Privacy Policy


Who we are

UNISON Northern Ireland represents 40,000 full-time and part-time staff who provide public services, although they may be employed in both the public and private sectors.

UNISON is the UK’s largest union, serving more than 1.3 million members and activists, making us one of Europe’s largest unions.


What personal data we collect and why we collect it


Personal Information

All users are required to complete a User Registration form, including employment details, when registering to use the site. Only UNISON members will be able to become members with full access. This information will be retained by UNISON NI Education in line with GDPR requirements and will not be shared with any third parties.


If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember e”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

Who we share your data with

For users that register on our website, we store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

The data inputted by users in their personal profiles may be used to update the UNISON membership services information.