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Privacy policy

Northumbria University and RUSI are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our users while providing the highest possible quality of service. Under the terms of the Data Protection legislation, we are required to explain to you how we will treat any personal and/or private data which we collect from you.

Who we are

In this privacy policy references to we, us and our are to Northumbria University and the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) jointly. References to our Website or the Website are to http://www.omddac.org.uk

What information we collect and how

The information  Northumbria University and RUSI may collect via the Website may include:

Any personal details you knowingly provide us with through forms and our email, such as name, address, telephone number etc.

Your preferences and use of email updates, recorded by emails we send you via Jisc-mail or where you are directly in contact with us (if you select to receive email updates on events and publications).

Your IP Address, this is a string of numbers unique to your computer that is recorded by our web server when you request any page or component on the Website. This information is used to monitor your usage of the Website.

Data recorded by the Website which allows us to recognise you and your preferred settings, this saves you from re-entering information on return visits to the site. Such data is recorded locally on your computer through the use of cookies. Most browsers can be programmed to reject, or warn you before downloading cookies, information regarding this may be found in your browsers help facility. For more information on cookies, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

What we do with your information

Any personal information we collect from this website will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and other applicable laws. The details we collect will be used:

  • In certain cases we may use your email address to send you information and updates on our events and publications and to contact you about OMDDAC’s research and activities.

Your Rights

You have the right to request a copy of any information that we currently hold about you. In order to receive such information please send your contact details including address to the OMDDAC project officer.

Other Websites

This privacy policy only covers this website. Any other websites which may be linked to by our website are subject to their own policy, which may differ from ours.