University of Leeds

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Privacy Statement

1. Purpose of this notice

This notice tells you how the University will collect and process your personal data when you access this website.

2. Automated collection of personal information

As with most other web servers, when you access these web pages certain information you provide will automatically be recorded by the University of Leeds. This may include your IP address, browser type, and information relating to the page you last visited. This information is processed to estimate how much usage of the server is made by different categories of users and in the event of a breach of security may be used to aid detection.

3. Non-automated collection

Where you are required under this website to provide personal data the uses of this data will be indicated at the point of collection.

4. Third party access

With one exception of StatCounter(see below), your personal data that you have provided will not be sent to other third parties and will remain confidential, accessible only by those who have a legitimate need to know within the University.

5. Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

Our website (iss.leeds.ac.uk) uses first party cookies which are set by our web server as opposed to a different web server. They are categorised as strictly necessary, which are essential to the operation of the website, and performance cookies which collect anonymous information about the usage of our website. By using our website you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

We do not use cookies to collect personal information about you. Should you wish to restrict or block cookies which are set by our website you can do this through your browser settings. The 'help' function within your browser or the manual that comes with your device should tell you how. You may also wish to visit http://www.aboutcookies.orgwhich contains comprehensive information on how you can do this on a wide variety of browsers. Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of our website.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why:

Cookie

Name

Purpose

Further information

Statcounter

Statcounter

This cookie is used only to determine first-time and returning visitors and to estimate unique visits to the Service Status page (iss.leeds.ac.uk/status). No personal information is stored in the cookie. Cookie duration is 5 years.

For more information see Statcounter.com's Privacy Statement

6. University Code of Practice

The University's Data Protection Code of Practice also applies to the use of personal data under this website. The Code can be accessed at http://www.leeds.ac.uk/secretariat/data_protection_code_of_practice.html

7. Changes to this statement

This notice and therefore the ways in which your data may be processed can be changed from time to time. Any changes will only be notified via this web page.

If you have any queries relating to the privacy statement then please contact the Communications Service Leader who is responsible for the pages to which it relates. If you feel dissatisfied with the response given then please contact the University's webmaster (webmaster@leeds.ac.uk).

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