This article sets out how employees of MAPP EPSRC Future Manufacturing Hub, as the data controller, will process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us.           

•             We will process your data in accordance with current data protection legislation and good data handling principles.

•             We will only contact you if you have given us permission to do so, or if we need to contact you so we can provide the service you have requested.

If you have any questions, please contact us directly via any of the methods listed at the end of this article.

Our website

When you visit we use a third-party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. The data is used by us for statistical and analytical purposes. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. 

Social Media

We use a third-party provider, Hootsuite, to manage our social media interactions. If you send us a private or direct message via social media the message will be stored by Hootsuite in line with their privacy notice. 


If at any time you wish to opt out of receiving marketing emails please click the unsubscribe link that is shown in the most recent email you received from us or contact us using the details at the end of this article.

Sharing of information

We may share your personal information internally if necessary but only for the purpose of providing the service requested, such as registering to attend a MAPP event or submitting an abstract.

Your rights

You have the right to access information held about you. Any access requests should be made to the contact details shown at the end of this article.

You have the right to object to or restrict our data processing, the right to be forgotten by us and the right to withdraw consent for us to use your data.

Our security procedures mean that we may have to request proof of identity before we disclose information to you.

You have the right to make a complaint to the Information Commissioners Office 

Contact us

Questions, comments and requests regarding this article are welcomed. You can write to us at MAPP, Sir Robert Hadfield Building, Mappin Street, Sheffield, S1 3JD or email us at