Who we are
Our website address is: https://www.psymaptic.org.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
We use the WooCommerce plugin to manage data downloads on our site. To download data from our site, we require you to register/login with a customer account. By using our website to download prediction data, we record your name, institution (optional), e-mail address and what data you downloaded. This allows us to monitor usage of downloads from this website. Passwords are encrypted on our website using. We use a third-party provider, OneAll, to manage users who register/login to our services using their social media account, in accordance with the privacy policies of OneAll and your social media account provider.
Embedded content from other websites
Pages on this site include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.) from other websites. Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments and contact form enquiries may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Your contact information
The Principal Investigator of the PsyMaptic team is Dr James B. Kirkbride. The team is based at the following address:
UCL Division of Psychiatry, 6th Floor Maple House, 149 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 7NF, UK.
You can also contact us here.
How we protect your data
We take your data security seriously. All customer and user registration data is stored in password-protected tables. Email and password data are stored by WordPress using hashing (an anonymous string) and salting (encryption), and never stored in plain text on our site. You can read more about this security here. User data is never passed to third parties. We maintain the core functions on our site, ensuring apps, themes and plugins are kept up-to-date.
You can request for the information we hold on you to be deleted at any time, in compliance with current GDPR legislation and your right to be forgotten. To submit a request to delete any information we hold on you, please contact us.
What data breach procedures we have in place
In the event of a data breach we will follow UCL protocol for data breaches. You can read more about this policy here.