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This privacy notice describes how IVCC handles personal data of website visitors to

What information is being used?

Our website uses essential cookies to function correctly. We do not track your individual activity or sell website user data. We do receive anoymous summary information about visits from Google Analytics; you can read more about this and opt out of this if you wish. You can prevent your web browser from accepting cookies but, if you do, certain functionality on the website may be impaired.

There are contact forms on our website that capture your name, email address, and additional information that you type in such as comments or requests.

The legal bases we use for processing this information are:

  1. Consent
  2. Required for the performance of a contract
  3. Required for compliance with a legal obligation
  4. Necessary for the purposes of legitimate interests of IVCC and partners

We do not process special category data.

Who is using this information and why?

IVCC uses this information to provide a good website experience and to provide you with useful information. We may share information with partners if your request relates to a project we have with them. We use an external, UK-based web development company (Eleven Marketing) who help run the website and can see data.

How is the information collected?                               

We collect this information when you visit the website if you enable cookies via your browser and if you enter information into forms on the website.

How the information is being used and protected

We protect browsing on our website by having up to date security certificates, automatic expiry of cookies, all traffic going via HTTPS, and role-based access controls for those managing the website.

How will the collection of data affect you?

The collection should have little impact on you. It may enable you to have a more tailored website experience and receive more appropriate communication from IVCC.

Your rights and how to find out what information we hold about you

The Data Protection Act 2018 gives individuals the following rights:

  1. The right to be informed
  2. The right of access
  3. The right to rectification
  4. The right to erasure (to be forgotten)
  5. The right to restrict processing
  6. The right to data portability
  7. The right to object
  8. Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling

If you wish to exercise any of the rights above, please get in touch using the details below.

How to contact us

If you wish to exercise any of these rights, including making a subject access request for information held by IVCC, please contact us at:

IVCC is the controller of these data. Queries to about data protection should be directed to the Data Protection Officer who is based at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, L3 5QA. 0151 702 9323

How to complain

If you are unhappy with how your personal data is being processed you may, in the first instance, complain to the Data Protection Officer using the contact details above.

If you continue to have concerns you have the right to contact the Information Commissioner:

Helpline: 0303 123 1113


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