You will be informed if the session is being recorded, either in advance or at the start of the session.
Please read and refer to the following:
- University’s approach and expectations when recording online teaching and learning activity.
- How you are permitted and authorised to use recordings.
- What you need to do if you need to record your own activity, as an essential part of your studies, for example, an assignment.
The Student Privacy Notice explains:
- What personal data the University collects when recording teaching and learning activities that involve you as a participant.
- The reason why this is collected.
- And the basis for doing it.
Some key points to remember:
- You can only use recordings created by University staff members for your personal use in relation to your studies.
- You cannot share or redistribute recordings or transcripts from a recording.
- You cannot make your own recording of online teaching and learning activities. (See the policy for details of the accessibility and learning support exception.)
- You can record yourself, where you have been directed to do so as an essential part of your studies, for example, a presentation assignment.
- Where this includes others, for example, fellow students in a group project, you need to get prior consent from everyone before recording.
- Contributing to a live interactive session may mean that you are identifiable to others and where that is the case, your personal data is handled in accordance with the Data Protection Act.
- You should not disclose personal information about yourself that you are not happy to share with others.
- If you wish to contribute but have concerns about being recorded please speak with the lecturer or the person who delivered / organised the session.
- Whilst there are restrictions on content being shared only within the University you are advised that a small residual risk remains, where it is technically possible that recorded sessions can be copied and distributed, in breach of the policy.