Privacy Policy

This privacy policy explains how we use any personal information we collect about you when you use this website.

What information do we hold?

We collect information about you when you visit our website for the first time, and when you interact with our pages. We also collect information when you voluntarily complete contact forms, provide feedback and submit queries.

How do we use it and why?

We use your information collected from the website to help us understand what works and what doesn't on our website. Under the GDPR we must establish a legal basis for processing your personal data and let you know what this is. It is in the Project's legitimate interest to process your personal data for the outline above. This processing shouldn't impact on you negatively and is necessary for our website to function correctly.

Who do we share it with?

We may use different third-party services to process your data, to allow us to give you the best possible experience. Wewill only collect personally identifiable information through the submissions you enter in our 'Contribute' page, and then only the information that you have chosen to share with us.

We can't take responsibility for the behaviour of sites linked to or from our website. You should consult their individual privacy policies for more information.


Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity. For further information visit or

You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases some of our website features may not function as a result.

Google Analytics

We use a third-party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.


Mackman support and host our website. We'd only ever give them personal information if it was strictly necessary to fix specific faults or errors, and we ensure no data is kept or copied.

How long do we keep your data?

No personally identifiable data is collected by our website without the active submission of this information by you.

Data collected through contact forms, feedback and queries will be held for a variable amount of time depending on exactly what it's being used for, but it'll usually be in line with the University of Nottingham's retention policy.

If you have any questions about the website or this policy, please contact Dr Katarina Schwarz at

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