HSC 4U > Privacy
Last Update : 8th August 2007
This policy explains the types of
information we collect about users of The School of Health & Social Care (HSC) HSC 4U website.
This information is used to improve the content of
our web pages, to customize the content and/or layout of our
pages for each individual visitor and upon request to notify
visitors about updates to our web site. We never sell, rent
or share any of the information we collect with any third
This policy applies only to the areas of HSC 4U maintained
by The HSC Web Team (a service of HSC). Other
schools and departments may have different privacy policies
and data protocols.
Information we collect as
you browse our web site
Our webserver automatically collects standard information,
including your current IP address, browser type, operating
system and access times.
We may use your university userid to customize web page content (for
example, to access specific placement information) or to provide
statistical information on the particular systems accessed
(for example, how many Midwifery students have accessed the
placement system since the start of term).
Use of optional information
provided by visitors
You may be asked to provide your name, e-mail address or other
personal information on various pages on our site (for example,
when sending feedback).
We will only use your name and address details to respond
to your enquiry. We will not use it for any other purpose;
it is never sold, rented or shared with any third party.
You may use our facility to e-mail content to yourself or
others. Any information you supply for this is used only to
deliver a message in real-time to the e-mail address(es) you
specify. We do not keep this information, nor do we share
it in any way.
You may use our Placement subscription facility to receive
regular e-mail updates from the Placement team. Any information
you supply for this is used only to deliver messages based
on the subjects you choose to the e-mail address you specify.
We do not share this information in any way. Details of how
to stop receiving updates are sent to the e-mail address you
specify at the time of subscribing.
If you contact us by e-mail to request information, report
a problem or provide feedback on our services we will only
use the information you provide (including your e-mail address)
to respond to your message. We do not keep this information,
nor do we share it in any way.
From time to time, we may use your information for new, unanticipated
information practices change at some time in the future we
will post the policy changes on this page.
If you are concerned about how your information is used,
you should check this page periodically. We will only use
data collected from the time of the policy change onwards
for these new purposes.
We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical
facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration
of information we have collected from you. These security
measures include the necessary protection to prevent, as far
as possible, access to our databases by parties other than
The School of Health & Social Care, Bournemouth
If you feel this site is not following its stated information
policy, you may contact us at