Your personal data – what is it?

Personal data relates to a living individual who can be identified from that data. Identification can be by the information alone or in conjunction with any other information in the data controller’s possession or likely to come into such possession. The processing of personal data is governed by the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (the “GDPR”).

Who are we?

Digital Medievalist is the data controller (contact details below). This means it decides how your personal data (email address) is processed and for what purposes.

How do we process your personal data?

Digital Medievalist complies with its obligations under the GDPR by keeping personal data (email address) up to date; by storing and destroying it securely; by not collecting or retaining excessive amounts of data; by protecting personal data (email address) from loss, misuse, unauthorised access and disclosure and by ensuring that appropriate technical measures are in place to protect personal data (email address). We use your personal data (email address) solely to keep you informed about the community and its news, events, and activities.

Sharing your personal data

Your personal data (email address) will be treated as strictly confidential, and will never be shared with third parties without your consent. For the purposes of IT hosting and maintenance this information is located on servers outside the European Union, but no 3rd parties have access to your personal data (email address).

How long do we keep your personal data?

We keep your personal data (email address) only as long as you subscribe to the Digital Medievalist mailing list. If you want to opt out of the mailing list, please send us an email at DMedievalist(at)googlegroups(dot)com, or unsubscribe directly at, and all your data will be deleted from the system.

Your rights and your personal data

If at any point you believe the information we process on you is incorrect you can request to see this information and have it corrected or deleted. If you wish to raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal data, you can contact us to have the matter investigated.

Contact Details

To exercise all relevant rights, queries of complaints please in the first instance contact us at DMedievalist(at)googlegroups(dot)com.