ORCIT

Online Resources for Conference Interpreter Training

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1. Purpose of this notice
The ORCIT website is managed by the University of Leeds, United Kingdom. This notice tells you how the University of Leeds will collect and process your personal data when you access this website.

2. Automated collection of personal information
As with most other web servers, when you access these web pages certain information you provide will automatically be recorded by the University of Leeds. 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 will be indicated at the point of collection.

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.orcit.eu 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.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why:

Cookies Names Purpose Further information
Google Analytics _ga
_gat
__utma
__utmt
__utmb
__utmc
__utmz
__utmv
Determine which domain to measure;
Distinguish unique users;
Throttle the request rate;
Remember the number and time of previous visits;
Remember traffic source information;
Determine the start and end of a session;
Remember the value of visitor-level custom variables
Google Analytics cookie usage page

6. University Code of Practice
The University’s Data Protection Code of Practice also applies to the use of personal data under this website. The Code can be accessed at http://www.leeds.ac.uk/secretariat/data_protection_code_of_practice.html

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 the English-specific contact on our contact page, www.orcit.eu/contact. If you are dissatisfied with their response please contact the University Webmaster, webmaster@leeds.ac.uk.

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