Privacy Policy

Who we are

This website belongs to Lou McGill and is used as a website for a report authored by Lou McGill and Tim Gray (Lou McGill Consultancy Ltd. for Jisc.

Our website address is:


This privacy notice tells you what to expect when this site collects personal information.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


We do not accept comments on this site.

Contact forms

We do not use a contact form on this site. if you need to contact us please email us at [email protected]

To improve your experience on our site, we use ‘cookies’. Cookies are an industry standard and most major web sites use them. A cookie is a small text file that our site may place on your computer as a tool to remember your preferences. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


When someone visits this site we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site.

Google Analytics transmits website traffic data to Google servers in the United States. Google Analytics does not identify individual users or associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner described in Google’s Privacy Policy– external site and for the purposes set out above. You can opt out of Google Analytics if you disable or refuse the cookie, disable JavaScript, or use the opt-out service provided by Google– external site.

This site also uses interfaces with social media sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest and others. If you choose to “like” or “share” information from this website through these services, you should review the privacy policy of that service. If you are a member of a social media site, the interfaces may allow the social media site to connect your visits to this site with other Personal Information

Who we share your data with

We do not share your personal data with anyone.

How long we retain your data

We do not retain any personal data.

Your contact information

If you want to request further information about our privacy policy you can send an email to [email protected]

We keep our privacy notice under regular review. This privacy notice was last updated on 18/05/18.