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Data Protection

The University is a registered data controller. When we collect and use personal data about our students, staff, website and campus visitors and other individuals we are subject to UK data protection law. Our privacy notices explain how we use personal data.

To find out more about data protection at UEA and your privacy rights, see our data protection webpages, or contact our data protection team at dataprotection@uea.ac.uk

Freedom of Information

The Freedom of Information (FOI) Act came into effect in January 2005 and aims to promote transparency and accountability in the public sector. Under the terms of the Act, individuals have the right to request any information that is held by the University including all digital and print records and information whether current or archived. There are situations where information is not required to be released, or should not be released due to exemptions. The University, as a public body, is obliged to comply with the Act, and all staff have the responsibility to make themselves aware of their obligations under the Act.

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UEA Disclaimer Statement

The University of East Anglia makes all reasonable efforts to ensure that the information contained on the University's website is accurate at the time of creation and/or modification of the website. However, the University cannot guarantee the completeness or accuracy of information contained on the website and shall not be responsible for any errors, omissions, or inaccuracies and accepts no liability whatsoever for any loss or damage howsoever arising. The University reserves the right to make changes to or take down the web site or remove or alter any content at any time without notice.

Information on the website regarding courses is provided for information and guidance purposes only and does not constitute a contract and the University reserves the right to withdraw or to make alterations to courses and facilities if necessary. It is the responsibility of the user to check the accuracy of relevant information before entering into any commitment and the University accepts no liability for any loss or damage resulting directly or indirectly from inaccuracies in the information held on its website.

The University's web pages contain links to many external web sites which are not affiliated with the University of East Anglia. The University is not responsible for and has no control over these sites, and links to external sites should not be taken as a recommendation or endorsement of the external site's information, products or services. The University takes no responsibility for any loss or damage suffered as a result of using the linked web sites or as a result of using the information published on any of the pages of the linked web sites.

Whilst every effort is made to ensure that content is free from viruses and that that this website runs without any problems or interruptions, the University cannot accept any liability for damages resulting from virus infection and will not be liable for, nor take any responsibility for this website being temporarily unavailable due to technical or other reasons.

The University welcomes comments and suggestions on its website and would also welcome reports of any inaccuracies in the website - to do so, please e-mail webmaster@uea.ac.uk.

UEA Copyright Statement

Unless explicitly stated to the contrary, all rights, including copyright, in the content of these web pages (including, but not limited to, the University logo, and all text, layout, graphics, icons and artwork) are owned or controlled for these purposes by the University of East Anglia irrespective of whether a copyright symbol and/or statement is present.

In accessing the university's web pages, you agree that you may only download the content for your own personal non-commercial use. The material on these web pages should not be used, copied, stored or transmitted outside the University in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior written consent of the University or in accordance with the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.

Permission is granted, however, for you to print for personal reference one hard copy only of any page held on the University's central web servers.

Further information in relation to the University's web site and this copyright notice can be obtained by emailing the University's Information Policy and Compliance Manager (phone: +44 (0)1603 593523/2431; email: copyright@uea.ac.uk).