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Under 18s and Privacy Consent Guideline

This guideline outlines the University’s approach to securing privacy consent from a person under 18 years of age.

For a privacy consent to be valid an individual must be capable of giving informed consent. Capacity to provide privacy consent is not determined by age alone. It looks at understanding and intelligence.

This guideline outlines the approach of the University in terms of determining the capacity of someone under the age of 18 years to provide consent in relation to privacy issues.

Download Under 18s and Privacy Consent Guideline (PDF, 0.2 MB).