This policy explains what information we gather when you visit the HE+ website (operated by the University of Cambridge Admissions Office) and explains how that information is used. It is important for you to appreciate that the HE+web site provides extensive links to other independent sites, both within the University and elsewhere. This policy applies only to direct accesses to the Undergraduate Study web site - URLs starting http://www.study.cam.ac.uk/undergraduate/. You will need to consult the appropriate information on other sites for information on their policies.
In common with most web sites, this site automatically logs certain information about every request made of it (see below for more details). This information is used for system administration, for bug tracking, and for producing usage statistics. The logged information may be kept for up to two years.
We may collect and process the following data about you:
The following data is automatically collected for each request:
Logging of additional data may be enabled temporarily from time to time for specific purposes. In addition, the computers on which the website is hosted keep records of attempts (authorised and unauthorised) to use them for purposes other than access to the web server. This data typically includes:
We use information held about you in the following ways:
We may disclose your personal information to third parties in the following circumstances:
Relevant subsets of this data may be passed to computer security teams as part of investigations of computer misuse involving this site or other computing equipment in the University.
In addition, this site uses Google Analytics to help us analyse site usage and to improve it. To support this, selected information about your interaction with the site is sent to Google for them to analyse on our behalf. For more information about Google Analytics see http://www.google.com/analytics/.
For the purpose of the UK Data Protection Act 1998, the 'Data Controller' for the processing of data collected by this site is the University of Cambridge, and the point of contact for subject access requests is the University Data Protection Officer (The Old Schools, Trinity Lane, Cambridge CB2 1TN, Tel. 01223 332320, Fax 01223 332332 E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org).