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Do you want to help us make a difference to stroke prevention, rehabilitation & research across Wales?

Whether you are a stroke survivor or someone who cares for someone who has had a stroke, you can help by providing your name and email address in the boxes provided below:


What will happen next?

You will be contacted by one of the authorised HEIs, LHBs and Stroke Research Units within Wales to participate in research. Participation is entirely your choice.

Should you have any queries about Stroke Hub Wales please do not hesitate to contact Dr Abdul Seckam:


Telephone: 02920 416274


Privacy Notice

Cardiff School of Sport and Health Sciences is part of Cardiff Metropolitan University. Further information about the University and Cardiovascular Health and Ageing can be found here. For more information about the Stroke Hub Wales please visit

Cardiff Metropolitan University is the Data Controller and is committed to protecting the rights of individuals in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Cardiff Metropolitan University’s acting Information and Data Compliance Officer is Esther Lewis. Her contact details are:


Telephone: 02920 205635


Please note: The Privacy Notice will be updated as soon as the University’s permanent Information and Data Compliance Officer is in post.

This Privacy Notice explains how the University uses your personal information and your rights regarding that information.

The information Cardiff Metropolitan University is collecting includes: Your name and your email address only. The University is lawful in processing this data because you have given consent (under Article 6 of the GDPR) to the processing of your data for the purpose of making a difference to stroke prevention, rehabilitation and research across Wales for future generations.

Your data will be shared with authorised Welsh Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), Welsh Local Health Boards and Stroke Research Units within Wales once they have obtained the relevant ethical approval and subject to a binding contract. Your information will not be shared with anyone else.

The retention period for your data is up to 5 years. The data will then be securely destroyed in accordance with Cardiff Metropolitan University’s Records Management Policy (which is currently under review and will be published by May 25th 2018).


You will not receive any marketing material.

You have a right to access your personal information, to rectify, to erase, to restrict and to port your personal information. Please visit the Information Commissioner Office’s (ICO) website for further information in relation to your rights. You also have the right to withdraw consent at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of the processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

Any requests or objections should be made in writing to the University’s acting Information and Data Compliance Officer:-

Esther Lewis

Cardiff Metropolitan University, Western Avenue, Llandaff, Cardiff CF5 2YB


Telephone: 02920 205635


Cardiff Metropolitan University has a Data Protection Policy which is currently under review but will be published by May 25th 2018.

If you wish to make a complaint about the way your personal data has been processed you can find details of how to do so here – this information is also being updated and will be published by May 25th 2018.

If this process does not resolve your issue, or if you wish to take your complaint further, you have the right to contact the Information Commissioner. The contact details are:

Information Commissioner’s Office,

Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF