Department of Computer Science
University of Oxford
We use the open source web analytics platform Matomo to measure, collect, analyse and report visitors data for purposes of understanding and optimizing our website.
If you would like to see what Matomo looks like, you can access a demo version at: demo.matomo.org.
Matomo is used to analyse the behaviour of the website visitors to identify potential pitfalls; not found pages, search engine indexing issues, which contents are the most appreciated, etc.
Matomo is processing the following personal data:
IP address with last two bytes anonymised
Date and time, time in local timezone
Title and URL of the page being viewed
URL of the page that was viewed prior to the current page
Files that were clicked and downloaded
Link clicks to an outside domain
Pages generation time
Rough country, region, city of the user
Main Language of the browser
User Agent of the browser
Form interactions such as searches
The processing of personal data with Matomo is based on legitimate interests. Processing your personal data such as cookies is helping us identify what is working and what is not on our website.
For example, it helps us identify if the way we are communicating is engaging or not and how we can organize the structure of the website better. By processing your personal data, you can profit
from a website which is getting better and better.
Without the data, we would not be able to provide you the service we are currently offering to you. Your data will be used only to improve the user experience on our website and help you find the
information you are looking for.
The personal data received through Matomo are stored on our web hosting server only. Matomo data is hosted in Germany. We are keeping the personal data captured within Matomo for a period of no more than 13 months.
If you think that the way we process your personal data with Matomo analytics is infringing the law, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.
If you wish us to not process any personal data with Matomo, you can opt-out from it at any time. There will be no consequences at all regarding the use of our website. Matomo is not doing any profiling.
As Matomo is processing personal data on legitimate interests, you can exercise the following rights:
Right of access: you can ask us at any time to access your personal data.
Right to erasure: you can ask us at any time to delete all the personal data we are processing about you.
Right to object: you can object to the tracking of your personal data by using the following opt-out feature: