The University lost and found office is located in the Estates and Facilities office (W Block) and is open between the hours of 09.00 hrs and 16.00 hrs Mon – Fri.
All Items found are recorded in the Lost and Found register. The following details will be required from the person reporting the lost item or the person handing in the found property.
Once item is recorded it is then placed in a secure location. If the found item contains identification we will make every effort to contact the individual as soon as possible.
To ensure lost items are returned to their rightful owners, persons claiming items must describe the item(s) as closely as possible and provide identification. Claimants must sign for items before items are released to them. If collecting item on behalf of another individual there must be a letter of authority from the rightful owner.
All found items will be kept for a period of one month unless stated below;
If the owner of the memory stick has not come forward within 24 hours, the staff member should then send the memory stick via internal mail to: Lost Property, Estates and Facilities, Treforest
Estates and Facilities will hold the USB/Memory stick for 30 days before destruction. All storage media will be destroyed securely in line with the IT & Confidential Waste Disposal Policy. Owing to privacy and security concerns, memory sticks that have been found must not be kept by faculties/departments, be reused or passed on to others. Colleagues with any queries can contact the Information Compliance Officer on 01443 482966.
These procedures do not apply to the Sports Centre, Students Union or Halls of Residence
Version 4 – 14/05/2016