This notice sets out the information collected about you through the use of CWB’s website and any other electronic communications networks by CWB.

 1. Information collected

When you use the CWB website, we may collect personal information about you when you request a specific service using online forms and every time you email us your details. We use this information to:

  • contact you to respond to your queries (if you email us with a question, for example)
  • provide you with services (send you an email bulletin or enable your progress through an online course, for example)
  • personalize your experience of CWB content
  • optimize your experience of CWB content (remembering your connection speed to serve you streamed video, for example)

We collect information about you when you create user accounts and log in to the following website services:

  • Main website sign in used for visitor comments
  • Online course registration
  • CWB Online Shop
  • Email Newsletter subscriptions

We collect information about you when you use a CWB checkout to buy the following products:

  • CWB Online Shop
  • CWB Members
  • Donations
  • Online course registration

Signing in using social networking credentials

If you sign in to our sites using a Facebook sign in as a means of authentication, you grant permission to Facebook to share your user details. This will include your name and email address which will then be used to form a CWB Digital account. Please be aware that this authentication also permits the sharing of your gender, date of birth, user ID, networks, location and any other information you may choose to share according to your Facebook account settings. If you remove the CWB app from your Facebook settings, then our access to your additional information will cease. For more information, visit Facebook’s App Privacy Settings & Your Info page.

If you sign in to our sites using a Google sign in as a means of authentication, you grant permission to Google to share your user details. This will include your name and email address, date of birth, gender and location which will then be used to form a CWB Digital account. Please be aware that this authentication also permits the sharing of your public profile URL, photo, and gender, date of birth, country, language, and time zone according to your Google account settings. If you remove CWB from your Google settings, then our access to your additional information will cease. For more information, visit Google’s Authorizing applications and sites page.

If you sign in to our sites using a Twitter sign in as a means of authentication, we receive your Twitter username. For more information, visit Twitter’s Connecting or revoking third-party applications page.

 2. Use of cookies

Cookies are pieces of data that a website can transfer to an individual’s computer hard drive for record keeping. Cookies can make websites easier to use by storing information about your preferences on a particular website. The information may remain on your computer after the Internet session finishes and you leave the website but you can delete them using some browsers, manually or using system utilities. Most internet browsers are pre-set to accept cookies.

If you prefer not to receive cookies, you can adjust your internet browser to refuse cookies or to warn you when cookies are being used. This site will work more efficiently if receipt of cookies is enabled but it will still operate correctly if you disable cookies.

For more information on cookies and their uses, visit  All About Cookies.

2.1 Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to collect information about how our visitors use and navigate this website. We use this information to report to funders and to analyze usage of the website so that we can continually work to add new features and improve your experience of it.

The cookies collect information such as the number of visitors to the site, which pages they visited and whereabouts they came to the site from. This information is anonymous and cannot be used to identify you personally.

2.3 Third-party cookies

During your visits to the CWB website you may be delivered cookies by third-party websites. When you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Flickr, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. CWB does not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the third-party websites for more information about these.

3. Other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites which are outside our control and are not covered by this privacy notice. If you access other sites using the links provided, the operators of these sites may collect information from you which will be used by them in accordance with their privacy policy, which may differ from ours.

 4. Changes to this privacy notice

From time to time CWB may change this privacy notice. You may therefore wish to check this page each time you submit personal information to CWB. The latest privacy notice will always appear on this page.

 5. Contacting CWB about this privacy notice

If you have any questions or comments about this privacy notice, please contact us at communications@cwb.org