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Privacy Statement


Welcome to the UK HE International Unit

If you continue to browse and use this website you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy statement govern the UK HE International Unit relationship with you in relation to this website.

1. Introduction

Your privacy is important to us. UK HE International Unit is committed to safeguarding the personal information you provide to us and to protecting your privacy. The purpose of this privacy statement is to assist you in understanding how UK HE International Unit uses personal information collected via this website. By submitting your personal information to this website, you are confirming that you have read and understood this privacy statement and that we may use your personal information described in it. UK HE International Unit reserves the right to modify or update this privacy statement at any time without prior notice. Any modifications will apply to all information collected by UK HE International Unit, including previously collected information.

2. The information we collect

You do not have to provide any personal information in order to browse this website. We will collect personal information about you when you subscribe to services on our website that require you to enter your personal details in order to create a user name and password. Your personal information is used to enable us to verify you are a subscriber and to deliver the online services to you.

In addition to your personal information, when you use our website, we may collect tracking information such as your browser type, the type of operating system you use, the name of your Internet service provider and pages visited on the site.

UK HE International Unit obtains this information by using technologies, including cookies, to increase the functionality and user-friendliness of our website and to better tailor our website to your needs. For example, we may want to know how long the average visitor spends on our website or which pages get the most attention. Information such as this will only be used in aggregate form and does not identify you personally.

3. How your information is used

We collect information on our website visitors for a variety of purposes:

To reply to your enquiries more efficiently through the services we provide.

We also use information in aggregate form (i.e. your individual details cannot be identified) to audit usage of the site

Any personal information provided through to us by you, will be stored so that we can provide you with a more personalised service. We will only use this data to identify you.

Information that you supply in connection with the provision of a product or service or a job application will be treated in confidence and in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act

4. How we share information with third parties.

UK HE International Unit does not sell or pass on your personal information to others.

5. Use of cookies

When you visit our website your visit will generate a small text file called a 'cookie'. This file is used only for the purpose of website visitor analytics and contains no personal information about you whatsoever. With most Internet Browsers, you can erase Cookies from your computer hard drive, block all Cookies or receive a warning before a Cookie is stored. Please refer to your Browser instructions or help screen to learn more about these functions.

6. Your rights

You have the right to ask us at any time not to contact you, or to change your preferred methods of contact for marketing purposes.

You have the right to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you (for which we may charge a small fee) and to have any inaccuracies in your information corrected.

7. Protection of your personal data

We are committed to keeping your information as secure as is physically possible by us. We also use additional methods to secure sensitive information about your activities with us. Every employee that works for UK HE International Unit has to follow a strict confidentiality procedure and privacy standard.

8. Links

This website contains links to other websites which are not controlled by UK HE International Unit. This Privacy Policy applies only to http://www.international.ac.uk.

9. Withdrawing your permission

You may, at any time, withdraw your permission for UK HE International Unit to use your personal information for the purposes of sending you information about products or services by writing to Chris Lambert, Director of Resources, Universities UK, Woburn House, 20 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9HQ.

See also: Terms and Conditions

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