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How will data be collected?

By |October 22nd, 2015||

Data will be collected via a secure online system run by University of Edinburgh using REDCap software, used under licence from Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tennessee, USA; Project REDCap). REDCap is used in by 2683 active institutional partners in 117 countries around the world to securely gather research data. This system is designed specifically around US [...]

How secure is our data collection system?

By |October 22nd, 2015||

REDCap is being provided by the department of Clinical Surgery at the University of Edinburgh and is hosted within the University of Edinburgh Virtual Machine architecture which is physically secured. “At rest” encryption is in place on the database server.  Access control is achieved by directly administered usernames and passwords, with limitation of collaborator [...]