Privacy and Terms Of Service
This statement explains how the Centre for Genomic Pathogen Surveillance (“CGPS”) and the commercial arm Digital Epidemiology Services LTD (“DES”) use the personal information we collect from you when you visit Data-flo website. By visiting Data-flo website you are consenting to our use of your information in this way.
We may make changes to this statement so please check from time to time for any updates.
Data-flo accesses your name and email when signing in with Google, Twitter, or Facebook. Other information (such as your profile photo, tweets, or Facebook friends) is not accessed, collected or stored by Data-flo.
When you visit Data-flo, we collect certain technical information from your device including Page URL, HTTP Referer, Browser, Operating system, Device type, and your location (Country, region, city).
We do not track anything more granular than the city level and the IP address of the visitor is discarded. We never store IP addresses in our database or logs.
We display the information you give us (your name and email) in your account page.
We do not share your personal information with any organisation. Your name and email are not displayed to other Data-flo users.
We use an open-source web analytics tool to capture privacy friendly analytics which we store on our servers. Your data is not sent to, shared with, or sold to any third-parties.
CGPS and DES are based in the UK and operate under the The Data Protection Act 2018, the UK’s implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). You may be in a different legal jurisdiction so must ensure that you follow UK GDPR as well as your own local laws. For more information on UK GDPR please see Information Commissioner's Office (ICO).
When you use Data-flo, CGPS is the Data Processor and you are the Data Controller, as you have control over the data you collect and CGPS only acts on your instructions.
If you make a Data-flo public, ALL data within the Data-flo will be visible to anyone on the internet. Please ensure that you are not breaking any Data Protections laws that may apply. CGPS cannot be held responsible for data published by users.
The service is provided at no cost to you, however we incur costs for managing and processing the data. We reserve the right to delete excessively large or dormant data sets after a period of time, however we will attempt to contact you by email before doing so.
Data-flo is part of the Big Data Institute at the University of Oxford (https://www.bdi.ox.ac.uk) and hosted on DigitalOcean (a world-class cloud provider). DigitalOcean services comply with GDPR (https://www.digitalocean.com/legal/gdpr), you can find more about DigitalOcean data security on: https://www.digitalocean.com/legal
Data-flo embraces industry-standard best practices to protect against unauthorised access of your data. Data is sent over HTTPS protocol and its TLS certificate uses SHA-256 with RSA encryption as a signature algorithm.
CGPS and DES do not share your personal information with any external organisation. Your name and email are not displayed to other Data-flo users. We use an open-source web analytics tool to capture privacy friendly analytics which we store on our servers. Your data is not sent to, shared with, or sold to any third-parties.
Data-flo does not use third party cookies.
If you have any additional questions or you would like to a submit a data subject access request, please contact us by filling out this form: https://forms.clickup.com/26483244/f/t86hc-5287/GPMM9RGVFL00LABGLN.