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JQC Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy: Site Visitors

www.jqc.org.uk is the website of the Joint Quantum Centre (JQC) Durham - Newcastle, a joint research centre of Durham University and Newcastle University. The site is hosted at Durham University. You can contact the site administrators at jqc.webmaster@durham.ac.uk. Please see the Durham University data protection policy.

When you browse the website we will store certain, limited, personally identifiable data about your visit for the purpose of ensuring IT security and data integrity:

  • Log entries (including IP address of origin, dates, times, and username if you attempt to login)

We process this data on the basis of our legitimate interest in ensuring IT security and data integrity. We store this data securely for a limited time only.

Privacy Policy: JQC Members

www.jqc.org.uk is the website of the Joint Quantum Centre (JQC) Durham - Newcastle, a joint research centre of Durham University and Newcastle University. The site is hosted at Durham University. You can contact the site administrators at jqc.webmaster@durham.ac.uk. Please see the Durham University data protection policy.

Website profiles

[Personally Identifiable Data Displayed on the Website]

We process personal data relating to JQC members for the purpose of displaying, on the website, up-to-date information on the membership of the JQC and their research, teaching, and outreach activities:

  • Your name
  • Your email address
  • Your role at your University
  • Your role within the JQC (if any)
  • Records linking your profile to bibliographic information.

(Optional)

  • Your profile photo
  • A record of your membership of JQC Research Projects
  • A record of your membership of “groups” under a supervisor or PI
  • Personal website URL
  • Linkedin profile URL
  • Twitter Handle
  • Work phone number
  • Office location
  • End date [not displayed; used to help us remove your profile when you leave]
  • Other content you choose to add to the site that contains personally identifiable information about you

We process this data on the basis of your consent. You can change or update your data using your website login. If you leave the JQC, your data will be deleted within one year.

You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time, which you can do by emailing jqc.webmaster@durham.ac.uk, or by opting out using this form (login required). Once we receive your withdrawal of consent we will delete your data immediately.

Website logins

The JQC is required to report on its research, teaching, and outreach activities via its website. To fulfil this requirement it is necessary that members, and certain other Durham University and Newcastle University staff, have website access in order to add, update, and delete information.

We will process personal data for the purpose of providing JQC members, and certain other Durham University and Newcastle University staff, with website access to add, update, and delete information on the website [this data will not be displayed on the public website]:

  • Your name
  • Your institutional email address
  • Username
  • Password

We process this data on the basis of our legitimate interest in meeting our reporting requirements. We store this data securely. We will delete this data, cancelling your account, if you have not logged in for one year.

Log data

We also process some, limited, personally identifiable data about your logged-in activity on the site for the purpose of ensuring IT security and data integrity:

  • Web server log entries (including IP address of origin, dates, and times)
  • A record of your logins to the site (including username, IP address of origin, dates, and times)
  • A record of the changes you make to the site (including dates and times)

We process this data on the basis of our legitimate interest in ensuring IT security and data integrity. We store this data securely for a limited time only.