Privacy Policy

This website complies with data protection legislation, including The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act, 2018. Measures have been taken to ensure that data is held securely, to prevent data loss, to preserve data integrity, and to regulate access to the data.

Personal data submitted to this website will be used for research purposes and will be kept confidential. When individuals submit their personal information and contact details on this website (e.g. name, age, email address, phone number), it will be kept confidential and will be used by the research team (Dr. Craig Haslop and Dr. Fiona O’Rourke) to recruit participants for focus groups and interviews.

The research data submitted to this website may be used in research reports to the Economic and Social Research Council as well as academic publications (e.g. research papers and books) on the subject of young masculinities in social media spaces. If the data obtained on this website is used in research publications, measures will be taken to protect and conceal the identity of the individual involved. For example, their name will be made anonymous so that it will not be possible to identify them. These research publications will be public and therefore will be available to research participants should they wish to see them.