1. Purpose of this Statement

This statement tells you how the University 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. This will 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. Third Party Access

Your personal data that you have provided will not be sent to other third parties and will remain confidential, accessible only by those who have a legitimate need to know within the University.

4. Changes to this Statement

This statement 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.

If you have any queries relating to the privacy statement then please contact the MEETinLEEDS team (enquiries@meetinleeds.co.uk) who are responsible for the pages to which it relates. If you feel dissatisfied with the response given then please contact the University’s webmaster (webmaster@leeds.ac.uk).

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.meetinleeds.co.uk 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. Web analytics data and cookies cannot be used to identify you as they never contain personal information such as your name or email address.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why:

CookieNamePurposeFurther Information
Google Analytics__utma
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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.Google Privacy Policy
Google Analytics
Google Analytics Terms of Service

Managing analytics cookies

It is possible to opt out of having your anonymised browsing activity within websites recorded by analytics cookies. You can opt out of Google analytics cookies by clicking on the following link. Please note that this will take you to Google’s analytics website and generate a ‘no thanks’ cookie, which will stop any further cookies being set by them.

Don’t forget that by not allowing analytics cookies, this stops us from being able to learn what people like or don’t like so that we can make them better. Opt out of Google Analytic cookies.