Privacy policy - Attendance LTC mobile application

Effective as of August 1, 2018

University of Glasgow ("us", "we", or "our") operates the AttendanceLTC mobile application (the "Service").

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.

We use your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions.

Information Collection And Use

We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.

Types of Data Collected

Personal Data

While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you ("Personal Data"). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Usage Data
  • Cookies
  • Access to Device Camera
Usage Data

We may collect residual information that your browser sends whenever you access the Service by or through a mobile device ("Usage Data").

This Usage Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

When you access the Service by or through a mobile device, this Usage Data may include information such as the type of mobile device you use, your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser you use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

This Usage Data is only required and used to provide basic access to this Service. However, to help maintain and provide this Service and to detect and prevent technical difficulties, we may store and keep it as long as is reasonably necessary.


We use cookies to track the activity on our Service and hold certain information.

Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. We only use essential cookies to restrict use of this service to authorized personnel. A session cookie containing an identifier that is linked to your University credentials is stored on your device when you log in. This is used to provide basic functionality and the identifier may be linked to the Usage Data we collect.

You can opt-out of the use of cookies by not providing your username and password to the Service when prompted to log in. Logging out will make this cookie no longer able to identify you in the manner described above. If you do not accept use of this cookie, you may not be able to use the service.

Access to Device Camera

During the use of this Service, you may be prompted to allow access to your device's camera. This information is used to improve app experience by allowing users to scan student ID barcodes using the device camera.

This Service only uses the device camera for local processing of barcodes and no image produced during this process will be transferred to or maintained on any remote system.

You can opt-out of the use of your device camera by denying this request when prompted. However, if you do not allow access, you may not be able to use certain functionalities of this Service.

Use of Data

We use the collected data for various purposes:

  • To provide and maintain the Service
  • To improve user experience
  • To notify you about changes to our Service
  • To provide customer care and support
  • To provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the Service
  • To monitor the usage of the Service
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues

Transfer Of Data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside United Kingdom and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to United Kingdom and process it there.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

We take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

Deletion of Data

If you would like us to delete any information we store and retain in this Service as described by this Privacy Policy, please contact us at the address given below.

Disclosure Of Data

Legal Requirements

When permitted by law, we may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary:

  • To comply with a legal obligation
  • To protect and defend the rights or property of University of Glasgow
  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
  • To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
  • To protect against legal liability

Security Of Data

The security of your data 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 Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service ("Service Providers"), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

Children's Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 13. This Service is to be used by University of Glasgow School of Computing Science staff and students.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

We will let you know via a prominent notice on our Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the "effective date" at the top of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email at