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Privacy Notice & Cookie Policy

Who we are

Space School UK is a space science summer school run by and at the University of Leicester.

We acknowledge that personal privacy is a very important issue and support the protection of internet privacy as required under UK legislation.

The statement on this web page explains the types of personal information that are collected when you visit our website and how this information will be used. Please note that this policy only applies to the Space School UK web pages, i.e. those within the spaceschool.co.uk domain.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Contact forms

When you submit a message using the Contact Us form, we collect the personal information that you provide, including your name, e-mail address and any personal information data provided in your message. This information will not be supplied to any third party, and will only be used for subsequent communications relating to your contact request.

In submitting your personal information online, you are agreeing that Space School UK and University of Leicester staff may use your details for the sole purpose of conducting the business of Space School UK. If at any time you no longer wish to receive any information from Space School UK, please respond to any email and state that you wish to “unsubscribe”.

Cookie Policy

Cookies are small text files stored on your device which record specific interactions between you and this website.

Cookies from this website

We do not use cookies in the public areas of our website, so you should not ordinarily have cookies placed on your device by this website.

Cookies from external parties

Some cookies may be placed on your device when you access or interact with social media content embedded on or linked from this website, such as chatting with us using Facebook Messenger and/or interacting with any Twitter posts.

For the cookies that these external parties place, the information they collect with them and the purpose for which that information is used, please refer to the privacy statements of these parties on their own websites at http://www.facebook.com and http://www.twitter.com.

How to disable cookies

Your web browser should allow you to block cookies. Below are links to information about popular web browsers and how to block cookies using them.

Activity Logs and analytics

Our systems automatically record all requests for accessing web content on this site, including the requesting computer’s IP address, the browser’s user agent, operating system and referring address or search term. This is a standard function of web serving technology and, as above, we only use these logs for diagnostic and problem-solving purposes.

Embedded content from other websites

Pages on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites (such as from Facebook, Messenger, Twitter or Instagram) behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website. Please refer to the privacy policies of the respective sites for more information on the use of this data.

Updates to this document

We may revise this Privacy Notice and Cookie Policy from time to time. The most current version of this policy will govern use of your information and will be available on this website. By continuing to access or use the website after those changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Privacy Policy.

Further information

If you have any queries on how we process your information, please contact us using the information on the home page.

This Policy was last updated on 10th December 2019