Introduced by the European Union (EU), the GDPR, effective May 25, 2018, is a law to protect the privacy and personal information of EU residents (any individual who resides in an EU member state, including both EU citizens and non-EU citizens). The GDPR imposes certain obligations and restrictions on entities that process the personal data of EU residents and provides a number of rights to these residents, including, but not limited to the following: the right to be informed about the data collected and the reasons why; the right to require the organization to permanently delete the individual’s personal data; the right to correct errors in personal data collected or processed by an organization; the right to ensure that data is appropriately secured and only retained for as long as is necessary.
Personal data includes, but is not limited to:
Name, address and ID numbers;
Religious or philosophical beliefs;
Trade union membership;
Genetic or biometric data;
Sexual orientation; and
Racial or ethnic origin
GDPR Request Form
Any EU resident who has or had a formal relationship with the College and were assigned a College ID# (including students, alumni, and employees) may exercise their rights under GDPR. Please submit the GDPR Request Form.
GDPR Working Group
Manhattan College has convened a working group (GDPR Working Group) to examine and analyze GDPR and its application to the College. The GDPR Working group will work with the College community to: