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This policy explains what information we gather when you visit this web site, and explains how that information is used.
It is important for you to appreciate that this web site provides extensive links to other independent sites, both within the University and elsewhere. This policy applies only to direct accesses to this web site - web pages whose adresses start "www.ames.cam.ac.uk/". You will need to consult the appropriate information on other sites for information about their policies.
In common with most web sites, this site automatically logs certain information about every request made of it (see below for more details). This information is used for system administration, for bug tracking, and for producing usage statistics. The logged information may be kept indefinitely.
Relevant subsets of this data may be passed to computer security teams as part of investigations of computer misuse involving this site or other computing equipment in the University. Data may also on occasion be passed to the administrators of other computer systems to enable investigation of problems accessing this site or of system misconfigurations. Otherwise the logged information is not passed to any third party except if required by law. Summary statistics are extracted from this data and some of these may be made publicly available, but those that are do not include information from which individuals could be identified.
[You should appreciate that a log is a record of what a server sees, not necessarily what was initially sent. If a request is sent via a proxy the log file will show the proxy's address. If someone has forged your address the log file will show your address]
The following data is automatically logged for each request:
Logging of additional data may be enabled temporarily from time to time for specific purposes.
For the purpose of the UK Data Protection Act 1998, the 'Data Controller' for the processing of data collected by this site is the University of Cambridge, and the point of contact for subject access requests is the University Data Protection Officer (10 Peas Hill, Cambridge CB2 3PN, tel. 01223 339888, fax 01223 331200 E-mail: email@example.com).
The University is also Data Controller in respect of any personal data served as content by this site.
Information provided by: firstname.lastname@example.org