Privacy StatementInformation Collection and Use
Information is collected for the purpose of site administration and to support, improve and obtain feedback on High Integrity Systems Engineering services.
A user must provide information (internet protocol address, internet service provider, platform type, date/time stamp, operating system), http protocol information (last url requested and browser type), state management mechanisms (data allowing a user to be tracked consistently), unique identifiers (login id or other id), and any search terms (search text).
It is optional for the user to provide a wide range of information but in some cases we may need to collect certain information when users registerer on conferences, workshops and other such programme's.
We encourage users to provide optional information so we can provide a more personalised experience on our site. We use this information to complete the current transaction and to contact by email, regular mail, or telephone; to enhance our site; to maintain and secure our site and to understand the interests of web site visitors and your interests. We retain different elements of this information for different periods of time.
If particular elements of this optional information are necessary to supply a particular service (eg an e-mail address for electronic news updates) then this service is available only to those users who provide this information. This will not affect your ability to use other parts of the site.Where does High Integrity Systems Engineering Group collect information?
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Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law when we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on our Web site.Data Security
High Integrity Systems Engineering Group has physical security in our facilities to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of information. Our company uses secure encryption technology (secure socket connection) for all sensitive data transmitted on our site.Links
Department of Computer Science,
University of York,
John A. McDermid
Professor of Software Engineering
Head of Group
telephone: +44(0)1904 432726
fax: +44(0)1904 432708
telephone: +44(0)1904 432782
fax: +44(0)1904 432708