Privacy Policy


  1. Introduction

1.1     We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; in this policy we explain how we will treat your personal information.

1.2     [We will ask you to consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy when you first visit our website. / By using our website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.]

  1. Credit

2.1     This document was created using a template from SEQ Legal.

  1. Collecting personal information

3.1     We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:

(a)      information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our email notifications and/or newsletters (including [your name and email address]);

(b)      information contained in or relating to any communications that you send to us or send through our website (including [the communication content and meta data associated with the communication]);

(c)      Personal details will only be used when provided by you in response to requests for information. At no point will we keep the information provided on file unless you have joined a specific mailing list or request future updates, in which case you may opt out of receiving information from us at any time by emailing [email protected].

3.2     Before you disclose to us the personal information of another person, you must obtain that person’s consent to both the disclosure and the processing of that personal information in accordance with this policy.

  1. Using your personal information

4.1     Personal information submitted to us through our website will be used for the purposes specified in this policy or on the relevant pages of the website.

4.2     We may use your personal information to:

(a)      respond directly to you on your enquiries;

(b)      send you email notifications/newsletters that you have specifically requested (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require these notifications/newsletters);

(c)      send you marketing communications relating to the re:generation campaign which we think may be of interest to you, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications);

  1. Disclosing personal information

5.1     We may disclose your personal information to [any of our employees, officers, insurers, professional advisers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors] insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.

5.2     [We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group of companies (this means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and all its subsidiaries) insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.]

5.3     We may disclose your personal information:

(a)      to the extent that we are required to do so by law;

(b)      in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings;

(c)      in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights;

(e)      to any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information.

5.4     Except as provided in this policy, we will not provide your personal information to third parties.

  1. International data transfers

6.1     Personal information that you publish on our website or submit for publication on our website may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.

  1. Retaining personal information

7.1     This Section 7 sets out our data retention policies and procedure, which are designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal information.

7.2     Personal information that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.

7.4     Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 7, we will retain documents (including electronic documents) containing personal data:

(a)      to the extent that we are required to do so by law;

(b)      if we believe that the documents may be relevant to any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings; and

(c)      in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).

  1. Security of your personal information

8.1     We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

8.2     We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure password- and firewall-protected servers.

8.4     You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

  1. Amendments

9.1     We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.

9.2     You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.

9.3     This policy is effective from 1 May 2014.

  1. Your rights

10.1    You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you; provision of such information will be subject to:

(a)      the payment of a fee (currently fixed at GBP 10); and

(b)      the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity (for this purpose, we will usually accept a photocopy of your passport certified by a solicitor or bank plus an original copy of a utility bill showing your current address).

10.2    We may withhold personal information that you request to the extent permitted by law.

10.3    You may instruct us at any time not to process your personal information for marketing purposes.

10.4    In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal information for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes.

  1. Third party websites

11.1    Our website includes hyperlinks to, and details of, third party websites.

11.2    We have no control over, and are not responsible for, the privacy policies and practices of third parties.

  1. Updating information

12.1    Please let us know if the personal information that we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.

  1. Cookies

13.1    Our website uses cookies.

13.2    A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

13.3    Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

13.4    Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

13.5    We use only session on our website.

13.6    The names of the cookies that we use on our website, and the purposes for which they are used, are set out below:

(a)      we use PHPSESSID on our website to identify your unique session on the website.

(b)      we use SESS on our website to ensure that you are recognised when you move from page to page within the site and that any information you have entered is remembered.

(c)      We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to membership and public information needs. We only use Google Analytics for the purpose of statistical analysis and cookies used by Google Analytics do not record any personal information about site visitors. Full details on cookies used by Google Analytics can be found here.

13.7    Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies; for example:

(a)      in Internet Explorer (version 10) you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy” and then “Advanced”;

(b)      in Firefox (version 24) you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, “Privacy”, selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, and unticking “Accept cookies from sites”; and

(c)      in Chrome (version 29), you can block all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Content settings”, and then selecting “Block sites from setting any data” under the “Cookies” heading.

13.8    Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

13.9    If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.

13.10  You can delete cookies already stored on your computer; for example:

(a)      in Internet Explorer (version 10), you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835);

(b)      in Firefox (version 24), you can delete cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”, then selecting “Use custom settings for history”, clicking “Show Cookies”, and then clicking “Remove All Cookies”; and

(c)      in Chrome (version 29), you can delete all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Clear browsing data”, and then selecting “Delete cookies and other site and plug-in data” before clicking “Clear browsing data”.

13.11  Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.

  1. Data protection registration

14.1    We are registered as a data controller with the UK Information Commissioner’s Office.

14.2    Our data protection registration number is ZA034795.

  1. Our details

15.1    re:generation is a subsidiary campaign of Nuclear Industry Association. This website is owned and operated by Nuclear Industry Association.

15.2    Nuclear Industry Association is a company limited by guarantee registered in England No 2804518. Registered Office: 5th Floor, Tower House, 10 Southampton Street, London WC2E 7HA.

15.3    Our principal place of business is at 5th Floor, Tower House, 10 Southampton Street, London WC2E 7HA.

15.4    You can contact us by writing to the business address given above, by email to [email protected] or by telephone on 020 7766 6640.