Privacy & Cookies

The University of Edinburgh acting through its Roslin Institute, ("the Roslin Institute") is committed to preserving your privacy. Please read the following privacy policy to understand how we us e and protect the information obtained from those visiting and using the Oncograph website www.oncograph.org (the "Site").

By using the Site you consent to the collection/retention and use of your personal information in accordance with this policy.

Information that we collect from you

We collect information about you:

Use of your personal information

We use your personal information:

If you have already indicated so we may contact you by post, telephone or e-mail. If you change your mind about being contacted in the future by any of these means then please let us know.

Storage of your information

Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of the Site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Disclosure of your information

Authorised personnel within the Roslin Institute will be able to access the information you provide to us. We may also disclose your information to other third parties who act for us for the purp oses set out in the policy or for purposes approved by you.

Unless required or permitted do so by law, we will not otherwise share, sell or distribute any of the information you provide to us without your consent.

IP addresses and cookies

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type. This information is statistical data about users' browsing actions an d patterns, does not identify any individual. It is used to inform improvements to the website, for system administration, and to report aggregate information to third parties.

For the same reasons, we may obtain information relating to use of the www.oncograph.org website by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. We use this information to track your movements through the Site, to find out how the Site is being used and to assess its usefulness. Personal information about you is not collected during the tracking process.

We may use persistent cookies if you have registered with us on-line. These cookies allow us to make the logging-in process easier and more secure. They will also be used to recognise you when yo u return to the Site. We may also use session cookies that will hold your data on our site until such time as you logout.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certa in parts of the Site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our site.

First Party Cookies - Cookies set by www.oncograph.org

There are no first party cookies set.

Third Party Cookies - Cookies on all www.oncograph.org pages

There are no third party cookies set.

Security

We employ security measures to protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction or damage.

Please help us keep our records updated by informing us of any changes to your email address and other contact details.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We may amend this policy from time to time. If we make any substantial changes we will notify you by posting a prominent notice on the Site.

Your rights

You have the right to ask for a copy of the information held by us in our records in return for which we may charge a small fee.

The Site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of third parties. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy pol icies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Contact us

If you have any queries concerning your personal information or any questions on our use of the information then please contact Records Management on:

recordsmanagement@ed.ac.uk
The Records Management Section
Policy and Planning
Old College
South Bridge
Edinburgh
EH8 9YL

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