Information Governance team

The Information Governance team is responsible for overseeing information management at the College including:

  • compliance with UK data protection legislation and other information legislation
  • records management of electronic and physical records to maintain the authenticity, reliability, integrity and usability of College records
  • working with external partners, including NHS Digital, Information Commissioners Office and Health Research Authority
  • completing the NHS Digital Data Security and Protection Toolkit
  • overseeing the Data Protection Committee
  • managing, promoting and collecting the historical archives.  

The Data Protection Officer sits in this team and is currently working on a three-year GDPR programme to bring the College in line with new data protection obligations, while supporting members through guidance and updates on the website.

The team can be contacted at

For more information about how the College uses your personal data, please see our website privacy notice and membership privacy notice

Recent content

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Privacy notice - course waiting lists

Protecting the privacy and personal data of our delegates is highly important to us. The following explains how the RCPCH uses any information you give to us and the way we protect your privacy and to comply with UK Data Protection legislation.

RCPCH and the Royals

To celebrate King Charles III’s coronation, we’ve been digging back into our archives to explore the connections between RCPCH and the Royal family over the years. With visits from the reigning monarch, knighthoods of members and the College’s Royal patronage, there’s been plenty to discover.
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Privacy notice - volunteer research project

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) is working with RCPCH to undertake research with members so RCPCH can develop best practice around volunteering. This includes how RCPCH recruits and welcomes volunteers, how it values and develops volunteers, and how it best plans for voluntee...
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Privacy notice - member survey 2021

Members are invited to complete a voluntary survey, and the raw data we collect will be used to understand our membership and improve our services, and shared in aggregated format. We will always store your personal data securely. This survey is now closed.
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Privacy notice - closed-circuit television (CCTV) at London office

CCTV is in used within the College building for crime prevention and safety purposes. The recordings capture video footage of individuals inside the building. The following explains how RCPCH captures and uses this information and the way we protect your privacy.
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Privacy notice - iParl campaigning tool

At the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) we are committed to protecting your information and privacy. This particular privacy notice is in relation to RCPCH use of the iParl campaigning tool.