The Wellcome Trust regards the lawful and correct treatment of personal information as very important and to this end is fully committed to the principles of data protection, as set out in the Data Protection Act.
How we use your personal information
Information that you supply in connection with the provision of a service will be treated in confidence and in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act.
You may be asked for personal information if you want to take advantage of specific services. In each case we will only use the personal information you provide to administer our relationship with you and deliver the services you have told us you wish to take part in or receive information that you have requested from us.
Do we use 'cookies'?
When you log into this site your computer will automatically be issued with a cookie. Cookies are text files that identify your computer to our server. Cookies in themselves do not identify the individual user, just the computer used.
You have the opportunity to set your computer to accept all cookies, to notify you when a cookie is issued, or choose not to receive cookies at any time. The last of these options may prevent you from accessing all functions of this site. Find out more about cookies
How do we protect personal information?
We use appropriate organisational and technical measures to ensure that your data is secure and protected from loss, misuse and unauthorised access or alteration. From time to time we introduce changes or improvements to our systems. Any test data that may have been used in this connection is managed in a secure and confidential manner.
Do we share your information with anyone else?
The Trust does not pass on information including email addresses to others unless we have stated that we will do so as part of our terms and conditions.
You have the right to ask us at any time not to contact you, or to change your preferred methods of contact for marketing purposes.
You have the right to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you (for which we may charge a small fee) and to have any inaccuracies in your information corrected.
How to tell us about changes
If you have any questions about data protection or require further information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.