Privacy and Data Protection

Privacy and Data Protection Policy

The Research Autism information service is part of The National Autistic Society. 

At The National Autistic Society, we are committed to protecting your privacy.

For information about how we protect your privacy please see the Privacy and data protection policy on the main NAS website.


To make this site simpler, we sometimes place small data files on your computer. These are known as cookies. Most big websites do this too. They improve things by:

  • remembering settings, so you don't have to keep re-entering them whenever you visit a new page
  • remembering information you've given (eg your postcode) so you don't need to keep entering it
  • measuring how you use the website so we can make sure it meets your needs

Our cookies aren't used to identify you personally. They're just here to make the site work better for you. Indeed, you can manage and/or delete these small files as you wish.

For more information about the cookies used on this website, to manage and/or delete them please see our separate page on cookies.

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26 May 2018