Privacy and cookies

The Patrick Wild Centre, part of the University of Edinburgh, owns and is responsible for the content of this website. Unless stated otherwise, this Privacy Statement applies only to this website.

1.2 Privacy Statement

The Patrick Wild Centre will use any personal information collected from this website in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1998.  Further details on the UK Data Protection Act can be found at the The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner. The Patrick Wild Centre has taken appropriate measures to keep secure and personal information given by user of this site.

1.3 What information do we collect and why?

The information collected on this site includes:

1.3.1 Users’ IP address, which is automatically logged by our web server. IP addresses are used to observe users’ interest in this website (number of visits, etc).

1.3.2 Cookies are very small text files saved to your computer used to track user navigation around a website. They are not cross-referenced with any other information such that an individual person could be identified.

1.3.3 E-mail addresses and/or other contact details which users voluntarily provide in order to:

  • a) receive information from The Patrick Wild Centre and/or recognised agents of the University
  • b) register for sending of publications/newsletters

The Patrick Wild Centre will not disclose voluntarily provided details to third parties or use the information in any other way without prior consent. On all pages where personal data is collected, specific details on the use of this information will be provided.

Where you have provided telephone or email details, we may contact you usingnthose media. If you would prefer not to be included in any of these activates, please contact us. We will then contact you to establish and record your wishes.

1.4 Your rights

You have the right to access your information held by The Patrick Wild Centre and where necessary, to have it amended. You can also request not to receive marketing information from The Patrick Wild Centre as in section 1.3.3. To request this please
contact us.

1.5 Links to other websites

This website contains links to other sites that are unrelated to The Patrick Wild Centre. This privacy statement does not apply to these sites nor are we responsible for the content and practices of these websites.

Cookie consent

This site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping baskets, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.