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University Information Services
 

We, the University of Cambridge, use your personal data to deliver IT facilities and services to you. This includes, as applicable:

  • the provision and operation of user IDs, email accounts, the University Card and telephones
  • your inclusion in internal directories
  • the use of authentication (sign-in) systems to deliver various teaching, research and administrative services and websites, whether run by the University or third parties
  • assessments of the usage and effectiveness of our IT facilities and services
  • supporting, monitoring and ensuring the quality and security of the networks, systems and services we operate (including where appropriate to monitor your use of those facilities in accordance with University policies, for example on the acceptable use of IT), and for training purposes.

Further information

You can find further information on our use of your personal data on the following pages, depending on your role in, or relationship with, the University:

Information about data gathered when visiting our websites is available on the privacy policy on our main website.

Our Information Compliance website also provides further information about data protection.

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The problem affecting users topping up their Common Balance for DS-Print using eCredit has been fixed by our external payment provider. Affected users should now be able to add credit to their account and no longer receive an error message after submitting their credit/debit card details.