Effective date: January 8, 2019

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data and user analytics when you use this website and the choices you have associated with that data. The Digital Humanities Innovation Lab at Simon Fraser University operates the website at https://newn.dhil.lib.sfu.ca/. The website has no other addresses.

We collect different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve the website. The data collected by the website will be stored on computers located at Simon Fraser University, in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada. If you are located outside Canada and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data to Canada and process it there.

While using the website, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you ("Personal Data"). This information will only be collected by request. You are not required to provide this information to use the website. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to email address and first name and last name.

User Analytics

This website uses Matomo to collect anonymous usage statistics. The usage information is limited to:

You may choose not to have this information tracked, either by configuring your web browser to include a “Do not track” request with each page view or by opting-out at the bottom of this page.


This website does not allow anyone other than designated administrators to publish content, such as comments or uploaded images. We may accept comments on individual pages, but those comments will not be made public until an administrator approves and publishes each one.

This website does not hotlink images, videos, or other content from other sites.

This website does not use fonts or icons from third-party servers which could be used to track users.

Additional Software

This website does not load software in your web browser that serves any purpose beyond displaying the website and its assets&emdash;meaning it does not use your user agent to mine cryptocurrency, for example.


This website uses encryption provided by Let’s Encrypt, and all requests not using encryption are redirected to the equivalent encrypted page. This encryption prevents anyone between your web browser and the web server (such as your Internet service provider) from seeing details about what was requested or what the resulting page contains.

More Information

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.

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Analytics Settings