Website privacy policy:

The University's website privacy policy explains what information we gather when you visit the University of Essex website, including the alumni site, and informs you how this information is used and protected. The main policy can be found at 

Some additional services are only available on the alumni website, and this addendum to the University's website privacy policy covers these.

Website Privacy Policy

Any personally identifying information over and above that covered by the main website privacy policy that is gathered by the alumni site is only collected when you choose to provide such information to us. Providing such information is strictly voluntary.

  • Online Profile Updates and Donations If you complete the Profile update form and share your personally identifying information, this information will be used only to provide you with more targeted content. We may use your contact information to send further information about our organisation or to contact you when necessary. You may always opt out of receiving future mailings; see the "Opt Out" section below.
  • Sending us an Email You also may decide to send us personally identifying information, for example, in an email message containing a question or comment, or by completing a web form that provides us with this information. We use personally identifying information from email primarily to respond to your requests. We may forward your email to other employees who are better able to answer you questions. We may also use your email to contact you in the future about our programs that may be of interest.
  • Email lists If you sign up for one of our email lists, we will only send you the kinds of information you have requested. We won't share your name or email address with any outside parties.
  • Opt-Out or Change Your Contact Information Our site provides users with the opportunity to opt out of receiving communications from us through a special online form. You may choose to receive only specific communications or none at all. You may also update your contact information previously provided to us through another online form. You can not remove yourself from our database, but you can prevent unwanted communication.