Who we are

Our website address is: http://workingwell.group.shef.ac.uk. The website is managed by the Institute of Work Psychology a research centre within Sheffield University Management School.

Contact us

We collect your name and email address when you contact the Director of IWP, Professor Karina Nielsen. This information is stored so that we can respond to your enquiry.


We use Google Analytics to collect information about how you use this website. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements, eg improving site search.
Google Analytics stores information about:

  • the pages you visit on this website
  • how long you spend on each page
  • how you got to the site
  • what you click on while you’re visiting the site

We don’t collect or store your personal information (eg your name or address) so this information can’t be used to identify who you are.
We don’t allow Google to use or share our analytics data.

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies. Find out more about how to manage cookies.

Third Party Cookies

Third parties companies will sometimes place their own cookies on websites, if functionality like social media is available. While these cookies do appear on our website, the vendor is responsible for them. For more information about these cookies, we suggest you review the third party websites, to see how they place cookies and why they need to use them to manage data.

Some social media companies like Facebook and Twitter may use cookies for: Customizing Content, Providing a safe experience, Advertising, Authentication, Security and site integrity, Site features, Performance, Analytics.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website

Who has access to your data?

Only University of Sheffield staff and trusted third-party service providers have access to any personal data stored on this site. We do not share your data with other organisations.

How long we retain your data

We will use the data that you provide to respond to your enquiry. It is in our legitimate interests to provide you with further information which we believe is relevant to your enquiry. You will have the opportunity to manage your preferences which includes the right to object to this processing and unsubscribe from further communications at any time. In these cases we will respond promptly to any such request. Retention will depend on the nature of your enquiry. This is to allow us time to deal with your enquiry.

When you sign up for an event

We sometimes use Eventbrite to manage registrations for IWP events.

Access to your personal data

Individuals can find out if we hold any personal information, as well as request that this information is removed or amended, by making a ‘subject access request’. If we do hold information about you, we will:

  • give you a description of it;
  • tell you why we are holding it;
  • tell you who it could be disclosed to;
  • let you have a copy of the information in an intelligible form.

Email your request to Karina Nielsen (k.m.nielsen@sheffield.ac.uk) or put your request in writing to:

Professor Karina Nielsen
Sheffield University Management School
The University of Sheffield
Conduit Road
Sheffield S10 1FL
United Kingdom

Changes to this privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review. This privacy policy was last updated on 12/11/2019.