University College Cork Privacy Statement
This statement relates to University College Cork's privacy practices in connection with University websites. The University is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other websites. External links to other websites are not always clearly identifiable as such. Within the University College Cork domain you may find websites over which the University has no editorial responsibility or control. Such sites can include the websites of student organisations etc. While the University encourages compliance with this web privacy statement at such sites, please consult the privacy statements of individual sites or contact the persons responsible for those sites, in order to understand the policies and practices under which they operate.
Collection and use of personal information
University College Cork does not collect any personal data about you on this website, apart from information which you volunteer (for example by e-mailing the University). Any information, which you provide in this way, is not made available to any third party, and is used by the University only in line with the purpose for which you provided it.
Collection and use of technical information
This website uses Google Analytics to collect anonymous traffic data to the website to help us analyse how users use the site. The tool uses ‘cookies’, which are small text files stored on a user’s computer. They are used to collect anonymous data on user behaviour and standard Internet activity. The information stored in the cookie is transmitted to Google and then used to evaluate visitors' use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity for University College Cork.
We will never (nor will we enable Third Parties to) use this analytics tool to track or collect any Personally Identifiable Data of visitors to the University College Cork site. This data is completely anonymous. Users may also disable cookies from their web browser with no loss of functionality.
For further information on the privacy of Google Analytics data please visit http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html
Technical details in connection with visits to this website may be logged by the University's internet service provider for accounting and auditing purposes.
It is the policy of the University not to disclose such technical information in respect of individual website visitors to any third party (apart from the University’s internet service provider, which records such data on the University’s behalf and which is bound by confidetiality provisions in this regards, and Google as outlined above), unless obliged to disclose such information by a rule of law. The technical information will be used only for statistical and other administrative purposes. You should note that technical details, which the University cannot associate with any identifiable individual, do not constitute ‘personal data’ for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1988 and Data Protection (Amendment) Act 2003.
Queries or complaints in relation to Data Privacy / Data Protection should be referred to:
|Information Compliance Officer|
|University College Cork|
|Phone: (021) 4903949|