The University of East Anglia recognises that personal privacy is an important issue, and our website practices are in compliance with all relevant UK legislation.
Currently users are not required to register or provide any personal information in order to use this website. No personal data is stored by or captured through the site without users’ prior knowledge and consent.
Where personal information is captured (for example, through web forms for feedback or requests), the user will be informed as to what information is being captured and why. Any personal information that you provide to us will be used only for the purpose stated at the time we request it. We will not sell, license or trade your personal information to others. We do not provide your personal information to direct marketing companies or other such organisations.
What data is collected?
Log files: In common with most web sites, this site automatically logs certain information about every request made of it. The University’s website does not automatically capture or store personal data from visitors to the site, other than to log your IP address and session information. Session information includes the time and duration of your visit to the site, the files requested, and the browser used.
This information will only be accessed by authorised persons of the University of East Anglia or its agents. The information will be retained by the University and will only be used for the purpose of (a) managing the site system, (b) the identification of broken links, (c) bug tracking and (d) for statistical and audit purposes.
Relevant subsets of this data may be passed to computer security teams as part of investigations of computer misuse involving this site or other computing equipment in the University. Data may be passed to the administrators of other computer systems to enable investigation of problems accessing this site or of system misconfigurations. Data may incidentally be included in information passed to contractors and computer maintenance organisations working for the University, in which case it will be covered by appropriate non-disclosure agreements.
For more information about UEA Policies, please go to https://www.uea.ac.uk/web/about/university-information/statutory-legal-policies