The protection of your data is important, and we want you to understand what information we hold, how we use it and what your rights are.  This privacy policy explains how we collect information, what we use the information about you for, the basis on which we collect it and your rights.

The information we hold is collected and managed by the NIHR Global Health Research Group on improving stroke care in India which is run by the University of Central Lancashire.  The website and agreements are all owned by the University of Central Lancashire.  Our registered office is at Kirkham Building 110, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, PR1 2HE.

We’re based in the UK and your information will not be transferred outside the European Economic Area.

If you have any questions about how we uses your information, you can contact the team by email at You can also contact UCLan’s Data Protection Officer using these contact details.


If you submit an enquiry via email , we will collect data such as your name, address, email address and telephone number. This will be for the purposes of answering your query or comment.. .


We use your personal data for the following purposes:

  • Responding to an enquiry


If we process your personal data to enable us to respond to an enquiry you have made, we will retain your information and details of your enquiry until we have complete the final report for our project, which will be no later than June 2021.



The following legal bases from the General Data Protection Regulation are replied upon to process personal data by the NIHR  Global Health Research Group in improving stroke care in India. :

Article 6(1)(e), which allows us to process personal data where it is necessary to perform a task in the public interest.

Article 6(1)(f), which allows us to process personal data where it is in our, or someone else’s, legitimate interests to do so and it does not unduly prejudice your rights and freedoms. We rely on this condition to, among other things:

  • Answer enquiries
  • Produce  internal reports, research and statistics. It is in our legitimate interests to use these to evaluate, plan and assess how the NIHR Global Health Research Group on improving stroke care in India is operating and make any changes we think are appropriate


Under data protection law, you have rights we need to make you aware of the rights available to you depend on our reason for processing your information. Further information about each of these rights can be found on the Information Commissioner’s Office website here.

Your right of access

You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information. This right always applies. There are some exemptions, which means you may not always receive all the information we process. For further information or to make a request, please see the UCLan website.

Your right to rectification

You have the right to ask us to rectify information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete. This right always applies.

Your right to erasure

You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.

Your right to restriction of processing

You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your information in certain circumstances.

Your right to object to processing

You have the right to object to any processing we carry out, if we carry it out on the basis that it forms part of our public task or is in our legitimate interests. You also have the right to object to your personal information being used for direct marketing purposes.

Your right to data portability

This only applies to information you have given us. You have the right to ask that we transfer the information you gave us from one organisation to another or give it to you. The right only applies if we are processing information because we have your consent or because it is necessary for the performance of a contract and the processing is automated.


We may automatically collect non-personal information such as the type of internet browsers being used to view our Site. You will not be identified from this information and it is only used to assist us in providing an effective service on this Site.


If you have any enquiry or complaint relating to your personal information, you can contact us by sending an e-mail to

Please be aware that emails are not a secure method of communication and you should consider carefully whether or not to include any sensitive information within any emails you send to us.

If you make a complaint and you think we have been unable to resolve it, you can make a complaint about the way we process your personal information to the Information Commissioner’s Office, which is the UK supervisory authority for data protection. Further information can be found on the data protection pages of the UCLan website (

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