We are committed to ensuring the security and protection of the personal information we process. We will make every reasonable effort to protect your privacy by adopting a high level of website security and adhering to company policies on how we store and use your personal information.
What information is collected, and how is it used?
AWAKE-UK is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix complies with the General Data Protection Regulation ensuring the highest levels of data security. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.
You may give us personal information when you fill in forms on our websites or when you correspond with us by phone, email, in writing or otherwise. The types of personal information we may collect about you may include:
your name and contact information, including your email address;
your institutional affiliation and level of education and experience;
your employer or the organisation that you represent;
your social media identifiers, such as username or handle;
demographic information such as your research interests;
your gender and/or gender identity, including chosen pronoun;
your country of origin;
payment information; and
opinions or other information you provide when you complete surveys, enter competitions or respond to questions.
We process your data for purposes arising from your use of the website, for example, to ensure that we understand who uses our site and how our site is used and to improve our site and ensure it is secure. This processing occurs because it is necessary to meet our legitimate interests in operating and improving the website, analysing its use, and ensuring its security.
We will only use your data for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another related reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If we need to use your data for an unrelated purpose, we will seek your consent to use it for that new purpose.
If you provide your email address by using subscription facilities or sending feedback, enquiries or requests by email, the personal information you provide (including your email address) will be used only to respond to your message or deliver the requested service.
When providing this information, you may also be asked whether you wish to receive any further communication from AWAKE-UK thought relevant to you.
Any personal information you provide will be held in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and used only for the reason specified at the point of collection. We will not sell, licence or trade your personal details to any third party. However, we may share your data with third parties who provide services on our behalf, such as those who help us to operate the website. All our third-party service providers are required to take appropriate security measures to protect your data in line with our policies. We do not allow them to use your data for their own puroses. We permit them to process your data only for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.
Where your data is shared with third parties, we will seek to share the minimum amount necessary.
This website might contain links to and from various third party websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, you are invited to contact Prof Carsten P Welsch firstname.lastname@example.org or send us mail to:
Prof Carsten P. Welsch
Department of Physics
University of Liverpool
Liverpool L69 7ZE, UK
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