Legal statements

DigitalCity is part of Teesside University.


All pages, documents, images and graphics or other materials within the domain are copyright of Teesside University (unless otherwise stated) under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 and any statutory modification or re-enactment thereof.

The University owns the copyright in its logotypes and all other promotional logos. Unauthorised use of these by others is prohibited.

The express permission of the University must be obtained to reproduce materials other than for the purposes permitted by law.

You can:

  • use text for personal or educational use, or private research.

You cannot:

  • use these pages for any commercial purpose
  • alter the material in any way
  • copy or cut from any page or its HTML source code to the Windows™ clipboard (or equivalent on other platforms)

Please note that if you are visiting this website from a country other than the UK, that copyright laws in your country may be different.




Users are not required to register or provide any personal data in to use this website. Information about you is only collected through this website where you knowingly provide it for a specified purpose, for example requesting publications, booking events, submitting queries or making applications.

Cookies are used to collect information about site visits to assist with the system administration of the website. This includes data such as the referring URL, the requested URL, software used to access the page, and IP (Internet Protocol) address, which may or may not identify an individual computer. You can control the use of cookies, for example, whether or not they are blocked, through your computer’s web browser settings. The University uses a third party product, Google Analytics, to analyse how its website is used. This involves the transmission of data to Google Inc, where it will be subject to Google’s Privacy Policy .

More information about cookies

Cookie name Description Expiry
CFID, CFTOKEN These cookies are essential to allow users to browse the site and is set automatically by the server. These are used as a pair to create a session ID for you, so that the system itself can identify you as a particular user, distinct from anyone else looking at our website. This information is not used or stored outside our systems. 30 years
style If you choose to use the website’s built-in accessibility features to change the display colour scheme or font size, the site stores a cookie to remember your preference so that your experience remains consistent throughout your visit, and when you visit again in future. 1 year
jsessionid This ID is used by the website to identify you during your session. A lot of the time it isn’t used at all, but if you decide to do something complex during your visit that isn’t simply clicking a link to move from one page to another (such as filling out a form), the website uses this ID to identify you throughout the process to make sure it runs smoothly. The length of the current session
accept_cookie This is used to set a cookie after accepting our use of cookies and prevents the message being shown on each page within our website. 1 year
__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz Google Analytics: Tracking the path of visitors through the website and identifying returning visitors. Statistics derived from this information help us identify how well certain pages and aspects of the site perform, and where we can make improvements to help visitors access the information they need more quickly and with less hassle. From 30 minutes to up to 1 year
__atuvc AddThis: The __atuvc cookie is created and read by the AddThis social sharing site JavaScript on the client side in order to make sure the user sees the updated count if they share a page and return to it before our share count cache is updated. No data from that cookie is sent back to AddThis and removing it when disabling cookies would cause unexpected behavior for users. 2 years
__utmb, __atuvc YouTube: We embed videos from our official YouTube channel. This may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.
YouTube’s embedding videos information page


Charitable status

Teesside University has charitable status and is exempt from registering under the terms of the Charities Act 2011. This means that the University does not have a registered charity number. The Higher Education Funding Council for England, (HEFCE), is the principal regulator of universities with exempt charitable status, and they require that the information on this page is made readily available.

Legal name and correspondence address

The University’s legal name is Teesside University. This is also the University’s preferred name. The correspondence address is Borough Road, Middlesbrough, TS1 3BX.
Contact the University

Constitutional documents


The University’s trustees are its Board of Governors. Information about the membership of the Board of Governors is on theBoard of Governors page .

For a list of Governors including other charities of which each Governor is also a trustee, please see

Financial statements

The University’s financial statements from 2002/3 are published on the website.
Financial statements

Data protection

The Data Protection Act 1998 regulates the processing of personal information to protect the rights and privacy of the individuals concerned. All personal information processed by the University is done so in accordance with the requirements and safeguards of the Data Protection Act 1998 and the University’s registration with the Information Commissioner.
  Student Data Processing (Privacy) Notice (pdf – 98kb)
  Data Sharing Agreement Teesside University Student Union (pdf – 98kb)

The Act provides individuals with the right to see their personal data which is held by the University, subject to certain exemptions. If you would like a copy of your personal data you should put your request in writing to the University’s Legal Services team. There is a maximum charge for this service of £10.

If you have any queries or concerns relating to the processing of personal information, please contact the University’s Legal Services team on 01642 342563 or email .

The Information Commissioner’s Office provides further information about the Data Protection Act and the rights and protection given to individuals under that Act. The University’s registration with the Information Commissioner is also publicly available from their website.
More information on the Information Commissioner’s Office website


While we makes every attempt to ensure the accuracy of the information stored, served and accessed by this website, we accept no responsibility or liability for any loss or damage caused as a result of relying on information contained on this website.

This publication is available internationally and may contain references to services that are not available in your country.

Third party disclaimer
The inclusion of a link to another organisation’s website from any pages on this website does not constitute a recommendation or endorsement of that organisation or its website by the University. The University cannot be held responsible for the content of any external link from this site.

Freedom of information

The University is a public authority under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Requests for information under the Act should be made to the University Secretary’s Department or by E: .
More about Freedom of information