We will make every effort to protect your
privacy by maintaining a consistently high level of site security
and following strict policies on how we store and use personal
The information we collect and how we use
To access the site, you will need to sign up with us. To access
restricted parts of the site we will need to obtain other
details from you.
When you use the site, we may track and keep a record of the pages
you visit. This data will be used in anonymised, amalgamated form
only to allow us to study how people are using our site and which
topics are most popular. This will help us improve what we offer on
The information in your My TrOn area, including the modules you
have undertaken, progress on modules, and so on, is considered
private. Our technicians have access to it in order to fix problems
and maintain the site. However, we do not read this information
unless necessary, and will not release it to other
people or organisations without your prior consent.
Specifically, we do not make this information available to other
departments of the College.
Cookies on our website
Websites, including tron.rcpsych.ac.uk, use techniques
to enhance user-friendliness and to make the site as interesting as
possible for each visitor.
- What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed
on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used
in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well
as to provide information to the owners of the site.
A cookie stores select pieces of information
based on your visit to the TrOn website. Examples of data
stored within cookie files would be information you input into a
registration form, e.g. email address, first name and last name,
and post code.
These cookies either last for the length of
time you use the website or may stay on your computer for a limited
period of time to allow the website to recognise you if you
and more customised service as well as tracking how visitors use
- How to control or delete
You can easily block or delete cookies,
through your browser.
You can reject all or certain cookies. You can
also configure your browser to get notifications when a cookie is
For help on how to delete cookies,
Please be aware, though, that if you reject cookies your experience
of this website may not reach its full potential.
- Cookies we use
Cookies enable us to tailor particular parts
of the site to your needs. See the table below for more information
about the cookies we use.
Each time you use the internet, your Internet service provider
assigns your computer a number called an IP address. This number
may be the same or different each time you go online. The website
uses visitors' IP addresses to gather general data about site
traffic. Each time your computer requests information from our
site, we log your IP address on our server. We cannot identify you
from your IP address.
Module feedbackYou are able to give
feedback about a learning module after completing it. This
information may be made visible to other users of the site, in
which case it will be unattributed. We will also use it to improve
To whom will we disclose information about
We will not disclose your personal data to any third party, other
than those who provide IT and support services to us and only where
bound by duties of confidentiality.
How personal information is stored and
Your personal data is stored in our databases, which are only
available to the web administrators and authorised TrOn staff on a
You should not share your user name and password with other
Your consentBy submitting your
information, you consent to the use of that information as set out
in this policy. You should review this policy regularly, to note
any changes as to how we collect and use personal information.