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Privacy Policy

The Institute of Munition Clearance & Search Engineers (IMCSE) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. If you have any queries about this Policy or how we use your personal information, please contact us through the Contact portal.

This policy and our Terms of Use describes the way we use your personal data; for further information visit https://www.imcse.org. For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation for England and Wales, the data controller is IMCSE.


By accepting this privacy policy, you consent to our processing such information in accordance with the purposes and provisions of this Privacy Policy; in particular you consent to us contacting you.


We obtain personal information from you when you use our website, enquire about our activities, register with us, send or receive an email, ask a question or otherwise provide us with personal information.


We collect personal data as defined by the Act. The personal information we collect might include name, date of birth, email address, postal address, and telephone number. We may also collect technical information relating to your use of our website, including your browser type or the Internet Protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the internet.

We want to ensure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. If any of the information that you have provided us with changes or if you wish to cancel your registration, please let us know using the Contact portal.

We also gather general information about the use of our website and may track which pages users visit. This information may be used to personalise the way our website is presented, to make improvements to our website and to ensure we provide the best possible service.


We will use your personal information:

  • to promote the aims of IMCSE;
  • to provide you with our news, opportunities or other information you have requested;
  • to provide you with information about future events and campaigns we think may be of interest to you, including third party events;
  • for administration purposes;
  • to notify you about changes to our services;
  • as part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure;
  • and to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
  • and for statistical analysis.



We share your personal information with IMCSE Council. We may need to provide your information to our contractors, suppliers and professional advisers who provide services on our behalf.

If you make a payment or donation to us, we will need to share your information with our payment processor. By paying via our payment processor you agree to accept their terms and conditions for the use of their services, including their privacy policy which may be viewed at payment@xxxx.com .

We may also need to disclose your information if required to do so by law or as expressly permitted under the Act; and to share your information with our service providers.

Our site may, from time to time, 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 IMCSE does not accept responsibility or liability for these policies.


We use a secure service when you make a payment through our website, via a virtual gateway operated by WooCommerce. Payments are collected by xxxx, which is Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard compliant. Their terms and conditions may be viewed here XXXXXX.

We take appropriate measures to ensure that the information disclosed to us is kept secure, accurate and up to date and kept only for so long as is necessary for the purposes for which it is provided.


You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing or other purposes. You also have the right to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you (for which we may charge a fee when permitted by law) and to erase your personal data.

If you would like to exercise any of your rights above, please inform us using the Contact portal.


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Any changes to this privacy policy will be posted here.

This Privacy Policy was last amended in August 2022.