Privacy Policy

IPSE takes your privacy very seriously. This page is intended to give you all the information you need to be confident that your personal information will be treated appropriately by us.

Your acceptance of our privacy statement

By using and/or submitting your information, you unconditionally consent to the use of that information, by IPSE only, as set out in this statement.

Please check this privacy statement periodically so that you are aware of any changes or amendments; we will detail the changes on this page and may place notices on other pages of the IPSE web site. Continued use of the IPSE web site will signify that you agree to any such changes.


The IPSE web site makes use of cookies to track visitor sessions and link online behaviour to subsequent registration details, if these are offered. No personal information is stored in the cookie that is issued by the site. The value stored in this cookie is an anonymous identifier, which is stored in a database if you register with the site, alongside any information you may give us (such as your e-mail address). You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some website features or services may not function properly without cookies.

Collection of personal details

If you contact us by completing a form on this web site, your email address and, optionally, other personal information will be stored. This information will be used to contact you and to help us understand your requirements. If you allow it, we will also use your email address to send you information about IPSE and its products and services from time to time. Whenever we write to you using your email address, we will give you the option to have your email address permanently removed from the mailing list. IPSE undertakes never to sell, rent or share its mailing lists.

If you wish to update or delete any of the information that we hold about you, or would like to see what information we hold about you, please send an email message to

If we hold your details because you signed up for a newsletter, they will be used only to send you newsletters and special announcements.

If you are a IPSE member, your details will be held in a dedicated members' list for the purpose of communicating with you by post, telephone or email about your membership, sending you email newsletters and IPSE publications such as the quarterly newsletter, and other communications deemed appropriate from time to time.

IPSE also maintains a database for customer service, marketing and public relations purposes. This includes details of affiliate members and the services that they provide, as well as complementary organisations, potential sponsors and advertisers, unions and politicians.

Any other personal information you send us, for whatever purpose, is held in the strictest confidence and will not be disclosed to a third party without your express permission, unless legally required.


If you are a IPSE member, you may at any time edit the user details you have supplied to IPSE by going to your members dashboard.

If you are a newsletter subscriber, you may at any time choose to opt out of receiving IPSE newsletters. By unsubscribing, you will cancel all online newsletters.

Third Parties

IPSE's web site may contain links to other sites, provided solely as a convenience to you. You are under no obligation to use any of these links, but if you choose to do so, please be aware that third party sites have separate content, privacy and data collection policies. We accept no responsibility or liability for these independent policies.

Online surveys

You are under no obligation to participate in any online surveys. Anonymity of individual respondents and protection of personal details will be maintained except where otherwise specified in a particular survey, or where the express permission of the respondent has been sought. Information gathered through surveys will be researched and compiled on an aggregated basis and results may be published by IPSE.

Survey information, where relevant, will also be used for your benefit to monitor or improve the use and satisfaction of this site.

Security - how your information is protected

IPSE places great importance in the security of all information associated with our members and customers. We have security measures in place to attempt to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of customer data under our control.

No transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal data, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or to any other persons providing online products or services, and you do so at your own risk.

You are responsible for maintaining the security of your passwords and/or any account information.

Public Forums

Public areas of the site, such as information you may submit to the forums may be available to all users. Please remember that any information disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose any information under these circumstances, particularly with respect to personal information, as you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties as a result of this. Separate terms and conditions apply to use of the forums