Data Portal Privacy Policy

MRC provides this Privacy Policy to inform you of our policies and procedures regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal information we receive from Data Portal users. This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time. You are advised to consult this policy regularly for any changes.

Information sharing

When you register through the Data Portal you need to submit your personal information (e.g. Name, Organisation, Email). No personal information is made public through the Data Portal and MRC does not share your personal information.

Changing or deleting your information

All registered Data Portal users may review, update, correct or delete the personal information in their profile. If you would like us to delete your account and documents in our system, please contact us and we will attempt to accommodate your request.


Like many websites, Data Portal uses “cookies” to collect information. Persistent cookies are used to save your registration ID and login password for future logins to the Data Portal. Session ID cookies enable MRC to better understand how you interact with the Data Portal and to monitor aggregate Data Portal usage. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you log off and close your browser.

Log Data

When you visit the Data Portal as a registered user or as a visitor, our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type or the webpage you were visiting before you came to the Data Portal, pages you visit, the time spent on those pages, information you search for, access times and dates, and other statistics.