Privacy Policy

General

The UK Planck website will not store or capture personal data (e.g. name, email address) without the prior knowledge and consent of users. The University will make sure all personal data that is supplied is held as securely as possible, in accordance with the Data Protection Act.

Data

The Planck UK website does not sell or otherwise transfer any personal data to commercial companies or other organisations, with the exception of web statistics (see below) which is hosted and managed by a third party company (Google, Inc and other web analytics services)

Cookies & Web Statistics

Cardiff University (which hosts this website) 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 and may be kept in an anonymised form for historical records.

The Planck UK website websites use hosted web analytics software. These are hosted services provided and managed by third party companies. This website's supplier of hosted web analytics is Google, Inc. The 'Google Analytics' service uses '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 the UK Herschel outreach officer.

Google, Inc. may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google, Inc. behalf. Google, Inc. will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google, Inc. You may decline the use of cookies by configuring your web browser to do so. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google, Inc. and Clicktale.com in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

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Disclaimer

This privacy statement applies to the UK Planck Outreach website.