The use of your information on this website
We are committed to protecting your privacy. We will only use the information that we collect about you lawfully (in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998).
This invigorate.royalsociety.org website only collects limited personal information about you in limited circumstances, including:
- Collecting website statistics: Tracking the patterns of behaviour of visitors to our site
- Receiving information you send to us by email. This would include your name, email address and message, which you provide voluntarily.
We use technologies to track the patterns of behaviour of visitors to our site. This can include using a "cookie" which would be stored on your browser. You can usually modify your browser to prevent this happening. The information collected in this way can be used to identify you unless you modify your browser settings.
The website also logs the user's IP address and session information such as the duration of the visit and the type of browser used. This is recognised by the Web server and is only used for system administration and to provide statistics, which the Royal Society uses to evaluate use of the site.
If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the instructions for your file management software to locate the file or directory that stores cookies, or the option within your browser to find and delete cookies.
Information on deleting or controlling cookies is available at the third-party website, http://www.aboutcookies.org/. Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our site.
You have certain rights under the Data Protection Act 1998 including a right to access the information we hold about you, subject to certain conditions. Please contact us for further information at firstname.lastname@example.org or by writing to Data Protection, The Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG.
Summary of terms
- Browser: Used to locate and display Web pages via a software application. Examples of browsers include Microsoft Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome and Apple Safari.
- IP (Internet Protocol): All networks connected to the internet speak IP, the technical standard that allows data to be transmitted between two devices. TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) is responsible for making sure messages get from one host to another and that the messages are understood.
- IP address: If you are connected to the Internet you have an internet address, for example it may look something like this 126.96.36.199.
- Web Server: Delivers (serves up) web pages to your computer
This website is operated by the Royal Society. The Royal Society is a Registered Charity No. 207043, registered in England and Wales. Registered address: Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG