We comply with all protections that the Data Protection Act 2018 (‘the Act’) and the General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’) affords to you.
The main purpose of the Act and GDPR is to contain the possible threat to individuals from the misuse of personal data relating to them held in manual records or on computing equipment. We comply with all requirements of the law on protection of personal data held on computer or in manual records.
Your right to privacy is important to us. The following terms are provided to explain how we collect and use information about you so that you can make an informed choice about using the Website.
Personal data is not stored nor captured through the Website without the prior knowledge and consent of Users. Where personal information is captured (eg through web-based forms for feedback, registration, requests, etc), the User will be informed as to what personal information is being collected, who will use it, and for what purpose(s) it will be used.
Any personal data that you give us will be treated with the utmost care and security. We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as it is still used for the purpose stated when originally requested.
Should you request that we amend or suppress records containing your personal data, we will endeavour to do so as promptly as practical. However, you may receive communications for a transitional period while we process your records.
The Act and GDPR gives you the right to see the personal information we hold on you. If you would like to request a copy of your personal data or if you have any questions about the our policies, please write to:
NIHR School for Social Care Research
London School of Economics and Political Science
Or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Continuous logs are kept of requests received by the Website’s web servers as it is accessed. These logs are used to analyse usage of the Website.
Each log entry includes the internet protocol (IP) address of the client used (typically, though not necessarily, the IP address of the personal computer (PC) used), the type of client used (typically, though not necessarily, the type and version of web browser used), the URL of the page (or object) requested, the URL of the previous page (or object) requested (known as the ‘referrer’ and could relate to this Website or another), and the reference number stored in a cookie created by the Website (if one exists).