Privacy Policy

This policy explains what types of personal information will be gathered when you visit the Blavatnik School of Government blogs, purchase content, subscribe to our newsletters, and how this information will be used. Please note that although this website provides links to other websites, this policy only applies to services provided by the Blavatnik School of Government (i.e. websites ending in bsg.ox.ac.uk).

Information collected

On some parts of the site, you may be asked to provide some limited personal information in order to enable the provision of certain services e.g. delivery of digital media, subscription to one of our news letters, etc. The Blavatnik School of Government may store this information manually or electronically. By supplying this information you are consenting to the Blavatnik School of Government holding and using it for the purposes for which it was provided. Information provided will be kept for as long as is necessary to fulfil that purpose. Personal information collected and/or processed by the Blavatnik School of Government is held in accordance with the provisions of the UK Data Protection Act 1998.

When you visit some pages on the site, your computer may be issued with one or many small files (“Cookies”) for the purposes of managing and improving the services on the website. Cookies do not contain any personally identifying information. You can set your browser to refuse cookies or warn you before accepting them, but this might have an impact of the functionality of this site. Please visit our information on Cookies for more information.

How the information collected is used

Personal information provided to the Blavatnik School of Government by you will only be used for the purpose stated when the information is requested. The Blavatnik School of Government will never sell your data to third parties, or provide it to direct marketing companies or other such organisations. However, we may send you some newsletters containing offers from our advertising partners. Each of those messages will contain a link to unsubscribe from further mailings and clearly indicate the Blavatnik School of Government as the sender of the message.

Demographic and statistical information about user behaviour may be collected and used to analyse the popularity and effectiveness of Blavatnik School of Government Blog activities. Any disclosure of this information will be in aggregate form and will not identify individual users.

Any queries or concerns should be sent to comms@bsg.ox.ac.uk.