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Privacy Policy

Contact details

Centre for Effective Innovation in Agriculture

Lead: Professor Tom MacMillan, Royal Agricultural University

For all data-related and administrative enquiries please contact:

FAO: Centre Manager

Centre for Effective Innovation in Agriculture

Royal Agricultural University

Stroud Road

Cirencester, GL7 6JS

What information we collect

When you submit a contact enquiry, we collect your name, email address and any message you submit.


When you submit your email to join our mailing list we collection and store the information you have provided.

What we do with your information

We receive notification of your mailing list subscription, and/or enquiry and use the details you have provided to respond to you.

Your email, enquiry and contact details are stored on the web platform’s messaging inbox and a copy is sent via email to the data controller of the Centre for Effective Innovation in Agriculture (CEIA, see address details above) to action/respond to you. This may involve sending your enquiry to another member of our CEIA team if most appropriate to help you with your enquiry.


How we store your information

Your information will be stored on the web platform’s message service for 5 years unless removed sooner during regular deleting of records that have either been resolved or are no longer required. This deletion review will occur every 12 months at the latest.

Your enquiry and data that are forwarded to email recipients for action will be stored on secure university email servers held in the UK. These email services have a regular archiving process every 6 months.


All further correspondence between you and the responder will also be stored unless no longer required and is deleted.


Your data protection rights

The UK GDPR provides the following rights for individuals:​


  1. The right to be informed

  2. The right of access

  3. The right to rectification

  4. The right to erasure

  5. The right to restrict processing

  6. The right to data portability

  7. The right to object

  8. Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling

Further information on your rights can be accessed at the Information Commissioners Office (ICO). (link accessed 17/02/2022)

How to complain

If you have any concerns about our use of your personal information, you can make a complaint to us at the contact address above.

You can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data.

The ICO’s address:           

Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane





Helpline number: 0303 123 1113

ICO website:

Last updated: 17th February 2022

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