Cookies

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Otherwise, we'll assume you're OK to continue.

Durham University

Internal Communications
  • Need to know

    Need to know
  • Latest news

    Latest news
  • Events and Activities

    Events and Activities

Google's change of legal control for data and user accounts of its UK users

(6 March 2020)

You may be aware Google recently announced that the legal control for data and user accounts of its UK users are being moved from the EU to the US, raising concerns regarding the protective jurisdiction of GDPR. Please be aware that use of Google or other third party email services for University business is likely a breach of University policies. 

 

In order to help protect personal data for which the University is responsible the University provides facilities including services such as SharePoint, OneDrive, Personal Research Storage and Shared Research Storage and University email systems (Microsoft Office 365). 

If you would like further guidance on management of personal data, please see the University’s Information Governance web guidance at https://www.dur.ac.uk/ig/dp/employees/ or for technical assistance please contact the Service Desk.

Get in touch