Your personal data (as defined in the Data Protection Act 1998 and which may include your body scans, measurements and questionnaire data) is managed by University College London (UCL). In legal terms, UCL will be a data controller of the data and may process the data for the following purposes:
- Creating a databank of the anonymous body scans, measurements and lifestyle data that will be remotely accessed over the Internet.
- Analysing the databank to produce measurement data related to health.
- Onward transmission of anonymous data to organisations within UCL, for research not necessarily for healthcare.
This information is confidential and you will not receive any marketing material as a result of participating in the Wellbeing UCL Survey. You may, at any time, request a copy of personal data that we hold about you. There is a small fee for provision of this data.
If you choose to participate in the Wellbeing UCL Survey we will use state-of-the-art equipment to measure you and any of your family who choose to participate.
To automatically measure your body the Survey employs 3D body scanners that use safe flashing light. Please do not participate if you experience problems with flashing light.
To automatically measure your weight and body composition we will use a Body Composition Monitor used regularly by the Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital to measure children.
You agree to keep confidential, and not to disclose to any third party, any non-public information in relation to this study, including your participation in it.
Intellectual Property Rights
All intellectual property rights created by or in relation to this study of which your body scans, measurements and questionnaire data form part, will vest for safe keeping in University College London.
If you have any complain about the way in which Wellbeing UCL has been or is being conducted, please in the first instance, Contact the Directors of the Survey: Prof. Philip Treleaven or Prof. Nick Tyler. If the problems are not resolved, please contact the Chairman of the Research Ethics Committee, by post via The Graduate School, UCL Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT or if urgent, by telephone on 020 7679 7844.