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You can find out more about the University of Hull and how we handle your data in the University of Hull Privacy Policy. In addition to this policy, this website manages your information as follows:

Cookies on this website

To use this platform, the system writes one or more cookies in your browser. These cookies are not shared with any third parties. Find out more about Cookies from

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, Twitter widget, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website. See the following for more information:


Google Analytics is used to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. See Google's Privacy Policy for more information. Springshare analytics are built into this website and store your IP address and browser information in server logs to generate anonymized usage statistics. The University of Hull uses these statistics to gauge the use of library content, and the information is not shared with any third parties.


When submitting a question to LibAnswers, your name and contact details will be used to provide a response to your query. The information you provide in live chats and the transcript are saved for quality and training purposes. If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely for publication on LibAnswers.


Website visitors have the option to subscribe to library and skills team newsletters via mailchimp and consent is collected as part of the signup process. Mailchimp are certified under the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework. You can read their Privacy Policy on their website.

Data retention

Springshare, our data processor runs annual data clensing on personal data to remove it from our systems.