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This privacy policy describes the personal information (data) that Newcastle University collect from you on the web site and what we do with it. Personal information means any information, which relates to or identifies you as an individual. In this privacy policy, references to “you” mean any person submitting any data to the site or to us. Your privacy is very important to you and us. If you have any questions, comments or suggestions about the way in which we use your personal information or if any of your personal information changes, please contact us at  

To ensure potentially sensitive content (for example videos featuring children) are only used for clinical and educational purposes you are required to register for an online account to access these password-protected areas of the site. This is a requirement of Newcastle University ethical approval for PMM. You do not need to register on the site if you do not wish to, but you will not be able to see the password-protected areas of the site.  However you will still be able to access the bulk of the information.

Data that we collect and our use of it

If you choose to register on the web site we collect some or all of the following information: your name, email address, job title, place of work and password. We use that information in order to approve access to the password protected areas of the site. You must only provide information, which is accurate and not misleading, and you must keep it up to date and inform us of changes.

We will only keep your information for as long as we are either required to by law, or as is relevant for the purposes for which it was collected.

You can choose to deregister from the site at a later date by sending your request to If you do this, all of your personal data will be deleted.

We may in the future use the contact details you provide to invite you to provide feedback about the site or give you updates on any site developments. Feedback is not compulsory and you can choose to participate or not. Likewise if you would prefer not to receive any information or if you want to limit the contact that you receive from us to a particular sort, please send us an appropriate email to Following receipt of your clear instruction as to what you would like us to do, we will cease to send you information as requested and acknowledge your request via email.

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) you have rights as an individual which are detailed here, along with Contact Details for Newcastle University’s and Northumbria University’s Data Protection Officer: 

Newcastle University:

Northumbria University:

Third Parties and Links

We shall not disclose your personal data to anyone outside Newcastle University unless we are required to do so by law. Northumbria University are partners in the development of PMM but we will only share non-identifiable data with them.

The PMM site may contain details of third parties or links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those third parties or other sites.