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This statement discloses the terms of use for the East Midlands Academic Health Science Network (EMAHSN) website. It applies solely to this website. We encourage our users to be aware of when they leave our website and to read the terms and conditions of other websites that they visit. We also encourage our users to review this page regularly as we may make changes to these terms of use at any time.


Content

The EMAHSN website strives to offer accurate and up-to-date content. However, whilst we welcome feedback that enables us to correct any errors, responsibility for the use of any information documented here lies solely with the user. The EMAHSN website does not validate the integrity of files uploaded to it, therefore users assume the risk of computer viruses, worms, trojan horses and other destructive code by downloading files from this website.


Links

The EMAHSN website is not responsible for the content or reliability of linked websites and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. Listing shall not be taken as endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over the availability of linked pages.


Availability

We cannot guarantee uninterrupted access to the EMAHSN website or the websites to which it links. We accept no responsibility for any damages arising from the loss of use of this information.


Copyright

Different copyright restrictions apply to individual documents on this website. Unless otherwise stated, the following copyright statement applies to content found on this site: 'Visitors to the EMAHSN website are granted permission to access this copyright material and to download the material onto electronic, magnetic, optical or similar storage media provided that such activities are for private research, study or in-house use only.'


Information collection and use

The EMAHSN website does not store or collect any personal information about site users without permission.


Log files

We use our records of the pages users have visited on this site to analyse trends, administer the site and track users' movements. Our records do not contain any personal information about users.


Links

This website contains links to other websites. Please be aware that East Midlands Academic Health Science Network is not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. We encourage our users to be aware of when they leave our website and to read the privacy statements of other websites.



             
This page explains our privacy policy and how we will use and protect any information about you that you give us when you visit this website.

This privacy statement only covers the EMAHSN website. It does not cover all sites that can be linked to from this site, so you should always be aware when you are moving to another site and read the privacy statement on that site.


What information do we collect?

From time to time, you will be asked to submit personal information about yourself (e.g. name and email address) in order to receive or use services on our website. Such services include bulletins, information about events, using the Community section of the site, PDF downloads and email updates. We also collect information when you voluntarily complete surveys and contact us forms or provide feedback.


How will we use the information we collect?

We collect information about you to help us deal with your requests and, if you agree, to email you with news, events and other updates we believe would be of interest to you based on the information we hold. By giving us your details you enable EMAHSN and our associated projects and programmes to provide you with the services you select. When you subscribe to a newsletter or complete a form you will have the chance to accept / “opt in” to what communications you would like. You can “opt out” or unsubscribe at any time by contacting us or updating your profile via newsletter or events invites.

Any information you provide to EMAHSN will only be used by us and our associated projects and programmes. Your details will not be disclosed unless we are obliged or permitted to by law to do so.

You can sign up to receive regular email news updates.

If you post or send offensive, inappropriate or objectionable content anywhere on www.emahsn.org.uk or otherwise engage in any disruptive behaviour on www.emahsn.org.uk, we may use whatever information is available to us, about you, to stop such behaviour. We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as you use the service you have requested, and remove it in the event that the purpose has been met or when you no longer wish to continue your subscription.


Accessing the information we hold about you

You can request a copy of the details we hold about you at any time. Please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to obtain these or to update us on any changes you’d like to make.


The Data Protection Act

Under the Data Protection Act, we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. We use leading technologies and encryption software to safeguard your data and keep strict security standards to prevent any unauthorised access to it.

We do not pass on your details to any third party or other government departments.


Changes to our policy

If our privacy policy changes in any way, we will place an updated version on this page. Regularly reviewing the page ensures you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we will share it with other parties.


Security


This site has security measures in place to protect the loss and alteration of information under our control.


Use of cookies

When we provide services, we want to make them easy, useful and reliable. Where services are delivered on the internet, this sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, computer or mobile phone. These include small files known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify you personally.

These pieces of information are used to improve services for you through, for example:
  • Enabling a service to recognise your device so you don't have to give the same information several times during one task
  • Recognising that you may already have given a username and password so you don't need to do it for every web page requested
  • Measuring how many people are using services, so they can be made easier to use and there's enough capacity to ensure they are fast. You can manage these small files yourself through your browser setting

How to control and delete cookies


We will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you.

However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our websites, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The 'Help' function within your browser should tell you how.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your machine as well as more general information about cookies.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of our website.

If you wish to view your cookie code, just click on a cookie to open it. You'll see a short string of text and numbers. The numbers are your identification card, which can only be seen by the server that gave you the cookie.

For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

To opt-out of third-parties collecting any data regarding your interaction on our website, please refer to their websites for further information.


Contact us

If you have any questions about these terms and conditions or the practices of this website, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last updated February 2016