Terms & Conditions

Wales Student market will be the Data Controller for the personal data you provide. The data will be processed in line with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

This privacy notice explains how your personal data will be processed fairly and lawfully and in a transparent manner. Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with our privacy practices. 

When you sign up online the Wales Student Market will use the information you provide to deliver the information and the help highlighted as you sign up. This includes sending you emails, links to online resources and networking events, direct mail relevant to starting a business and sending you guides.

We process your data in line with the official authority vested in Welsh Government to support youth entrepreneurship in line with the national strategy Prosperity for All: The Economic Action Plan.

Your data will be processed by the registered administrators of the Wales Student Market 

Your rights:

  • Under the data protection legislation, You have the right to:
  • Access to the Personal data that we are processing about you;
  • Require us to rectify inaccuracies in that data;
  • The right (in certain circumstances) to object to or restrict processing;;
  • The right (in certain circumstances) for your data to be ‘erased’; Lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) who is our independent regulator for data protection
  • If you have any questions, want further information, or want to exercise your rights as listed in this notice, please contact our Data Protection Officer by emailing Enterprise@cardiff.ac.uk 
  • Your personal information
  • We may collect personal information directly from you, from an organisation that introduces you to our programmes, or other organisations you agree for us to contact. The information may come from application forms, letters, emails or text messages, written material, or discussions.
  • The information we collect and process could include:
  • name, email address, and telephone number, to enable us to contact you.

Your submission will be rejected if you are part or promote: 

  • Any Multi-Level Marketing or franchise business you are part of
  • Any business that sells illegal substances or objects which could be regarded as offensive weapons.  
  • Any business selling offensive or potentially harmful materials or goods which could be deemed as racist or sexual in nature. 

Protecting your information

  • Copies of your data will be physically stored in secured areas, and only accessed by authorised personnel who have a need to know the information.
  • Information may be shared with third parties for administration, management and/or service delivery purposes, where it is necessary and lawful for us to do so. In all cases we will share only the minimum information necessary, and will do this using secure methods such as face-to-face meetings and secure mail 
  • The data will be retained for 10 years after the duration of the Wales Student Market
  • When the information is no longer required, we will destroy it securely.

Authority to collect and process your information

  • Under Data Protection law, we have the following legal basis for processing personal information:
  • It is necessary for a legitimate interest, specifically enabling us to provide the services we are commissioned to deliver by Welsh Government and other organisations

Sharing your information

To help you get maximum benefit from your programme, and to comply with our contractual obligations, we may need to share some of your information with other organisations and/or individuals.

These will include the partners working together on the Welsh Student Market  listed above.

We will only share information where we have a legal basis as shown above, or when we must by law.

Should you wish us not to share your data with a particular organisation or person, please contact us at the email address above, so we can note this on our records. You can add to or change this list at any time by writing to us (by letter, email, SMS).

The Freedom of Information Act and your Information

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 allow the public to ask to see information held by public bodies, including the Welsh Government. The information you provide us may be the subject of a freedom of information request by another member of the public. We would consult with you to seek your views before responding to such a request