Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms


If you leave a comment on our 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 when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Google Analytics:
We use Google Analytics to collect information about how users are accessing our website. This information relates to the following:

– the pages you visit
– how long you spend on each page
– how you got to the site
– what you click on while you’re visiting the site
– what links you open in emails from us

This information is generated by the cookie about your use of the website and will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Such information will include details of your browser (for example Chrome or Safari) and your geolocation (to the nearest country/city). The data we collect on user behaviour is used by us to improve our services. For example, so that they are intuitive, accessible and fulfil their function. We retain the data for up to 38 months for this purpose. This period runs from the last point at which the webpage was accessed. No data from cookies which could identify you, such as IP addresses, are collected by Google Analytics.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of the website.

Who we are and how to contact us
Empowering Deaf Society(EDS) is registered in England as a charitable company limited by guarantee. Find out more about EDS.

If you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you, you can:

Email [email protected]
Land line: 0208 215 4710 Mobile: 0758 468 7127
Write to Empowering Society Deaf, 2A Central Parade, Ley Street, Ilford, London, IG2 7DE United Kingdom