UKeiG only collects personally identifiable information that is
voluntarily provided by visitors to the UKeiG site. Purposes for
which identifying information is collected include:
- registration for member-only areas of the site
- requests for further information
- booking a place on a UKeiG seminar/workshop
- membership application
- newsletter subscription
UKeiG has links to other web sites; we are not responsible for
the privacy practices or the content of those web sites.
In accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act
1998, we provide the opportunity for you to opt out of certain types
of usage of your personal data when supplied to us via registration
and order forms. Should you wish your personal data to be removed
from our records or updated at a later date, you can request this
by contacting Christine Baker. Verification of identity will be
requested from the data subject before data is removed or amended.
Use of data
Any data gathered through the UKeiG web site is usually used for
internal purposes only. UKeI does, from time to time, conduct mailings
on behalf of other library and information organisations. These
are incorporated into the regular hard copy flyers mailings. These
mailings are handled by UKeiG 's distribution agents and no data
is disclosed to other organisations. If you do not wish to receive
this additional marketing material, please tick the appropriate
box on the relevant forms or contact our administrative person,
UKeiG does not use personal data for unsolicited marketing activities.
If you choose to receive one or more UKeiG newsletters, or other
communications in electronic form, you will be given the opportunity
with each mailing to opt out of receiving future e-mail communications.
UKeiG does not sell, rent, or otherwise give your e-mail address
to a third party without your explicit consent.
Cookies may be used on some pages of our site. “Cookies”
are small text files placed on your hard drive that, for example,
can be used to store registration information. You do not have to
accept cookies in order to use the UKeiG site. Further information
about cookies and how to selectively accept or reject them can be
found on Aboutcookies.org
Information collected by Web servers
The UKeiG web servers automatically record general information
on all users who browse the content of the UKeiG Web site. They
- your IP address
- the internet domain for your Internet service, such as company.com
- the pages you visit on the UKeiG web site and any files you
- the date and time of your visit
- your user name when you enter a password protected area
The logs are periodically summarised and analysed to study site
usage in order to help us improve the site's organisation and usefulness.
They may be analysed at an individual level in order to identify
and rectify any problems that a visitor may have experienced. They
are also monitored to ensure that there is no unauthorised access
to restricted areas of the site.
Copyright and usage information
The owner of the copyright on material that UKeiG publishes is
displayed at the bottom of each page of the web site. Requests for
permission to reprint must be submitted by letter, fax or email.
Anyone is welcome to link to UKeiG 's public web pages (pages not
protected by usernames and passwords).
If you have any questions about UKeiG 's Privacy and Data Protection
Policy, please contact:
Christine Baker, Honorary Secretary, tel/fax: 01969 625751