12–18 November 2018

Privacy & cookies

We respect your right to privacy. This Privacy Notice, together with the information available in our privacy policy sets out details about the personal data that we collect from you and how we may use your information.

Collection of your personal data

The personal data we are collecting and processing is:

  • your name, job title, email address, telephone number, postal address, your IP address and details of which version of web browser you are using.
  • information on how you use the site, using cookies and page tagging techniques.

Use of your personal data

We will use your information to process and manage your event registration and evaluate the event.  By using this service we are relying on the lawful basis of:

  • necessary for the purposes of our public task through public engagement

Retention of your personal data

Your personal data will be retained whilst you are subscribed to the UK Parliament Week mailing list. If at any point you wish to unsubscribe from the mailing list, your personal data will be disposed of securely. We will retain your information relating to this transaction for no longer than 24 months.

Security of your personal data

All personal data you provide to the House of Commons will be stored securely, both physically and electronically, in accordance with our policies.

We use Helpful Technologies data processor to process, manage your registration and evaluate the event. 

Your rights

We will ensure you can exercise your rights in relation to the personal data you provide to us.  Full details of your rights are available via our privacy policy.



Like virtually all web sites, we store anonymised data on visits in server log files, which contain IP addresses of machines used to access this site, and the pages requested.

We use Google Analytics to collect information about how people use this site. We do this to make sure it’s meeting its users’ needs and to understand how we could do it better.

Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. We do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are. We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data.

The following cookies (small data files created on your computer) are set by Google Analytics:

NameTypical ContentExpires
_umtarandomly generated number2 years
_umtbrandomly generated number30 minutes
_umtcrandomly generated numberwhen you close your browser
_umtxrandomly generated number2 years
_umtxxrandomly generated number2 years
_umtzrandomly generated number and information on how the site was reached (e.g. direct or via a link, organic search or paid search)6 months

Cookies are also used elsewhere on the site, including by the content management system we use, WordPress. These improve things by remembering settings, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you visit a new page, log in or leave a comment.

Our cookies aren’t used to identify you personally. They’re just here to make the site work better for you. Indeed, you can manage and/or delete these small files as you wish. To learn more about cookies and how to manage them, visit AboutCookies.org.