Policy Research Unit

BACKGROUND:

This website eepru.org.uk  and resources.to (“Our Site[s]”) uses Cookies and similar technologies in order to distinguish you from other users. By using Cookies, We provide you with a better experience and the ability to make improvements by understanding how you use it. Please read this Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of Our Cookie Policy is deemed to occur if you continue using Our Site. If you do not agree to Our Cookie Policy, please stop using Our Site immediately.

Definitions and Interpretation

In this Cookie Policy, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the following meanings:

“Cookie”

Means a small file placed on your computer or device by Our Site when you visit certain parts of Our Site and/or when you use certain features of Our Site;

“Cookie Law”

Means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 and of EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”);

“Personal Data”

Means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data, as defined by the EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”); and

“We/Us/Our”

Means Policy Research Unit in Economic Evaluation of Health and Care Interventions

Health Economics & Decision Science
School of Health & Related Research
Regent Court
30 Regent Street
Sheffield
S1 4DA

Tel:  0114 222 0749 

Web: www.eepru.org.uk

Information About Us

  • Our Site is owned and operated by Policy Research Unit in Economic Evaluation of Health and Care Interventions.
  • Registered address: Health Economics & Decision Science, School of Health & Related Research, Regent Court, 30 Regent Street, Sheffield, S1 4DA
  • Data Protection: Liz Metham
  • Email address: e.metham@sheffield.ac.uk
  • Telephone number:0114 222 0749

How Does Our Site Use Cookies?

Our Site may place and access certain first party Cookies on your computer or device. First party Cookies are those placed directly by Us and are used only by Us. We use Cookies to facilitate and improve your experience of Our Site and to provide and improve Our products and services. We have carefully chosen these Cookies and have taken steps to ensure that your privacy and personal data is protected and respected at all times.

By using Our Site, you may also receive certain third party Cookies on your computer or device. Third party Cookies are those placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than Us. Third party Cookies are used on Our Site to help us better understand how you use Our Site . For more details, please refer to section 4 below.

All Cookies used by and on Our Site are used in accordance with current Cookie Law. We may use some or all of the following types of Cookie:

Strictly Necessary Cookies

A Cookie falls into this category if it is essential to the operation of Our Site, supporting functions such as logging in and downloading/reading articles and publications.

Analytics Cookies

It is important for Us to understand how you use Our Site, for example, how efficiently you are able to navigate around it, and what features you use. Analytics Cookies enable us to gather this information, helping Us to improve Our Site and your experience of it.

Functionality Cookies

Functionality Cookies enable Us to provide additional functions to you on Our Site such as personalisation and remembering your saved preferences. Some functionality Cookies may also be strictly necessary Cookies, but not all necessarily fall into that category.

Targeting Cookies

It is important for Us to know when and how often you visit Our Site, and which parts of it you have used (including which pages you have visited and which links you have visited). As with analytics Cookies, this information helps us to better understand you and, in turn, to make Our Site more relevant to you.

Third Party Cookies

Third party Cookies are not placed by Us; instead, they are placed by third parties that provide services to Us and/or to you. Third party Cookies may be used by advertising services to serve up tailored advertising to you on Our Site, or by third parties providing analytics services to Us (these Cookies will work in the same way as analytics Cookies described above).

Persistent Cookies

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Session Cookies

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  • For more specific details of the Cookies that We use, please refer to the table below.

What Cookies Does Our Site Use?

The following first party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:

Name of Cookie

Purpose & Type

Strictly Necessary

Lang

Remembers the user’s selected language version of a website

No

The following third party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:

Name of Cookie

Purpose & Type

Provider

Strictly Necessary

i/jot/syndication

HTTP

Used by the social media platform Twitter to share a news feed.

twitter.com

No

_cfduid

HTTP

Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic

tawk.to

Yes

_ga

HTTP

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website

eepru.org.uk

No

_gat

HTTP

Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate

eepru.org.uk

No

_gid

HTTP

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website

eepru.org.uk

No

Our Site uses analytics services provided by Google. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse anonymous usage information, enabling Us to better understand how Our Site is used. This, in turn, enables Us to improve Our Site and the products and services offered through it. You do not have to allow Us to use these Cookies, however whilst Our use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use of Our Site, it does enable Us to continually improve Our Site, making it a better and more useful experience for you.

The analytics service(s) used by Our Site use(s) analytics Cookies to gather the required information.

Consent and Control

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Changes to this Cookie Policy

We may alter this Cookie Policy at any time.  If We do so, details of the changes will be highlighted at the top of this page.  Any such changes will become binding on you on your first use of Our Site after the changes have been made.  You are therefore advised to check this page from time to time.

In the event of any conflict between the current version of this Cookie Policy and any previous version(s), the provisions current and in effect shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.

Further Information

If you would like to know more about how We use Cookies, please contact Us at e.metham@sheffield.ac.uk, by telephone on0114 222 0749, or by post; Health Economics & Decision Science, School of Health & Related Research, Regent Court, 30 Regent Street, Sheffield, S1 4DA.

Tel:  0114 222 0749

Web: www.eepru.org.uk

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