Privacy Policy

FEINART Project – Privacy Notice

Who we are

The University of Wolverhampton (‘The University’, ‘we’ or ‘us’) are a ‘Data Controller’, as defined by the Data Protection Act 2018 and are responsible for, and control the processing of your Personal Data. You can contact us at email, University of Wolverhampton, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton WV1 1LY. Tel. 01902 32 1000. Our Data Protection Officer can be contacted at

We are committed to protecting your privacy. This notice explains how the University of Wolverhampton collects and processes your Personal Data.


The FEINART Project Purpose

The project is an extensive collaboration between degree-awarding research-centres in political philosophy, art theory/practice and curatorial studies/arts management, and the independent European art sector, as the basis for the first interdisciplinary and holistic investigation of the democratic role and function of socially engaged art in Europe. In this it will train 11 ESRs in order to provide the relevant academic and non-academic skills to engage with the challenges of this new artistic and cultural landscape.


How We Use Your Data:

Purpose Lawful Basis (Reason)
Administrative purposes:

a.     event registration;

b.     evaluation and feedback related to the project events;

c.      to keep a record of communications between us.

You have provided consent for processing


Communications. We may, from time to time, contact you by email

a.     To keep you up to date with events and activities in;

b.     To invite you to events, which may be of interest to you.

You have provided consent for processing



a.     Data collection;

b.     Piloting activities.


You have provided consent for processing




If you would like to opt-out of the above Communications, please let us know by getting in touch through the contact details outlined above.



Information We Collect

Throughout this website we will always highlight areas where we need to ask for your consent as the lawful basis and will give you the choice to opt-in. If you do consent or opt in, we will let you know how you can opt out in the future. We will not process your personal data for any other purpose other than those stated above without informing you first.


Collection of information:

The vast majority of information that we process about you will be provided by you. This will typically be via our website. Your information may also be collected through other methods including:

  1. one of our websites, or social media accounts and registration for our newsletter;
  2. questionnaires, surveys or response/feedback forms such as contact preference forms, including by mail and via electronic means;
  3. registration to attend an event;
  4. as part of discussions with any of our team or representatives, from the FEINART Project.


We will process the following personal information about you:

  1. your title and full name (including former name or alias)
  2. your contact information (email address);
  3. your business details, including positions, organisation, professional memberships and qualifications;


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Who We Share Your Personal Data With

Information is shared with relevant departments within the University of Wolverhampton, as coordinator, for the purposes outlined above. In addition, specific data may be obtained from and shared with the following external parties for the purposes specified:


Recipient or Source Purpose and type of data Lawful Basis
–        FEINART Network Beneficiaries indicated in this website; Data processing or analysis You have provided consent for processing


–        FEINART Network Partner Organisations indicated in this website.


Data processing or analysis You have provided consent for processing




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 of Wolverhampton, 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 also share personal details with organisations with enforcement powers such as HMRC or the Police. However, we will only do so if this is required to comply with our legal obligation to disclose information to these bodies.

We will only share the minimum amount of personal data with any of the above and will always do so in accordance with the law.





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


Your Rights

As an individual, you have a number of rights available to you. In this instance, the following rights are available to you:


  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).


  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.


  1. Right to Erasure of your information: You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.


  1. Right to Restrict processing your information: You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your information in certain circumstances.


  1. Right to Object and withdraw consent: You have the right to withdraw your consent (‘Opt out’) wherever you have provided your consent to processing.


  1. Right to Data Portability: This only applies to information you have given us in electronic format. You have the right to ask that we transfer the information you gave us from one organisation to another, or give it to you.


To find out more about how you may exercise those rights, please see our Data Protection web pages available here or the ICO website for more information.



How to Complain

If you have any queries, concerns or believe that your Personal Data 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


Changes to Privacy Notice

We regularly review our privacy notice and will review it at least annually. This privacy notice was last updated on 23 April 2020



Privacy Preferences
When you visit our website, it may store information through your browser from specific services, usually in form of cookies. Here you can change your privacy preferences. Please note that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our website and the services we offer.