User conditions & privacy

User conditions for

This service is free to use and available to users worldwide.  Information provided is used entirely at the Users own risk.  Efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy of the information presented but, the University of Leeds and other University Partners do not accept liability for any inaccuracies or other errors in the information.

No email addresses obtained from this site may be used for unsolicited mailings (junk mail).  There is no guarantee the service will be available all the time.  No liability is accepted by the University of Leeds and other University Partners if the service is not operational.  This site is intended for private use by the user and the information on the site may not be shared or copied.  Should the user have a problem regarding the site, they should in the first instance contact

Privacy Statement

1. Purpose of this Statement

This statement tells you how the University of Leeds and partner sites will collect and process your personal data when you access this website.

2. Automated Collection of Personal Information

As with most other web servers, when you access these web pages certain information you provide will automatically be recorded by the University of Leeds.  This will include your IP address, browser type, and information relating to the page you last visited.  This information is processed to estimate how much usage of the server is made by different categories of users and in the event of a breach of security may be used to aid detection.

3. Non-Automated Collection

Where you are required under this website to provide personal data, the uses of this data will be indicated at the point of collection.

4. Third Party Access

This site contains links to third party websites that are not owned or controlled by the University.  The University has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party websites.  In addition, the University will not and cannot censor or edit the content of any third-party site.  By using the International Staff website, you expressly relieve the University from any and all liability arising from your use of any third-party website.  Accordingly, the University encourages you to be aware when you leave it and to read the terms and conditions and privacy policy of each other website that you visit.

5. Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device by websites that you visit.  They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.  If you have ever purchased something online or have a website login, then you’ve more than likely already used these types of cookies and not been aware of it.

Our website uses first party cookies which are set by our web server as opposed to a different web server.  They are categorised as strictly necessary, which are essential to the operation of the website, and performance cookies which collect anonymous information about the usage of our website.  By using our website you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

We do not use cookies to collect personal information about you.  Should you wish to restrict or block cookies which are set by our website you can do this through your browser settings.  The ‘help’ function within your browser or the manual that comes with your device should tell you how.

The International Staff website links to other third party sites (please see section 4).  The International Staff website and the University of Leeds are relieved from any and all liability arising from your use of any third-party website.  Please check the privacy policy for each third party site you visit regarding how they use cookies, and how you can restrict or block them.

You may also wish to visit  which contains comprehensive information on how you can do this on a wide variety of browsers.  Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of our website.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why:

Cookie Name Purpose Further Information
Google Analytics __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmv, __utmz These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Google privacy policy, Google analytics, Google analytics terms of service
Feedjit map The homepage features a map showing recent visitors and is taken from the Feedjit website. Feedjit Privacy Policy

 8. Changes to this statement

This statement and therefore the ways in which your data may be processed can be changed from time to time.  Any changes will only be notified via this web page.

Further information and contact

If you have any queries relating to the privacy statement then please contact, who is responsible for the pages to which it relates.  If you feel dissatisfied with the response given then please contact the University of Leeds’ webmaster (