1.1 General Information
The Confucius Institute for Scotland in the University of Edinburgh owns and is responsible for the content of its website at www.confuciusinstitute.ac.uk. Unless stated otherwise, this Privacy Statement applies only to this website.
1.2 confuciusinstitute.ac.uk Privacy Statement
The Confucius Institute for Scotland will use any personal information collected from this website (www.confuciusinstitute.ac.uk ) in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1998. Further details on the UK Data Protection Act can be found at the website for The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner. The Confucius Institute for Scotland has taken appropriate measures to keep secure any personal information given by user of this site.
1.3 What information do we collect and why?
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:
- receive information from The Confucius Institute for Scotland and/or recognised organisations or agents of the University.
- register for sending of publications/newsletters, offering courses and services and organising events.
- participate in discussion forums where applicable (See below).
The Confucius Institute for Scotland 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 activities, please contact us. We will then contact you to establish and record your wishes.
1.4 Your rights
You have the right to access your information held by The Confucius Institute for Scotland and where necessary, to have it amended. You can also request not to receive marketing information from The Confucius Institute for Scotland at the University of Edinburgh as in section 1.3.3. To request this please contact us.
1.5 Chatrooms and Forums
Users are reminded that chat rooms and forums are for public discussion. Any personal information supplied by users during these discussions is widely accessible. The Confucius Institute for Scotland is not responsible for the content posted by users of these services.
1.6 Links to other websites
This website contains links to other sites that are not the responsibility of The Confucius Institute for Scotland. This privacy statement does not apply to these sites nor are we responsible for the content and practices of these websites.