Information you share with us can be used for St Melllitus College (SMC) operational purposes. St Melllitus College is not in the business of selling information about you. This notice tells you what information we collect, steps we take to protect and secure it, how we use and share the information, and finally, how you can contact us with questions or concerns.
Information We Gather
St Melllitus College collects personal information when you register with us and when you post content on the Site.
St Melllitus College may combine information about you that we have with information we obtain from business partners or others.
St Melllitus College may also collect information about your transactions with us and with some of our business partners. This information might include information necessary to process payments due to us from you such as your credit card number.
St Melllitus College automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, cookies, and the pages you request.
St Melllitus College uses information for the following general purposes: products and services provision, billing, identification and authentication, services improvement, contact, research, and anonymous reporting.
St Melllitus College may occasionally obtain IP addresses from users depending upon how you access our web site. IP addresses, browser and session information may be used for various purposes, including to:
- Diagnose and prevent service or technology problems reported by our users or engineers that are associated with the IP addresses controlled by a specific web company or ISP.
- Estimate the total number of users visiting stmellitus.org.uk from specific geographical regions.
- Help determine which users have access privileges to certain content, services or resources that we offer.
- Monitor and prevent fraud and abuse.
St Melllitus College may display your IP address to the owners or maintainers of certain St Melllitus College pages when you post to those pages and the owner or maintainer has enabled functionality on the site for this purpose.
A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier that is sent to your browser from a web site's computers and stored on your computer's hard drive.
If you reject all cookies, you may not be able to use stmellitus.org.uk products or services that require you to "log in," and you may not be able to take full advantage of all offerings.
You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set.
stmellitus.org.uk uses its own cookies for a number of purposes, including to:
- Require you to re-enter your password after a certain period of time has elapsed to protect you against others accidentally accessing your account contents.
- Keep track of preferences you specify while you are using St Melllitus College services.
- Estimate and report our total audience size and traffic.
- Conduct research to improve stmellitus.org.uk content and services.
Information Use, Sharing and Disclosure
St Melllitus College does not share personal information we learn about you from your use of the Service or this web site with others except as described in this policy. We do not share your information with unrelated third parties for their direct marketing purposes.
When you provide personal information through using the Service you are however sharing your personal information with stmellitus.org.uk , organizations that may hold a majority interest in stmellitus.org.uk and any of its divisions or subsidiaries. The use of your personal information by these organizations is subject to this policy.
Stmellitus.org.uk may use or share your personal information where it is necessary for us to complete a transaction, to operate or improve St Melllitus College and related products and services, to do something that you have asked us to do, or tell you of products and services that we think may be of interest.
Where you are contacted with an offer or service based on information you have shared with stmellitus.org.uk , we will do our best to provide you with an opportunity to opt-out of receiving such further communications at the time you are contacted.
When you post a message, your stmellitus.org.uk or alias that you are posting under may be visible to other users.
When you post a message on the Site, you have the ability to post a message which may include personally identifiable information about yourself.
If you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return.
St Melllitus College does or may share personally identifiable information about you under the following circumstances:
- In the course of operating it may be necessary or appropriate for us to provide access to your personal information to others such as our service providers, contractors and select vendors so that we can operate the Service. Where practical, we seek to obtain confidentiality agreements that are consistent with this policy and that limit others' use or disclosure of the information you have shared.
- We may share your personal information to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, to establish or exercise our legal rights or, defend against legal claims and if in our judgment in such circumstances disclosure is required or appropriate.
- We are required to share your personal information with Middlesex University for the purposes of enrolment, change of course etc.
If there is ever a change to how St Melllitus College uses or intends to use personal information, we will post that change to this policy and, if the new policy is materially less restrictive than this policy, we will seek your consent.
Confidentiality and Security
No data transmissions over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Consequently, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make efforts to ensure security on our systems.
We use physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect personal information about you.
Your stmellitus.org.uk Account Information is password-protected.
In certain areas, St Melllitus College may use industry-standard SSL-encryption to protect data transmissions. However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of such firewalls and secure server software. If St Melllitus College learns of a security systems breach we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. By using this web site or providing personal information to us you agree that we can communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy and administrative issues relating to your use of this site. St Melllitus College may post a notice on our web site if a security breach occurs. If this happens, you will need a web browser enabling you to view the stmellitus.org.uk web site. St Melllitus College may also send an email to you at the email address you have provided to us in these circumstances. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing. To receive free written notice of a security breach (or to withdraw your consent from receiving electronic notice) you should notify us using the contact us page.
Changing your Preferences and Personal Information
You can edit your Stmellitus.org.uk Account Information at any time. Most personal information you may provide is entirely optional. For example, to the extent that parents are considering whether to permit their children to use the Service, we do not condition a child's participation based upon their provision of any more personal information than is necessary to operate the Service.
You can delete your Stmellitus.org.uk account by making a request to the site administrator via the contact us page; however, please note that some personal information, primarily your contact information, may remain in St Melllitus College ’s records to the extent necessary to protect St Melllitus College 's legal interests or document compliance with regulatory requirements.
Contacting St Melllitus College
If you have a privacy concern regarding St Melllitus College, or this policy, and if you cannot satisfactorily resolve it through the use of this web site, you should contact us using the contact page link.
In the event that we are still unable to resolve your concerns St Melllitus College is committed to cooperating to achieve a proper resolution of your privacy concerns.
If you object to any sharing of your personal information that may be permitted under this policy, you may do so by writing us at the above address. We will take reasonable steps to accommodate your requests as they relate to our advertising practices. In some instances, honoring your requests may interfere with or preclude your ability to use the Service or may require us to terminate our relationship with you.