Privacy Policy

This website is owned by Middlesbrough Council. Any information which you send to us through this website, i.e. your personal details when completing one of the interactive elements are managed as follows:

1. We will keep information no longer than we reasonably believe is necessary

This website does not store any personal information that you enter. When you complete any of the online learning courses it asks for your name, this is not stored by us and is only available to you when you complete the course for the purpose of printing on your certificate. Information that is collected about your website browser, device, location etc. which is captured by Google Analytics is anonymised. You must first accept the required cookie for us to collect this information, more information about this is available below in section 4.

2. We will use information only for the purpose for which you sent it

We will only use your personal details to contact you about matters relating to North East Migration Partnership.
We will not pass on your email address or any of your personal details to other organisations unless explicitly stated.

3. We may use information for statistical analysis but in such a way that your identity will not be involved

To improve the user experience of this website we track your activity using software called Google Analytics. This statistical data generated in this way is completely anonymised.

4. Use of cookies

A number of cookies are present on this website. The purpose of these cookies to enable the website to function correctly and improve your experience. There are no sales or advert cookies used.

Three of the cookies present are non-essential cookies which you must first accept before they are set. These cookies are from Google Analytics and are an anonymous way for us to monitor activity on this website which in turn helps us to constantly improve it. You can change your preference at any time of which cookies are set by clicking the cog icon at the bottom of the screen. The different cookies used on this site are explained below:

Cookie namePurpose of CookieCookie Expires
_gaGoogle analytics to monitor your activity on our website2 years
moove_gdpr_popupCookie opt in banner1 year
_gidGoogle analytics to monitor your activity on our website1 day
_gat_gtag_UAGoogle analytics to monitor your activity on our website1 day

6. Getting consent to use your data

You are required to give consent for us to use your data and therefore process any information that you send to us via this website. By entering your details on this website depending on your request you are giving us permission to contact you. If any services require further consent from you, this will be explicitly asked for, and explained when required.

7. We will only collect information that is required

We have simplified this website to ensure that all of the information that you give to us is required. We do not ask for information which is not necessary, which ensures that the website is easy to use and we do not hold unnecessary information about you.

8. Website protected by https

This website is secured using https security. The https which appears at the beginning of our website address means that this website is certified secure, and therefore any data which is passed to us via this website is safe.

9. Storage of data given
Information that you give to us via email, telephone or post are held securely. Your personal details are never stored by the website. Data that is recorded to assist with future contact with you is stored securely on the Middlesbrough Council network.

10. How we will contact you
We will contact you via email or telephone, depending on which details you give us.

11. Subject access request
At Middlesbrough Council we are open and honest about how we store your personal data and what we use it for. At any time you can complete a subject access request which will inform you what information we hold about you and how that information is being used. To request a subject access request please go to the data protection page on our council website. You will need to specify that your request for information relates to North East Migration Partnership.

12. Right to be forgotten
As mentioned above we will only keep data relating to you for as long as is required. At any point you have the right to request to be forgotten, this means that if requested we will where possible delete our records of contact with yourself. To request the right to be forgotten please contact the Information Governance Team at Middlesbrough Council, contact details are available on the data protection page of the Middlesbrough Council website.

For further information on the General Data Protection Regulation and Middlesbrough Council’s responsibilities under it please consult the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).