You can withdraw your consent by submitting a completed and signed withdrawal notification to the Biobank. You can submit the withdrawal notification by post or to the blood donation centre. Your biobanking consent withdrawal takes effect once the Biobank has received it.
Once your consent has been withdrawn, your samples and data will no longer be used in new research projects. However, consent withdrawal does not apply to material already released by the Biobank for purposes of biobank research.
Consent withdrawal does not necessarily mean your biobank samples or data will be destroyed. The storage of samples and data used in research may be necessary to confirm the accuracy of the research results. Withdrawal of consent will have no effect on your status as a blood donor.