Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how the Kitchener Scholars' Association uses and protects any information that you give the Kitchener Scholars' Association when you use this website.

The Kitchener Scholars' Association is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

The Kitchener Scholars' Association may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from the 24/01/2014.

Currently we ask for no information from the visitors of our site, with the exception of an optional Newsletter Subscription which requires a name and an email address, an optional event registration which requires a name and an email address, and an option online shop which requires a name, an email address and postal address.

Behind the scenes, a little information is recorded, but this is not enough to specify any individual. The details of these values are:

Google Analytics:
__utma
Duration: 2 years
Purpose: Stores domain and visitor identifiers.
__utmb
Duration: 30 minutes
Purpose: Stores session details.
__utmc
Duration: No expiry set
Purpose: Used for backward compatibility with Urchin only.
__utmz
Duration: 6 months
Purpose: Stores campaign variables.
If you would prefer to opt out of the Google Analytics please visit: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

<session number>
Duration: no expiry set
Purpose: Stores a unique id for each user for security on the content management system.

bb2_screener_
Duration: no expiry set
Purpose: Stores behaviour of visitors to identify naughty folks and bots.

cwallowcookies
Duration: 1 year
Purpose: Stores response to accept cookies from this site.

Security
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect on-line.

Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.