P0349 – Privacy Notice

P0349 - Building New Travel Activity Models from Connected Car Data - Privacy Notice

Project leader’s contact details

Name: Professor Ed Manley

Address: School of Geography, University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, LS2 9JT.

Phone Number: +44(0) 113 343 3356

E-mail: E.J.Manley@leeds.ac.uk

Date privacy notice completed: 20/09/2022

The type of personal information this project will collect:

This project will collect and process the following information:

  • Data is provided by Wejo via the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC). The data describes the GPS (point) trajectories of around 50,000 vehicles in the UK during the course of July 2022.
  • The trajectories are de-identified, meaning that the project will have no access to any other personal data other than the trajectories themselves.
  • Each journey has been truncated by 15 seconds at its start and end to prevent identification of any final destinations.
  • The research will also use location data, such as street networks available from OpenStreetMap or other points of interest, to understand mobility behaviours within the Wejo data. 

How and why this project obtains personal information

  • This project will use data collected by a third party on individual journey trajectories which have been de-identified and truncated to prevent de-identification.
  • The project is interested in understanding overall mobility behaviours. Although individual trajectories will be analysed, no attempt will be made to re-identify any individual based on the location of their trajectories.
  • The project may match available location data such as points of interest or street network data.

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the lawful basis we rely on for processing this information is:

  • To perform a specific task in the public interest.

 How this project will store any personally identifiable information

  • No information will be shared on individual data entries or any other information that might enable inference on individual observations.
  • Trajectory data and any derived personally identifiable information that might emerge through data linking is securely stored in the virtual research environment LASER – the Leeds Analytic Secure Environment for Research; which is compliant with ISO27001.
  • In accordance with the data sharing agreement in place between the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) and the data provider (Wejo), all trajectory data relating to this project will be deleted on 23 August 2023. Only derived and aggregated data that do not contain any personal data will be preserved.
  • Deletion of the trajectory data will be confirmed with LIDA via the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC).

Your data protection rights

Under data protection law, you have rights including:

Your right of access – You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information.

Your right to rectification – You have the right to ask us to rectify personal information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.

Your right to erasure – You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.

Your right to restriction of processing – You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.

Your right to object to processing – You have the the right to object to the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.

Your right to data portability – You have the right to ask that we transfer the personal information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.

You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.

Please contact us at the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC), info@cdrc.ac.uk  if you wish to make a request. 

 How to complain

If you have any concerns about our use of your personal information, you can make a complaint to us at info@cdrc.ac.uk.

You can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how LIDA or this project has used your data.

The ICO’s address:

Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

Helpline number: 0303 123 1113
ICO website: https://www.ico.org.uk