Data protection and privacy
This page explains what personal information we gather when you visit this web site.
Who will process my personal information?
The information published here applies to the use of your personal information (also known as 'personal data') by the University of Cambridge through the viewing or use of this site.
General personal information collected on our websites
When you visit any of the websites within the Cambridge domain we hold certain information about you for service and security reasons. For more information on this, please see https://www.cam.ac.uk/about-this-site/privacy-policy
Cambridge Big Data
Information you provide to us will be held by the Cambridge Big Data Strategic Research Initiative, part of the University of Cambridge, under the same terms as above. We may wish to process your personal information in connection with a variety of public relations activities which may include sending publicity information to you with regards to upcoming events or sponsorship opportunities. If you do not wish for your personal data to be used in this way, then please let us know by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line as 'Opt-Out'. We will not share your information with third parties.
For more information about how we handle your personal information, and your rights under data protection legislation, please see https://www.information-compliance.admin.cam.ac.uk/data-protection/general-data
This website uses Google Analytics which provides us with statistical information about how people use our website; for example the pages visited, the length of time spent on each page, whether visitors are new or returning and what site referred the visitor to our website. We use this information to help improve our website. Your IP address is anonymised before data is sent, and we do not share visitor information with any other Google services. Google analytics sets the following cookies:
_ga is used to determine the current visitor session
Expires: 2 years after being set
_gat is used to throttle request rate
Expires: 10 minutes after being set
_gid is used to distinguish users
Expires: 24 hours after being set
More information about these cookies is available on the Google Analytics(link is external) website.
The Twitter embed we use on our website may also set cookies or utilize your browser's local storage. The embed does not set cookies until you have interacted with links on it. For more information please refer to Twitter's cookies policy.
We set a couple of other cookies to enhance your user experience, and support the normal operation of the website.
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Expires: 1 year after being set
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