Privacy Statement


The Patient Voice in Cancer Research website is managed by the UCD Conway Institute. This statement provides you with information on how the UCD Conway Institute, captures and uses personal data and the steps the institute takes to protect your personal data and your right to privacy. The UCD Conway Institute respects your right to privacy and actively seeks to protect the rights of users who share information.

Cookie Policy and Data Processing Information

Cookies may be used by the UCD Conway Institute to collect non-personal information about how visitors use our website. Cookies are small text files that are sent from websites you are visiting and stored on your web browser and are used to collect anonymous data on standard internet activity and user behaviours. Cookies are mainly used to improve the user’s experience of the website such as remembering your display preferences (e.g. text size preferences).

The UCD Conway Institute also uses cookies as part of web analytics services that enable us to track how visitors use our website. You may refuse the use of cookies by changing your browser settings.
Temporary session cookies may also be used in some areas to enable specific functionality. These cookies are deleted once you leave the website. Please see UCD’s Cookie Police for further information:

Cookie information may be passed to third parties for analysing website activity and usage. This information will not include any of your personal information from which you will be readily identifiable.

The UCD Conway Institute does not use malware, spyware, or adware in any form or fashion.

This is normally stated on the web page where the information is requested and should be self-explanatory. However, if you have any specific queries about the purpose for which your information is to be used, you should contact our Information Compliance Manager before submitting the information. University policy and procedures relating to the processing of personal data, including your rights of rectification and your responsibilities as providers of personal information, are available at

User Volunteered Information

The UCD Conway Institute does not collect or process any personal information on this website without your permission, except as may be required or permitted by law, or in the event of a breach of the UCD Information Technology Services Acceptable Use Policy. All information provided to the UCD Conway Institute is stored in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1988, Data Protection (Amendment) Act 2003 and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Email addresses along with other personal information may be requested by online forms for the purpose of enabling the UCD Conway Institute to contact you. Any information that you provide is used by the UCD Conway Institute in accordance with the purpose for which you provided the information, and will only be retained for as long as required for the purpose.

Technical details in connection with visits to this website may be logged on the University’s server for accounting and auditing purposes (e.g. Computer IP number).

If you have any queries about the purpose for which your information is to be used, please contact the UCD staff members listed below.


The UCD Conway Institute will take appropriate security measures (physical and technical) to prevent unauthorised access, alteration or destruction of data. This includes staff awareness training to maintain the security of personal data supplied to us and we review these measures regularly.

Information Disclosure

The UCD Conway Institute will not provide any personal information obtained from its website to any third party, unless required by law to do so.

Please see the UCD website disclaimed of the terms and conditions for more information:

External Websites

Please read the privacy statements on other websites you may visit. This Privacy Statement does not cover links to third-party websites.


The UCD Conway Institute reserves the right to change this Privacy Statement at any time without notice. Users should check this page regularly to review any updates to the Privacy Statement. This Privacy Statement should not be perceived as a contractual undertaking.

Contact Information

Any queries regarding this Privacy Statement and this website can be directed to
Further information on your data privacy rights is available on the website of the Data Protection Commissioner

If you have any concerns relating to the processing of your personal data on this website you can contact the UCD Office of the DPO at or visit If you would like to make a data subject access request please visit or contact Telephone: +353 1 716 8786/8722. If you have any questions relating to the processing of personal data on this Website please contact the Information Compliance Manager at the address set out below.

Information Compliance Manager,
UCD Records Management and Freedom of Information Unit
Roebuck Castle
University College Dublin
Dublin 4
Telephone: +353 1 716 8786/8722
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