WSSET Privacy Policy

The WSSET is committed to safeguarding the privacy of subscribers to WSSET mailing list.

This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Should we ask you to provide certain information when using the WSSET website, newsletter and eBulletin, you can be assured that it will be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

The WSSET may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page. Please check this page regularly to ensure that you are happy with changes. This policy is effective from 1st April 2011.

Information we may collect from you and your subscription

We may collect and process information that you provide by filling in the forms on our website, information that you email or send to us by post. Once you provide us with this information, your subscription to WSSET eBulletin and Newsletter will be activated.

We may collect the following information:

  • Name(s) and job title(s)
  • Contact information including email address and correspondence address
  • Demographic information such as postcode
  • Personal information such as preferences and interests
    Other information relevant to surveys and or/event invitations

Your subscription will continue until such time that you notify us that you wish it to be deactivated. If you do wish to unsubscribe from the WSSET Newsletter or the WSSET eBulletin or both please email the contact person mentioned at the bottom of WSSET email and you will be unsubscribed immediately.

Uses made of the information

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping
  • We may use the information to improve on our services
    To periodically send materials and updates about WSSET activities, features and events or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided at your subscription
  • Occasionally we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes; we may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website, the newsletter and eBulletin according to your interests .

Storage of your personal data

Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee complete security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. However once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features in order to prevent unauthorised access.

As a subscriber to the WSSET website or/and the WSSET Newsletter or/and the WSSET eBulletin we will use information held about you to keep you up to date with the WSSET news, exhibitions, events and opportunities.

Disclosure of your information

We will not disclose your personal information to any third parties without your consent unless we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of the WSSET, or others.

External websites

Our website and/or Newsletter and/or eBulletin may contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.


Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to WSSET Secretary, Communications and Development, the WSSET, Department of Architecture & Built Environment, Faculty of Engineering, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, [email protected]