Privacy Policy

Privacy and Cookie Policy

This website is provided and controlled by University Centre Quayside Ltd, i-4 Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 1LL.

 

  1. Scope

University Centre Quayside Ltd (UCQ) recognises and respects the importance of the privacy of our visitors of our websites. This policy accounts for the personal data and cookies etc. used via our websites. If you do not agree with the terms herein, please do not use this website and delete the cookies placed by the website.

 

  1. Personal data

On our websites, we may collect information about name, postal address, email address, other contact information, age, interests, gender, IP addresses and other personal data. Our websites are intended for a general audience, and UCQ does not knowingly collect personal data about any person under the age of 18 years.

 

We process personal data for the following purposes:

 

– Provision of UCQ services and products and to accommodate your requests and inquiries

– Provision of newsletters and other information offered by UCQ

– The purposes listed in the below cookie section

 

Personal data will not be disclosed to anyone outside of UCQ without your consent unless permitted or required under applicable legislation.

 

We delete or anonymize your personal data when it is no longer needed for the purposes for which it was collected and subsequently processed.

 

If you have submitted personal data to us, e.g. when registering for a newsletter, you enjoy certain rights to access and rectify data, however, subject to certain legal limitations.

 

We have implemented appropriate organisational and technical security measures to protect your personal data. We store personal data on servers with limited access located in secured facilities, and our security measures are evaluated on an ongoing basis. The servers are protected by anti-virus software and firewalls, among other measures.

 

  1. Cookies

Our websites use cookies. A cookie is a small text file, which is stored on your computer in order to recognise your computer at recurring visits. The cookie may transmit information via your browser with a purpose of authenticating or identifying the computer (via e.g. the IP address) or the user. Cookies may contain information such as registration data and user preferences. When a server receives a request from a computer which stores a cookie from the website, the server is able to use the information stored in the cookie in combination with the information stored on the server. A cookie cannot collect information from your computer and cannot carry any vira or other damaging files.

 

The following third parties store the following cookies on this website:

 

– Google Analytics (provided by Google Inc.) to enable us a) to perform statistical analyses of e.g. number of visitors, information on gender, age, location, interests and the like to learn about our visitors and b) to improve the website friendliness and usability, e.g. on the basis of website traffic measurements

– Vimeo (provided by Vimeo Inc.) to store session preferences (e.g. language) and suggest other content based on your previous uses (only activated when you are logged in to Youtube when visiting our website and only when clicking the YouTube button)

– Facebook (provided by Facebook, Inc.) to identify users logged in to Facebook for the purpose of sharing content on Facebook (only when you are logged in to Facebook when visiting our website and only when clicking the Facebook button)

– LinkedIn (provided by LinkedIn Corp.) to enable the “follow” and “share” features of LinkedIn (only when you are logged in to LinkedIn when visiting our website and only when clicking the LinkedIn button).

 

You may delete cookies if you no longer wish to store them on your computer. However, please note that the high quality of our website may be reduced as a consequence thereof. Please refer to the help guide for your browser for further guidance.

 

– For Internet Explorer, a help guide is available here

– For Mozilla, a help guide is available here

– For Chrome, a help guide is available here

– For Safari, a help guide is available here