IoSR Privacy Notice: Message Board

The message board is provided to facilitate communication between staff, students and alumni. It is accessible only to registered users in those categories. Two types of data are stored:

Two types of externally sourced data are commonly posted in messages:

Storage Period

Every 30 days, posted messages more than one year old are deleted automatically unless flagged as 'sticky' or posted in the 'archive' category, in which case they are kept indefinitely. Profile data are kept as long as the associated user account is active.


Message board users can opt to be automatically notified of certain board activities by setting their preferences accordingly.

Version 1.02 (28-Sep-2018)