1. Purpose of this statement
This statement tells you how the University 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.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:
|YouTube Session Cookies||yt-remote-session-name, yt-remote-session-app, yt-remote-fast-check-period, yt-remote-cast-installed||Unclassified||N/A|
|YouTube Embed Cookies||VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, YSC, PREF||We use YouTube to embed a selection of videos on our site. The embedded videos do not set cookies themselves and can be played with no cookies set. However, if the ‘Share’ button is clicked YouTube will set these two cookies. The VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE cookie attempts to estimate your bandwidth and the use_hitbox cookie increments the ‘views’ counter on the YouTube video. These cookies don’t gather information that identifies a user||N/A|
|PHP Session Cookie||PHPSESSID||Maintains user state across page requests||PHP information|
|WordPress||wp_settings_1 wp_settings_2 wp_settings_time_1 wp_settings_time_2 wp_settings_time_3||These cookies are used to store date and time information on the WordPress CMS, and only collect data anonymously.||WordPress Codex|
|Test cookie||TestCookie||This is set by our CMS and is used to determine whether or not your browser allows cookies to be set.||N/A|
|NetScaler appliance||NSC*||These cookies are set by our Citrix NetScaler appliance and are used to ensure your browsing session remains on the same web server.||Citrix|
7. Changes to this notice6. 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 here.
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 this privacy notice or the way your data is being processed through this website then please contact us. If you are dissatisfied with their response please contact the University Webmaster, email@example.com.