Data protection for teachers
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These instructions describe the most common situations related to data protection that teachers may encounter in their work. The University as an organisation is responsible for the information security associated with systems and procedures, but all employees who process personal data must also play their role in ensuring data protection. The purpose of data protection is to protect the personal data of students and to ensure their right to privacy.
Personal data include all information concerning an individual or his or her characteristics or living conditions if they can be identified as pertaining to the individual, his or her family or those living with him or her, such as name, personal identity code, contact details, information on studies, IP address, genetic information and marital status.
The processing of personal data means any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.