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The Classical Art Research Centre Website Privacy Statement

This statement describes how we collect and use your personal data during your use of the Classical Art Research Centre's websites (,,, (the 'sites'). This statement supplements the Privacy Policy of the University of Oxford

Types of data we collect about you

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to collect information about how visitors use the sites. Google Analytics uses a cookie to record information about usage. We use the information to compile reports and to help improve the sites and management of the platform. The cookie collects information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to websites, where visitors have come from and the pages they visited. For further information on how Google Analytics handles user data please see the overview of Google Analytics Privacy Policy.

Database Access

Standard access to our databases is provided without requiring registration. However, if users require access to customised features such as storing photo albums, registration is required. For this, we collect:

We store logs of use of the database, such as search operations. We use this to help us understand how the database is used, to improve it and ensure it is secure. This processing occurs because it is necessary to meet our legitimate interests in operating and improving the database, analysing its use, and ensuring its security.

Mailing Lists Form

When you submit your email address to request to join one of our mailing lists, an email is sent to our list manager to add you to the mailing system. We use the mailing list to keep you informed about our events, announcements about CARC and the Gandhara Connections Project, other relevant announcements and information. You can unsubscribe at any time by sending an email to


We use cookies in order to allow the site to operate. Please refer to our cookies policy for more details.

How we use your data

We process your data for purposes arising from your use of the website, for example, to ensure that we understand who uses our site and how our site is used and to improve our site and ensure it is secure. This processing occurs because it is necessary to meet our legitimate interests in operating and improving the website, analysing its use, and ensuring its security.

We use anonymous statistical data for the purpose of demonstrating to potential funders the use of the CARC and to justify historic funding.

Social Media

We maintain facebook and twitter pages. We do not store any data on our own systems for this purpose. Use is controlled by your agreement direct with facebook and twitter for use of their systems.


If you wish to raise any queries or concerns about this privacy policy please contact us at

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