... understanding life in molecular detail

A Peak of Research Excellence at the University of Leeds

Welcome to the website of the Astbury Centre for Structural Molecular Biology. The Astbury Centre is an interdisciplinary research centre that brings together around 250 researchers from across the University to understand the molecular basis of life.

Privacy Notice

1. Purpose of this notice
This notice tells you how the University of Leeds will collect and process your personal data when you access this website.

2. Automated collection of personal information
As with most other web servers, when you access these web pages certain information you provide will automatically be recorded by the University of Leeds. This may include your IP address, browser type, and information relating to the page you last visited. This information is processed to estimate how much usage of the server is made by different categories of users and in the event of a breach of security may be used to aid detection.

3. Non-automated collection
Where you are required under this website to provide personal data the uses of this data will be indicated at the point of collection. The data will be used for the following purposes:

  • As part of our Postgraduate studentship application process
  • In Advertising positions available within the Astbury Centre
  • In providing research portfolios of staff members
  • In providing portfolios of registered PhD students and alumni
  • In advertising of seminar speakers
  • As part of the registration process for scietific meetings and symposia

4. Third-party access
Your personal data that you have provided will not routinely be sent to other third-parties.

5. Cookies
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This website (www.astbury.leeds.ac.uk) only uses session cookies. These cookies are used to enable the site to function correctly and do not store any personal information. By using our website you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

We do not use cookies to collect personal information about you. Should you wish to restrict or block cookies which are set by our website you can do this through your browser settings. The 'help' function within your browser or the manual that comes with your device should tell you how. You may also wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how you can do this on a wide variety of browsers. Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of our website.

6. University Code of Practice
The University's Data Protection Code of Practice also applies to the use of personal data under this website. The Code can be accessed at http://www.leeds.ac.uk/secretariat/data_protection_code_of_practice.html

7. Changes to this notice
This notice and therefore the ways in which your data may be processed can be changed from time to time. Any changes will only be notified via this web page.

8. Further information and Contact
If you have any queries relating to this privacy notice or the way your data is being processed through this website then please contact astburywebmaster@leeds.ac.uk. If you are dissatisfied with their response please contact the University Webmaster, webmaster@leeds.ac.uk.

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Astbury Annual Research Retreat. 14-15th Sept 2017. Conference full - Registration closed. Places limited to 130.


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