Privacy Notice

Stepping Up Web and Data Protection

At STFC (being a Council under, and part of, United Kingdom Research and Innovation), we intend to make sure that we maintain the UK as a world-leader in science and technology research - integral to this is our commitment to protecting and safeguarding your data privacy.

It is part of STFC's public purpose to provide services such as the Stepping Up website. In order to effectively provide that service to you, we need to collect information about you and may need to contact you from time to time with regards to its provision.

STFC considers it in the legitimate interest of anyone who has signed up to access the Stepping Up service that it should be able to effectively and efficiently manage the service for their benefit. STFC therefore requests and securely holds the data which it requires for these purposes.

For registered users Stepping Up  stores your user name and email address. In addition, the web server (Apache) stores your IP address in the standard logs. We will not share your information with anyone. 

UKRI and Data Protection

UKRI and STFC comply with the requirements of the GDPR with regard to the collection, storage, processing and disclosure of personal information and is committed to upholding the GDPR's core data protection principles. A full notice of UKRI's position with regards to Freedom of Information and the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) (EU) (2016/679) can be found at: https://www.ukri.org/freedom-of-information

If you wish to un-register with Stepping Up, please email sct-helpdesk@stfc.ac.uk.

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