CETIS Privacy Policy

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JISC CETIS recognises the importance of protecting the privacy of anyone who uses JISC CETIS services including visiting this website. This Privacy Statement sets out the policy adopted by JISC CETIS towards the collection and use of information obtained from those using JISC CETIS services. JISC CETIS also uses some third party sites to deliver our service, including Eventbrite for event registration. JISC CETIS is not responsible for the data collected by these third party sites.


General Undertaking


What data do we collect?

The main JISC CETIS sites include the our home site (jisc.cetis.ac.uk) and event registration system, our wiki (wiki.cetis.ac.uk) and our blog server (blogs.cetis.ac.uk). We collect a username, full name, email and organisation from users who sign up to use JISC CETIS sites. Increasingly we are using Eventbrite for event organisation which has its own Privacy Policy (http://www.eventbrite.com/privacypolicy/).

We log activity on all of these sites and use Google Analytics to monitor how the system is being used in order to improve the service. Google Analytics uses cookies (see our cookies policy) and tracks a number attributes including your IP address, search terms, and referrer.

JISC CETIS also uses a number of third party services, including Word Press, JISCMail and various survey tools. JISC CETIS is not responsible for the data collected by these services.

How do we use the data?

Anonymised data is used to report on our activities and services to the JISC CETIS Board and to our funders JISC. We also use this data to understand activity trends in order to improve the services we provide.


Our web sites use a number of cookies mainly for analytical purposes. Our cookie policy gives further details of the cookies in use on our sites.


This website contains hypertext links. JISC CETIS is not responsible for the privacy policies operated by the owners of those sites and does not accept responsibility for any information obtained by third parties as a result of use by you of these links.

Updating this Statement

If the privacy statement changes in any way, we will place an updated version on this page. Regularly reviewing the page ensures that you are always aware of what information we collect and how we use it.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this privacy statement or the practices of this site, you can contact us at [cetis@bolton.ac.uk mailto:cetis@bolton.ac.uk].