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Cookie policy – Research Design Service Yorkshire and Humber

Cookie policy

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics and traffic log cookies, which help the RDS YH improve and tailor the website to the needs of the users by understanding how visitors interact with the website.  This website does not retain any personal information about individuals who access the website, except where you voluntarily choose to provide your personal details via an online form or by enquiring about our services. For more detail on the information collected by Google Analytics, including its use of cookies, please visit the Google Analytics Privacy Overview.

Any voluntarily provided personally identifiable information is stored securely by the RDS YH and only RDS YH staff can access this information.  No personally identifiable information provided to the RDS YH will be passed on or otherwise distributed to any third party (any organisation or person outside the RDS YH), except where individual consent has been sought and granted.

To provide website visitors more choice on how their data is collected by Google Analytics, Google have developed the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.  Installing the add-on allows users to stop the browser sending information about their visit to Google Analytics.

Other Cookies

This website contains embedded videos that create cookies – for more information, please visit the relevant YouTube and Vimeo pages.  Links are provided by this website to other sites and services, which may also create cookies.  You should refer to the site in question for more information.

Your Options

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. You should be aware that this may prevent you from taking full advantage of this website. If you wish to restrict or block cookies set by this or any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how or contact your local IT support for advice.