NIHR Children and Young People MedTech Co-operative (NIHR CYP MedTech) is fully compliant with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act (DPA) 2018, as per the regulatory requirements of our host institution, Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust.
If you register with this website, or fill in a form on this website, you may be asked to provide information about yourself including your name and contact details. This information is personal information that can be used to identify you.
We may also collect information about your usage of this website as you and others browse and use our website (see section on cookies), as well as information about you from messages you post to the website and emails or letters you send to us.
USE OF THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Your personal information will be used for several general purposes, including: providing information that you have requested, handling your enquiries, personalising your experience on the website, providing access to some areas of the website, and keeping you up to date with services which may be relevant to you. We may need to share this information with our service providers or associated agencies. We may contact you by post, telephone, as well as by email, according to your preferences.
DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION
The information you provide to us will be held on our computers, or the computers of one or more of our suppliers. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing, and processing.
We will also pass information on the usage of our website to third parties, but this information and any information derived from it will only be used by that third party to analyse usage of the site and report back to NIHR CYP MedTech.
We may disclose personal information in response to legal processes, for example, in response to a court order. We may also disclose such information in response to a law enforcement agency’s request or where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, non-compliance with our terms and conditions of use, or as otherwise permitted or required by law and consistent with legal requirements.
The NIHR CYP MedTech website utilises a standard technology called ‘cookies’ to collect information about how our website is used and to record your preferences in order to give you the information you need during your visit. Information gathered through cookies allows us to monitor website traffic and to personalise the content of the site for you.
A cookie is a very small text document which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a website, that site’s computer asks your computer for permission to store this file in a part of your hard drive specifically designated for cookies. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites.
Consent has been obtained for all photographs used on this website and they must not be copied or reproduced.
LINKS TO EXTERNAL SITES
For all comments, queries and other requests relating to our use of your information, please contact the NIHR CYP MedTech team.