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What personal information does this website collect? 

This website collects your Internet protocol (IP) address and uses software tools to measure and collect non-identifying session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page.



Who can see your information?

Members of the STOP Study research team and site administrators selected by them will be able to see the information described above.



How does this website collect information?

Your IP address and session information are collected on entry to any page of the site.



Why does this website process your personal information? 

This website processes your personal information in order to facilitate the operation of the website and the provision of its services to you, to create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred non-personal information which may be used to provide and improve this website, and to comply with any applicable laws and regulations.


How does this website store, share, and disclose your personal information?

This website is hosted on the platform. provides us with the online platform that allows us to advertise our work to you. Your data may be stored through’s data storage, databases and the general applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. Your information is never shared or disclosed to any third parties unless they have a legal right to request such information.

How does this website use cookies and other tracking tools?

Information on the cookies used by can be found here:

What is this website's legal basis for processing?

The legal basis for this data processing, in accordance with Article 6(1) f) of the GDPR, is an overriding legitimate interest in the provision of this website for the public benefit of information about and access to mental health research and treatment.​


How long is your information kept for?

Your information is stored for as long as it is needed in order to be able to provide this website and its services, and for future quality assurance purposes.​



Amending or removing your information

You have the right to ask for a copy of your data to be transferred to another organisation, to ask for your data to be deleted, and to withdraw your consent for the processing of your personal information at any time by contacting:  ​



Privacy policy updates

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If material changes to this policy are made, this website will notify you here that it has been updated.​




For any questions or other communications relating to this Privacy Policy, please contact:

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