Updated on: 30 April 2013
Effective from: 30 April 2013
Scope of Policy
What kind of information do we collect?
We may collect and process the following information about you:
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you use an application. The information on the cookies is then sent back to the originating application on each subsequent use of the application, or to another application or website that recognizes those cookies. Cookies are useful because they allow an application to recognize a user’s device. You can find more information about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu. For a video about cookies, visit www.google.co.uk/goodtoknow/data-on-the-web/cookies.
Cookies have various functions, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.
Some cookies are allocated to your device only for the period when you are using the application, and these are called session based cookies. These cookies automatically expire when you close the application. Another type of cookie known as "persistent" cookies would remain on your device for a set period of time.
In addition, please note that some applications contain third party cookies i.e. cookies that are set by a third party domain.
|Cookie Name||Description||Set By|
|login||Used by Individual Subscribers, Institutional Users to read full text, download PDF and Full Issue Download||HighWire|
|hw_uservoucher||Used by offsite Insititutional Users (Institutional Proxy) to read full text, download PDF and Full Issue Download by using Mobile Vouchers||HighWire|
How do we use your information?
We use information held about you in the following ways:
You may notify us either in writing or by telephone, fax or e-mail that you object to being contacted or being contacted in a particular way. If you use more than one e-mail address to communicate with us, please notify us of each e-mail account you use.
When do we share information?
We do not sell your personal information to third parties.
We share your information within OUP. We also share your information with Oxford Publishing Limited, our affiliates, our licensors, our agents, our distributors and our suppliers that assist us in making our application and any related products and services available to you (e.g. our hosting supplier).
We publish many journals on behalf of learned societies. Where you subscribe to a journal, we may share your subscription details with the society for whom we publish the journal, which they may use to invite you to join the society, or for other conferences and events organised by or for the society.
If we believe that your use of our application or the related services are unlawful or damaging to others, we reserve the right to disclose the information we have obtained about you to third parties to the extent that it is reasonably necessary in our opinion to prevent, remedy or take action in relation to your conduct.
We may also disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation; in order to enforce or apply any agreements or licences with you; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of OUP, our employees, affiliates, agents, distributors, licensors, suppliers, and/or our customers. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.If any part of our business (including those of our affiliates) is sold or integrated with another business, your details may be disclosed to our advisers and any prospective purchasers and their advisers.
If any part of our business (including those of our affiliates) is sold or integrated with another business, your details may be disclosed to our advisers and any prospective purchasers and their advisers.
Security and our partners outside Europe
All personal and credit card information is encoded using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology before being sent over the Internet.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted through the internet; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your data, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
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