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Privacy Policy

This page explains our privacy policy and how we will use and protect any information about you that you give us when you visit this website. 

What information do we collect?

We collect certain data or information when you use including:

  • Your IP address including information about which browser you used, traffic data, weblogs and geographical location. This information is processed in a way which does not identify individuals

  • If you complete one of our web forms, accessed via the ARC Store page or Faculty Application. More detailed information about this is available alongside each form 

Web forms

ARC Store

You may be asked to complete a web form when downloading a resource from the ARC store page. This will include your contact details such as your name, email, role and organisation.  

We ask for your contact details as we need to be able to demonstrate the impact our work, for example, how many times something has been downloaded or which organisations have accessed our work.

You will NOT be contacted unless you OPT-IN by ticking the box below the form to give your permission to ask for feedback. 

The information you put into the forms on this website will be stored securely on a database only for as long as it is needed to help demonstrate the number of downloads for our annual reports or until we have contacted you for feedback, with your permission, within the first 12 months of downloading the resource. 

A more detailed information about this is available alongside each form.

Faculty Application 

You will be asked to complete a web form on the Faculty Application page if you wish to apply to become an ARC EM Faculty member. This will include your contact details and you will be required to upload your CV in support of your application.

In submitting your information you consent to ARC EM processing your data for the purpose of considering your application as a Faculty Member. Your data may be shared with our partner organisations, a list of which can be found at:  

Your information will be kept by ARC EM until December 2024, which is the current end date for funding for ARC EM. At the end of ARC EM your information will be deleted from ARC EM’s and its partners’ databases and systems in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. 


We use cookies to collect user data. This data allow us to assess the popularity of certain areas of the website and raise the level of service performance which we provide for you. We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users' computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information; their privacy policy is available here.

We may use both session cookies and persistent cookies on the website. We will use the session cookies to keep track of you while you navigate the website. We will use the persistent cookies to enable our website to recognise you when you visit.

Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date.

If you want to block cookies, you can use a universal cookie blocker such as the Google Analytics opt-out.

Operator details

For enquiries about the website, you can e-mail or write to:

NIHR ARC East Midlands
Diabetes Research Centre College of Medicine
College of Medicine, Biological Sciences & Psychology
Leicester General Hospital
Gwendolen Road
LE5 4PW 

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Under the GDPR, we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. We use leading technologies and encryption software to safeguard your data and keep strict security standards to prevent any unauthorised access to it.  

Changes to our policy

If our privacy policy changes in any way, we will place an updated version on this page. Regularly reviewing the page ensures you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we will share it with other parties. 


This site has security measures in place to protect the loss and alteration of information under our control. 

Third party links

We may provide access to information, products, or services offered on websites that are owned or operated by other organisations (“third party websites”).

While we do our best to provide you with helpful, trustworthy resources, we cannot endorse, approve, or guarantee information, products, services, or recommendations provided at a third party website.

We may offer you links on an “as is” basis. When you visit a third party website by using a link provided by us, you will no longer be protected by our information security policies and procedures. The data collection, use, and protection practices of the linked site may differ from our practices. You should familiarise yourself with the privacy policy and security practices of the linked website.   

Contact us

If you have any questions about these terms and conditions or the practices of this website, please email us at