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This policy governs all pages hosted at the and addresses. It does not apply to pages hosted by other organisations to which we may link and whose privacy policies may differ.

This privacy statement is being reviewed regularly and updates will be noted on the site.

1. Data protection

The collection and use of personal information on this site is in accordance with the Data Protection Act of 1998.

2. Information collected

When you choose to give us information, we keep it confidential.
A cookie is a tiny element of data that our site can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your hard drive. We may sometimes enable "cookies" on our web site to allow users to customise certain options, and to allow us to set the site to reflect your previous choices on the site. If we do this you will not see any less of the site than any one else visiting the site, we will just make areas that reflect your previous choices more prominent. You may set your web browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. Our cookies are only seen by our server.

3.1. Definitions

Supporters For the purposes of this privacy statement, supporter refers to some one who has given ICBUW either financial support or campaigning support in the past and have given us their email address.

Enquirers For the purposes of this privacy policy an enquirer is some one who has asked ICBUW for information in the past, and has given us their email address.

3.2. Sensitive personal information

According to the definitions in the 1998 Data Protection Act sensitive personal information is defined as information relating to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or other similar beliefs, trade union membership, physical or mental health or condition, sexual life, commission of any offence or any proceedings relating hereto.

3.3. Use of information

We maintain some records of enquirers in case we need to contact them later or provide further information to them in the future. Also, we may contact enquirers in future about supporting ICBUW in other ways.
If you become a supporter of ICBUW you may be given the option to participate in online actions or to receive a newsletter or further information. Again, you will always be given the option to decline.

3.4. Removal from mailing lists

You can always remove your name and contact details from our email-lists and other lists. To do this please contact

4. Security

We maintain our own server and monitor its security regularly. The server is installed behind a locked door with access restricted to individuals known to us. The server collects information about the date and time in which our web site was accessed and the internet address of the server from which you linked to our site. This may be linked to personal data you have volunteered to give us. We use this data to improve our site performance and to evaluate traffic statistics, such as the times of day and days of week at which we see peak traffic, and to assess the relative popularity of different areas of the site.

5. Access

Upon request we will give you all details of personal information held by ICBUW, once identity has been satisfied. Incorrect information will deleted or amended promptly. We will give you confirmation of corrections and deletions.
We can only accept these requests if sent by email, fax or letter, after which we will take further steps to confirm identity before releasing data. We will respond to these requests within 20 working days, unless there are exceptional circumstances, and even then we will let you know what is happening with your request.

6. Transfer of data

We will only transfer data outside the European Economic Area (EEA), the area which comes under the Data Protection Act 1998, if we have a contract with the organisation which ensures that the standards set out in this policy are maintained.

7. Unsolicited email

We do not send out random, untargeted emails (spam).
If you have any comments or suggestions on this privacy policy please contact: