Privacy Notice

The Centre for Performance Science is committed to protecting your privacy. On this page we set out why we collect information, what we do with information, and what your rights are. Personal information or data is any information that can be used to identify you as an individual.

The Centre for Performance Science will protect the privacy of users of our services, and enquirers and visitors to our website, in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018, Privacy and Electronic Communication Regulations 2003, and the Data Protection Act 2018.

Whenever personal information is given to the CPS by anyone, they are asked to consent to its collection and use by the CPS in accordance with this Privacy Notice. Personal data submitted online to the CPS will only be passed on to third parties who are directly involved in providing services to the CPS for the purpose required. The CPS will not disclose any personal data for any other use, to any other party, unless we are obliged to do so by law.

Your Rights and Preferences

The legal basis for processing your personal data is your consent, where you have provided this, and otherwise our legitimate interests. In the case of our legitimate interests to process your personal data, we are required to ensure that our interests are balanced against any detriment you may face from our processing.

You have a right to know what information the CPS holds about you and to ask us to stop processing your data, provided that the Centre has no legitimate or legal reason to continue using it.

Under GDPR, you have the right to:

  • opt out of specified or all communication with the CPS
  • ask for access to, or correction/deletion, of your data
  • have data processing restricted to a particular use

Requests to obtain confirmation that your data are being processed in accordance with the regulations, or to request access to your personal data, must be made in writing (via email, letter or fax) and should include:

  • your full name, address and contact telephone number
  • details of the specific information you require and any relevant dates.

The CPS will respond within 30 calendar days of receipt of the request. You can submit requests via email to info@performancescience.ac.uk.

Visitors to Our Website

The CPS website collects data from website visitors for specific purposes that relate to legitimate interests concerning the Centre’s core activities of research, teaching, and knowledge exchange.

The CPS may also use ‘cookies’ on this website. A cookie is a small text file that is sent from a web server to your browser and may be stored on your computer, designed to collect data for statistical purposes and to make pages you view regularly load more quickly.

CPS website cookies do not collect any identifiable personal information, but can automatically collect data based on visitor browser settings and context (e.g. location, device, browser, preferences) and the use of our website. You can configure your own browser or social media platforms to control how much of your data is available through cookies.

How will we use the data?

  • for analytics purposes – to count the number of unique visits to a page or click patterns, and understand the context in which visitors navigate through the website, so that we can improve the content and navigation
  • to provide visitors with a tailored and appropriate experience, when they return to a website
  • to report statistics internally and to regulatory authorities on request
  • to measure website performance
  • where such storage or access is strictly necessary for the provision of a service requested by the subscriber, visitor or user.

Links to other websites

The CPS website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage our visitors to be aware when they leave our website and to read the privacy arrangements of other sites that collect or use personal data.

Contact

For more information concerning the way in which your data are managed, please contact info@performancescience.ac.uk.