Privacy Policy

Last updated: March 22, 2016

DECIMA operates the site This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal information we receive from users of the Site.  If you choose to provide personal information, you agree to its collection and use in accordance with this policy.

Information Collection And Use

While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact you. Personally identifiable information we collect is limited to: your name, email address, and university or institutional affiliation, if applicable.

Log Data

We do not collect log data, or information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site.

This includes information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.

We may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze log data to help improve the Site.  However, this data is reported in aggregate only, and does not identify individual users.


You may opt-in to receive periodic email notifications and updates from DECIMA by voluntarily providing your name, email address, and university or institutional affiliation, if applicable.

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from news and/or service email communications from DECIMA please email with your request. You may also click the unsubscribe link provided in the footer of all communication from DECIMA. If you correspond with us by email, we may retain the content of your email messages, your email address and our responses.


We do not use “cookies” to collect and retain information. However, we may use other third party services such as Google Analytics that use cookies to track and report on site performance. As described above, this data does not identify individual users and is reported by aggregate only. (Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include a unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive.)


The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is effective as of March 22, 2016 ​and will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page.

We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time and you should check this Privacy Policy periodically. Your continued use of the Site after we post any modifications to the Privacy Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy.

If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you either through the email address you have provided us, or by placing a prominent notice on our website.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us. Colin Rose, DECIMA, Department of History, University of Toronto can be reached at