Privacy Policy

1. Purpose of this notice

This notice tells you how the Self Repairing Cities partnership will collect and process your personal data when you access this website.

2. Automated collection of personal information

This website is hosted by the University of Leeds. As with most other web servers, when you access these web pages certain information you provide will automatically be recorded. This may include your IP address, browser type, and information relating to the page you last visited. This information is processed to estimate how much usage of the server is made by different categories of users and in the event of a breach of security may be used to aid detection.

3. Non-automated collection

Where you are required under this website to provide personal data the uses of this data are indicated below.

When submitting the contact from held on the Get Involved section of the website, this data will be stored in the database and reviewed as soon as possible; you may then be contacted by the Self Repairing Cities team as result of this submission.

Subscribing to our newsletter, will mean your email address will be stored within our database and you are signing up to allow the Self Repairing Cities team to contact you with information about our research.

If you choose to enter a message on our Ideas page, your email will address will be recorded in the database should the Self Repairing Cities team need to respond to this message. As indicated this email address will not be published alongside your message.

4. Third-party access

Your personal data that you have provided will not routinely be sent to other third-parties (unless notified – see 3. above).

5. Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

Our website www.selfrepairingcities.co.uk (and associated domains) uses first party cookies which are set by our web server as opposed to a different web server. They are categorised as strictly necessary, which are essential to the operation of the website, and performance cookies which collect anonymous information about the usage of our website. By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

We do not use cookies to collect personal information about you. Should you wish to restrict or block cookies which are set by our website you can do this through your browser settings. The ‘help’ function within your browser or the manual that comes with your device should tell you how. You may also wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how you can do this on a wide variety of browsers. Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of our website.

6. University Code of Practice

The University of Leed’s Data Protection Code of Practice also applies to the use of personal data under this website. The Code can be accessed at:

www.leeds.ac.uk/secretariat/data_protection_code_of_practice

7. Changes to this notice

This notice and therefore the ways in which your data may be processed can be changed from time to time. Any changes will only be notified via this web page.

8. Further information and Contact

If you have any queries relating to this privacy notice or the way your data is being processed through this website, then please contact self-repairing-cities@leeds.ac.uk. If you are dissatisfied with their response please contact the University of Leeds Webmaster, webmaster@leeds.ac.uk.

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