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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to the UK Council on Deafness and refers to any personal data collected and used by us over this website.

It sets out how UKCoD uses and protects any information you give us when you use this website.

UKCoD is committed to ensuring that your privacy is and remains protected and certain information by which you can be identified when using this website will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

This policy may change from time to time so please check for any updates.  If you have any questions or concerns regarding this policy, please email  This policy is a binding agreement when you choose to use our site.

We Collect:

During your visit to this website we may collect personal information about you if you fill out one of our on-line forms or contact us via email, such as your name, email address, address, IP address, phone number and information regarding your enquiry.

What do we do with the information we collect?

We collect and use this information to communicate with you and tell you about our work. We may use it to send emails to you and other news letters/items to keep you informed. We may contact you for internal record keeping or for market research purposes from time to time or even use the information you provide to customise our website accordingly.

If you would not like to hear from us again, of course you can let us know and we will remove you from our database.  Please notify us by email to if you have provided us with personal information and you do not wish it to be used

Personal information / Data Protection

UK Council on Deafness is committed to protecting your privacy and maintaining the security of any personal information received from you. We strictly adhere to the requirements of the data protection legislation in the UK.

We do not sell, rent or lease the information we collect from you to any other third parties and we do not use or disclose information of a sensitive nature without firstly obtaining your consent.

We follow strict procedures and every precaution is taken to ensure your information is protected and follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information which you have given us, to prevent unauthorised access in accordance with the UK data protection legislation.  Sensitive information submitted via our website is protected and our website is SSL Encrypted, which helps against information being taken during transmission.

Personal information is only accessed by those within UKCoD who require/need the information to perform their specific job/role


We use a technology called “cookies” as part of a normal business procedure to track patterns of behaviour of visitors to our site. A cookie is an element of data that our website sends to your browser which is then stored on your system. You can set your browser to prevent this happening. Any information collected in this way can be used to identify you unless you change your browser settings.

We may use both ‘session’ cookies and ‘persistent’ cookies on the website. We may use the session cookies to keep track of you whilst you navigate the website. We may use the persistent cookies to enable our website to recognise you when you visit. Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date.

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website.



Other information

This website has links to other websites. UK Council on Deafness is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.

We may update this privacy policy by posting a new version on our website. Please check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes.

Should you choose not to have your personal information used in any way described in this Privacy Policy then please email