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Privacy Statement

This page explains how the Norwich Research Park Biorepository website collects information and the ways in which your privacy is protected.

The Norwich Research Park Biorepository website does not automatically capture or store personal information, other than logging the user’s internet protocol (IP) address and session information such as the duration of the visit and the type of browser used. This is recognised by the web server and is only used for system administration and to provide statistics which we use to evaluate usage of the site. We do not use cookies for collecting user information from the site.

Under the requirements of the UK Data Protection Law and the EU General Data Protection Regulation, the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the Data Controller responsible for keeping your information confidential, safe and secure and can be contacted at:

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, 20 Rouen Road, Norwich, NR1 1QQ.

Telephone: 01603 286286


Data Protection Act

Under the Data Protection Act, we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. We will only use your information for the purposes for which it was collected.

Freedom of Information Act

The purpose of the Act is to promote greater openness by public authorities. Under Section 19 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has a legal duty to adopt and maintain a Publication Scheme for the publication of Trust information. This Publication Scheme is a complete guide to the information routinely published by the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. It is a description of the information about the Trust that is made publicly available. The Trust reviews the Scheme at regular intervals and monitors how it is operating.


If you send an e-mail or call the Biorepository asking for information, we may need to contact other organisations to find that information. If your question is technical, we may need to pass it to our IT Department. We do not pass on any of your personal information when dealing with your enquiry, unless you have given us permission to do so.

Cookies and Site Usage Information

Cookies are pieces of data created on your computer when you visit a website. Our site uses two types of cookies: “session cookies” and “persistent cookies”.

Session cookies These are pieces of data created temporarily when you visit a website and are used to store your “preferences” while you move around the site. You can set your computer not to accept cookies. However, if you do this, you may not be able to use some site features because we need to record your preferences in order to give you the information you need during your visit. Session cookies are deleted when you leave the site. They do not contain any personal information about you, and do not hold any information about sites you have visited.

Persistent cookies These are pieces of data stored on your computer and used in subsequent visits to our site. Persistent cookies are not deleted when you leave our site but can expire after a set period The following persistent cookies are used on this website:

Cookie Consent – Contains the date acknowledgement was made that our site uses cookies.

Google Analytics – Stores anonymous information about how visitors use our site, including the number of visitors, the pages visited, where visitors have come from etc. This information is used by us to improve the content and navigation of the site. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit

Log files

Log files allow us to record visitors’ use of the site. They enable us to make changes to the layout of the site and to the information in it, based on the way that visitors move around it. Log files do not contain any personal information or information about which other sites you have visited.

What happens when I link to another site?

This website contains links to other websites. This privacy policy applies only to our site, so you should always be aware when you are moving to another site and read the privacy statement of any site which collects personal information. We do not pass on any personal information you have given us to any other site.