1. Purpose of this notice
This notice tells you how the University of Leeds 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. This will 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
Your personal data that you have provided will not routinely be sent to other third-parties (unless notified – see 3. above).
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 www.wctrs.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.
The table below explains the cookies we use and why:
|Content Management System||wordpress_||This is set by WordPress to check which plugins and their settings should be active for the user. This is a session cookie and is deleted upon leaving the site.||WordPress cookie information|
|Content Management System||wordpress_logged_in_||This is set by WordPress to see which user is logged in (if any) and to give the correct site roles to that user. This is a session cookie and is deleted upon leaving the site.||WordPress cookie information|
|Content Management System||wordpress_test_cookie||This is set by WordPress to check whether your browser is accepted cookies. This is a session cookie and is deleted upon leaving the site.||WordPress cookie information|
|These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.|
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 notice
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.
8. Further information and Contact
If you have any queries relating to the privacy statement then please contact us at: foe-webmaster(at)leeds.ac.uk. If you are dissatisfied with their response please contact the University Webmaster, webmaster(at)leeds.ac.uk.