Website Data Collection, Use and Disclosure Statement
Queen’s University uses third-party tools to log web server interactions. These server logs include your Internet Protocol (IP) address and may also include other information about your activity on the Sites, such as date, time, pages visited, browser type, etc.
- To monitor Sites usage and improve the performance of the Sites; for example, cookies help the Sites remember who you are so that it can offer more personalized content;
- To ascertain other websites recently visited by users of the Sites;
- To enable browsers to save authentication details and/or preferences for you so that you will not have to re-enter them the next time you visit the Sites; and
- To compile user traffic and demographic statistics related to the Sites (for example, number of users, page views, your location, average time spent on the Sites, etc.). This information helps Queen’s to better understand when to update, change or offer new navigation or content.
Queen’s University uses various analytics services, such as Google Analytics, to measure traffic patterns to, from, and within the Sites. The information generated by the cookies about your use of the Sites is transmitted to various analytics service providers’ servers both inside and outside Canada. Queen’s University uses the statistical reports generated by analytics services to continually improve our web presence and help make the Sites more useful to visitors.
You may opt-out of being tracked by analytics and remarketing tools. One way to do this is by disabling or refusing cookies. Please refer to the “help” information in your browser software for information on how to disable or delete cookies from your device.
By refusing or deleting cookies, you should be aware that you may lose some functionality of the Sites.
[i] All Queen’s owned and maintained web domains linking to or publishing this statement on their Site must abide by the claims and declarations made within this statement.