Collection and use of data
The Distinct project does not capture and store any personal information about individuals who access this website, except where you voluntarily choose to give us your personal details via an online form, email or by telephone.
In these latter cases, the personal information you give us is used exclusively by the Distinct project for providing you with current and future information about resources and updates as described in this website.
We will treat the personal information that you have supplied to us in accordance with the current legislation, and will not pass it to any outside organisations or individuals unless there are exceptional circumstances.
The Distinct project only monitors the IP addresses of visitors to assess which pages are the most popular. These IP addresses are not linked to any personal data so that visitors to our website remain anonymous.
Cookies are files stored in your browser and are used by most modern websites to help both personalise your web experience and to gather statistics on web traffic, to help inform website design and content. This website uses analytics cookies for these purposes. Analytics cookies allow us to count page visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site, using a service provided by Google Analytics.
The Distinct e-bulletin is distributed using a tool called MailChimp - part of a US based company. Data stored on our behalf by MailChimp, which is held in the US, complies with the EU Safe Harbor framework as set forth by the Department of Commerce, which ensures the practices of US companies comply with UK/EU data protection practices. Details of MailChimps registration can be found here: http://safeharbor.export.gov/companyinfo.aspx?id=12701
You have a right to know about the personal information the Distinct project holds about you. You also have a right to have your data corrected or deleted. Please address all your requests and/or queries about our data protection policy to:
Oxford Brookes University