Disclaimer and Privacy Statement

Disclaimer
The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by the Infectious Disease Dynamics Group, and while we endeavor to keep the information up-to-date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of the Infectious Disease Dynamics Group. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, the Infectious Disease Dynamics Group takes no responsibility for and will not be liable for the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

Privacy statement
We collect the minimum amount of information about you that is commensurate with providing you with a satisfactory service. This Policy indicates the type of processes that may result in data being collected about you. Your use of this website gives us the right to collect that information.

User personal information
The following principles apply to the personally identifying information we ask for and that you provide. 'Personally identifying information' is information that individually identifies you, such as your name, physical address or email address. Any information you supply, including, where relevant, sensitive personal data relating to you will not be shared with 3rd party individuals or organisations. We would only disclose personally identifiable information to the relevant authorities if we are required to do so by law.

Personal information that this website collects and why we collect it
This website collects and uses personal information for the following reasons:

Site visits tracking
Like most websites, this site uses Google Analytics to track user interaction. We use this data to determine the number of people using our site, to better understand how they find and use our web pages and to see their journey through the website.

Although Google Analytics records data such as your geographical location, device, internet browser and operating system, none of this information personally identifies you to us. Google Analytics also records your computer’s IP address which could be used to personally identify you but Google do not grant us access to this. We consider Google to be a third party data processor.

Google Analytics makes use of cookies, details of which can be found on Google’s developer guides.

Email links
Should you choose to contact us using an email link, none of the data that you supply will be stored by this website. Instead the data will be collated into an email and sent to us.

About this website's server
This website is hosted by Linode within a UK data center run by Telecity.

Telecity implements high-end physical security in their data centers: All facilities are well protected by 24×7 human security, biometrics, secure monitored single person entry and video surveillance (source: Telecity).

All traffic (transferral of files) between this website and your web browser is encrypted and delivered over HTTPS.

Third party data processors
We use a number of third parties to process personal data on our behalf. These third parties have been carefully chosen and, to the best of our belief and understanding, all of them comply with current legislation. These third parties are based in the USA and are EU-U.S Privacy Shield compliant.

Google (Privacy policy)

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks and affiliates.  If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.  Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Data breaches
We will report any unlawful data breach of this website’s database or the database(s) of any of our third party data processors to any and all relevant persons and authorities within 72 hours of the breach if it is apparent that personal data stored in an identifiable manner has been stolen.

Data controller
The data controller for this website is Manta Ray Media Ltd
Telephone: +44 (0)20 3815 7155
Email: hello [at] mantaraymedia.co.uk

Changes to our privacy policy
This privacy policy may change from time to time in line with legislation or industry developments. We will not explicitly inform our clients or website users of these changes. Instead, we recommend that you check this page occasionally for any policy changes.

This privacy policy was last updated on 08 May 2018.

Contacting us
If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, or if you want to know what information we have collected about you, please email info [at] ufiddynamics.org. You can also correct any factual errors in this information or request we remove your details from any list under our control.