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About the site

Webmaster: Claire Hooper (

Site design and development: Richard Rowley Design Ltd and Agile Collective

Photographs: Many of the photographs on this website have been taken by Keith Barnes, John Cairns, Christopher Cornwell and Paul Tait with additional images from Lily Smith (French, 2009) and members of the College staff.

This site is built using Drupal 7


This website meets the accessibility standards set out by the University of Oxford. See

We offer alternative formats for pages on this website. To request an alternative format please contact Claire Hooper ( and this will be provided within ten working days. We normally offer the following alternative formats:

  • Braille
  • Large Print
  • Audio (CD)

We recommend that users download the latest version of Adobe™Reader™ to view PDF files at: Adobe™Reader™ software provides a number of features that improve access for users (and has done so since version 5.0). For further information about Adobe's PDF accessibility, please visit: (Other PDF reading software is available.)

User anonymity and personal information

Log files are maintained and analysed of all requests for files on this website's web servers. Log files do not capture personal information but do capture the user's IP address, which is automatically recognised by our web servers.

Aggregated analysis of these log files is used to monitor website usage. These analyses may be made to available to St Edmund Hall staff and partner agencies to allow them to measure, for example, overall popularity of the site and typical user paths through the site.

Except as stated already, St Edmund Hall will make no attempt to identify individual users. You should be aware, however, that access to web pages will generally create log entries in the systems of your ISP or network service provider. These entities may be in a position to identify the client computer equipment used to access a page. Such monitoring would be done by the provider of network services and is beyond the responsibility or control of St Edmund Hall.

St Edmund Hall will make no attempt to track or identify individual users, except where there is a reasonable suspicion that unauthorised access to systems is being attempted. In the case of all users, St Edmund Hall reserves the right to attempt to identify and track any individual who is reasonably suspected of trying to gain unauthorised access to computer systems or resources operating as part of the St Edmund Hall web services.

As a condition of use of this site, all users must give permission for St Edmund Hall to use its access logs to attempt to track users who are reasonably suspected of gaining, or attempting to gain, unauthorised access.

All log file information collected by St Edmund Hall is kept secure and no access to raw log files is given to any third party.

Cookies and this website

St Edmund Hall make no warranties or representations of any kind concerning the accuracy or suitability of the information contained on this website for any purpose. All such information is provided "as is" and with specific disclaimer of any fitness for purpose, title and/or non-infringement. St Edmund Hall make no warranties or representations of any kind that the services provided by this website will be uninterrupted, error-free or that the website or the server that hosts the website are free from viruses or other forms of harmful computer code. In no event shall St Edmund Hall, its employees or agents be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential damages resulting from the use of this website. This exclusion and limitation only applies to the extent permitted by law.

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