How we use your data is important to us

Leeds Trinity Students' Union (LTSU) is committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information.  We aim to describe how we gather, store, manage and, where necessary, share your data in a clear, concise and open way, but if you have any questions or concerns regarding the handling of your data, please contact and we will respond as soon as possible.

Privacy Statement- Why we hold data on you

As a membership charity, the data we collect on our students, staff, suppliers and contractors is important to us. We exist to support our students to reach their potential.

For students, we use your data to ensure you can vote in elections and stay updated, if you so wish, around events, sport clubs and societies, our advice provision, representation and voting. Additionally, you can opt in to receive communications from trusted partners of the Union about student life.

The following statements set out when and why we hold data on you:

Consumer Privacy Statement

Employee Data Privacy Statement

Suppliers, Contractor & Client Data Privacy Statement

Student Data Privacy Statement 

Cookies Policy

What personal data we hold about you

When you allow the University to share data with the Union you provide us with the following information:

  • Student ID
  • Forename 
  • Surname
  • Date of Birth
  • Institution Email
  • Course Programme
  • Study Type (e.g. Undergraduate, Postgraduate Taught etc.)
  • Gender
  • Program Level
  • Course Start and End Date
  • Alternative Email 
  • Department that Course is in

How we acquire your data

  • Through you opting into sharing it via the University at registration or through Evision 
  • Through you choosing to share it for the purposes of joining a Sports Club or Society (for example a next of kin emergency contact or dietary/access requirements for an event)
  • Through a survey where you opt to provide us with information

How your data is acquired

Your data is processed:

By the Union

  • Membership records through student opt-in during registration or via EVision which is shared by the University with the Union
  • Advice Cases records through our Student Welfare Service (you are asked to opt into this before we will record data)
  • Employee records should you be employed by LTSU
  • Driving details for LTSU volunteers
  • Election and referenda information should you be a candidate (including committee records for those elected) and whether an individual has voted or not (to note who you vote for is not data we hold)
  • Event ticket sales including any data you disclose to us around access requirements
  • Sports Club and Society membership records 

By Sports Clubs and Societies

  • Membership records are shared with Sport Club and Society Committee members where appropriate data protection training has taken place


The provider of our membership system may use data to:

  • Support the Union administration
  • Support individual members with problems
  • Identify bugs and fixes
  • Provide training to Unions and their members


Further Information

Our registered address is Leeds Trinity Students’ Union, Brownberrie Lane, Horsforth, LS18 5HD.

Data held on our website is stored securely by MSL who runs our website.

Your rights in relation to your data include the right to be informed, have access to personal information, right to request rectification or erasure, restrict processing in certain circumstances, object to processing and/or lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. Further information on your rights can be found on the ICO website.

At any time you can choose to unsubscribe from any emails you receive by clicking ‘unsubscribe’ on an email sent or updating your preferences under your profile area on the website. 

Should you wish your data to be deleted from our website please email

You also have the option of ‘opting in’ and ‘opting out’ of sharing your data when you register for the first time with the University through EVision. You can also go back to change these preferences by going onto Evision. Should you wish to ‘opt-out’ you can do this through Evision or by emailing

You can update or change the information we hold on you on your my details page in your account. Should you encounter any issues with this you can email us at

If you want to know what information is held on you, you can fill out a Subject Access Request Form

Should you have any questions about the way your data is handled please contact the SU Data Protection Officer at

You can find out more information in our Data Protection & Information Security Policy.