Privacy Policy

Information you need to know:

SPRINT is run by the University of Leicester. Further information on the institution can be found here: . The University of Leicester is the Data Controller for your information.

The Data Protection Officer is: Parmjit Gill, Information Assurance Services Manager, Information Assurance Services, University Of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, LE17RH. Tel: 0116 229 7945. Email:

This privacy notice explains how we use your personal information and your rights regarding that information

What information are we collecting?

Contact details will be collected for the purpose of reviewing applications to the SPRINT Innovation Voucher scheme and contacting you to discuss aspects of this scheme and the running of it.

Why are we collecting your data?

The purpose of this data collection to communicate with you about the SPRINT project as an applicant and/or participant and former participant in the scheme.

How we will use this data?

The data will be used for Innovation Advisers and University staff in the delivery of innovation projects.

What is the legal basis for processing the data?

Please indicate under what legal basis the data will be processed. Please note that this should be a single legal basis.


Please note as a public body we are no longer able to use Legitimate Interests as a basis for processing data.

If we are sharing your data with others who are we sharing it with?

This data may be shared with the SPRINT funding body, Research England and other Universities within the SPRINT Consortium.

How long we will process your data for?

University Data and Retention Record Code EBD033 applies. Duration of project + 7 years or until obligations of contract are spent

What are your rights and how to enforce them?

Please indicate what rights individuals will have regarding the data you will be processing. Please remove any rights that are not applicable based on the legal basis for processing (i.e. some rights are more applicable if data was obtained under consent)

Right to withdraw consent
Right to be informed
Right of access
Right of rectification
Right to erasure
Right to restrict processing
Right to data portability
Right to object
Rights related to automated decision making including processing

How to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office?

The Information Commissioner can be contacted on:

Post: Information Commissioners Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK95AF.

Tel: 0303 123 1113.

Email contact can be made by accessing