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Website subscribers:

The information you provide will be used by the University of Edinburgh only to allow you to access subscriber only areas of this website. We will not use this as a method of contact. 

We are using information about you because of our legitimate interests. We will not share your data with any third party unless there is a legal obligation to do so. 

We will hold the personal data you provided us for 2 years. 

If you have any questions, please contact Dr Rosalind Brown, study coordinator, University of Edinburgh: rosalind.brown@ed.ac.uk

Data controller and contact details

For data collected under this privacy notice, the University of Edinburgh (the “University”) is the Data Controller (as that term is defined in the EU General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679), registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office, Registration Number Z6426984. You can contact our Data Protection Officer at dpo@ed.ac.uk. Our data protection policy is on our website at http://www.ed.ac.uk/records-management/data-protection/data-protection-p...

Your rights

You have the right to request access to, copies of and rectification or erasure of personal data held by the University and can request that we restrict processing or object to processing as well as the right to data portability (i.e. the right to ask us to put your data into a format that it can be transferred easily to a different organisation). If you wish to make use of one of these rights, please email your local contact.

If we have asked for your consent in order to process your personal data you can withdraw this consent in whole or part at any time. To withdraw consent, please email your local contact, who will explain the consequences of doing so in any particular case and initiate proceedings for withdrawing consent.


If you are unhappy with the way we have processed your personal data you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office at casework@ico.org.uk but we ask that you raise the issue with our Data Protection Officer first


You may also access the University of Edinburgh privacy notice