Website Privacy Policy


This is the updated Privacy Policy for the Centre for Muslim-Christian Studies (CMCS), effective May 24th, 2018.

At CMCS we take privacy and data protection very seriously.

We collect and subsequently dispose of data collected via our website for a number of reasons, both automatically and via online forms our users complete and submit to us.

This policy outlines these data collection channels and explains how you can request access to or the deletion of your data.

Cookies and Website Analytics

We use cookies to analyse our traffic, to see what country you are in and how you found our website. Although we have access to your IP address, we have never and have no intention of using your IP address to determine who you are.

We share information about your use of our site with Google Analytics and use the features of Google Analytics to determine how much traffic each page receives, relative to others. This information helps us to improve our website.

You consent to our cookies if you use our website.

Newsletter Subscriptions

We send emails to people who have explicitly agreed to join our mailing list, highlighting events and recent publications from the Centre using the MailChimp platform.

To unsubscribe from our mailing list please either click the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email.Alternatively, write to office@cmcsoxford.org.uk and we will remove you.

We will never pass on your email address to any other organisation without your explicit consent.

Summer School and Guided Reading Application Forms

To apply to Summer School we ask you to fill in a form on our website. We keep this information for one year in a Google Sheet held by the Centre. If you would like us to remove your information, please email summerschool@cmcsoxford.org.uk.

To apply for a course of Guided Reading we ask you to fill in a PDF application form and return it to us:

  • We keep emails with attached forms for two years.
  • We keep form printouts in a filing cabinet at the Centre and dispose of them after two years.

If you would like us to delete your email and/or dispose of your form at any time, please email office@cmcsoxford.org.uk.

Donations to CMCS

If you are kind enough to send a donation to CMCS, we will request your email address so that we may say thank you. Your name and email address will be stored in a password-protected area of our website content management system that is only accessible to website administrators.

We can view the last four digits of your credit card on the website of our payment processor, Stripe. However, we do not have the necessary information or the capability to enact repeat payments from your credit or debit card.

We will not add the email address you provide during the donation process to the CMCS newsletter mailing list unless you ask to be added via one of the “Subscribe” forms on our website.

If you would like us to delete information we hold about you or your donation, please email office@cmcsoxford.org.uk.

Questions

If you have any questions about our privacy and data protection policy, please refer them to our Data Protection Officer Felice Nassar on f.nassar@cmcsoxford.org.uk.