Information you give us
When you visit the College’s websites, you may be asked to provide certain information about yourself. Information collected is owned by Goodenough College (including any subsidiary companies). We will not sell, share or rent this information to others in ways other than what is stated in this policy.
Information that we receive automatically includes:
- Requested URL (Uniform Resource Locator)
- IP address (this may or may not identify an individual device)
- Referring URL
- Domain name from where you are accessing the Internet
- Browser and Operating System used to access the page
- Date and time that webpages were visited
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. By using the College websites you are agreeing that we can place cookies on your device.
Cookies are used by our websites in order to allow them to provide the services you need and to assist us in providing a better website experience for all our users.
If you do not wish us to store any cookies on your device during your visit, you can disable them in your browser. Please note however that this may have a significant impact on your browsing experience.
Here is a guide to disabling cookies in major browsers. It is located on an external website.
Google Analytics Cookies
Google Analytics cookies collect non-personally-identifiable information relating to your use of our websites via Google Analytics technology. This information may include: what pages you see, how long you were using the sites, what you clicked on, if you visited the website again, etc. This data is collected for the purpose of monitoring and understanding the effectiveness of our websites. This data is used in aggregated form to help improve the site and the College’s marketing.
How we use your information
We may use and analyse the information we collect so that we can manage and improve the services on the websites. Demographic and statistical information about user behaviour may be collected and used to analyse the popularity and effectiveness of the websites. Any disclosure of this information will not contain personally identifiable details.
Goodenough College will not use the statistical analytics tools to track or to collect personally identifiable information from visitors to this website.
Data Protection Laws
Goodenough College is a Registered Data Controller as defined by the General Data Protection Regulations 2018 (the “Act.”) The College has notified its activities to the Office of the Information Commissioner as required under the Act. Personal information will only be collected and/or processed by the College in accordance with the Act.
Access to information
The General Data Protection Regulations 2018 gives you the right to access information held about you. Please contact the College’s Data Protection Officer if you wish to do so.
Disclosure of your information
Except as set out in this policy or as required by law, your personal data will not be provided to any third party. The information you provide to us will be held on our computers within the UK and also cloud-based servers located outside of the UK.
Monitoring use of College systems
In order to protect the data security and integrity of the Goodenough College networks and computer systems, it may be necessary to monitor or log the use of these systems. If there are indications of abuse of systems or that individuals may be using systems in excess of their authority, files, messages and any or all uses of the systems may be intercepted, monitored, recorded, copied, audited, inspected and disclosed to authorised College and law enforcement personnel.
Links to external websites