National Union of British Sign Language Interpreters

privacy policy

Information this site collects and why we use it

1. Site tracking

Like most websites, this site uses Google Analytics to track user interaction. We use this data to determine the number of people using our site, to better understand how they find and use our web pages and to see their journey through the website.
Although Google Analytics records data such as your geographical location, device, internet browser and operating system, none of this information personally identifies you to us. Google Analytics also records your computer’s IP address which could be used to personally identify you but Google do not grant us access to this. We consider Google to be a third party data processor.

Google Analytics makes use of cookies, details of which can be found on Google’s developer guides.

2. Cookies

We use cookies to improve your experience of using our website. If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed. When you visit the site you can decide to accept or deny cookies. If you could like more information on how they’re used, visit the Information Commissioners Office.

3. Our blog – the Nub

Comments on our Nub articles is disabled; we therefore do not record any comments from those reading our Nubs.

4. Contacting us

When you contact us using our online contact form we ask for your email address and name. This information is sent via a third party called WPForms and is sent via a secure server connection to us. The information you provide helps us to process your message and reply to you and will not be shared with third parties unless with your explicit consent. You can request at any time for data about you that is held by us to be deleted.

If you are a member, we keep a record of your name, email address, Unite membership number and region of the UK you are from in our records. This is kept so that we can maintain an accurate record of our members and communicate union updates to you.

If you have any concerns about how this website might user your data, please contact us.

This policy was last updated 12 March 2019.