Cardiff Metropolitan University takes the responsibility towards protecting
your privacy, when you use our web sites and services, very seriously. This
statement describes why we may collect information from you and how this will be
treated. Please note that non Cardiff Metropolitan University web sites, which
may be linked to, are not covered by this statement.
1. Information Collection
Information may be collected from you either automatically in an anonymous
acquired manually by you entering it into web based forms.
We may store information, about your access to our web sites, using cookies.
These are files, sent by us to your computer or other access device, which can
then be accessed when you visit our sites in future. These may be utilised for
two reasons on Cardiff Metropolitan University web sites and services.
a) Cookies are used by Google Analytics, a statistical tool that analyses
usage of web sites by collecting internet log and behavioural information in an
anonymous form. This information is then used to report on activity and provide
an indication of web site usage, enabling us to provide a better service.
b) In addition cookies are used to aid with service and system access by
allowing you to move around within our web sites without having to
re-authenticate. Such cookies will then normally be automatically removed from
your computer when you close down your browser windows.
For further information on cookies and instructions
on their control and deletion please visit http://www.aboutcookies.org/. Please
note that by deleting or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access
certain areas or features of our web sites or services.
3. Personal Information
Personal Information (such as Name, Address, Telephone Number, etc), that you
provide to us through the use of web forms, will be stored securely and will
only be accessed by authorised Cardiff Metropolitan University personnel.
We may also disclose your information to third parties, such as service
providers or agencies, who act for us in providing our services. In such cases
we will take steps to ensure the information is only used in accordance with the
terms identified in this document.
Unless required or permitted do so by law, we will not otherwise share, sell
or distribute any of the information you provide to us without your consent.
Some URLs are operated for us, Cardiff Metropolitan University by Hobsons plc
of IDT House, 44 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RN (Hobsons). Cardiff Met is
responsible for the use of personal information collected from this website:
anything referred to in this policy as to be undertaken by the University may be
undertaken by Hobsons for the University and any dealings between you and “the
University” or “us” equally include any dealings by you with Hobsons where they
are acting for the Cardiff Met.
4. Further Information
If you have any queries or require further
clarification on this privacy statement or on the handling of your personal
information then please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.