Privacy Policy

Information about our Organisation and Web site
Modern information and communication technologies play a fundamental role in the activities of an organisation like Aegis The Union which is based in the UK.

Our principal activity is a Trade Union and our privacy policy covers Aegis The Union and its web site:

Organisation Name:
Aegis The Union

Lochside Crescent
Edinburgh Park
United Kingdom
EH12 9SE

Web Sites(s):

Providing Visitors with Anonymous Access
You can access our web site home page without disclosing your personal data.

The services and links of our Web site
Our Web site enables you to post information comments that may be viewed by others. There are links to service providers
Our Web site includes links to third party Web service providers.

Automatic Collection of Information
We do not use cookies on our web site or log personal data nor do we link information automatically logged by other means with personal data about specific individuals.

Data Collection and Purpose Specification
We do not collect any personal data from our visitors. If we wish to use your personal data for a new purpose, we will offer you the means to consent to this new purpose:

The information held by Aegis in order to comply with the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992. Your home address will be used only in the event of a ballot and will not be made available to any third parties.

Confidentiality / Security
We provide users with a secure transmission method to send us the following types of personal data:
• primary personal data (such as name and contact details)
We have implemented security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control from:
• unauthorised access
• improper use or disclosure
• unauthorised modification
• unlawful destruction or accidental loss

All our officers and data processors, who have access to and are associated with the processing of personal data, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of our visitors’ personal data.

We ensure that your personal data will not be disclosed to state institutions and authorities except if required by law or other regulation.

Training and advice is provided on Data Protection processes and procedures for Aegis staff and representatives.

Access to the personal data we may hold about you
We have strict security procedures covering the storage of your information in order to prevent unauthorised access and to comply with the terms of the Data Protection Act 1998. This means that sometimes we may ask you for proof of identity or for other personal information before we can process your call or enquiry further.

You can ask us, by sending an email to, whether we are keeping personal data about you. Upon request, we will provide you with a readable copy of the personal data which we keep about you, within a month, although we may before require proof of your identity. We will provide the information at a charge of £10.00.

We allow you to challenge the data that we hold about you and, where appropriate, you may have the data:
• erased
• rectified or amended

We do not reserve the right to refuse to provide you with a copy of your personal data.

Privacy Compliance
Our privacy policy is compliant with the following instrument: Data Protection Act 1998. In order to demonstrate that our privacy policy accords with the above privacy instruments, we are regulated by the Information Commissioners Office (

Privacy Support
For further information on this policy, contact the Aegis Data Protection Officer by email via

“I became a rep because I love to help other people and would like to contribute to making a fair work environment for everyone”

Daniel TantCRS