Here at Loughborough University we take the protection of your data and your privacy seriously and this part of our website provides information on what personal data we collect; how and why we collect it; how we store it and for how long we keep it. This Notice will also explain how we look after your data and protect your rights in accordance with the relevant data protection legislation.

Further information and guidance on the University’s approach to personal information can be found at the University’s Information Governance webpages.


SuperSolar Hub

What personal information do we hold about you?

  • Your name
  • Your organisation
  • Your email address
  • The date which you joined the SuperSolar Hub


Why do we collect your information?

The SuperSolar Hub is a network of solar professionals. We collect your data as you have opted to join the network and be updated on relevant events, funding opportunities and activities of interest to solar professionals.


Who has access to your data at the University?

The SuperSolar Hub Business Manager and SuperSolar Principle Investigator.


Who do we share your data with outside the University?

Your data is not shared.


How long do we keep your information?

For the life of the SuperSolar Hub network as per the EPSRC grant.



Loughborough University does not sell your data to third parties or other organisations.

From time to time, Loughborough University will use your personal data to conduct analysis that will provide useful information.


Who can I contact?

If you have a general question about how SuperSolar Hub related data is used, please do contact us. You can contact Sharon Henson, SuperSolar Business Manager s.a.henson@lboro.ac.uk. Please also contact this email if you have a concern or complaint about how your data is being handled.

If you have any questions more generally regarding Data Protection at the University, then please do contact the Data Protection Officer on dp@lboro.ac.uk or write to:

The Data Protection Officer at Academic Registry,
Loughborough University,
Leics, UK
LE11 3TU.

You may find additional useful information and the answer to your query on our Information Governance webpages.


Complaints about Data Protection

If you have taken steps to have a concern or complaint about Loughborough University’s handling of data resolved but are still not satisfied you have a right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), who are the relevant regulator for data privacy and protection matters. The ICO can be contacted at: Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, SK9 5AF and you will find more information on The ICO’s website.


Updates to this policy

This section was last updated in May 2018. It is reviewed as necessary. If there are significant changes in the processing of your personal data which will impact you, we will act to inform you directly.