Heart Surgery priority setting partnership privacy notice

The Department of Cardiovascular Sciences is part of the University of Leicester. The University of Leicester is the Data Controller for your information.

The Data Protection Officer is:

  • Elisabeth Taoudi, Data Protection Officer and Commercial Lawyer
  • University Of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH
  • 0116 229 7640
  • et177@leicester.ac.uk

This privacy notice explains how we use your personal information and your rights regarding that information.

Why are you collecting my data?

The demographic information will help us to understand the groups of people that have responded to the survey, and will help us ensure we can target our publicity to the groups that have not responded. The contact details will enable us to tell you about the next stages of the project, if you want to know about this.

What do you do with my information?

If you choose to give us your contact details, we will use them to occasionally send you information about the project.

These details will be separated from the demographic information. The demographics will be analysed and reported on when we publish the results of our project. It will not be possible to identify any individuals from this.

What is the legal basis for processing the data?


If you are sharing my data with others, who are you sharing it with?

The information will stay within the project team at Leicester University and will not be shared with anyone else.

How long will you process my data for?

When the project is completed (which will be in about 2 years' time) we will destroy your contact details.

How can I access the information you hold about me?

Please contact the project team:

Department of Cardiovascular Sciences
University of Leicester
Clinical Sciences Wing
Glenfield Hospital

0116 256 3021

What are my rights and how can I enforce them?

  • Right to withdraw consent
  • Right to be informed
  • Right to erasure
  • Right to object to Direct Marketing
  • Right of Access
  • Right to Restrict Processing
  • Right to Portability
  • Right to Rectification
  • Rights related to automated decision making including processing.

How do I complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office?

The Information Commissioner can be contacted on:

  • Information Commissioners Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK95AF
  • 0303 123 1113
  • ICO website

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