Who we are
Our website address is https://chinafamilies.net.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When accepting further information to be included as part of this research, we collect personal data so we can get in touch and reference sources of information.
To enable automatic email notifications for when new pages or posts are added to this website, we provide a Subscribe function.
To allow users to sign up for a newsletter we record and collect email addresses in the website.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to save your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
A third party service, Google Analytics with IP Anonymization enabled, is used to gather statistics for this website. Further information about Google Analytic’s data privacy and security can be found here: https://support.google.com/analytics/topic/2919631?src=soctw. How cookies are used to provided website statistics by this third party can be found here: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
A third party service called Akismet is used to provide spam protection for comments left on this website. Further information about how this data is used can be found here: https://automattic.com/privacy-notice/
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
Any information supplied through our contact form will be retained indefinitely as part of this body of research.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
How we protect your data
This website uses fully supported hosting and SSL encryption to secure communications between your browser and our servers.
What data breach procedures we have in place
This website is hosted by Rochen Ltd, details of how data breaches are handled can be found in the Security Incidents section of their Data Processing Agreement, https://www.rochen.com/legal/dpa/. In turn, any data breach will be handled the same as the sponsoring organisation, the University of Bristol, and further information can be found here: https://www.bristol.ac.uk/infosec/uobdata/reportloss/