The University is the ‘data controller’ as defined by the Data Protection Act 1998. Personal information will only be collected and/or processed by the University in accordance with the Act.
In this policy ‘Site’ means the Power Networks Demonstration Centre website at www.strath.ac.uk/PNDC
We collect information about you:
Information is gathered from clients via the methods outlined below:
1. Log Files
The PNDC’s web hosting provider tracks requests made of it to centrally held log files. Log files can contain any or all of the following types of data:
Information gathered is used for server system administration, identifying broken links, and for producing usage statistics. Logged information may be kept indefinitely. Log files do not contain any personal information.
The University of Strathclyde also uses the following log reporting services on its website to measure and analyse visitor information.
Analytics service from Google (www.google.com/analytics/)
Examples of data collected automatically from all users include:
The University also generates statistics on which operating systems are in use on PCs across campus
We use your information to:
We may use and analyse the information we collect so that we can manage and improve the services on the website. Demographic and statistical information about user behaviour may be collected and used to analyse the popularity and effectiveness of the website. Any disclosure of this information will be in anonymised form and will not identify individual users.
Authorised personnel within the University will be able to access the information you provide to us. We may also disclose your information to authorised third parties, acting on behalf of the University, for the purposes set out in the policy or for purposes approved by you.
Unless required or permitted to do so by law, we will not otherwise share, sell or distribute any of the information you provide to us without your consent.
You have the right to access the personal data which the University holds about you. The University charges a £10 fee to process such a request. Please see http://www.strath.ac.uk/dataprotection/accessingyourpersonaldata/ or contact firstname.lastname@example.org or contact email@example.com
For further information on your rights under the Data Protection Act please see http://www.strath.ac.uk/dataprotection/dataprotection-rightsofindividuals/
You can engage with us in a number of different ways; either as a member, a direct client, or through a consortium funding arrangement. We will have the plan to suit your needs, simply submit some brief details and we will be in touch.