Website users – How we use your personal information

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1. Introduction

This page explains what personal information we gather when you visit Cambridge Enterprise’s website https://www.enterprise.cam.ac.uk/ and details how that information is used.

2. Who will process my personal information?

The information published here applies to the use of your personal information (also known as ‘personal data’) by Cambridge Enterprise Ltd through the viewing or use of this site.

3. General personal information collected on our websites

As a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Cambridge, the Cambridge Enterprise website is hosted on the Managed Web Service with the University Information Service (UIS).  For more information about the privacy policy that the UIS adheres to please refer to http://www.cam.ac.uk/about-this-site/privacy-policy.

The use of your personal information is necessary for the legitimate interests of Cambridge Enterprise in operating and improving its website, analysing its use, and ensuring its security.

When you visit the Cambridge Enterprise website domain we hold certain information about you for service and security reasons. We use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. For information about how Google Analytics uses your personal information, please see http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/ and https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245.

We also collect the request made by your browser to the server hosting the website which includes the IP address, the date and time of connection and the page you ask for. We use this information to ensure the security of our websites and we delete it after a maximum of 3 months. We may use and disclose it as necessary in the event of a security concern or incident.

For information about how we use cookies on our websites, please see http://www.cam.ac.uk/about-this-site/cookies.

4. Specific personal information collected on this website

Our website also collects some specific personal information and we use it in ways that are compatible with your individual rights and freedoms.  Where you enter your personal information into an online form on our website for any specified purpose, you will be told about the use we will make of that information (e.g. to send you newsletters or to enable your attendance at an event).

The https://www.enterprise.cam.ac.uk/site asks you to provide information about yourself in a number of places:

Application Form for Jobs Cambridge Enterprise collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants in order to process your job application.  A privacy statement with further information can be found here.

 

Getting in touch/ scheduling a meeting/ contact form We offer ways of you getting in touch with us to explore whether we can collaborate with you.  We use this personal information with your consent which you can withdraw at any time by emailing enquiries@enterprise.cam.ac.uk, with the subject header ‘Data Protection’.

 

Disclosure Forms (Consultancy, idea, invention, reagent, software & copyright)

 

In order to provide the service of advising you on a commercialisation prospect, we collect personal data.  At this stage we use this personal information with your consent which you can withdraw at any time by emailing enquiries@enterprise.cam.ac.uk, with the subject header ‘Data Protection’.  If your relationship with us progresses and we need to use your data in a different way we will inform you at that stage.   A privacy statement with further information can be found here.

 

Confidentiality Agreements (CDAs) When working with us to commercialise your research you will share confidential information and wish to put a confidentiality agreement in place.  We have an online version of this agreement which include personal data, and you can find out more in a privacy statement here.

 

Available technologies enquiry We welcome contact from companies who are interested in licensing available technologies from the University of Cambridge.  We offer ways for companies to get in touch with us to explore licensing opportunities.  We use this personal information with your consent which you can withdraw at any time by emailing enquiries@enterprise.cam.ac.uk, with the subject header ‘Data Protection’.

 

Subscription Preferences We collect information about you when you opt-in to receive communications from us in connection with topics you have selected, such as news and/or events. The information you provide will be used to send you these communications.

 

Your subscription preferences can be managed at any time.

All marketing email communications will incorporate a link enabling you to unsubscribe from receiving further communications. You can also contact us directly to request that you are removed from our mailing list.

 

Cambridge Enterprise Venture Partners We collect information from you when you submit an application form or register to attend an event. The information you provide will be used to process and manage your application or event booking. We may also contact you to undertake post-event evaluation.

Where online transactions are required in connection with membership registrations or event bookings, these may be undertaken via the University of Cambridge e-sales system. For further guidance please refer to https://www.information-compliance.admin.cam.ac.uk

Event Booking We collect information from you when you register to attend an event. The information you provide will be used to process and manage your event booking. We may also contact you to undertake post-event evaluation.

 

Where online transactions are required in connection with event bookings, these may be undertaken via the University of Cambridge e-sales system.  For further guidance please refer to https://www.information-compliance.admin.cam.ac.uk

 

 

5. Links to other websites

Our website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control those third-party websites and we are not responsible for their privacy policies or statements.

This Privacy Notice does not apply to any website operated by a third party. If you visit a third party website, please read its Privacy Notice or privacy statement to find out how it uses your personal data.

6. Further information

For more information about how we handle your personal information, and your rights under data protection legislation, please see www.enterprise.cam.ac.uk/about-us/information-compliance/data-protection/data-protection-policy/

This page was last updated in May 2018.

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