Swansea University as host of the DPUK Data Portal will only process data according to and in compliance with the principles and responsibilities of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and with specific regard to Article 1, Article 5, Article 6, Article 7 and Article 9 of the GDPR, alongside all other relevant data protection legislation within the United Kingdom. Swansea University processes such data due to inclusion and participation in the DPUK Consortium Agreement.

With regard to cohort data processed for the purpose of research within the Data Portal, Swansea University will process cohort data according to the facts that it is transferred under the terms of the DPUK Data Deposit Agreement and all accessors will be bound by the terms of the DPUK Data Access Agreement. All cohort data will have been collected at source and use and transferance of such data will be subject to and in compliance with Article 7 (1-4) of the GDPR. Once within the DPUK Data Portal, cohort data is processed and is accessible according to and in compliance with Article 6 (1a, 1b, 1e, 1f) and Article 9 (1, 2a, 2g). All accessible cohort data shall be subject to appropriate safeguarding as set out in the DPUK Data Deposit Agreement and in compliance with Articles 5 and 89 of the GDPR, as well as being subject to access scrutiny by the data providers.

Should you send us an email via any of the addresses provided, your email address and message will be emailed to us (as you would expect). This information is kept private. We will store this information within our own email system so that we are able to respond to you.

Should you register for a Data Portal account, any information will be securely stored on our servers. We may contact you via the email address you provided with updates to your account and DPUK news.

Should you complete the Data Access Application form, any information will be securely stored on our servers and a PDF version will be sent to the data guardians for approval. You may be contacted to further clarify parts of your application.


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Changes to the Privacy Policy

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