Privacy Policy

Hull York Medical School (“HYMS”, “we”, “us”, “our”) has taken care in preparing the information on this site, but we do not guarantee its accuracy. We cannot be held responsible for errors or omissions, nor do accept liability for any loss or damage howsoever arising.

We reserve the right to remove the site, or to remove or alter any content, at any time and without notice.

The information on this web site relating to study programmes is correct at the time of publishing. It is issued for the general guidance of students preparing to enter the University of Hull or the University of York (our “parent universities”), and it does not form part of any contract. We hope to provide the courses and facilities described on this site, but we reserve the right to withdraw courses and facilities without notice if necessary, or to make alterations to them.

We welcome comments on our courses from students, their parents and sponsors. However, the contracts with our students to which our parent Universities are partners do not confer benefits on third parties for the purposes of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.

Our site includes links to third-party websites. These links are used to provide further information and are not intended to signify that Hull York Medical School or its parent Universities endorse such websites and/or their content. We take no responsibility for any loss or damage suffered as a result of using the linked websites or as a result of using the information published on any of the pages of the linked web sites.

Some content on this site is explicitly denoted as being provided by our staff or students. Such content is not provided by Hull York Medical School and we do not and cannot guarantee its accuracy. The views and information contained in such content do not constitute official Hull York Medical School information, and need not reflect the views of Hull York Medical School or of its parent universities.

While every effort is made to ensure that content is free from viruses, Hull York Medical School cannot accept any liability for damages resulting from virus infection.

We welcome comments and suggestions about the website. Anyone wishing to do this should contact


All content of this web site is copyright Hull York Medical School. In accessing these web pages, you agree that any downloading of content is for personal, non-commercial reference only. No part of this web site may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, unless otherwise stated, without our prior consent.

We grant permission for you to print for personal reference one hard copy only of any page of our website.


Currently users are not required to register or provide any personal information in order to use our website. No personal data is stored by or captured through the site without users’ prior knowledge and consent. On occasions we may ask for some personal information to participate in our services. This may include name, title, institutional affiliation, address, telephone number and e-mail address. It may be stored electronically or manually. Any personal information that is provided will be used only for the purpose stated at the time we request it. All personal data supplied is held in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. We do not sell or otherwise transfer personal data to any third parties without consent, or unless required by law.

Our web servers build logs of activity including a log of users’ IP addresses. This is done in order to gather demographic and other statistical information about user behaviour to measure the popularity and effectiveness of our site. Based on log information, we will occasionally share anonymous aggregate statistics about our web site visitors and traffic with third parties.

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States of America. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, 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. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Freedom of Information Act

Hull York Medical School and our parent universities are committed to the principles of freedom of information. The University of York’s Records Manager manages FoIA compliance, and further information regarding the University’s FoIA policies and procedures is available.

Data Protection Act

We ensure that all personal data is held in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Compliance is managed by the University of York’s Records ManagerFurther information regarding the University’s DPA policies and procedures is available.

Email disclaimer

  • This email is confidential to the intended recipient, as are any attachments. If you are not the intended recipient, do not use, copy or disclose the information in any way or act in reliance on it, and notify the sender immediately, then delete it from your system.
  • The University of Hull and the University of York accept no liability (to the fullest extent permitted by law) for opinions, conclusions and other information in this message which do not relate to its official business.
  • No contracts or official orders shall be concluded by means of this email.
  • The University of Hull, the University of York and the sender accept no responsibility for viruses and it is your responsibility to scan this email and any attachments for viruses.
  • We reserve the right to monitor emails sent or received.