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Privacy Policy Notice

The policy: This privacy policy notice is for our website; which is owned and and served by The North East Region of the Communication Workers Union and governs the privacy of those who use it.

The purpose of this policy is to explain to you, what information this website collects and how this information is controlled, processed and handled to protect your personal information while browsing or using this website, including your rights under current laws and regulations.

If you do not agree to the following policy you should cease viewing and using this website.

Your individual rights

 the right to be informed;

 the right of access;

 the right to rectification;

 the right to erasure;

 the right to restrict processing;

 the right to data portability;

 the right to object; and the right not to be subject to automated decision-making including profiling.

These rights will come into force on the 25th of May, 2018 under the GDPR, which replaces the currrent Data Protection Directive legislation. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679 is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union. It addresses the export of personal data outside the EU.

Your Rights In Detail

If you do not agree to the following policy you should cease viewing and using this website.

Cookies and what they do.

To make this site work properly, our website will sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device, it is usual for websites do this.

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don't have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish, for details, see

You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionality may not work.

Your personal data and what we collect

We use Google analytics and to monitor how our website is used and to provide us with insight as to popular pages and errors on our site. To opt out go to
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 cookieBAR pop up, cookie acceptance and notification , will set a cookie with a name 'cookiebar' that will expire in 30 days. 

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You should be aware that for the efficient running of this website there are third party requests, i.e. these are requests that are made from a user to an external service and even though these requests do not set any cookies, they may still transfer privacy information to third parties. For example, Google Maps, Twitter, Youtube etc, works through third party requests.

Google Maps and please here for Google Privacy Policy

Twitter platform and please click herefor Twitter Privacy Policy and please click here for Youtubes Privacy Policy