Privacy Notice

By requesting to join our mailing list you have provided information about yourself (‘personal data’) by creating a MyImpactPage account. We (the University of Oxford) are the ‘data controller’ for this information, which means we decide how to use it and are responsible for looking after it in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation and associated data protection legislation.

How we use your data

We will use your data to send you information about volunteering opportunities at Oxford University Gardens, Libraries and Museums (GLAM). We are processing your data for this purpose only because you have given us your consent to do so, by clicking the button. You can withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us at In this event, we will stop the processing as soon as we can. However, this will not affect the lawfulness of any processing carried out before your withdrawal of consent. You can also manage your preferences or resign from 'Volunteering at the Museums' by updating

We will only use your data for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another related reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If we need to use your data for an unrelated purpose, we will seek your consent to use it for that new purpose.

We will not provide your data to other parts of the University of Oxford, or to other organisations so they can use it for marketing purposes.

Who has access to your data?

Access to your data within the University will be provided to those who need to view it as part of their work in carrying out the purposes described above.

We use a cloud based service provider, Better Impact Software, for our volunteering mailing list so share your data with them so they can provide the service. This company is required to take appropriate security measures to protect your data in line with our policies. We do not allow them to use your data for their own purposes. We permit them to process your data only for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.

Retaining your data

We will retain your data until you unsubscribe or ask us to change it or delete it.


Your data will be held securely in accordance with the University’s policies and procedures. Further information is available on the University’s Information Security website.

Where we store and use your data

We use your data on University premises or on University-issued and -maintained devices.

Our volunteering management database is provided by Better Impact Software. They store your data in Canada, one of the countries considered by the EU to provide an adequate level of data protection.

Your rights

Information on your rights in relation to your personal data are explained here.


If you wish to raise any queries or concerns about our use of your data, please contact us at or Data Protection, Clarendon Building, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BG