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School of Geography

Privacy Notice

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).

5. Cookies

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.geog.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.

We do not use cookies to collect personal information about you. Should you wish to restrict or block cookies which are set by our website you can do this through your browser settings. The 'help' function within your browser or the manual that comes with your device should tell you how. You may also wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org  which contains comprehensive information on how you can do this on a wide variety of browsers. Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of our website.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why:

Cookie

Name

Purpose

Further information

Google Analytics

__utma

__utmb

__utmc

__utmv

__utmz

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.

 

Google privacy policy


Google analytics
Google analytics terms of service

Content Management System

typo3-login-cookiecheck

This is set by our TYPO3 CMS and is related to login authentication for internal staff and student users.

TYPO3 legal information

Content Management System

be_typo_user

This is set by our TYPO3 CMS and is related to login authentication for content editors.

TYPO3 legal information

Content Management System

fe_typo_user

This is set by our TYPO3 CMS and is related to login authentication for content editors.

TYPO3 legal information

PHP session

PHPSESSID

This cookie stores a unique ID asigned by the web server. It is used to enable some site functionality to work properly.

PHP information

Video content

_lutube_session

Session cookie generated from embedded video content.

LUTUBE Privacy statement

NetScaler appliance

NSC*

These cookies are set by our Citrix NetScaler appliance amnd are used to ensure your browsing session remains on the same web server.

Citrix

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. Facebook

This site includes a Like button, and allows visitors to share the content of this site with their Facebook friends. See the Facebook privacy policy (http://www.facebook.com/policy.php) for more details.

8. 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.

9. 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.