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Web Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy discloses the privacy practices for www.LN.edu.hk, the main Lingnan University website.

1. What information do we collect from you?

IP address and browser type of one’s device will be collected. Sessions and pages that one visits on this website will be tracked anonymously. The IP address of a device will be used to identify users’ general geographical locations from which the user is visiting this website. However, one’s IP addresses are not linked to an individual.

2. What do we use the information for?

The information collected from the individual who visits the website will be used for systems administration, abuse prevention and to understand user habits. For example, if one sends an enquiry via an email to the University’s website, the sender’s email is recorded for the University administrator to reply to the enquiry. But this website follows the Code of Practice for Handling Personal Data of the University and be compliance with relevant laws. 

3. How is this information collected and how can you opt out?

The website will use service provider, such as Google Analytics, to understand user habits anonymously. For more information on Google Analytics, consult their terms of useprivacy practices, and ads settings. You can opt out of the collection and use of this information through tools like the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

4. Cookies

Cookies are small files that are stored on your computer (unless you block them). We use cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. You may disable cookies through your individual browser options or you can opt out of the collection and use of this information through tools like the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

5. Information Security

Lingnan University put one’s data privacy and protection on its top priority. For more information on how Lingnan University protects one’s digital information, please visit here.