Privacy and Cookies Statement

Atlantic Technological University (ATU) iHubs respects your right to privacy. This statement relates to the main ATU iHubs website ( including all sub pages, there may be links to other websites for which ATU iHubs does not have editorial responsibility or control e.g student organisations, therefore we advise you to review their policies before providing personal information.

ATU iHubs will not collect any personal information about you on this website without your permission. Any personal information you do volunteer will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the GDPR (EU) 2016/679.

ATU iHubs may revise this privacy statement at any time, with any changes posted here, you should therefore periodically check this policy for the most recent statement.

Information collected and how we use it

Any personal information you provide will only be used by ATU iHubs in accordance with the purpose for which you provided it.

Information on internet traffic is collected routinely by ATU iHubs and by its service providers (e.g. HEAnet). It can include your IP address, information relating to your requests e.g. date and time, referrer, browser used, request type and details of request size. It is not used to gather identifiable personal information on individual website visitors. This technical information is used to manage the website (troubleshoot bugs) and where necessary investigate potential computer misuse or breaches in ATU regulations. The information may be used for the purposes of evaluating your use of the ATU iHubs website and to improve our website service to you.

How We Use Cookies

Cookies are small text files which are placed on your computer to help us monitor the use of our website and provide access to certain features. A cookie does not identify the individual only the computer used and it does not give access to your computer.

ATU iHubs uses cookies to help improve your experience on our site and to help us understand what content is most useful to our visitors.

ATU uses ‘Google Analytics’ a web analytics service provided by Google Inc to enable us to analyse how our website is used e.g. the number of visitors to our site, where visitors have come to the site from and pages they visit. This means that information about use of our website may be transmitted to Google Inc. This information does not enable you to be identified and is not considered privacy intrusive. Google’s privacy policy is available at:  

We also have various third party social media (Facebook, Twitter and YouTube) embedded in our website. These service providers may set their own cookies on your web browser. We do not control the use of these cookies and cannot access them, you should check the third party websites for more information about these cookies.

You can change the settings in your browser to refuse cookies, however in doing so you may be unable to access certain features of our website.

You can also delete cookies using the tools in your browser.

Your Rights

ATU iHubs will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have informed you, have your permission or are required by law. Information may be shared with third parties who are under contract to act for us.

Further information on our rights under the Data Protection legislation is available at: Data Protection | ATU – Atlantic Technological University

If you believe the information we are holding on you is incorrect or you require further information about how we use your information please contact 

Changes to this Privacy Statement

We may update this privacy statement from time to time. Please visit this page periodically for updates.

Updated 5 April 2023