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Privacy Policy

The Landmap Service has created a policy to show our commitment to protect the privacy of our users as well as visitors to our website. This privacy statement covers the website http://landmap.mimas.ac.uk. The sections below explain how Landmap gather and use your information. Please be aware that your use of this site constitutes your acceptance of this policy.

 

Collection of Information

The Landmap Service at Mimas is the sole owner of the information collected on http://landmap.mimas.ac.uk. When you use the Landmap Service, we collect and track personal information, either by asking you about yourself (through our online individual registration form) or by recording data such as you Internet Protocol (IP) address.

Personally Identifiable Data You Choose to Provide

If you contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a query etc., we will use the personal data that you provide to reply to your message and to pass on as evidence of service activity to our funding body JISC. We may retain a record of users who have contacted us in order to respond properly to questions or concerns and for the purpose of future communications. Apart from Jisc and your institution we will not share this information with any third party unless you have consented to this.

Log Files

Continuous logs are maintained on the Landmap server. Data collected include: number of downloads; access to the Learning Zone; details of email addresses; searches performed; number of web pages visited.

Use of Information

Any information we collect from users of the Landmap Service is used to improve our services to you and to feedback, as per our obligations, to our funding body JISC. In all cases information are provided in an anonymous fashion and our users are grouped by their organisation. Statistical information is used to create a better service for users of Landmap.

Notification of Changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy over time, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, the homepage and other appropriate places so our users/visitors are aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. Any changes made will be effective when posted.

Links to Other Website

This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content and/or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when leaving our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this privacy statement, please contact the Landmap Helpdesk.