King’s Friends Network Privacy Notice

Who are we?

We are King’s College London, an academic and technical partner of the Georgian Papers Programme. If you need to contact us about this privacy notice, please write to the Georgian Papers Programme Academic Director,

Why do we process your personal information?

We process your personal information in order to:

  • share your name, contact details (via an external website link you may provide), your institution and research interests with others in the King’s Friends Network
  • contact you with communications about the Georgian Papers Programme, upcoming fellowships and other opportunities available to the Network

What is our ‘legal basis for processing’?

Data protection legislation allows us to use your personal information in this way because you have actively given us your permission (or ‘consent’) through accepting the Terms of Service outlined when joining the King’s Friends Network.

You may withdraw your consent at any time by contacting the Programme Academic Director, Arthur Burns (

Do you have to provide your personal information and what are the consequences of not doing so?

You must provide the personal information requested when joining the King’s Friends Network so that we may process your information for the reasons outlined above.

If for any reason you do not wish share your details with the King’s Friends Network but still wish to join the network and receive communications and notifications of opportunities afforded by the Programme, then please do not register for the King’s Friends Network on the website. Instead you should contact the Programme Academic Director, Arthur Burns, directly.

How long do we keep your information for?

We will keep your information until the King’s Friends network ceases to operate or the Georgian Papers Programme ceases to be active in order to allow the network to assist its members’ researches and the Programme to achieve its academic ends.

Do we share your information with other organisations?

Your personal information may be shared among the official partners within the Programme that are based in the UK, EU or EEA. At this time this includes: the Royal Archives and Royal Collections. Your information will not be passed on to other organisations.

What are your rights and who can you contact if you have a concern?

To find out more about how King’s College London, the lead partner in the Georgian Papers Programme, deals with your personal information, including your rights and who to contact if you have a concern, please see the university’s core privacy notice at

Will your personal information be transferred overseas?

Please note, at time of writing (17 May 2018) your personal information will not be shared with our American partners, namely the Omohundro Institute and the College of William & Mary, until we can ensure GDPR compliancy.

Last updated: 17 May 18