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GVM Privacy Policy

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Privacy and Cookie Policy


We may collect and store personal information you submit to GVM  via this website. Please read the following privacy policy to understand how GVM uses and protects the information that you provide via this website.


By submitting your personal information, you are consenting to GVM holding and using it in accordance with this policy. The policy is subject to change and any changes to it in the future will be notified on this page. By continuing to use this website you are agreeing to such changes. We recommend that you check the privacy policy each time you visit this site.


1. Automatic Information


We automatically receive and save certain types of information whenever you interact with this website. We use the information to monitor website traffic and to assist with the navigation and user experience of the website.


Information that we will automatically receive includes:

 

  • Requested URL (Uniform Resource Locator)
  • IP (Internet Protocol) address (this may or may not identify a specific computer)
  • Domain name from which you access the internet
  • Referring URL
  • Software (browser/operating system) used to access the page
  • Date and time pages were visited

 

When you visit our website, a “cookie” may be sent to your computer.  A cookie is a very small text file which is placed on the hard drive of your computer.  Cookies cannot be programmed, cannot carry viruses, and cannot install malware on the host computer.
A cookie is used to recognise your browser session and helps us determine which pages are of most interest to our users and this helps us in developing the website.  A user cannot be personally identified by a cookie.


You can set your browser to refuse cookies or warn you before accepting them. However, some parts of this website may not function properly without accepting cookies.


2. How we use the information


We may use and analyse the information we collect so that we can manage and improve the services on the website. Demographic and statistical information about user behaviour may be collected and used to analyse the popularity and effectiveness of the website. Any disclosure of this information will be in aggregate form and will not identify individual users.


3. Links to external websites


This website may contain links to other websites that are outside GVM’s control and are not covered by this privacy policy.


4.  Contact us


If you have any queries about our privacy policy please contact our webmaster, Clare.Williams (at) bristol.ac.uk in the first instance.

 

 

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