Privacy Policy


Privacy Policy

We, the National Skills Academy for Nuclear (NSAN) are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; this policy sets out how we will treat your (the user) personal information. 

(1)      What information do we collect?

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

a)     information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views;

b)     information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our website services, email notifications, e-rooms and newsletters (including name, e- mail address, postal address, organisation, position and products of interest) ;

c)      information submitted/posted to any of the NSAN E-Room by you (the user) within the E-Rooms.

d)     Information submitted during the newsletter sign up.

(2)             Cookies

A cookie is a small file with is stored on your computer when you visit a website.

We use both “session” cookies and “persistent” cookies on the website.  We will use the session cookies to: keep track of you whilst you navigate the website.  We will 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.

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.  (For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.)  This will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including this one

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. Google will store this information.  Google's privacy policy is available at:

(3)      Using your personal data

perrsonal data submitted on this website will be used for the purposes specified in this privacy policy or in relevant parts of the website.

We may use your personal information to:

a)     administer the website;

b)     improve your browsing experience by personalising the website;

c)      enable your use of the services available on the website;

d)     send you general commercial communications;

e)     send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;

f)      send to you our newsletter and other marketing communications relating to our business  which we think may be of interest to you by e-mail (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require these communications by e-mailling stop to

g)     provide third parties with statistical information about our users – but this information will not be used to identify any individual user;

h)     deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website; and

i)        NSAN’s internal record keeping

j)       Improving NSAN’s senses and products.

Where you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the license you grant to us.

If you have supplied contact details to us, we may contact you by e-mail, fax, mail or telephone.

We will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.

(4)      Disclosures

We may disclose information about you to any of our employees, officers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors] insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes as set out in this privacy policy. In addition, we may disclose information about you:

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

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

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);

d)     to obtain professional advice and to somply with our contractual obligations.

e)     To any acquirer of all or part of out business.

Except as provided in this privacy policy or as you may agree from time to time, we will not provide your information to third parties.

(5)      Security of your personal data

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

We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password- and firewall- protected) servers. All electronic transactions you make to or receive from us will be encrypted using SSL technology.

Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

You are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential. We will not ask you for your password.

(6)      Transfer of personal data outside the EEA

Because of the global internet infrastructure, your personal data may be transferred to countries outside the EEA which do not have protections regarding your personal data and its use which apply within the EEA”.

(7)      Policy amendments

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

(8)      Your rights

You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you by e-mailing

You may instruct us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes by email  at any time to

By using our website and not instructing us to the contrary, you agree to our using your personal data in the ways described in this privacy policy.

(9)      Third party websites

The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.

(10)    Updating information

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

If you believe that any personal data we hold about you is incorrect ot incomplete, contact us at and we will correct any information which is found to be incorrect.

11)    Contact

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal data, please write to us by email to or by post to Unit 9, Europe Way, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 0RJ



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