Contact

Dr Clare McManus
Academic Director, Erasmus Mundus IMRCEES
School of Social and Political Sciences
College of Social Sciences
University of Glasgow
Glasgow G12 8RZ
Scotland
United Kingdom
Clare.McManus@glasgow.ac.uk

Office:
8-9 Lilybank Gardens
Room 407
Tel.   00 44 (0)141 330 5585
Fax   00 44 (0)141 330 5594

Disclaimer

1. Content

The contents of this publication are the sole responsibility of the Academic Director named above. Whilst every attempt is made to ensure that information is accurate and up-to-date, some information is subject to change. The Academic Director will not be held liable for information that is subject to change and reserves the right to alter the content of the web site at any time.

2. Referrals and links

The Academic Director is not responsible for any contents linked or referred to from her pages - unless she has full knowledge of illegal contents and would be able to prevent the visitors of her site from viewing those pages. If any damage occurs by the use of information presented there, only the author of the respective pages might be liable, not the one who has linked to these pages.

3. Copyright

All rights, including copyright, in the content of this web site are reserved by the Academic Director. In accessing these web pages, you agree that any downloading of content is for personal, non-commercial reference only. No part of this web site may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, unless otherwise stated, without the prior consent of the Academic Director.

Permission is granted, however, for you to print for personal reference one hard copy only of any page held on the University's central web servers.

The author intended not to use any copyrighted material for the publication or, if not possible, to indicate the copyright of the respective object.

4. Privacy Statement

This statement outlines the information gathered during your visit to the University of Glasgow's central web servers and explains how this information is treated. If you choose to request information from this site you will need to pass personal data to the University through this site. Where you actively provide personal data to the University [for example, by completing a web form] this data will be used only for the service you have requested unless you consent otherwise at the time of submitting the data.

The data collected in the IMRCEES application process will be handled by the University of Glasgow (University Avenue, Glasgow G12 8QQ) and appointed members of the relevant IMRCEES Consortium committees in order to facilitate the evaluation of applications and to organise teaching and learning, as well as other functions of the Public Higher Education, regulated by the Statute of the University of Glasgow and in accordance with Scots Law.

Information relating to individuals (personal data) is collected and used in accordance with the Directive 95/46 EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 October 1995 (Official Journal L 281 , 23/11/1995 P. 0031 – 0050).

Except as set out below, neither the University nor the IMRCEES Consortium Committee will disclose any of your personal information to third parties.

Your information may be disclosed to third parties where the University or the relevant IMRCEES Consortium committee is under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of the University, its staff, students, or any other person (including but not limited to third parties who claim that you have infringed their intellectual property rights and/or privacy rights). This data sharing includes exchanging information with other organisations for the purposes of fraud protection.

Data Protection Act

The gathering, storage, use, release and disposal of personal information is regulated by the Data Protection Act 1998. The University's policy and guidelines with respect to the Act, are available at: www.gla.ac.uk/dataprotection/

Surveillance and monitoring

Staff, students and visitors should be aware that the University operates CCTV and similar equipment to monitor safety and security and to aid the prevention and detection of crime. In addition, the University may monitor postal, telecommunications, data communications, and other communications as permitted by the relevant legislation and University Regulations. The University's policy is at: www.gla.ac.uk/services/dpfoioffice/a-ztopics/monitoringsurveillancecctvwebcam/

Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act

The records of the University of Glasgow are subject to the terms of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) 2002 Act. The Act gives individuals a general right of access to all types of recorded information, of any age, held by the University. The University's policy and guidelines with respect to the Freedom of Information Act (Scotland) 2002 are available at: www.gla.ac.uk/foi/

The information collected

Log files

The University's website does not automatically capture or store personal data from visitors to the site, other than to log your IP address and session information. Session information includes the time and duration of your visit to the site, the files requested, and the browser used. This information will only be accessed by authorised persons of the University of Glasgow or its agents. The information will be retained by the University and will only be used for the purpose of (a) managing the site system, (b)  the identification of broken links, and (c) for statistical and audit purposes.

Cookies

Cookies are small text files passed to your computer by the web server via your browser, and may be used to collect information to help identify you and prepare customised pages for you. Cookies may remain on your computer either for the duration of the session or indefinitely. You can configure most standard web browsers to refuse cookies.

The University makes use of Google Analytics to produce statistics on website usage: which helps us to impove our site and the experience of our users. Google Analytics uses cookies in this process.

Information on cookies can be obtained from www.allaboutcookies.org.

Web Forms

You may occasionally be asked to provide personal information to gain access to specific services. By supplying such information the client consents to the University storing the information for the stated purpose. The information is held by the University in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998.

This privacy policy does not cover the links within this site to other non-University sites nor the content of external internet sites.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google").  Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Contact Webmaster

We welcome your questions and comments about this web site. Should you have such comments, please send an email stating these to Maggie.Baister@glasgow.ac.uk.

(Last updated on 1 September 2011)