Breaches & Penalties
We have taken every precaution and our security measures are among the strictest in the industry.
The researcher and their institution face serious penalties in the event of any breach.
- the researcher may face a fine or prison sentence
- the researcher could incur sanctions from data custodians, Research Councils UK and funders – significantly damaging their future career
- research funding could be removed from the individual or their entire institution and the institution would also face sanctions from the law, data custodians, Research Councils UK and funders