This Policy also instructs you on what to do if you do not want your personal information collected or shared when you visit our websites.
By using and visiting the website, you agree to this Policy and the uses made of personal information as set forth herein or amended hereafter.
CSoM will only collect Personal Information (information which personally identifies you) if you provide it to us voluntarily. This could include such things as your name, address, phone number or e-mail address. You are in control of how CSoM uses the information you provide.
At any time, you can:
- Ask us to remove your Personal Information from our records
- Ask for your Personal Information to be corrected or updated
- Ask to see a copy of your personal information
We may use your Personal Information for marketing or research purposes. For instance, this could allow us to personalise information and increase its relevancy if we contact you, or to invite you to help us develop new products through your feedback. If you would prefer us not to contact you using the personal details you have supplied please email us.
CSoM will not disclose Personal Information to any third party.
Other (non-personal) Information Collected Automatically
Sometimes, we may collect information about you that is not personally identifiable. Examples of this type of information include the type of Internet Browser you are using, the type of computer operating system you are using and the domain name of the website from which you linked to our site.
This website (www.som.cranfield.ac.uk/som/) uses a number of cookies in order for the site to operate and to enable information on how our site is used to be collected for analysis.
Full information on the cookies we use can be found here.
If you want to restrict or block cookies from this website you can do this using your browser settings. More information on how to do this can be found in the Help function of your browser or by visiting www.aboutcookies.org.
CSoM does use internet protocol (IP) addresses from its server logs to analyse the use of its website. This information is in no way identifiable to an individual.
Security and Information Transfer
Your personally identifiable information will be stored in our databases located in the United Kingdom. CSoM is committed to keeping secure the data you provide us and will take reasonable precautions to protect your personally identifiable information from loss, misuse or alteration.
CSoM has made substantial investments in technology such as servers and firewalls. These technologies are deployed to guarantee maximum security of the information you provide us with.
Email Newsletters/Communications (Electronic Communications)
CSoM offers visitors to our website the opportunity to subscribe (opt in) to a number of electronic communications. You have the possibility at all times to tell us you no longer wish to subscribe to our electronic communication service (opt out). All e-communications you receive from CSoM will provide clear instructions on how to unsubscribe from each service.
"Send to a Friend" Service
Users can choose to electronically forward a variety of articles, abstracts, research papers and course details to someone else. Users must provide their e-mail address as well as that of the recipient. The information is used only in the case of transmission errors and to let the recipient know who sent the email. The information is not used for any other purpose.
This policy is limited to the information CSoM collects from our website users about themselves and others via our websites.
Our sites contain links to other sites. The linkages are provided as a courtesy, to be used or not at the discretion of the individual user. If users decide to follow these links, CSoM can not be responsible for the Privacy Policies and content of those sites. Users should contact the coordinator of the particular site with any questions about those sites.
Data Protection Act 1998
Please note that any information supplied via this website may be stored on our computer system for the provision of information, marketing and analysis. We may also share this information with Cranfield University departments for the above purposes. We do not pass your details to other third parties to use.
Our 1998 data protection act registration numbers are: Z5670166 and Z4690919
Occasionally, we may share your data with other organisations that we work with to jointly provide a service or event to you. In these circumstances we will notify you of the name of the organisation at the point we collect your data. Data may be stored outside the EEA, but if stored in the US would be done so under a Safe Harbour agreement.