Data Protection

At Community Gateway Association we take Data Protection very seriously. We are committed to informing you about how we handle your data.

Our processes have been updated to meet the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation GDPR, which came into force on the 25th May 2018 and the new UK Data Protection Legislation. Our privacy notice is designed to make it easier for you to understand how we use and store your data.  

The privacy notice notice below sets out exactly how we process your data, your rights in relation to your data and who to contact about data protection and data. If you need to discuss this information or would like to be provided with a copy of the privacy notice in a different format please contact a member of the Business Assurance Team on 0800 953 0213

Download a pdf version of our Privacy notice policy. 

Visiting our website

Visiting our website

When you visit our website will we collect standard internet log information for statistical purposes, we will:

  • Use cookies to keep our website relevant and make it easier to use.
  • Use cookies to collect information in an anonymous way, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
  • Do not make any attempt to identify visitors to our websites. We do not associate information gathered from our sites with personally identifying information from any source.
  • When we collect personal information, for example via an online form, we will explain what we intend to do with it.

Our websites contain links to third party websites. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of any external website that are linked from our sites.

VerseOne (our website host) is committed to protecting your personal information. This page answers some important questions about how we use cookies and how this protects your personal details.


How does VerseOne use cookies?

Cookies are small text files placed on a website visitor’s computer, which identify it to our server. Cookies don’t identify individual users and are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide analytical information to the owners of the site which is used to improve user experience.

You may delete and block all cookies from this site. Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of the VerseOne website.


List of the cookies used on the VerseOne websites

VerseOne uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate your use of our websites which are used in aggregate form to improve the performance and user experience on our site. Google Analytics uses only first party cookies and collects no personally identifiable information.

Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using the VerseOne website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.


How to reject or delete this cookie

Cookies used to show how visitors use our site

Cookie name


Linked Information



2 years


Gather information about site visitors, in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.


On closing browser


30 minutes


6 months

Cookies used by VerseOne CMS

VerseOne CMS does not use any cookies by default. However, three 'session' cookies are created when a visitor to the VerseOne website does the following:

  • logs in to the website;
  • clicks one of the contrast buttons.

The three cookies are used to cross-reference each other for improved security.

Cookie explanation

Session cookie profile




Linked information




2 hours


Remembers that the user has chosen a high contrast or low contrast stylesheet.
Caches data against the session in order to maximise performance.



Browser close


When a user logs in, maintains authentication state, access rights, etc.


These cookies do not store any personal information about you, your computer, your visit, or your browsing history. After the time indicated above, the cookies’ validity is destroyed and the browser instructed to remove the cookie from your computer.


For more information contact us via or call 0148 326 3099

Working for CGA

The Community Gateway Association Group only collects and processes personal data that is necessary for us to offer you a service or perform our duties as an organisation. The data you provide on the job application form is used to enable Community Gateway to assess your suitability for employment in a specific role(s). Our legal basis for collecting the information on the form is your consent. If at any point you wish to withdraw your consent in relation to CGA collecting and sharing your data you can contact the People Services team on 0800 953 0213. We will not share your information for marketing purposes with any companies outside of our group.

If you would like to know more about how we process personal data and your rights in relation to data protection, please view the Privacy notice policy. Alternatively, for further information, please contact the Business Assurance team on 0800 953 0213.