Association for Learning Technology (ALT) has a contract with E-Search
Ltd, trading as NewsWeaver, of the Weir Centre, Weir Street, Bandon,
Co. Cork, Ireland, to host and distribute the ALT Online Newsletter.
E-Search Ltd is registered with the Irish Data Protection Commissioner,
Reference Number 5638/A.
This statement details the collection and use of personal data by NewsWeaver under its contract with ALT.
If you have queries or concerns about any aspect of the privacy
policy detailed here, please contact in the first instance, Rhonda
Riachi, Director of ALT - firstname.lastname@example.org.
The ALT Online Newsletter is an opt-in only publication.
- All subscriber data is stored in a highly secure facility and
NewsWeaver does not share subscriber information with third parties.
- When you sign up for the ALT Online Newsletter, Newsweaver
collects and saves your email address and newsletter format preference
(text/html). NewsWeaver uses this information to send you a regular
issue of the ALT Online Newsletter in your preferred format.
If you wish to discontinue your subscription or to change your
format preference, you can do so through the subscription box present
on every copy of the newsletter.
- If you receive the html-formatted version of the newsletter, your
opening of the email containing the newsletter is notified to
NewsWeaver and saved. Your clicks on links in the newsletter and in the
companion website are also saved. These and the statistics generated
are used in aggregate form to give ALT an indication of the popularity
of the content and to help ALT to make decisions about future content
and formatting. This information is held by NewsWeaver and will only be
shared by NewsWeaver with ALT.
- Issues of the ALT Online Newsletter may contain a survey.
Participation in such surveys is voluntary. Individual responses are
saved and used to prevent multiple voting by any individual.
- NewsWeaver has the facility to monitor and record connections to
and from its web site. This monitoring data includes browser type,
domain names, traffic volumes, temporal data, IP information, and data
posted from web-forms. ALT reserves the right to analyse this
information from time to time.
- Information collected by NewsWeaver is stored in a secure and
private manner, with measures in place to protect against the loss,
misuse and alteration of the information under NewsWeaver's control.
user and keep track of the user session, and to govern survey voting.
All cookies, except those used for survey validation, expire within
several hours after a period of idle use.
Last updated 27/7/2005