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Dementias Platform UK (DPUK) is a public-private partnership made up of 19 academic and industrial partners (a full list can be accessed here.

The University of Oxford, as lead academic partner and home to DPUK’s central communications and operations team, administers the DPUK website on behalf of all the partners.

We (DPUK) are committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information. This notice describes how we collect and use your personal data submitted to us online, by email, on paper or face-to-face, in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and associated data protection legislation.


The University of Oxford is the 'data controller' for the information that you provide to Dementias Platform UK when you visit this website, attend our events or sign up to our newsletter. This means that we, as part of the University of Oxford, decide how to use it and are responsible for looking after it in accordance with the GDPR.


Access to your personal data within Dementias Platform UK will be provided to those staff who need to view it as part of their work administering the website



We may store the data we collect in hard copy or electronically.   The data is stored on secure servers and/or in our premises within the UK. We may share your data with third parties or transfer your data outside the EAA under certain circumstances.


We will only retain your data for as long as we need it to fulfil our purposes, including any relating to legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.


Under certain circumstances, by law you have the right to:

  • Request access to your data (commonly known as a "subject access request"). This enables you to receive a copy of your data and to check that we are lawfully processing it.
  • Request correction of your data. This enables you to ask us to correct any incomplete or inaccurate information we hold about you.
  • Request erasure of your data. This enables you to ask us to delete or remove your data under certain circumstances, for example, if you consider that there is no good reason for us continuing to process it. You also have the right to ask us to delete or remove your data where you have exercised your right to object to processing (see below).
  • Object to processing of your data where we are relying on our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and there is something about your particular situation which makes you want to object to processing on this ground.
  • Request the restriction of processing of your data. This enables you to ask us to suspend the processing of your data, for example if you want us to establish its accuracy or the reason for processing it.
  • Request the transfer of your data to another party.

Depending on the circumstances and the nature of your request it may not be possible for us to do what you have asked, for example, where there is a statutory or contractual requirement for us to process your data and it would not be possible to fulfil our legal obligations if we were to stop. Further information on your rights is available from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

If you want to exercise any of the rights described above or are dissatisfied with the way we have used your information, you should contact Oxford University’s Information Compliance Team at The same email address may be used to contact Oxford University’s Data Protection Officer. If you remain dissatisfied, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the ICO at