Under the Data Protection Act, we have a legal duty to protect any personal information we collect from you.
Literature Across Frontiers is the data controller for this web site and does not capture and store any personal information about individuals who access this website, except where you voluntarily choose to give us your personal details via email, or by using an electronic form, or enquiring about any of our services. In these circumstances, any personal information you supply will only be used to provide the information or service you have requested. Personal information is not disclosed to third parties unless this is indicated on the web page and / or relevant form at the point of collecting information from you, or as required by law.
Please note unless encrypted, email messages sent via the internet may not be secure and could be intercepted and read by someone else. Please bear this in mind when deciding whether to include personal or sensitive information in any email messages you intend to send.
We automatically collect statistical data about usage patterns on our website. This information is not used to identify any individual. It is only collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site and kept only for as long as required for this purpose.
The website uses Google Analytics to collect statistical data – please visit Google Analytics Terms Of Service for full details.
Links to external sites
www.lit-across-frontiers.org contains links to other external sites, and we are not responsible for the accessibility or content of these.
Who to contact about the policy
The contact for Data Protection and Freedom of Information matters is:
Literature Across Frontiers
Mercator Institute for Media, Languages and Culture
Aberystwyth University | Parry-Williams Building
Aberystwyth SY23 3AS | Wales, UK
Requests to access data collected by this web site may also be made to this person. If you remain dissatisfied after raising an issue about this policy and / or a request to access personal information collected from you on this site, you may also contact:
The Information Commissioner
website: Information Commissioner (external site)