Privacy policy

The Grief: A Study of Human Emotional Experience project team is committed to safeguarding the privacy of individuals and organisations in line with relevant data protection legislation. We aim to be transparent about the data we collect via this website.

We make use of cookies (small files stored on your computer) in the following ways:

  • To enhance the functionality of the website, for example by storing certain usage preferences.
  • To collect anonymous statistical information about users visiting our site, for example the number of times they visit different pages and how they are getting to those pages. This information is used to help us improve our website’s structure and usability.

All information stored in cookies from our website is strictly anonymous. You may turn off or block cookies in your browser but portions of this site may no longer function properly. The project team accepts no liability for any loss of functionality as a result of disabling cookies.

This website does not collect personal information of any kind from its users as part of its core functionality. If cases arise where we enable data collection functionality, the purpose and usage of this data will be made clear at the point of collection. All collected data will be governed by the following statements:

  • Information will not be used for any purpose other than that specified at the time of collection.
  • Information will be treated confidentially and in accordance with the legal provisions concerning data protection.

Further information is available on our Terms of service page.

We aim to regularly review our privacy policy notices and update them as and when required. If you have any further questions or a complaint regarding privacy in relation to this website or how we use personal information, please contact us at heritage360@york.ac.uk. If you are not satisfied with our resolution or response, you have the right to contact the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) directly with your concerns.