How we use your information

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The School of Physics & Astronomy use your information to:

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  • maintain a contract we have with you, such as a course application form or any other service you wish to access
  • notify you about changes to our service

We process your information in line with the University of Edinburgh website. More details about this can be found at:

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For additional information on the University's approach to data protection, your rights and the legal basis for contract and consent see our legal information pages

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