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Information Governance

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Information Governance

Information Governance (IG) is tasked with managing all information within an organisation and balances the use of information with its security and confidentiality.  IG encompasses more than traditional records management.  It incorporates information security and protection, compliance, data governance, risk management, privacy, data storage and archiving.

The following pages provide information on how IG is organised and managed at the University of Sunderland and provides guidance for staff along with helpful advice for others who may wish to find out more.


Staff Guidance

Guidance for University staff on Information Governance, including Data Protection and Records Management

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On 25th May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force replacing the existing Data Protection Act 1998.  This page provides updated guidance.

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Information Governance Policies

Copies of University of Sunderland policies, procedures and processes.

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Details and links to staff training materials relating to information governance.

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Roles and Responsibility

Whatever your role at the University of Sunderland information governance affects how you do your job.

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Meet the Team

Find out more about the Central Information Governance team

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