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ParaVolve Learning and your personal data

ParaVolve Learning is committed to protecting your personal data and informing you of your rights in relation to that data.

One of our responsibilities as a data controller is to be transparent in our processing of your personal data and to tell you about the different ways in which we collect and use your personal data. ParaVolve Learning will process your personal data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018 and this privacy notice is issued in accordance with the GDPR Articles 13 and 14.

We may update our Privacy Notices at any time. The current version of all of our Privacy Notices can be found below, and we encourage you to check back here regularly to review any changes.

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Your personal data and its processing

We define personal data as information relating to a live, identifiable individual. It can also include "special categories of data", which is information about your racial or ethic origin, religious or other beliefs, physical or mental health, the processing of which is subject to strict requirements. Similarly information about criminal convictions and offences is also subject to strict requirements. "Processing" means any operation which we carry out using your personal data, for example obtaining, storing, transferring or deleting.

We only process data for specified purposes and if it is justified in accordance with data protection law. Details of each processing purpose and its legal basis is given in each privacy notice listed below - please consult the one more relevant to your relationship to the University.

How long we keep your data for

Unless specific time periods are given in the relevant Privacy Notice, your data will be kept in line with our Retention Schedule.

To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.

Your rights as a data subject

You have the following rights in relation to your personal data processed by us:

Right to be informed

The University will ensure you have sufficient information to ensure that you're happy about how and why we're handling your personal data, and that you know how to enforce your rights.

Right of access / right to data portability

You have a right to see all the information the University holds about you. Where data is held electronically in a structured form, such as in a database, you have a right to receive that data in a common electronic format that allows you to supply that data to a third party - this is called "data portability"

Right of rectification

If we're holding data about you that is incorrect, you have the right to have it corrected.

Right to erasure

You can ask that we delete your data and where this is appropriate we will take reasonable steps to do so.

Right to restrict processing

If you think there's a problem with the accuracy of the data we hold about you, or we're using data about you unlawfully, you can request that any current processing is suspended until a resolution is agreed.

Right to object

You have a right to opt out of direct marketing.

You have a right to object to how we use your data if we do so on the basis of "legitimate interests" or "in the performance of a task in the public interest" or "exercise of official authority" (a privacy notice will clearly state to you if this is the case)

Withdrawing consent

If we are relying on your consent to process your data, you may withdraw your consent at any time.

Exercising your rights, queries and complaints

For more information on your rights, if you wish to exercise any right, for any queries you may have or if you wish to make a complaint, please contact our Data Protection Officer.

Complaint to the Information Commissioner

You have a right to complain to the Belgian Data protection Authority about the way in which we process your personal data. You can make a complaint on the website


Whether staff or a student, users of moodle.Nottingham are expected to be familiar with and abide by University of Nottingham regulations and policies.

Data protection

Use of ParaVolve Learning may be logged and this information can be used to support your learning by monitoring progress, participation or completion of activities. The use of all data captured is governed by our Data Protection Policy.

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Materials on this web site are protected by copyright law. You may access materials on this web site for the purpose of personal educational use only. Where appropriate a single print out of a reasonable proportion of these materials may be made for personal study. Materials, including any derivatives, should not be further reproduced, or distributed in electronic form. Any use or distribution for commercial purposes is expressly forbidden.

You may download certain materials (e.g. PowerPoint presentations, lecture handouts) again for personal use only. No downloaded materials, including any derivatives, may be forwarded to anyone else (including fellow students on the same course). Any breach of these conditions of use by students may lead to disciplinary action. 

Subsequent to the successful completion of a course you may retain copies of the materials but again only for further private study. Any other use or distribution of the materials, including any derivatives, particularly of a commercial nature, may constitute an infringement of the copyright and may lead to legal action.

Prohibited Uses

You may use this site only for lawful purposes. You may not use this site:

  • in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation.
  • in any way that is unlawful, fraudulent or harmful to other users, or has any unlawful, fraudulent or harmful purpose or effect.
  • to transmit, or produce the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam).
  • to knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, spyware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.

Uploading material

Users must not use any third party materials (including images, databases, text, sounds, logos, trade marks) in any uploaded content (including documents and web pages) in breach of that person’s intellectual property rights. As a general rule, users must not copy any third party material unless the permission of the owner has been obtained

ParaVolve Learningwill not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user.

ParaVolve Learning has the right to remove any material or posting you make if, in our opinion, such material does not comply with our standards.

Viruses, Computer Misuse and other Offences

You must not misuse this site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to this site, the server on which this site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our sites. You must not attack our sites via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.

By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence. ParaVolve Learning may report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately. 

ParaVolve Learning will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programmes, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it. You should ensure that you have appropriate protection against viruses and other security arrangements in place when using the internet. 


This site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users on this site. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our site and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

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What is a cookie?

A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website's server and only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. It allows a website to remember things like your preferences or what's in your shopping basket.

We use the following cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.

Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and any advertising arising out of it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

Google Analytics

We make use of the Google Analytics service to understand how users navigate around our site. Further information on how Google Analytics uses cookies is available hereTo opt out of Google analytics click here.

Cookie settings

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. Please note that by disallowing cookies some functionality on the site may be restricted.