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The Personal Data we may collect from you could include:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Affiliated institute
  • Connection information (e.g. IP address, web cookies, host information, approximate host location, pages visited, services used)

We may use your Personal Data:

  • To provide you with information about our services, activities or our online content by offering to subscribe you to newsletters, publications, event announcements, etc.
  • To personalise the way our web content is presented to you
  • To use IP addresses to identify your location for statistical reporting purposes and if necessary to block disruptive use
  • To analyse and improve our websites by examining statistical usage information
  • To generate statistical reports as to how our website and services are being used

We may disclose your Personal Data:

  • To service providers processing your information on our behalf or as part of scientific collaborations which are required to keep your information confidential
  • In statistical reports to external organisations (e.g. funding bodies or scientific collaborators) or appointed review committees
  • In forming part of the scientific record of data submitted to our data archives
  • To your employer, university, law enforcement or other government bodies, in exceptional circumstances where your activity is disruptive or may be illegal under your local laws

We may use your Personal Data to contact you:

  • When you have asked us to as part of a specific service request (e.g. password reset, help desk request, voicemail message)
  • In relation to any contribution (e.g. data submission or annotation) that you have provided to our archives
  • To invite your voluntary participation in surveys about our services
  • When you have opted in to receive further correspondence for scientific marketing and outreach purposes (e.g.newsletters)

We will NOT sell, give or share your personal data to third parties for any other reasons.