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This privacy statement sets out how WECIL uses and protects any information that you give us when you use our website.

WECIL is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy.

Collecting data using Google Analytics

When someone visits our website we use Google Analytics to collect standard internet log information such as Internet Protocol (or IP) addresses and also details of visitor behaviour patterns such as pages viewed, the duration of the visit and type of browser used. We use the information generated to create reports about the use of our website in order to improve the site’s development and to ensure we target our information as usefully and accurately as possible.

We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website using the data in these logs. We will not associate any log data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source.


Google Analytics gathers data by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. You have the choice of opting out of cookies when you enter our website. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile device by websites you visit. Their main purpose is to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide important business and marketing information about you to the site. As a result, they allow websites to personalize the content you see based on your browsing preferences and habits, such as language and geographical region. No personally-identifiable data is collected.There are different types of cookies; some are optional while others are strictly necessary for a website to work properly.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit

Data Protection Act

When you subscribe to our newsletter or you add a resource or your organisation’s contact details to our databases, WECIL will not sell, trade or rent your personal information to others.

Occasionally we may ask you to fill in questionnaires or surveys whilst online. The data collected by the questionnaire or survey will only be used for the purpose stated on the form. You may also be given the opportunity to add your email address to our databases so we can contact you in the future. We will only use this information to contact you if you expressly give us permission to do so.

Any personal information by which you can be identified, such as your name or address, will be treated in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act of 1998.

From time to time we may change this privacy statement and we will update this page accordingly. Please check this page regularly to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

If you have any questions or comments about this privacy statement please email



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