Privacy Policy

About this policy

The Dunn School is committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information. This notice describes how we collect and use your personal data submitted to us online, by email, by paper or face-to-face, in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and associated data protection legislation.

Please note that this policy only applies to the department’s main web pages (i.e. those in The University’s website has a privacy policy here.

If you follow a link to any other website, please check their policies before you submit any personal information to those websites.


Information collected

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our webmasters. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns which does not identify any individual and allows us to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.


How the information collected is used

Personal information will not be sold to third parties, or provided to direct marketing companies or other such organisations without your permission. Personal information collected and/or processed by the University is held in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998.

Demographical and statistical information about user behaviour may be collected and used to analyse the popularity and effectiveness of the University’s Dunn School of Pathology’s website. Any disclosure of this information will be in aggregate form and will not identify individual users.


How we use cookies

Our site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our site. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our site and also allows us to improve our site. For detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them see our Cookie policy.


Data Controller

The University of Oxford is the “data controller” for information that you provide to us. This means that we decide how to use it and are responsible for looking after this data in accordance with the GDPR.


University Data Protection Officer

The University’s Data Protection Officer can be contacted at

The University’s full Privacy Policy can be found on the Oxford University Website


Access to your data

Access to your personal data within the University will be provided to those staff who need to view it as part of their work.



We may store the data we collect in hard copy or electronically. The data is stored on secure servers and/or in our premises within the UK. We may share your data with third parties or transfer your data outside the EAA under certain circumstances.



We will only retain your data as long as we need it to fulfil our purposes, including any relating to legal, accounting or reporting requirements.


Your Rights

Full details on your rights to access and modify your personal data are available here.


Changes to our Privacy Policy

Any changes we may make to our Privacy Policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by email.



Any queries or concerns about privacy on this website should be sent by email to: or addressed to Pathology IT Support, Dunn School of Pathology, Oxford. OX1 3RE.