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The Classical Art Research Centre Website Privacy Statement

This statement describes how we collect and use your personal data during your use of the Classical Art Research Centre's websites (,,, (the 'sites'). This statement supplements the Privacy Policy of the University of Oxford

Types of data we collect about you

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to collect information about how visitors use the sites. Google Analytics uses a cookie to record information about usage. We use the information to compile reports and to help improve the sites and management of the platform. The cookie collects information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to websites, where visitors have come from and the pages they visited. For further information on how Google Analytics handles user data please see the overview of Google Analytics Privacy Policy.

Database Access

Standard access to our databases is provided without requiring registration. However, if users require access to customised features such as storing photo albums, registration is required. For this, we collect:

We store logs of use of the database, such as search operations. We use this to help us understand how the database is used, to improve it and ensure it is secure. This processing occurs because it is necessary to meet our legitimate interests in operating and improving the database, analysing its use, and ensuring its security.

Mailing Lists Form

When you submit your email address to request to join one of our mailing lists, an email is sent to our list manager to add you to the mailing system. We use the mailing list to keep you informed about our events, announcements about CARC and the Gandhara Connections Project, other relevant announcements and information. You can unsubscribe at any time by sending an email to

Register of Ancient Greek Pottery Researchers

By registering on this list you agree to have your details publicly displayed and for CARC to retain them for administration of the register. To be removed from the register email us at


Cookies are small amounts of data stored on your computer. Cookies enable websites to recognize your computer as you move around the site. Without them you would not be able to, for example, use an online shopping cart or preserve your user preferences. They are not programmes and do not carry viruses. You can delete or disable cookies from your computer.

Find out more about cookies.

If you would like more information on our cookies please contact us.

How we use your data

We process your data for purposes arising from your use of the website, for example, to ensure that we understand who uses our site and how our site is used and to improve our site and ensure it is secure. This processing occurs because it is necessary to meet our legitimate interests in operating and improving the website, analysing its use, and ensuring its security.

We use anonymous statistical data for the purpose of demonstrating to potential funders the use of the CARC and to justify historic funding.

Social Media

We maintain facebook and twitter pages. We do not store any data on our own systems for this purpose. Use is controlled by your agreement direct with facebook and twitter for use of their systems.


If you wish to raise any queries or concerns about this privacy policy please contact us at

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