The purpose of this statement is to inform users of the Leeds Beckett website about what information is collected about them when they visit this site, how this information is used, any disclosure to third parties and the ways in which users' privacy is protected.
Confidentiality and security
Leeds Beckett University takes your privacy seriously. Any information you provide will be held securely and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Your personal details are not normally disclosed to any third party.However, under certain circumstances, we may need to disclose your personal details to a third party so that:
- they can provide a service you have requested
- we can fulfil a request for information
Information we collect from visitors for our own use
Where we store your personal data
Enquiries comments and questions
If you sign up for a subscription e-mail service, we will hold the information you have provided for as long as you require access to the service requested.
If you inform us that you wish to cancel a subscription we will remove you from our mailing list and your details will be deleted from our records.
Site usage information and cookies
For example, they may enable you to return directly to a particular part of the site by 'remembering' where you last accessed. If you choose not to accept the cookies (by setting your browser to reject them), this should not affect your access to the majority of facilities available on our website.
Where cookies are used
Linking to other sites from the Leeds Beckett website
These may be 'official partners' of Leeds Beckett or other third parties with information likely to be of interest and relevance to those using our website. Leeds Beckett is not responsible for the privacy practices of the organisations that operate these other sites.
You should be aware of this when you leave www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk and, if concerned, read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.
No information will be passed to such advertisers or their agents about those using the Leeds Beckett website unless such users 'click through' to a specific advertiser's site and offer their personal details directly to the advertiser.
"Becky" the Chatbot
The use of Becky may give access to:
- a unique Facebook identifier
- first name
- last name
- facebook image
- your conversation history with the chatbot
- the last button you clicked within the chatbot
- last user freeform input
- last visited block id
- last visited block name