Headstart Hull

Privacy Policy

Introduction to Privacy Policy of https://www.headhull.co.uk

The below information sets out how University of Hull uses and protects the data collected via our website. When using this site, you are legally bound to the following privacy policy, so please read carefully. Privacy protection is something that University of Hull are fully committed to.

Dr J White, HeadStart Hull Independent Evaluation.
20 Dearne Building, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Hull, Cottingham Road, Hull HU6 7RX.
Email: head@hull.ac.uk

Policy summary

We do not gather Personal Data, all data provided is anonymous.

Hosting & Backend Infrastructure

DigitalOcean, Inc. is an American cloud infrastructure provider headquartered in New York City with data centres worldwide. DigitalOcean provides developers cloud services that help to deploy and scale applications that run simultaneously on multiple computers.

This type of service has the purpose of hosting Data and files that enable this Website to run and be distributed as well as to provide a ready-made infrastructure to run specific features or parts of this Website. Some of these services work through geographically distributed servers, making it difficult to determine the actual location where the Personal Data is stored.

Data Management and Information Governance


The questions on this website have been approved by the Faculty of Health Sciences Research Ethics Committee, University of Hull.

Participant confidentiality

The staff involved in this project will ensure that the participants’ anonymity is maintained. All information will be stored securely and will only be accessible by these staff and authorized personnel. The project will comply with the Data Protection Act which requires data to be anonymized as soon as it is practical to do so. Any potentially identifying aspects of direct quotes used in write ups will be anonymized.

Data handling and record keeping

All Investigators and study site staff involved with this project will comply with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998 with regard to the collection, storage and processing of information and will uphold the Act’s core principles.

At the end of the project we will disseminate results by publication on website, and via publication in major peer reviewed journals and by conference presentation.

Variations to the Policy

We reserve the right to alter and change information provided in this document at our own discretion and therefore this document should be regularly referred to for updates and variations.