Privacy & 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, your 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, for example, by:

·        enabling a service to recognise your device so you don’t have to give the same information several times during one task

·        measuring how many people are using our services, so they can be made easier to use and there is enough capacity to ensure they are fast

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you visit our site.

 

 Cookies for improving service

Google Analytics sets cookies to help us accurately estimate the number of visitors to the website and volumes of usage. This is to ensure that we provide a fast service that is available when you want it. You may wish to visit Google’s Privacy Center.

 

Privacy

Quadram Institute Bioscience is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This notice sets out how the Quadram Institute Bioscience (QIB) will use and protect your personal information.

We may gather data about you from your use of our website https://quadram.ac.uk, or if you contact or correspond with us.

This Privacy Notice applies to personal information which the QIB processes relating to people who have accessed the website https://quadram.ac.uk.

 

 Website visitors

We collect personal information about visitors to our website if they fill out a form on our website.

Our website also uses cookies (text files) on your computer to identify your browser and automatically collect information about how you use our website. You can withdraw your consent to enable cookies at any time by updating your cookie settings.

We also collect details of your website visit, IP addresses etc. (information in weblogs) to allow us to operate our website and protect it from attack or restrict access.

 

 Contact form

When you use our contact form we will ask for your:

·        name

·        email address

·        relevant information relating to your enquiry

We will use the information provided solely for the purposes of administering your enquiry. We may need to share your information with third party organisations where it is necessary to address your enquiry.

 

Contact us

If you have any questions about how your personal information is used, or wish to exercise any of your rights, you can email info@quadram.ac.uk

 

 Compliance with data protection legislation

The person with responsibility for advising QIB on compliance with data protection legislation is Mohamed Imran who can be contacted on dpo@nbi.ac.uk.