Privacy notice for www.bestmap.eu.
This privacy Notice has been updated in line with the General Data Protection Regulation.
1. Purpose of this Notice
This Notice tells you how BESTMAP will collect and use your personal data when you access this website. The University of Leeds as project coordination body is a "controller" of this personal data for the purposes of the data protection legislation.
It is important that you read this Notice so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data.
2. Changes to this Notice
We keep the information provided in this Notice under review. This Notice may be updated from time to time. If we make any substantial updates, we will draw these to your attention.
We will not use your personal data in any manner that is incompatible with the purpose for which the data were collected originally, unless we have obtained your consent to that additional use.
3. Anything you are not clear about
If there is anything you are unclear about, please contact our Data Protection Officer, who shall be happy to answer any queries you may have concerning this Notice or the way in which we process your personal data.
The Data Protection Officer's contact details are provided at the end of this Notice.
4. Purpose of processing your data
Where we request personal data from you on our website you will be informed at that time of the purpose for which the data will be processed and how it will be processed, its legal basis for processing as well as any transfers to third parties.
5. Purpose of processing - automated collection of personal information
When you access our web pages certain information your browser provides, including your IP address at the time, browser type, and potentially the address of the page you last visited, will be automatically recorded by BESTMAP. This data may be used to aid detection in the event of a security breach. The legal basis for this processing is necessity to pursue our legitimate interests to keep our website secure. The University retains this data in a form from which you may be identifiable for a period of up to one month.
6. Information about the use of resources
Copyright compliance and disclaimer
We strictly follow copyright legislation, making sure all the materials on our website are used in a way, which respects both the creator’s intellectual property and the privacy rights of the people visible in the materials. Specifically:
we collect consent from the people visible in our materials,
and we comply with the Fair Use principles and the Creative Commons copyright licences when using third-party materials.
Consequently, none of the materials on our website can be reproduced, modified, re-circulated, commercially exploited or re-used in any form whatsoever without the prior written consent of their creator and the people appearing on them. Accordingly, we do not accept responsibility for any content from our website, which is reproduced, re-circulated, or re-used by a third party.
The third-party resources to which the BESTMAP website links are intended to provide public access to the activities and results of the BESTMAP project. And while we take extensive consideration in using third-party contents on our website, we do not guarantee that they are accurate, complete or current, nor do we accept any responsibility for the content.
7. Third-party access
Your personal data that you have provided will not routinely be sent to third parties (unless notified - see 4. above).
8. Data retention
Should you wish to subscribe to BESTMAP’s newsletter, any retention of data will be made clear at the point of collection.
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device by websites that you visit.
- Essential: To help our website function
- Performance tracking: Track how our website is used and help us make improvements
This website utilises Matomo Analytics, an open-source privacy-focused analytic software that adheres to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). All data is recorded on a secure server located in the European Union and is not shared with any third parties. Data is utilised in an anonymised format to enhance the visibility and web presence of this website. Matomo employs cookies to store information on the user’s device, allowing for an analysis of the user behavior on this website.
More information is available at https://www.mailerlite.com/legal/privacy-policy.
12. Your duty to inform us of changes
It is important that the personal data that BESTMAP holds about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if the personal data you have provided to us needs to be updated.
11. Your rights as a data subject
Under the GDPR, in certain circumstances, you have the right to:
- withdraw your consent to our processing of your personal data where that is the legal basis for such processing
- access any of your personal data which we hold
- have your personal data which we hold corrected if it is inaccurate
- have any of your personal data which we hold erased
- restrict the ways in which we process your personal data
- object to our processing of your personal data
- receive a copy of any of your personal data which we hold in a structured and commonly used machine-readable format
- in certain cases not be subject to a decision based solely on automated decision making
- lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority
13. Queries and complaints
If you have any queries or concerns relating to this privacy notice or the way your data is being processed through this website then please contact the University’s Data Protection Officer, Alice Temple on email@example.com or by post to University of Leeds, 11.72 EC Stoner Building, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK.
The University’s main telephone number is +44 (0) 113 2431751.
The UK’s regulator for the DPA and GDPR is the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The University is registered as a Data Controller with the ICO.
Should you be dissatisfied with our handling of your concerns you have the right to complain to a supervisory authority. In the case of the UK this is the Information Commissioner’s Office and details can be found at https://ico.org.uk.