Data Protection Policy


Learning for Resilience is a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional, global collective (hereafter referred to as the LFR Team) striving to help those entrusted with the teaching of community resilience - we offer open access resources that are pedagogically rigorous and based upon current thoughts in Higher Education. We aim to help you deliver community resilience contextualised in your practice, your way, for your learners.

This privacy policy will set out how the Learning for Resilience project uses the personal data we collect from you through this website.

What information is being collected?

Learning for Resilience collects the following data:

  • Personal identification information when you sign up
  • Name
  • Email
  • Location (the Country you are based in)
  • Submissions and content you submit through the site.
  • Comments you post on the site
  • Blog posts you add to the site through your own profile.

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide Learning for Resilience with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

  • Sign up to the Learning for Resilience site
  • Create a Case Study, Module Descriptor, Research Paper or item on the site
  • Leave a comment on the site
  • Write a post on the site
  • Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies.

Learning for Resilience may also receive your data indirectly from the LFR Team.

How will we use your data?

Learning for Resilience collects your data so that we can:

  • Communicate with you about new information shared with the LFR community
  • Contact you to provide support (based on your request)
  • Analyse usage of the community and the website.

In the case of analysis, all data is anonymised.

If you agree, Learning for Resilience will share your data with the LFR Team (see above) in order to monitor the community and make contact about potential opportunities.

How do we store your data?

Learning for Resilience securely stores your data within a password-protected database hosted within data centres in the European Union. Access to the database is restricted to the Learning for Resilience technical team.

Learning for Resilience retains this data indefinitely or for the period that the project will remain live. If the project ceases, we will delete your data by closing and destroying the password-protected database.


From time to time, Learning for Resilience would like to send you information about the project, upcoming events and website updates.

If you have sought to be a verified contributor to the project, we will also contact you regarding your participation within it.

You have the right at any time to stop Learning for Resilience from contacting you. If you choose to leave the site, you can delete your profile and all contact details and other personal identifiable information will be destroyed.

What are your data protection rights?

Learning for Resilience would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

  • The right to access:  You have the right to request Learning for Resilience for copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.
  • The right to rectification: You have the right to request that Learning for Resilience correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request Learning for Resilience corrects the information you believe is incomplete.
  • The right to erasure:  You have the right to request that Learning for Resilience erase your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to restrict processing:  You have the right to request that Learning for Resilience restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to object to processing:  You have the right to object to Learning for Resilience’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to data portability:  You have the right to request that Learning for Resilience transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our email:


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How do we use cookies?

Learning for Resilience uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:

  • Keeping you signed in
  • Understanding how you use our website

What types of cookies do we use?

There are a number of different types of cookies, however, our website uses:

  • Functionality - Learning for Resilience uses these cookies so that we recognize you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.

We do not collect cookies for advertising purposes.

How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, this will prevent you from remaining signed in on the website.

Privacy policies of other websites

The Learning for Resilience website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

Learning for Resilience keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about the Learning for Resilience privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Email us at:

How to contact the appropriate authority

Should you wish to report a complaint or if you feel that Learning for Resilience has not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you may contact the Information

The ICO is the UK’s independent body set up to uphold information rights.

The Information Commissioner’s Office – Scotland,
45 Melville Street, Edinburgh, EH3 7HL
Telephone: 0044 (0)303 123 1115

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Updated on 23/02/2022