Privacy policy

Who we are

Oxford Brookes Centre for Nutrition and Health is supported by Oxford Brookes University. Oxford Brookes University (the University) is committed to protecting the privacy and security of personal data. Personal data is information that could identify you. The University will be the Data Controller of any personal data that you supply. This means that they will make the decisions on how your data is used and for what reasons. You can contact OBU’s Information Management Team on 01865 485420 or email

What information do we collect about you?

We collect information about you when you visit this website and voluntarily provide us with personal details in order to enquire about the services and facilities we offer or apply for being a participant in our research.

You may choose to provide these personal details by completing an online form or by contacting us by email or by other means.

We also collect information about how you use our website and the services you access.

How will we use the information about you?


When we provide services to you we want them to be reliable and easy to use. We also need to understand how you use our services so we can improve them.

To help us do this, when you access our websites we place a small amount of information on your computer or access device. These small files, which typically comprise a series of letters or numbers, are called cookies.

We use these cookies to recognise your device and provide online services.

Some cookies are essential for the operation of our websites, others are not. Opting out or blocking some cookies may affect the functionality of these sites. We want to be open about the way we use cookies and to help you make informed choices about their use.

What rights do you have regarding your personal data that we hold?

  • You have the right to be informed.
  • You have the right of access to your data.
  • You have the right to correct data if it is wrong.
  • You have the right to ask for your data to be deleted.
  • You have the right to restrict use of the data we hold.
  • You have the right to data portability.
  • You have the right to object to Oxford Brookes Centre for Nutrition and Health using your data.
  • You have rights in relation to using your data automated decision making and profiling.

Are there any consequences if you do not provide the requested data?