Privacy Policy

Any information you provide about yourself (“personal information”) to University of Salford Students’ Union (“The Salfordian”) will only be used in accordance with our Privacy Policy, detailed below.

This Privacy Policy outlines the kinds of personal information we collect, how we use personal information, who we share it with and your rights regarding the personal information you provide to us.  Please note, this Privacy Policy does not apply to websites or services operated by third parties.

Collection of Information

We collect personal information from you through your interaction via our website.

When visiting our website we will collect information regarding your location, the capabilities of your device and how long you use the site/app, for the purposes of station statistics.

We will not normally collect any sensitive personal information from you, and in any event, will request your express consent to do so.

Sharing Information

We will not sell, trade, rent or otherwise pass on your personal information to others, including any personal information that we collect through the use of cookies, except as described here or with your prior consent.

We may share personal information with service providers who perform functions and services on our behalf. Such third parties will be provided with personal information necessary to perform the services on our behalf but are not authorised to use such information for any other purposes.

Visitor information may be used by Google, the service provider for our website/app analytics service, for the purposes of enhancing their products and providing you with personalised services.

We may disclose your personal information when you enter a competition or when you provide material we wish to publish. We will only do so with your prior consent.

We may also disclose personal information about you to comply with applicable laws and when requested to do so by law enforcement agencies or government bodies.

Use of Aggregate Information

We may share anonymous aggregate statistics about our users, sales and traffic patterns with our advertisers and other third parties. However it will not be possible to identify you from this information. For example, we might report to potential advertisers that a certain percentage of our users are interested in its products, based on information requests. Some of this information may be collected using cookies as described above and in our cookie policy.

Data Transfers

We may transfer the personal information we collect about you to countries other than the country in which the information was originally collected. Those countries may not have the same data protection laws as the country in which you initially provided the information. When we transfer your personal information to other countries, we will protect the information as described in this Privacy Policy.

Your Rights

You have certain rights to the personal information we process about you.  You have the right to request that we cease sending marketing communications, whether by e-mail or otherwise, to you. You can do this by clicking the unsubscribe link in the marketing e-mails you receive from us. You can also do this by contacting us at info@thesalfordian.co.uk.

You may request access to the personal information we hold about you. If you would like to submit a request please contact us at info@thesalfordian.co.uk.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change our Privacy Policy and all changes will be posted here. Where the changes are significant, we may also choose to email all our registered users with the new Privacy Policy.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy or if you would like to exercise your rights please contact us at info@thesalfordian.co.uk.