Privacy policy

The information we collect about you, our security agreement and your rights

Roslin Innovation Centre (the “Centre”, “us” or “we”) is committed to preserving your privacy. 

New data privacy laws came into effect in the UK on 25 May 2018. General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) forms part of the data protection regime in the UK, together with the new Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018). As a result we have updated our Privacy Notice to comply with all the protection that this affords you.

Please read the following privacy policy to understand how we use and protect the information obtained from those visiting and using the Roslin Innovation Centre’s website and its subdomains (the “website”).

By using the Roslin Innovation Centre's website you consent to the collection, retention and use of your personal information in accordance with the terms of this policy.

  • Personal details (such as your name, contact details and email address) which you provide by registering with us or submitting an enquiry via the website.
  • Your responses to any surveys which we ask you to complete for research purposes.
  • How you use the website and any other information you post, email or otherwise send to us.

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of the website. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is stored on your device.

The cookies set may obtain information about you, your computer, your use of our website and your general internet usage.

We may collect information where available about your IP address, operating system and browser type. This is data about users' browsing actions and patterns. It is used to inform improvements to the website, for system administration, and to report aggregate information to third parties.

We employ security measures to protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction or damage.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is never completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal or other data transmitted to our website. Any transmission is at your own risk.

Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to prevent unauthorised access.

The website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of third parties. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy and/or cookie policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.

Viewing third-party content may result in cookies being set on your device and may result in some information about your visit being saved. 

Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these third party websites.

If you become aware that the information we hold about you is inaccurate, please contact us by email at and we will ensure that the details we hold are corrected or updated as soon as possible.

We may amend this policy from time to time. If we make any substantial changes we will notify you by posting a prominent notice on the website.