SIDB, part of the University of Edinburgh, owns and is responsible for the content of this website. Unless stated otherwise, this Privacy Statement applies only to this website.
SIDB will use any personal information collected from this website in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1998. Further details on the UK Data Protection Act can be found at the The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner. SIDB has taken appropriate measures to keep secure any personal information given by the user of this site.
The information collected on this site includes:
1.3.1 Users’ IP address, which is automatically logged by our web server. IP addresses are used to observe users’ interest in this website (number of visits, etc).
1.3.2 Cookies are very small text files saved to your computer used to track user navigation around a website. They are not cross-referenced with any other information such that an individual person could be identified.
1.3.3 E-mail addresses and/or other contact details which users voluntarily provide in order to:
a) receive information from SIDB and/or recognised agents of the University
b) register for sending of publications/newsletters
SIDB will not disclose voluntarily provided details to third parties or use the information in any other way without prior consent. On all pages where personal data is collected, specific details on the use of this information will be provided.
Where you have provided telephone or email details, we may contact you using those media. If you would prefer not to be included in any of these activates, please contact us. We will then contact you to establish and record your wishes.
You have the right to access your information held by SIDB and where necessary, to have it amended. You can also request not to receive marketing information from SIDB as in section 1.3.3. To request this please contact us.
This website contains links to other sites that are unrelated to SIDB. This privacy statement does not apply to these sites nor are we responsible for the content and practices of these websites.