ARC is sensitive to privacy issues on the internet. We believe that it is important you know how we treat the information about you that we receive. ARC operates an institutional membership model; representatives from these organisations are therefore acting on their behalf and should ensure they are compliant with the privacy arrangements within their institution.
In general, you may visit the website without telling us who you are or revealing any personally identifiable information about you. Our servers collect the domain names, operating system in use (e.g., Macintosh, Windows) and browser (e.g., Chrome, Internet Explorer). This information is aggregated to measure the number of visits, average time spent on the site, pages viewed, etc. ARC may use this information to measure the use of our site and to improve its content. E-mail addresses and other personally identifiable information such as first and last name, telephone number, and other similar information are known only when voluntarily provided by a visitor for registration or other participation of visitors in any available online interactive activities.
Use Of Your Information
We may use the personal information you provide for any of the following purposes: (1) to understand the use of our site and make improvements; (2) to respond to specific requests from visitors; (3) to protect the security or integrity of our site when necessary; and (4) to send you notices and solicitations regarding the site. These solicitations may take the form of mailings or other couriers, telephone calls, e-mail solicitations and other methods of contact . If you do not want to receive these solicitations from us using your personally identifiable information, please notify us.
Disclosures Of Your Information
Unless otherwise disclosed during the collection, personally identifiable information that may be collected in connection with visitors to this site is retained by ARC. ARC does not sell, transfer or otherwise disclose this personally identifiable information, except where disclosure is required by law.
A technology called “cookies” may be used to provide you with tailored information. A “cookie” is a tiny element of data that a web site can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your hard drive so we can recognize you when you return. You may be able to set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. Our cookies collect the operating system and browser that a visitor is using.
You have a right to access the personal data that is held about you. Please write to us at the following address to obtain a copy of the personal information ARC holds about you: ARC, University of Manchester, Sackville Street Building, Sackville Street, Manchester M60 1QD, enclosing your postal details.
As many of you already know AUA handle numerous events and membership services on ARC’s behalf which therefore makes AUA a data controller of ARC information.