Legal/Credits 2019-09-26T08:25:29+00:00

Disclaimer and Privacy Policy

EMFL Privacy Policy


This privacy policy sets out how we use and protect any information that you give to us when you submit a proposal to EMFL or subscribe for the newsletter.
We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected and we will never release your personal details to any third party without your express consent. When you complete a proposal submission application to gain access to the EMFL facilities certain personal information is collected from you (for example: your name, email address, gender, work address, date of birth etc.). You can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

What we collect

We may collect the information you fill out during the proposal submission procedure: Name and surname, Date of Birth, Affiliation, Work Address, Phone numbers, Email address, Gender, proposal application, publications etc.

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to administer your proposal submission and to be able to provide statistics and be accountable to our stakeholders including funding agencies. It allows us to inform you about the outcome of the calls and inform you about events taking place (if subscribed to the news letter). It allows EMFL to offer you a better service for the proposal submission procedure.

Internal record keeping.

It is possible to subscribe and unsubscribe for our newsletters and information e-mails via the user portal. Unsubscribing is also possible via the link included in the footer of every information e-mail. EMFL will contact you with relevant correspondence, concerning high field science and EMFL particularly, if you have subscribed to receive our information e-mails. EMFL will retain your personal information linked to the proposal submission, to be accountable to our stakeholders and funding agencies.

We take your privacy seriously and all such information is held on secure servers. EMFL complies with all applicable Data Protection Regulations. We may change this policy from time to time by updating this policy and will notify you accordingly.

This policy is effective from 01/06/2018
Under General Data Protection Regulations you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office if you think there is a problem in the way your data is being handled.

Cookie Policy

What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the sites functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by choosing Disable in Cookies consent dialog box or, by ajusting settings of your browser.

The Cookies We Set

  • Account related cookies: If you create an account with us then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.
  • Login related cookies: We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.
  • Email newsletters related cookies: This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

  • Third party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit which helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you.
  • From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.
  • We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including  LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter,Google+ will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

More Information

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site.

However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us via email.


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