Privacy Statement

The Centre for Dementia Prevention, part of the University of Edinburgh, owns and is responsible for the content of this website. Unless stated otherwise, this Privacy Statement applies only to this website.

The Centre for Dementia Prevention will use any personal information collected from this website in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1998. Further details on the UK Data Protection Act can be found at the website for The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner. The Centre for Dementia Prevention has taken appropriate measures to keep secure any personal information given by users of this site.

What information do we collect and why?

The information collected on this site includes:

  • Users’ IP address, which is automatically logged by our web server. IP addresses are used to observe users’ interest in this website (number of visits, etc).
  • Cookies, which are very small text files saved to your computer used to track user navigation around a website. They are not cross-referenced with any other information such that an individual person could be identified.
  • E-mail addresses and/or other contact details, which users voluntarily provide in order to: a) receive information from the Anne Rowling Clinic and/or recognised agents of the University; or b) register for sending of publications/newsletters.

The Centre for Dementia Prevention will not disclose voluntarily provided details to third parties or use the information in any other way without prior consent. On all pages where personal data is collected, specific details on the use of this information will be provided.

Where you have provided telephone or email details, we may contact you using those media. If you would prefer not to be included in any of these activities, please contact us. We will then contact you to establish and record your wishes.

Your rights

You have the right to access your information held by the Centre for Dementia Prevention and, where necessary, to have it amended. You can also request not to receive marketing information from the Centre for Dementia Prevention. To request this please contact us.

Links to other websites

This website contains links to other sites that are unrelated to the Centre for Dementia Prevention. This privacy statement does not apply to these sites nor are we responsible for the content and practices of these websites.