We collect the following data:
- Your IP address and the URL through which you query our web tool will be logged by our web server. This is required to monitor web server use, and detect errors and abuse.
If you use our web tool to query 4CAT, we additionally save the following data:
- Any data provide as input for the 4CAT search tools. We need this to cache results, perform your search queries more efficiently and reduce strain on our server. This data is not linked to your IP address, but if it contains personal information this will be saved on our server as part of the query data.
Other users of 4CAT may see your query in the tool's interface. They will not be able to see what account was used to submit the query, only the query itself.
If you access our web tool with a personal account, we additionally save the following data:
Your e-mail address, which we use to identify you and to allow you to log in to your personal account.
Any search query you perform will be linked to the account you are logged in with. This makes it easier for you to revisit past queries and access your search results. We may also use this data to detect abuse and excessive usage of our web tool.
We do not share any of this data with anyone else. Anonymised data may be used as part of research projects.
If you want to see or remove your personal data, please contact us at email@example.com. Please allow up to four weeks for us to respond to you. We may ask you for further information to help us accurately respond to your request.
Note that removal of personal data will usually involve removing your account, which will also limit your access to the 4CAT web tool.