Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how NICE uses and protects any information that you give NICE when you become a member.

NICE is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. When we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy.

NICE may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 25th May 2018.

What we collect

As part of the application process to become a member of NICE we ask for and record the following information:

  • name
  • contact information including email address and postcode
  • date of birth if under 18

What we do with the information we gather

Your details are held securely in a database as a record of your membership on the legal basis of legitimate interest. Email addresses are also held securely on an external mail management facility.

We may periodically send emails or letters advising you of the business of NICE, official meetings, AGMs, project updates or any other information relating to your membership.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online or by means of our sign-up forms.


A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. If you leave a comment on our web site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again if you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

Controlling your personal information

We will not share your personal information with any third party for any reason. 

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please email

If you believe that any of the information we hold on you is incorrect or if you wish to terminate your membership, please write or email us as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly delete or correct any information found to be incorrect.