Cookie Policy

This page explains the NIHR ARC North Thames 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 the ARC North Thames website such as your IP address. This includes information about which browser you used, traffic data, weblogs and geographical location. This information is processed in a way which does not identify individuals

We also request your contact email address  when you subscribe to our newsletter, which uses the Mailchimp platform. We need to do this in order to be able to send you our newsletters, and to ensure we don't duplicate your details so you receive the same newsletter more than once.  


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 used cookies to generate statistical and other information about website use, which are stored on users' computers. The information generated is used to create reports about the use of the website, and make changes based on user experiences. Google will store this information. Read Google's privacy policy.

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.

You can block or delete cookies in your internet browser settings. Find out more about cookies and how to manage your cookie settings


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

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. 

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

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