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GDPR information for STRAP patients

 

 

 

 

How will my data be handled in the STRAP trial?

Queen Mary University of London is the sponsor for this study based in the United Kingdom.  We will be using information from you and your medical records in order to undertake this study and will act as the data controller for this study. This means that we are responsible for looking after your information and using it properly. Queen Mary University of London will not receive any identifiable information about you.

Your rights to access, change or move your information are limited, as we need to manage your information in specific ways in order for the research to be reliable and accurate. If you withdraw from the study, we will keep the information about you that we have already obtained. To safeguard your rights, the sponsor will not hold any identifiable information

You can find out more about how we use your information at http://www.arcs.qmul.ac.uk/media/arcs/policyzone/Privacy-Notice-for-Research-Participants.pdf 

The hospital which recruited you to the STRAP trial will collect information from you and your medical records for this research study in accordance with our instructions.

The hospital which recruited you to the STRAP trial will use your name, NHS number and contact details to contact you about the research study, and make sure that relevant information about the study is recorded for your care, and to oversee the quality of the study. Individuals from Queen Mary University of London and regulatory organisations may look at your medical and research records to check the accuracy of the research study. The hospital which recruited you to the STRAP trial will pass these details to Queen Mary University of London along with the information collected from you and your medical records. The only people in Queen Mary University of London who will have access to information that identifies you will be people who need to audit the data collection process. The people who analyse the information will not be able to identify you and will not be able to find out your name, NHS number or contact details.

The hospital which recruited you to the STRAP trial will keep identifiable information about you from this study until the study is completed.

When you agree to take part in a research study, the information about your health and care may be provided to researchers running other research studies in this organisation and in other organisations. These organisations may be universities, NHS organisations or companies involved in health and care research in this country or abroad. Your information will only be used by organisations and researchers to conduct research in accordance with the UK Policy Framework for Health and Social Care Research.

This information will not identify you and will not be combined with other information in a way that could identify you. The information will only be used for the purpose of health and care research, and cannot be used to contact you or to affect your care. It will not be used to make decisions about future services available to you, such as insurance.


 

This study is jointly funded by MRC and ARUK | Copyright STRAP 2014 | Experimental Medicine & Rheumatology Department, Queen Mary University London