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Terms and conditions

Terms and conditions


The Research and Development website is essentially an ‘Information Portal’ of the activities of the Research and Development Unit of the York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

The information which can be found on the pages of the website are primarily for organisations or individuals engaged in health orientated research and development.

Access and use of this website by you constitutes your acceptance of these terms and conditions. This takes effect from the date on which you first use this website.


The Trust is fully compliant with the government’s Data Protection Act 1998 and the NHS Confidentiality Code of Practice.

Open Government Licence

You may use and re-use the information featured on this website (not including logos or photographs (where used)), unless identified as another party’s copyright, free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government Licence (which can be found at

Privacy Statement

We do not collect any personal information from you on any page of the website you may visit.

We do re-direct you to other websites as part of specific activities on some of your pages. You should be aware that these terms and conditions only apply to our own website; it does not cover all sites that can be linked to from this site, so you should always be aware to read the terms and conditions or privacy statements on that site.

Use of Cookies

When we provide services, we want to make them easy, useful and reliable. Where services are provided on the internet this sometime involves the placing of small amounts of information on your device (e.g. computer or mobile phone). These are commonly known as cookies.

Under EU Legislation we are required to inform you of the cookies we use and why we use them.  We currently do not use any cookies that can identify you personally.

The only cookie we currently use is a session ID cookie:


Lifespan: Session (it is deleted when the user closes their web browser).

Purpose: This cookie is set to ensure the user does not have any disruption to their user experience while accessing the website. This cookie hold no personal information, it helps us provide our users with an uninterrupted journey through the website and is sued for anonymous analysis of website usage. Without this cookie some features of the website, including the website search, may not function properly.

You can find further general information about cookies at:


We may revise these terms and conditions without notice. Please check regularly. Continued use of the website after a change has been made is your acceptance of the change.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about these terms and conditions or the practices of this website please contact:

The R&D Unit Website Content Manager


Phone: 01904 72 6996

1st April 2023 – 31st March 2024

York & Scarborough

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