Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy for www.bevancommission.org

Terms and Conditions

1. Introduction

These terms of use govern your use of our website; by using our website, you accept these terms of use in full. If you disagree with these terms of use or any part of these terms of use, you must not use our website.

2. Licence to use website

Unless otherwise stated, we or our licensors own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website. Subject to the licence below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms of use.

You must not:

  • republish material from this website (including republication on another website);

  • sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;

  • show any material from the website in public;

  • reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on our website for a commercial purpose;

  • edit or otherwise modify any material on the website; or

  • redistribute material from this website

 

3. Acceptable use

You must not use our website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

You must not use our website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.

You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our website without our express written consent.

You must not use our website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.

You must not use our website for any purposes related to marketing without our express written consent.

4. Limited warranties

We do not warrant the completeness or accuracy of the information published on this website; nor do we commit to ensuring that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up-to-date.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to this website and the use of this website (including, without limitation, any warranties implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and/or the use of reasonable care and skill).

5. Limitations and exclusions of liability

Nothing in these terms of use will: (a) limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence; (b) limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; (c) limit any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or (d) exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.

The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section and elsewhere in these terms of use: (a) are subject to the preceding paragraph; and (b) govern all liabilities arising under the terms of use or in relation to the subject matter of the terms of use, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty.

To the extent that the website and the information and services on the website are provided free-of-charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.

We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control.

We will not be liable to you in respect of any business losses, including (without limitation) loss of or damage to profits, income, revenue, use, production, anticipated savings, business, contracts, commercial opportunities or goodwill.

We will not be liable to you in respect of any loss or corruption of any data, database or software.

We will not be liable to you in respect of any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage.

6. Indemnity

You hereby indemnify us and undertake to keep us indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by us to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of our legal advisers) incurred or suffered by us arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms of use or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms of use.

7. Breaches of these terms of use

Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms of use, if you breach these terms of use in any way, we may take such action as we deem appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.

8. Variation

We may revise these terms of use from time-to-time. Revised terms of use will apply to the use of our website from the date of the publication of the revised terms of use on our website. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.

9. Assignment

We may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and/or obligations under these terms of use without notifying you or obtaining your consent.

You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms of use.

10. Severability

If a provision of these terms of use is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

11. Exclusion of third party rights

These terms of use are for the benefit of you and us, and are not intended to benefit any third party or be enforceable by any third party. The exercise of our and your rights in relation to these terms of use is not subject to the consent of any third party.

12. Entire agreement

These terms of use constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of our website, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.

13. Law and jurisdiction

These terms of use will be governed by and construed in accordance with English law, and any disputes relating to these terms of use will be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Newsletter sign-up – data protection statement


Protecting your data
Your data will be held securely by the Bevan Commission and Swansea University and will only be used for the purposes described above in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation. We will only use your personal data where the law allows us to do so. Most commonly we rely on your consent to process your data, so we can send you information about news, events and courses. Your information will be processed by a third party provider - Mailchimp. Details on how we safeguard your information can be found in our Data Privacy Notice.

 

Bevan Commission Data Privacy Notice
This statement explains how the Bevan Commission, hosted within Swansea University, will handle and use your personal information during and after our relationship completes.


Collecting personal data from you will enable us to have a better understanding of what you are interested in and will allow us to keep in touch with you in order to keep you informed of our activities, opportunities and developments.
We are committed to protecting your information and being transparent about the information we hold. If, however, you would like to read more about the University’s commitment to protecting your personal information and being transparent as a whole, please visit the University Data Protection webpages.


Using Your Personal Information
Swansea University is the data controller and is committed to protecting the rights of clients and partners in line with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Swansea University has a Data Protection Officer who can be contacted by email.


What information do we collect about you?
We collect the following information from individuals and organisations who wish to receive regular newsletters and periodic emails from the Bevan Commission:
•    Name of individual
•    Email address
•    Job Title
•    Name of organisation
•    Type of organisation
•    Location of organisation

 

How will your information be used?
We will use your information to be keep you informed of our latest news, events, reports and any developments that we think would be relevant to you or your organisation.
Your information will not be  be shared with other departments within the University.


What is our legal basis for processing?
Data protection law describes the legal basis for our processing your data as one based on consent or for the purposes of the legitimate interests* pursued by the University or by a third party, except where such interests are overridden by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject which require protection of personal data.


*(Recital 47 of the GDPR acknowledges that processing personal data for direct marketing purposes may be regarded as carried out for a legitimate interest. Such processing will only be carried out when a legitimate interests assessment has been carried out to ensure your personal data is used appropriately and in ways you would reasonably expect and which have a minimal privacy impact, or where there is a compelling justification for the processing).


Who receives your information?
Information which you supply to us will be held by Swansea University.


Your personal information will be stored on our secure electronic systems and databases and can be accessed by colleagues within the University who have appropriate permissions.  Personal information is protected by the University and will not be disclosed to third party organisations without explicit consent.


Information is made available to personnel requiring access in limited circumstances for the reasons outlined above.

 

These include:
• Bevan Commission staff


How your personal information is stored?
Data Protection legislation requires us to keep your information secure. This means that your confidentiality will be respected, and all appropriate measures will be taken to prevent unauthorised access and disclosure.
Only members of staff who need access to relevant parts or all of your information will be authorised to do so. Information about you in electronic form will be subject to password and other security restrictions, saved on university secure networks while paper files will be stored in secure areas with controlled access.


The University will use third-party content management systems that use cloud services to process personal data to send out direct electronic marketing in accordance with EU/EEA data processing agreements .
There may be times where your personal data may reside on servers outside the EU. Where there is processing outside of the EU, Swansea University will ensure then any transfers are lawful and justified in line with the GDPR.

 

How long will your information be held?
Your personal data will be held until you choose to unsubscribe from Bevan Commission communications or where we identify during annual data cleansing exercises that you are no longer engaging with us e.g. if we establish from email analytics that you don’t open these communications.


Your responsibilities
Please advise the Bevan Commission team via email (bevan-commission@swansea.ac.uk) of any changes to your name, address, contact details as soon as practically possible so that we can amend our records accordingly.

 

Withdrawing consent to receive electronic marketing
Should you receive any unwanted messages, you will be able to unsubscribe  at any point from any of our emails.
If you have provided consent to Swansea University to process any of your data, then you also have a right to withdraw that consent and ask for your data to be erased when you no longer wish to receive marketing information.
In line with legislation we will always give you the opportunity to opt out of future relevant communications from the Bevan Commission. 

 

What are your rights?
You have a right to access your personal information, to object to the processing of your personal information, to rectify, to erase, to restrict and to port your personal information (please note however that this is likely to affect our ability to provide support to you in the most effective way, if at all).


Please visit the Swansea University Data Protection webpages for further information in relation to your rights.
Any requests or objections should be made in writing to the University Data Protection Officer:- Bev Buckley
University Compliance Officer (FOI/DP), Vice-Chancellor’s Office, Swansea University, Singleton Park, 
Swansea, SA2 8PP, dataprotection@swansea.ac.uk 

 
If you are unhappy with the way in which your personal information has been processed, you may in the first instance contact the University Data Protection Officer using the contact details above.


If you remain dissatisfied, then you have the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision.

 

The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: - Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, 
Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF www.ico.org.uk

 

Changes to our Privacy Policy
Any changes we make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and where appropriate you will be notified by email.

Website Privacy Policy

A cookie is a small text file created by your browser and stored on the hard drive of your computer if you agree. There are two main types: Session and Non-session Cookies.

Non-session Cookies are a means of websites remembering information that would otherwise be lost when your browser is closed (as is the case for session cookies).

 

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

 

We use the following non-session cookies:

Analytical/performance cookies. These anonymous cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below. 

Cookie
Name
Purpose
More Information
PHPSESSID
Website session
This session cookie is used to determine if a user is logged into the site or not. It contains no personal information and is automatically destroyed as soon as the browser is closed.
__utma, __utmz, _ga
Google Analytics
These cookies are generated by Google Analytics for the purposes of analysing our website visitor statistics (e.g. how many visitors we have received, and which pages were most popular). The cookies are used purely for the assessment of the site's performance and do not contain any personalised information. They can be deleted at any point without impacting your experience of the site.
Google Analytics

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