Privacy Policy for

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy constitutes an integral part of the terms and conditions of use of the website (the “Site”), which is owned and operated by the Grants and Review Board (the “Institution”).  It describes the ways that the Institution undertakes to protect your personal data (and that of the person or persons for whom you act as legal representative) (the “Personal Data”), the way in which we collect information from you when you use the Site and for what such data may be used.  This privacy policy applies to any information obtained by the Institution through your use of the Site.  It is not applicable to any Internet websites controlled by third parties that the Site may link to (“Third Party Sites”).  Please review the privacy statements of Third Party Sites, as the Institution is not responsible for and has no influence on the content or the privacy practices of Third Party Sites.

1. Personal Data is collected from you in various ways.

By providing Personal Data, you are consenting to the Institution’s use of the Personal Data, and you consent to the retention of this Personal Data.

In particular, your Personal Data can be collected as set out in the Appendix to this privacy policy.

You are entitled to a copy of your Personal Data and to have it rectified or deleted as required by applicable data protection legislation.  Should you have any concerns or requests regarding your Personal Data, you may send an e-mail to  Please note that it may take some time to process your request and cancel your participation, if this is requested.  During any such period, your Personal Data will still be available on the Site.  We will endeavour to amend or remove your information from the Site as quickly as is reasonably possible.

2. We use appropriate technical and organisational security measures in order to protect Personal Data against unauthorized access, accidental or intentional manipulation, loss and destruction.

3. The Institution may disclose Personal Data when required by law or regulation or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary in order to conform to the edicts of the law, comply with legal mandates, or to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of personnel of Institution, related entities, the Site’s users and the public.

4. The Site uses “cookies” (text files) which will be saved on your computer and which will allow an analysis of your use of the Site.  This information will be used to compile reports about the Site activities for the Site operator and will facilitate the provision of additional services in relation to the Site and Internet utilization.  If you do not wish to receive “cookies”, you may set your web browser to reject these, if your browser so permits.

5. The Site keeps track of user activity via log files stored on our web servers.  The log files include information on IP addresses, browser types and versions, pages viewed, and entry and exit paths.  Log files help us to offer a personalised Web experience, diagnose server problems, administer the website, and tailor information for the end-user.

6. The Site uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”).  Google Analytics uses cookies to help the Site analyse how users use the Site.  The information generated by the cookie about your use of the Site (including your IP address) may be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.  Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the Site, compiling reports on website activity for website operators, and providing other services relating to website activity and Internet usage.  Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf.  Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.  By using the Site, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

7. By using the Site, you acknowledge that you have read the terms of this privacy policy and that you consent to our use of data for the purposes set out above.  This privacy policy may be amended from time to time and any changes will be posted on the Site and will become effective when posted.

8. Should you have any concerns or requests regarding your Personal Data, please send an e-mail to


You have the option on the Site:

– of registering for newsletters or electronic bulletins sent by email. In registering your name and e-mail address, you are providing your Personal Data to us via the Site.  By clicking “subscribe” or any other such term which results in you sending us Personal Data, you are consenting to the Institution’s use of your Personal Data to enable the Institution to notify you of new initiatives, programmes, events and other news about the GRB and its related entities, from time to time.  If you wish to cease receiving e-mail bulletins, then click “unsubscribe”.