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Federated access privacy statement

Version dated November 2022

Name of the service

IOPscience –

Description of the service

IOPscience Federated Access (Shibboleth/OpenAthens) Service

Data controller and contact person

IOP Publishing Ltd., No.2 The Distillery, Glassfields, Avon Street, Bristol, BS2 0GR

Mr Matthew Keen


England and Wales

Purpose of the processing of personal data

User authentication and authorisation

Personal data processed

The following information is fetched from the Identity Provider server of your requesting organisation when login to the service:

Your Scoped Affiliation to your organisation: (eduPersonScopedAffiliation)

Third parties to whom personal data is disclosed

Not disclosed outside IOPscience application.

How to access, rectify and delete the personal data

We are not doing any modifications to personal data. Also, see below re: retention of personal data.

Data retention

We are not saving/storing any personal data. We use the scoped affiliation during the duration of the session only.

Data Protection Code of Conduct

Personal data will be protected according to the Code of Conduct for Service Providers, a common standard for the research and higher education sector to protect your privacy.