This Privacy Notice is provided by the joint controllers of the West Midlands Evidence Repository:

  • Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
  • Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust
  • Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust
  • George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust
  • Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust
  • South Warwickshire University NHS Foundation Trust
  • University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
  • University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
  • Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust

We are committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring the security of your personal data. This notice outlines the types of personal data we collect, how we use it, and your rights regarding your personal data.

Personal Data Processed:

For users:

  • Email Address
  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Phone Number

For Authors (may include):

  • Name
  • Biography
  • Education
  • Email Address
  • Photograph

Data Processed for the Following Purposes:

  • Providing notifications that the user has subscribed to
  • Author biographies
  • Publishing articles

Lawful Basis:

The lawful basis for processing your personal data is explicit consent. By providing your personal data and using our services, you consent to the processing as described in this notice. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. You can unsubscribe from email lists at any time through your user profile.

Contact for Removing Account:

If you wish to have your account and personal data removed from our system, or to exercise any of your rights under the UK GDPR, please contact us at

We are committed to safeguarding your personal data and ensuring your privacy. If you have any questions or concerns about how we process your data, please contact us using the provided email address.

Date of Last Update: 2023-12-22