Privacy Notice

The Wellcome Trust-funded GW4 Clinical Academic Training Programme for Health Professionals (GW4-CAT HP) brings together the Universities of Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter in developing the next generation of clinical academics.

This Privacy Notice sets out how the GW4-CAT HP Programme collects and processes personal data* 

We will only collect your data from the following:

  • Requests to be added to our mailing list
  • Application forms and supporting paperwork submitted to the programme

How we use the data we collect from you

  • We will not share your data with anyone outside of the GW4 institutions
  • We will only add you to our mailing list if you have given your consent for us to do so
  • We will use our mailing list to keep you informed about our news, events and funding opportunities
  • We will contact you regarding your application

Record Retention

  • We will keep your contact details on our mailing list until you unsubscribe
  • We will keep successful application forms for 6 years after the submission date of your PhD
  • We will keep unsuccessful application forms for 5 years after the application call closing date. After this time, the application form will be destroyed but we will keep a record of applications received

Your Rights

  • You have the right to withdraw your consent to being on our mailing list, at any time, by emailing
  • You have the right to have inaccurate data corrected. Please let us know if your data is inaccurate by emailing
  • You have the right to access information held about you. Please email if you would like to request this.


  • If you have any questions about this notice, please contact

*Any information submitted to the partner institutions will be processed in line with that institutions privacy policies.

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