The Confederation of Shipbuilding & Engineering Unions

Privacy Policy

1. CSEU is committed to ensuring the privacy and confidentiality of members, potential members and our website visitors. This policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.

CSEU is the “Data Controller” of your personal data; our Head Office address is:-

CSEU, 10 Salamanca Place, London, SE1 7HB

The personal data you supply to us will be held in electronic and/or manual format.

The processing of personal data by CSEU will be in line with the Data Protection Act and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

This policy reflects our duties to use information fairly, keep it secure, make sure it is accurate and keep it up to date.

Please read the following policy to understand how your personal information will be treated. It may change from time to time, so please check back periodically.

2. How we may use your information as a visitor to the website or as a potential member
Personal data submitted on this website will only be used for the purposes (or closely related purposes) that it was collected.
We may use your personal information to:

  • administer the website;
  • improve your browsing experience by personalising the website;
  • enable your use of the services available on the website;
  • send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;
  • deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website;
  • for the purpose of direct marketing if you have requested information on a particular service.

Any personal data provided by you on any social media or other external website or service (including any that you link to from this website) will be subject to and governed by the privacy notice and policies of the organisation that operates the relevant platform/website.

Privacy and cookies
We will collect your personal data that you give to us for the purposes (or closely related purposes) for which you give it to us. Some information is gathered when you join or sign up to receive email updates.
We will collect information about your tastes and preferences, both when you tell us and by analysis of customer traffic, including using “cookies”.
A cookie is a piece of information that is stored on your computer’s hard drive. It is normally sent by a web server to you and enables the server to collect information back from your site visit.
Our cookie statement explains which cookies we use and why, along with where you can find more information about cookies.

3. Generally
Storage of data
We will keep your personal data only for the period necessary to enable us to fulfil the purpose(s) for which we collected it, to comply with our legal obligations and/or whilst we maintain a legitimate interest in retaining it.
Transfers overseas
We do not routinely transfer your data outside of the UK or the European Economic Area. Where this is necessary, we ensure appropriate data protection measures are in place.

Updating and Accessing your information

You have the right to access the personal data we have kept on record about you. If you have any questions or concerns about this policy or would like to request access or deletion of your personal data, you can do this by contacting our Data Protection Officer at or by post at the following address:-
Data Protection Officer
10 Salamanca Place

The CSEU are committed to your data protection and upholding your data rights. If you think we have not done so, please contact

You have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office or, if your branch is located outside of the UK, the Supervisory Authority of the Country in which it is based.

Amending this policy
We may amend this policy at any time by posting a revised version on the website.