This policy governs the manner in which eclipse-history.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users of this website.
In this policy, we only describe the information collected under the sub domain eclipse-history.wp-st-andrews.ac.uk and do not include that of the primary domain st-andrews.ac.uk. Through visiting this website, you are also subject to the cookie notice by the University of St Andrews. You can, however, control your cookie preferences through this website.
Do Not Track
We comply with Do Not Track requests. This means that, if you have Do Not Track enabled in your browser, we will not collect or store any information.
Note, as already mentioned, Do Not Track settings may not affect the tracking performed by the main University domain st-andrews.ac.uk To eliminate all tracking performed on this site, select “I do not accept” under “Cookie preferences”, or withhold selecting a preference.
Personal identification information (PIP)
We do not collect personally identifiable information.
Under GDPR, IP addresses are considered PIP. We anonymise IP addresses by stripping the final octet of IPv4 addresses or the last 80 bits of IPv6 addresses, meaning it cannot be used to identify you.
Additionally, we enforce IP hashing. This means that we will never be able to recover IP information in the future and use it to determine the location of visitors to our site in the event of future changes to this policy.
Non-personal identification information
We collect information about users when they visit the site. All information is anonymised and no profiling takes place. data we collect are:
- web browser used to access the website (for example Firefox or Safari);
- platform used to access the website (for example Android, Windows, or Linux);
- device type used to access the website (for example mobile or desktop);
- device model used to access the website (for example iPhone or Galaxy S20 FE);
- referring sites (that is, the site or search engine that directed you to this website);
- search terms used (for example “eclipse history st andrews”);
How we use your information
We use collected information for the following purposes only:
- to keep log of how many visitors we get to this website and how they access it.
This data will only ever be used by us internally to assess how we can improve the site to improve outreach and how to target our efforts to improve user experience.
All data collected is only stored on our hosting web server. It is never transferred to a third party, and will never be in the future. Only those involved in the creation and maintenance of this website have access to data collected.
Changes to this policy
This website was initially developed by a team of six undergraduates and two postgraduates under the supervision of two lecturers at the University of St Andrews. It is likely that in the future, the team that develop this website will change. For this reason, we cannot promise that this policy will not change in the future, and advise that you periodically review this page for any changes.
Acceptance of these terms