JISC Legal - Privacy Statement
JISC Legal recognises the importance of protecting the privacy of anyone who uses the JISC Legal services including visiting this website. This Privacy Statement sets out the policy adopted by JISC Legal towards the collection and use of information obtained from those using the JISC Legal services. Although the JISC Legal website may be hosted by a third party, all information will be collected and used by JISC Legal as set out in this Privacy Statement. By visiting or using this website and/or other JISC Legal services, you consent to the collection and use by JISC Legal of information about you in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Statement.
JISC Legal will:
- respect your privacy and confidentiality;
- only record your personal details in the manner and for the purposes set out in this Privacy Statement;
- keep your personal details secure from unauthorised access, use or disclosure; and
- not sell, rent, trade or otherwise knowingly share or provide your personal information to any third party except insofar as legally obliged to do so.
- only use your information in accordance with the terms of the Data Protection Act 1998.
1. Indirect collection
What are Cookies?
Google Analytics Cookies
JISC Legal uses Google Analytics software which places cookies on a user's device to provide us with aggregated usage data of the JISC Legal website.
Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions. These cookies are used to store information, such as what time the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before, and what site referred the visitor to the web page. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor. Browsers do not share first-party cookies across domains.
Analytical cookies allow us to count the number of visitors to our website, and to see how users move around the site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the quality of the delivery of our web materials. No personal information is collected or retained by means of the cookies used to generate this statistical information.
Cookies Set By Google Analytics
Analytical cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to our website, and to see how visitors move around the site when they are using it. This helps us to improve your website experience and the services we provide. No personal information is collected about you or about your computer.
Information on the cookies used by the default configuration and use of Google Analytics is available here - https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies#cookiesSet.
Any information collected indirectly will be used by JISC Legal only to:
- monitor the volume, type and pattern of traffic using this website
- develop the design and layout of the website and
- for other administrative and planning purposes.
Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on (BETA)
If you want to opt out, download and install the add-on for your current web browser. To do so please visit the following site which provides a browser add-on that enables a user to opt out - http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. The Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on is available for Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari and Opera.
2. Direct collection:
JISC Legal collects personal information, such as a user's name and email address, which is provided voluntarily by a user (usually by means of an online form) when requesting any of the services provided by JISC Legal. JISC Legal retains such information in a user database.
All enquiries to JISC Legal, whether by email, telephone, facsimile or otherwise may be recorded for the purposes of quality control. JISC Legal will use such information as provided by you to answer enquiries and otherwise communicate with you. All communications from you and subsequent correspondence from JISC Legal will be recorded and securely retained by JISC Legal. JISC Legal shall not retain the contents of any communications from you and subsequent correspondence for longer than is necessary having regard to the content and nature of such communications and correspondence. Contact details including your email address may be retained for the purposes of generally improving the services offered by JISC Legal. This includes evaluation of the services provided by JISC Legal.
Any information collected directly from users or visitors may be used by JISC Legal for generally improving this website and the services offered by JISC Legal.
Where you have provided your email address, JISC Legal may occasionally send you, via email, information which JISC Legal considers would be of use or interest to you. Such information may include details of changes or updates to the services provided by JISC Legal via this website or otherwise. In any such email JISC Legal will provide instructions on how to discontinue this service if you would prefer not to receive any future information from JISC Legal.
This website contains hypertext links. JISC Legal is not responsible for the privacy policies operated by the owners of those sites and does not accept responsibility for any information obtained by third parties as a result of use by you of such hypertext links.
Privacy Statement Updates
Access to Information
JISC Legal will provide you with a copy of all information JISC Legal maintains about you upon written request to:
University of Strathclyde
Alexander Turnbull Building
155 George Street
Glasgow G1 1RD
Or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Any user may require that this information be removed from the JISC Legal database by writing to the above postal addresses. JISC Legal will correct any inaccuracies in such information as soon as practicable after being notified of them in writing.
If you have any comments or queries regarding the JISC Legal Policy Statement please contact us at email@example.com
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