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Research Participant privacy notice

BU researchers will have access to your personal information in identifiable form as described in the participant information sheet.  If it is necessary for the purposes of the research project for other people to have access to your personal information in identifiable form, this will also be explained in the participant information sheet.  This may be the case if we are conducting the research in collaboration with other organisations (e.g. another university or an NHS body), if we need to use an external service (e.g. transcription) or if our work is monitored or audited by another organisation, such as a separate organisation providing funding for the research or a collaborator organisation with its own audit requirements. 

If we do share your data in this way, there will be arrangements in place to ensure that the other organisation keeps your data secure and only processes it as necessary for the specific purpose relating to the research project.