Privacy policy

About this policy

This policy explains what types of personal information will be gathered when you visit the NIV4MND website, and how this information will be used.

Information collected

We are using Google analytics to track and report on the traffic to the website. We will collect information about your computer, including where possible you IP address. We will not ask for or record any personal information.

How the information collected is used

Information about user behaviour may be collected and used to analyse the popularity and effectiveness of the NIV4MND website. Any disclosure of this information will be in aggregate form and will not identify individual users. This information may be used to publish user-statistics but no user will be identifiable. Information collected will not be sold to third parties, or provided to direct marketing companies or other such organisations without your permission.

How we store information collected

Information which you provide to us will ordinarily be stored on the University of Sheffield’s secure servers. We also work with a third party contractor, HMA, whom operate certain features of the website. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

How we use ‘cookies’

This website uses cookies. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we place on your computer or mobile device if you agree. These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website, which helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allow us to improve our website.

Access to information

The Data Protection Act 1998 gives you the right to access information held about you. For further information about this right and how to exercise it, please see the University of Sheffield’s policy on data protection.

Changes to our privacy policy

From time to time, we may use your information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy policy. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will post the policy changes on this page. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check this page periodically.


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