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Privacy & cookies

Privacy & cookies

Privacy statement and information regarding cookie consent.

Privacy Statement

The Euan MacDonald Centre for Motor Neuron Disease Research website is owned and maintained by the University of Edinburgh.

This website contains links to unrelated sites. We are not responsible for the content of these sites and this privacy statement does not apply to them.

What personal data do we collect and why?

1) Users’ IP address

Your IP address is automatically logged by our web server. IP addresses are used to observe and analyse users’ interest in this website (number of visits, etc). We collect this information on the basis of our legitimate interests and will only use it to improve our website. We will analyse the information using Google Analytics, but will not share it with any other third parties. We will delete it after five years.

2) Cookies

This site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping baskets, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.

3) E-mail addresses

We store email addresses only if users have provided them and requested to receive e-newsletters. Full details of how we use email addresses are provided on the Subscribe to e-newsletters page.


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Further information

This privacy statement is continued on the University of Edinburgh website at