affect the fundamental rights and freedoms of the individuals concerned.

How to Contact Us

Should you have any queries, suggestions or issues please do not hesitate to contact the AEERO project consortium office on [01902 321954],, or you can write to us at the following address:

Faculty of Arts, University of Wolverhampton

Molineux Street



West Midlands



If you have any concerns or believe that your personal information is being handled in a manner which is contrary to statutory requirements, you may wish to contact the University of Wolverhampton’s Data Protection Officer via or complain to the ICO via



Revisions to the Privacy Policy

We may revise this privacy policy at any time in response to changes in the law or other factors. We encourage you to periodically visit this page to review the most current policy, or obtain a copy by contacting us directly.