Skip to main content

Information Governance

Our Information Governance Framework brings together relevant policies, procedures and controls to ensure that information is managed in compliance with legislative, regulatory and contractual requirements whilst also enabling and supporting institutional objectives and opportunities for business benefits.
Requesting Information
Durham Cathedral viewed from Owengate

The Framework includes:

  • Legislative, regulatory and contractual requirements
  • Best practice
  • Institutional policies
  • Institutional hierarchy of information governance roles and responsibilities
  • Information Governance Senior Leadership Oversight
  • Training and awareness
  • Reporting and assurance


About us

Information Governance at Durham University is supported by the Information Governance Unit.

Find out more


Find out more about Information Governance policies at Durham University.
Science Site and Bill Bryson Library

Data Protection

We process information about individuals with whom we have dealings, for our own administrative purposes and to comply with our legal obligations.
A re-size of the original image to quicken loading time

Privacy Notices

Privacy Notices inform data subjects about how the University processes their personal data.

Records and Information Management

Records and information management is a discipline that systematically manages business records and information, from creation through to disposal.

Freedom of Information

Learn more about Freedom of Information at Durham.
Durham Cathedral on the River Wear in winter



Get in touch

Contact the Information Governance Unit.

Information Governance Unit

University Secretary’s Office

Durham University

The Palatine Centre

Stockton Road