The Glasgow School of Music (GSofM) Privacy Policy


This is the Privacy Policy for the Glasgow School of Music. We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy outlines what information we collect when you use our website and how we use it.

Information We Collect

We collect personal information that you provide when you submit an enquiry or application via our website. This includes your name, contact details, and email address. We only collect the necessary details required to respond to your enquiry or application.

Purpose of Data Processing

We process your personal data for the purpose of providing you with a service or responding to a request made through our website. This includes data received via user registrations or form submissions.

Lawful Basis for Processing Personal Data

The lawful basis for processing your personal data is to fulfil our legal obligations, carry out a requested service, or respond to information requests.


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Storage of Your Information

We take the security of your personal information seriously and use SSL to encrypt any personal information transmitted to us via email or through our website. While we take precautions to keep your information safe, no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure.

Use of Your Information

We only use your personal information to communicate with you and to provide you with the services requested by you or your organisation. We will only share your information with third parties if specifically requested by you.

Links to External Sites

Our website may contain links to other websites. Please read the privacy policies of these websites as we are not responsible for their practices.

Access to Personal Information

You have the right to access, amend, or delete your personal information at any time. To request access to your personal information, please contact us in writing at:

The Glasgow School of Music, 542 Scotland Street West, Glasgow, G41 1BZ.

Disclosure of Information to Third Parties

We never sell your personal information to third parties or share it for marketing purposes. We will only pass on your details to a third party if specifically requested by you.

Your Rights

You have the right to be informed about the personal data we hold, access a copy of your data, correct any inaccuracies, and have your data erased in certain circumstances. You can also tell us not to actively process or update your data.

Retention of Personal Data

We retain website enquiry data for one year and applications for two years.


If you have a concern about our data processing, please contact our Data Protection Officer at the address above or by emailing us at If we cannot resolve your concern, you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We review our Privacy Policy regularly and will update this page accordingly. This policy was last updated on 14th April 2023.