The Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research (AUKCAR) is a virtual Centre led by The University of Edinburgh ('The University') and consists of 14 partner universities, which are: Queen Mary University of London, University of Aberdeen, Imperial College London, King’s College London, University of Manchester, Queen’s University Belfast, University College London, The University of Sheffield, Swansea University, University of East Anglia, University of Oxford, University of Southampton, University of Leeds and University of Exeter. Roles and responsibilities for organising training and events can be allocated across these universities.
Information collected on the public for patient and public involvement and the REACH database for research volunteers have separate privacy statements.
We use your information to:
For members and former members of AUKCAR:
We will delete your data two years after the last time you came to an event or participated in one of our programmes. For co-applicants, we will hold your personal data for 6 months after the grant has finished. For members and people employed by the Centre, we will hold your personal data 6 months after the end of being a member/employment.
Whenever we use personal data we must have a legal basis for doing so. In almost all instances the legal basis for using your information is the legitimate interest for the day-to-day running of AUKCAR. AUKCAR/The University may process your information under the legal basis of contract, whereby the processing is necessary for a contract you have with us.
You have the right to request access to, copies of and rectification or (in some cases) erasure of personal data held by AUKCAR and can request that we restrict processing or object to processing as well as (in some cases) 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
You can unsubscribe to receiving further communications at any point by contacting us directly at email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our data protection policy is on our website at http://www.ed.ac.uk/records-management/data-protection/data-protection-policy
If you are unhappy with the way in which your personal data has been processed you may in the first instance contact the University Data Protection Officer using the contact details above.
If you remain dissatisfied then you have the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at:
Information Commissioner’s Office