The purpose of this policy statement is to outline the Universities Privacy processes in relation to its web site.
Glyndwr University website will not store or capture personal data (e.g. name, email address) without the prior knowledge and consent of users.
In the event that you are asked to provide personal information to the web site, you may be asked whether you wish to receive any further communication from Glyndwr University. The University will make sure all personal data that is supplied is held as securely as possible, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
Glyndwr University does not sell or otherwise transfer any personal data to commercial companies or other organisations except within the provisions of its Fair Processing of Student Data notice, and with the exception of 1) web statistics (see below) which is hosted and managed by a third party company (Google, Inc and other web analytics services) and 2) off-site hosted server environments for some website services (Microsoft Live@edu, Moodle VLE, and other applications).
Personal Data about you collected via the online store will be retained for a reasonable period or for the period required by UK law.
Personal data collected from you via our website, is likely to be used to manage and monitor the use of our online store. As part of this management the University’s use of personal data includes:
- To despatch goods and correspondence via couriers and postal companies.
- To inform and advise third party conference organisers, suppliers and their agents.
Cookies & Web Statistics
Glyndwr University maintains continuous logs of its web server activity. These log files include the details of web site users’ IP address, browser type and page last visited etc. The log files are used to analyse how the web site is being used by visitors.
The Glyndwr University websites use hosted web analytics software. These are hosted services provided and managed by third party companies. Glyndwr University's main supplier of hosted web analytics is Google, Inc. The service 'Google Analytics' use 'cookies' (a text file sent to user's computers as they browse our websites) to help analyze how users navigate our websites. The information generated by the cookie regarding our websites (including IP addresses) will be transmitted to and stored by Google, Inc. on servers that may be hosted in the United States. Google, Inc will use this information for the purpose of evaluating use of our website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other related services to Glyndwr University.
Responsibilities of Head of IT Services to review the policy and to ensure the policy is available on the University Intranet and on the main University Web site.5. IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGY
5.1 Support and Advice
Contract the Head of IT Services
Related policy “DATA PROTECTION AND DATA DISPOSAL POLICY”
5.3 Guidelines and Forms
5.4 Communication Strategy
The policy will be posted on the Glyndwr University Intranet.
The policy will be reviewed at the review date to ensure it meets with current legislation. The policy may be reviewed in light of changing legislation.