Cookies and privacy

Cookies and privacy

Please read the information below to learn more about the usage of cookies and privacy in relation to the Art of Dying Well website.

1. Introduction

1.1 The Centre for the Art of Dying Well at St Mary’s University (“we” or “us”) is committed to preserving the privacy of all visitors to this website.

1.2 This policy explains what personal information we collect from users of this website and how we use that information from time to time. This policy should be read in conjunction with our website terms and conditions.

2. Information collection

We ask for personal information from you in a number of circumstances:

2.1 when you contact us to request information or services.

3. Use of the information we collect

Your personal information will enable us to provide you with access to all parts of our website and will be used as follows:

3.1 to provide information you have requested and deal with any queries or requests you have;

3.2 to ensure that content from our website is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer.

4. Disclosure of information

4.1 We may disclose personal information to third parties in connection with the purposes explained above.

4.2 We may disclose personal information as part of a due legal process or as otherwise permitted or required by law. Some of these third parties may be located outside of the European Economic Area.

5. Cookies and IP addresses

5.1 Similar to other websites, our website utilises a standard technology to collect information about how our website is used by individual computers connected to the internet. Information is gathered through cookies and web server logs which allow us to monitor website traffic and to personalise the content of the site for you.

5.2 Browsers are usually set to accept cookies. However, if you would prefer not to receive cookies, you may alter the configuration of your browser to refuse cookies. If you choose to have your browser refuse cookies, it is possible that some areas of our site will not function as effectively when viewed by the users. A cookie cannot retrieve any other data from your hard drive or pass on computer viruses.

6. Security

We employ security measures which aim to protect the information provided by you from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction or damage.

7. Contact

All comments, queries and other requests relating to our use of your information should be addressed to or by post to St Mary’s University, Waldegrave Rd, Twickenham TW1 4SX.

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