Contact without consent results in a bad customer experience. We believe strongly in protecting your privacy.
We will not wilfully disclose information about you to any third party without first receiving your consent and we are working towards full compliance with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018 that will come into effect May 2018.
Your personal information
All personal information you provide via the website will be treated as private and confidential.
We use permission-based web tracking technologies
Our site uses a first party cookie to track visitor activity. We use this information to improve the content of our sites as well as to provide visitors with a more relevant experience. This may include information that identifies you as an individual or relates to an identifiable individual, including: name, title, company name, job function, postal address, telephone number, or email address. We may also collect other information that does not reveal your specific identity or does not directly relate to an identifiable individual such as browser and device information, information collected through cookies, pixel tags, and other technologies, and demographic information.We never share information you provide us with third parties. If you do not want our site to place a cookie on your browser and track your activity, you may leave the site or you may browse the site using privacy mode in your web browser.
If you fill out a web form on this site, your information will be stored in our CRM system and some amount of your past browsing on this site may be available to our personnel to determine your interests so we may more effectively engage with you and improve our site. However, if you use private browsing as described above, you may provide us your information without making your past browsing activity available to us. If you do not wish for us to have your personal information, please do not fill out any of the web forms on this site.
If you opt-in to our email subscriptions or any of our other marketing emails, clicking on a link in any of these emails may cause you to be personally identified on our site and may cause some part of your past browsing history on our site to be available to our personnel to determine your interests so we may more effectively engage with you. If you do not wish for this tracking to occur, you can unsubscribe from our mailings or use private browsing mode to avoid tracking.
We never use visitor identification techniques that involve sharing information with other sites and we never store any information in your computer’s Flash local shared objects area (i.e., we never use what is known as ‘flash cookies’).
How we share your data
- Never with other websites (e.g. for the purpose of identifying you across unaffiliated websites)
- Never with anyone outside our parent organisation, Loughborough University
- As part of Loughborough University, our IT systems, websites and personnel system are managed securely by University colleagues. We also share essential data with University colleagues in order to deliver events hosted on campus eg. rooming lists, function sheets etc.
You may sometimes have the option to connect to various third party platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. We cannot take responsibility for the content or privacy policies of any third party platforms. We encourage you to carefully review the privacy policies of any of these platforms you access via our site or services.
Opt in to receive our emails
We are working towards a 100% permission based email program though have historically acquired business data from external sources such as Target Response. You can update your subscription preferences at any time by clicking the link at the bottom of emails and web forms. Every edition of a newsletter contains a clearly marked unsubscribe link so you may request to be permanently removed from future mailings.
Easily opt out of emails
Each email sent from our email marketing platform has a clear unsubscribe link which will immediately remove you from any or all of our mailings as you specify.
We won't share your information
We will not sell, rent, trade or give away any user's personal information or email lists to third parties outside of Loughborough University, without first obtaining your consent.
Our site contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices and/or the content of such websites. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
We are committed to the security of your personal information and we have security procedures in place to protect against loss, misuse or alteration of personal information under our control.
Capturing personal information from outside the European Economic Area
From time to time we may capture and process personal information outside the European Economic Area. In this instance we will endeavour to comply with the requirements of any local data protection laws. In any event we will capture and process such personal information in accordance with the requirements set out in the Data Protection Act 1998.
You can request details of personal information we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you, please write to the above address.
If you think any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write or email us as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.