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OpenURL Router Privacy Statement

About this notice

This privacy notice provides information about how EDINA and the University of Edinburgh collects and uses your personal information in relation to your OpenURL Router membership.

About you

This privacy notice uses "you" to mean any individual about whom we collect and hold personal data.

What information may we collect about you?

We collect, store and use the following categories of personal data:

How is your personal data collected?

You give us your personal data through the information collected about you in order to become a member of OpenURL Router and respond to an email relating to an enquiry etc. We capture this information as it is necessary to fulfil the membership contract.

As a visitor to https://openurl.ac.uk/ we record your IP address, we do this so that we can monitor service user engagement.

How we will use the information about you?

The information you provide to OpenURL Router will be used by EDINA and the University of Edinburgh to:

OpenURL Router is provided in association with Jisc and we may share your information with them where the information is required to run the service.

We will hold the personal data you provided us for two years after your last contact with OpenURL Router. We hold IP address information for two years from the date of visit.

If you have any questions, please contact the EDINA helpdesk on edina@ed.ac.uk or 0131 650 3302.

V1 May 2018


OpenURL is a Jisc-sponsored service, and is administered jointly by EDINA.

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