Privacy Policy

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1.1 General Information
The University of Edinburgh School of Informatics Artificial Intelligence Applications Institute (AIAI) owns and is responsible for the content of the website at and associated services. Unless stated otherwise, this Privacy Statement applies only to this website.

1.2 Privacy Statement
AIAI will use any personal information collected from this website in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1998. Further details on the UK Data Protection Act can be found at the website for The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner. AIAI has taken appropriate measures to keep secure and personal information given by users of this site.

1.3 What information do we collect and why?
The information collected on this site includes:

1.3.1 User's IP address, which is automatically logged by our web server. This information may be used to observe users' interest in this website (number of visits, etc).

1.3.2 Cookies, which are very small text files saved to your computer used to track user navigation around a website. In particular they are essential to enable single sign on between the main web site and the wiki. They are not cross-referenced with any other information such that an individual person could be identified.

1.3.3 E-mail addresses and/or other contact details which users voluntarily provide in order to:
a) receive information from AIAI and/or recognised agents of the University of Edinburgh
b) register for sending of publications/newsletters, offering services, and information related to events.
c) participate in discussion forums (See below).
AIAI will not disclose voluntarily provided details to third parties or use the information in any other way without prior consent except where legally required to do so, or to meet obligations and policies of the University of Edinburgh. On polls or pages where personal data is collected, specific details on the use of this information will be provided.

1.4 Your rights
You have the right to access your information held by AIAI and where necessary, to have it amended. To request this please contact us at

1.5 Chatrooms and Forums
Users are reminded that chat rooms and forums are for public or sub-group discussion. Any personal information supplied by users during these discussions is widely accessible. AIAI is not responsible for the content posted by users of these services.

1.6 Links to other websites
This website contains links to other sites that are completely unrelated to AIAI. This privacy statement does not apply to these sites nor are we responsible for the content and practices of these websites.