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Privacy statement and cookies

This privacy statement was last updated on 24th July 2012.

This privacy statement explains how the RESTORE partnership will use personal information that we may collect about you when you use this website. The information you enter if you login to the Wiki will be limited to the moderators of the Wiki, a list of those organisations can be found here.

Where we may collect personal information from you

We may collect and process the following personal information about you if you login as a user to the Wiki:

  • Information that you provide if you register as a user of the Wiki.
  • Information that you provide if you email through the Wiki.
  • Information that you provide if you upload a case study onto the Wiki.

How we will use personal information about you

Information that you provide to us to log in as a user will be held on the Wiki, this would only include:

  • Username
  • User's real name (optional)
  • Email address

This information is collected by the Wiki in order that other Wiki users can email you through the Wiki. In this way your email address will not be visible on the Wiki. If you do provide your real name this will be visible for all users of the Wiki. Your email address will be stored on the Wiki and is accessible by the Wiki moderators. It will not however be accessed for any other purpose than that needed as part of the Wiki.

Access to your personal information and correction of inaccuracies

You have the right to request a copy of the personal information we hold about you. Please send your request to a wiki moderator.

You may also ask us to correct or remove information that you think is inaccurate. You can do this by contacting a wiki moderator.

Links to other websites

This website contains links to other websites that have their own privacy policies. We do not accept responsibility or liability for those policies or for the content of any linked website.

Cookies

The Wiki uses "cookies" to help personalise your online experience and help you log into the Wiki. You must have cookies enabled to log in to the Wiki.

Introduction to cookies

When we provide services, we want to make them easy, useful and reliable. Where services are delivered on the internet, this sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, computer or mobile phone. These include small files known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify you personally.

These pieces of information are used to improve services for you through, for example:

  • enabling a service to recognise your device so you don't have to give the same information several times during one task
  • recognising that you may already have given a username and password so you don't need to do it for every web page requested
  • measuring how many people are using services, so they can be made easier to use and there's enough capacity to ensure they are fast
  • analysing anonymised data to help us understand how people interact with the Wiki so we can make them better

You can manage these small files and if you'd like to learn how to remove cookies set on your device, visit about cookies.org.

Cookies we use

Session management

Cookie name Description Expiry
restorewiki_session A session cookie containing a randomly-generated token that the wiki uses to identify you on each request after you’ve logged in. End of session
restorewikiLoggedOut Stores the last time you logged out from the wiki. 1 day
restorewikiUserID Contains your user ID and is used in conjunction with restorewiki_session to identify you after logging in. 10 years
restorewikiToken Contains a randomly-generated token that is used to keep you logged in to the wiki across browser sessions, if you selected the option when logging in. 10 years

Personalised content/interface

To remember your selections or preferences that you’ve already made when looking at information or using a service.

Cookie name Description Expiry
restorewikiUserName Remembers your user name so you don’t have to type it again the next time you want to log in 10 years

How to control and delete cookies

We will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you.

However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our websites, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The ‘Help’ function within your browser should tell you how.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit http://www.aboutcookies.org/ which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your machine as well as more general information about cookies.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of our website.

If you wish to view your cookie code, just click on a cookie to open it. You'll see a short string of text and numbers. The numbers are your identification card, which can only be seen by the server that gave you the cookie.

For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

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