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SpeakUpCIC is committed to protecting the privacy of all individuals using this website. This policy explains how we use any personal information we collect from you through

Collection of personal information

You can access most of the pages on our website without giving us your personal information. However, you may choose to provide us with your personal information for instance by completing a Contact Us form. The information collected by us may include details of your place or work, your contact address and phone number, and your e-mail address.

By submitting your personal information, you consent to our use of the information as set out in this privacy policy.

Use of personal information

We shall use any personal information you give to us only in accordance with this policy, and with any additional statements appearing on forms used for submitting your personal information. We shall not disclose your personal information to any third parties outside of SpeakUpCIC without obtaining your prior consent unless we are required by law to do so. In particular:

If you submit an entry onto the website it may be appropriate for us to use your personal information to administer and respond to your enquiry. Your enquiry will be responded to by a member of SpeakUpCIC's website team. We shall securely store the information you supply and the response we provide. We may produce reports on the use of discussion boards to enable us to monitor and develop them. These reports will be based on anonymous data, which means that individuals will not be identified in the reports.

If you contact us regarding the website we shall use your details to reply to you. We try to respond to all feedback where a valid email address is included.

Data storage

All data obtained by SpeakUpCIC is held and used in compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Cookies and IP logging

The SpeakUpCIC website uses cookies. A cookie is a piece of data that may be stored on your computer when you visit a website. When you visit our website, our server will record your computer's IP address (the unique numerical address given to every computer connected to the internet) and the time and duration of your visit. Our website will also store a 'session' cookie on your computer.

This cookie and your IP address will be used to record the pages you visit on our website. We will use this information to analyse the way our site is used, and to administer and improve the accessibility of our site. We will not use it for any other purpose. EKUF will not use cookies or IP addresses to identify individuals.

You may disable the use of cookies in your internet browser without affecting your use of this website. For more information on cookies visit:


This website contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of third parties that run any other websites. Please refer to their own privacy policies for more information.

Contacting Us

This website is operated by SpeakUpCIC. If you have any queries relating to this policy please contact us using our contact form.

Links Policy

All links to other sites from the SpeakUpCIC website are selected using our links policy. Links are provided for information and convenience only. We cannot accept responsibility for the sites linked to or the information found there.

A link does not imply an endorsement of a site, likewise, not linking to a particular site does not imply lack of endorsement.

You do not have to ask permission to link directly to pages hosted on the SpeakUpCIC website. However we do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on your site. The pages must load into the user's entire window.

You must not use the SpeakUpCIC's logo to link to our site without prior permission. Please contact us using our contact form and where appropriate we will provide a web-linked logo for SpeakUpCIC.

We do not trade links - if you choose to create a link to our website we will not always offer to create a reciprocal link.

We reserve the right to withdraw a link or refuse to link to any website without providing an explanation or justification.