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NIHR ARC Kent Surrey and Sussex website

Privacy policy:  We have a legal duty to protect the privacy of all personal data obtained from you while you are using this website. Some web usage and technical information is collected by this website to help us improve our service to you, but this does not contain any personal data. This privacy policy explains what information we may collect from you and the purposes for which it will be used. By using this website, you give your agreement to the data practices described in this policy.

Who manages this website?  The content on is managed on a day-to-day basis by the core communications team at ARC Kent Surrey and Sussex. The website is maintained by a compliant third party and hosted on the Sussex Partnership Foundation Trust’s own servers.

What information do we collect?  ARC Kent Surrey and Sussex recognises the importance of protecting personal and confidential information in all that we do and takes care to meet its legal and regulatory duties.

We collect the following kind of information from people visiting the website: 

ARC Kent Surrey and Sussex mailing list:

When you join the NIHR ARC Kent Surrey and Sussex mailing list by completing our sign-up form we obtain personal information about you. This includes your name, email address, organisation and areas of interest in our work.

How we use this information and your consent

Using the information you have provided, we will send you our newsletter (via which will include NIHR ARC Kent Surrey and Sussex research news, blogs, events and resources, as well as those from our partner organisations that may be of interest.

We believe that all emails in our mailing list have been gathered with full transparent consent - either through our mailing list form, via Mailchimp or by you giving us your email following an NIHR ARC Kent Surrey and Sussex event specifically for this purpose.

How to unsubscribe

We will remove your personal information from our systems if you no longer wish to be registered to receive information from us, or if the NIHR ARC Kent Surrey and Sussex ends, whichever is first.

You can unsubscribe at any time from our newsletter: go to the bottom of the newsletter and click 'unsubscribe from this list' or 'update subscription preferences'.

You can also email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

At certain times you may be asked to fill in information about yourself on the site e.g. when filling in a form. This information will only be used for the purpose stated in each case. We will not distribute personal information collected in this way to any third party. If you contact us, whether by email, post, or telephone, or if we contact you, similarly we may keep a record of that correspondence.

Third-party content and linking to other websites:  This website contains links to other websites. This privacy policy applies to ARC Kent Surrey and Sussex. ARC Kent Surrey and Sussex's website is not responsible for the content or reliability of linked websites and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. Listing shall not be taken as endorsement of any kind. We embed external content from third-party websites such as YouTube and including cookies. This content is not published on our website. These links are there to signpost and pass information from other organisations that we work closely with including: higher education institutions, NHS Trusts and local authorities. They are delivered using tools and services from third party sites that can be inserted into our site such as media players, RSS feeds and widgets. These websites may use cookies. Their content is subject to the privacy policy of the relevant third-party provider and not ours.

Following a link to another website:  When you visit another website, you can read the privacy policy on that website to know what it does with your information. We don’t pass on any of your personal information to other websites. ARC Kent, Surrey and Sussex will endeavour to ensure that links posted on the site work appropriately. If you identify a link that does not work, please inform us and we will attempt to replace or remove the link in a timely manner.

Following a link to ARC Kent Surrey and Sussex from another website:  When you come to our website from another website, we may get personal information about you from the other website. You should read the privacy policy of websites you visit that link you to us if you want to know about this. These policies will explain how they collect and use your personal information, and whether they pass this on to websites they link you to.

Data Protection Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we must protect any information collected from you. For further information, please contact:

NIHR Applied Research Collaboration Kent Surrey and Sussex
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Grove House Clinic
East Sussex

Or via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Changes to this privacy policy We may make changes to this privacy policy at any time. Changes will be posted here and are effective immediately.

Our host Trust ARC Kent Surrey and Sussex is hosted by Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (SPFT). SPFT’s privacy policy is available here:

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