Website Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Website Disclaimer

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by the University of Hull and whilst we do our best to keep the information up-to-date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website  or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website  for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.


Without limiting the effect of the previous paragraph, we reserve the right to introduce changes to the information given on our Course Finder pages, including the addition, withdrawal, re-location or restructuring of courses.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of this website.

Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of the University of Hull. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites and the inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation

Online privacy practices

Your right to privacy is important to us.

We are keen to strike a fair balance between your personal privacy and ensuring you obtain full value from the internet and other products and services we may be able to market to you.

We are fully registered under the Data Protection Act 1998 and ensure we comply with all protection the Act affords to you. Further information on the Act is available at http://www.ico.gov.uk/. We use the data protection padlock symbol below to show when we gather personal data from you. Look out for it on the site.

Reproduced courtesy of the Information Commissioner's Office and the National Consumer Council


Cookies

What are cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored on your hard drive to allow the University of Hull to recognise you when you visit. They can remember your preferences by gathering and storing information. They do not identify you as an individual user, just the computer used. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or create viruses on your computer. It does not give the University access to your computer.

Why do we use them?

We may use cookies to improve or personalise your online experience of our websites. For example we use Google Analytics to enable us to identify which pages you find useful and which you do not. This allows us to improve our navigation so you can find things easier in future.

If you don’t want to receive cookies

If you would prefer not to receive cookies while browsing our site, you can set your browser so that it will not download cookies onto your computer. Doing so will still allow you to navigate through the majority of our site but possibly not all of it. If you wish to register on a password protected area of our website you will need to allow “per-session” cookies. These are temporarily used while you are visiting the site but deleted when you close your browser or log out.

To find out more information about cookies, visit:

www.allaboutcookies.org

How we use Cookies

We may use cookies to store information about your membership to parts of our site, or to enable you to log in to online resources.  This might include blogs, portals, forums, or protected content.  The information is stored to enable you to use these resources, and to remember your log in details between sessions.  If you clear your cookies, you may need to login to these parts of the website each time you visit.

Hobsons

The University has a relationship with Hobsons Plc (Hobsons), any URLs beginning with

https://hull.hobsons.co.uk/ are hosted by Hobsons as part of this relationship:

A list of the Cookies used by Hobsons for the processing of information on these pages can be found here.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc.. Google Analytics uses ‘cookies’, which are text files placed on your computer. Google Analytics allows the university to look at how visitors are using the site with the aim of improving visitor’s experience.

Subscription

In some areas of our website, we ask you to provide information that will enable us to enhance your site visit or reply to you after your visit. This would include where you subscribe to our online newsletters or provide feedback to us through contact form or when you complete any online survey we may offer from time to time. When you do, so we ask you to give us your name, email address and other personal information that will be needed to supply the services to you. In relation to online newsletters you can ‘unsubscribe' at any time. We may use your personal data for future email mailings, support, notification of new products or new versions, general correspondence regarding the products and correspondence which may relate to you. If you would rather not receive future marketing emails from us please inform us by email. Such use is strictly in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003. Every email from us comes with an easy to use unsubscribe instruction and you can be removed from our lists at any time, although this can take up to 30 days to effect. Your details will never be sent to any third party or group company of ours and we will only market to you the same kind of goods and services you purchased from us or made an enquiry to us about.

The information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to support your relationship with us. We do not disclose or sell your information outside the University except if we sell the whole or part of our business.

Further information on data protection and personal privacy

For further information from us on data protection and privacy contact:

The Data Protection Officer,
The University of Hull,
Cottingham Road,
Hull,
HU6 7RX

Email

Information on the Data Protection Act 1998 is also on the Information Commissioner's website at http://www.ico.gov.uk/.

Use of this Site is subject to our Terms and Conditions.

Warning

Our Site provides links to other sites. We are not responsible for their data protection policies. You should check their privacy policies if you are concerned.

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