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Research Participant Privacy Notice

If you agree to participate in a research project being undertaken by one of our members of staff or students, we may need to collect personal data. We need to tell you about the types of personal information we collect, the purposes we use it for, the legal reasons contained in the General Data Protection Regulation and Data Protection Act 2018 which allows us to use it in these ways, how long we retain the information for and how you can exercise your rights.

The University of Leeds’ Research Participant Privacy Notice ( explains how and why the University uses personal data for research; what individual rights are afforded under the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA) and who to contact with any queries or concerns. All research projects are different. This information is intended to supplement the specific information provided to you when asked to participate in one of our research projects. The project specific information will provide details on how and why we will process your personal data, who will have access to it, any automated decision-making that affects you and for how long we will retain your personal data.

The following links provide Privacy Notices for each of the research projects identified.


Hospitalisation and Mortality after Acute Myocardial Infarction: Privacy Notice

Understanding the geospatial and contextual patterns of rural domestic abuse: Privacy Notice

Development and evaluation of the electronic frailty index+ (eFI+) tool: integrated prognostic-decision modelling to target interventions for older people with moderate or severe frailty

Impact of Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards on Residential Rents’ project (PO311)

INSCHOOL project privacy policy

Urban Transport Modelling for Sustainable Well-Being in Hanoi (UTM-Hanoi)

P0305 – Healthy and sustainable diets project

Is rate of investigation with chest x-ray associated with lung cancer stage distribution and mortality?

P0304 – Hospital Frailty Risk Score (HFRS) in End Stage Kidney Disease (ESKD)

P0349 – Building New Travel Activity Models from Connected Car Data

P0345 – Early Help Analytics Project

P0261 – Turning Text into Data

P0329 - Investigation into Multimorbidity Prevalence and its Association with Clinical outcomes and Treatment effectiveness in Myocardial Infarction (IMPACT-MI)

P0458 - Penicillin allergy status and its effect on antibiotic prescribing, patient outcomes, and antimicrobial resistance (ALABAMA)

P0342 - Optimising Structured Medication Reviews for older people with severe frailty and care home residents to reduce overprescribing and associated inequalities.