RAPID: GDPR and Data Protection

RAPID Life and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If you have participated in a RAPID Life survey (for example at a RAPID Life workshop), and you want to know more about your data protection rights, please have a read of our Privacy Notice here.

The only personal data that will be collected by the RAPID Life project is names and email addresses of survey participants, and this will only be collected with the informed consent of the participants.  This data will not be shared outside of the RAPID Life project. This data will be kept separately to all survey responses, so that all survey responses are anonymised. Participants also have the right to withdraw their consent at any time by contacting RAPID Life staff (see our contacts page).

Personal data, in the form of names and email addresses, will only be collected by RAPID Life in order to be able to conduct follow-up surveys. These are being conducted to measure and monitor changes in awareness of invasive non-native species. This will help to inform future education and awareness-raising campaigns.

A list of your rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018), is accessible here.

The Animal and Plant Health Agency's Personal Information Charter contains a full description of how your rights are upheld and made accessible by the Agency, and includes a full range of contact details. It can be accessed here.

For more information, please don't hesitate to get in touch with us (see our contact pages).

RAPID LIFE is a European Union funded project led by the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) in partnership with Natural England and Bristol Zoological Society and supported by a number of further technical partners.

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