University College (Univ) is a registered charity, charity number 1141259
University College Oxford is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
University College Oxford may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.
Information we may collect from you
Name, contact and address information including your email address that you provide by registering or by filling in forms on our site (www.univ.ox.ac.uk). This includes information provided at the time of subscribing to any services we offer, downloading information posted on our site, posting material or requesting further services.
Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests.
Other information from your interaction with our site, services and content, including computer and connection information, statistics on page views, traffic to and from the site, IP address and standard web log information.
Other information relevant to user surveys, competitions and/or offers.
If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report on aggregate information. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, in particular for the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping
- To improve our digital products and services
The transmission of information via the internet can never be completely secure; however we are committed to ensuring that your information is as secure as possible. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosures, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online and information that you supply to us. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk.
A cookie is a small file that asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to user needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit allaboutcookies.org
Below is a list of third party cookies used on this website, the purpose of the cookie and how to remove them.
Opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites here.
Links to other websites
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks and affiliates. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your express permission or are required by law to do so.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible E: Communications@univ.ox.ac.uk – we will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
Access to information
The Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act) gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act.
Terms of Website Use
Intellectual property rights
University College Oxford is the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights on our site and in the material published on it; these are protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
Without prejudice to the generality of the above paragraph, the trademarks, logos and service marks (collectively the Trademarks) displayed on our site are the registered or unregistered trademarks of the College or third parties.
Page headers, graphics, icons and scripts are the College’s intellectual property and together with the Trademarks may not be copied, used or imitated in any way without the prior written consent of the College. Nothing contained on our site should be constructed as granting, by implication, or otherwise, any licence or right to use any of the Trademarks or other material displayed on our site without the College’s express written permission or that of the relevant third party. Your misuse of the Trademarks displayed on our site, or any other content on our site is strictly prohibited.
You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, or any pages from our site for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others to material posted on our site.
You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
You may not otherwise reproduce, modify, copy or distribute or use for commercial purposes any of the materials or contents of our site without our permission.
College’s status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.
Reliance on information posted
Our site is intended to be for general information only and an indication of the services that the College may be able to provide. Information, commentary or other materials posted on our site is not intended to amount to advice or representations on which reliance should be placed. Although the College makes reasonable efforts to update the information on our site we make no guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up to date.
Viruses, hacking and other offences
You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, Trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.
By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.
We cannot guarantee that our site will be free from bugs or viruses.
Linking to our site
You may link to any of our pages, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
Links from our site
Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
Whilst it is not always possible to credit individual photographers besides their respective work; we are grateful to the following for their help in providing images for this website:
Other sources of graphics are imagery include: