Privacy policy

The Leeds Unleashed partnership takes privacy seriously. This privacy statement sets out how Leeds Unleashed and its partners use and protect any information that you give when you visit the Leeds Unleashed site.

The Leeds Unleashed partnership is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask that you provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, you can be assured that the information will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

The Leeds Unleashed and its partners reserve the right to change or update this policy now and then when required. We recommend that you check this statement from time to time to ensure you are happy with the way the partnership collects, processes and stores data or any changes they may make to this policy.

This policy is effective from 25th May 2018.

Visitors to Leeds Unleashed website and social media pages

When someone visits, a third-party analytics service to collect standard website usage and behaviour patterns. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify individuals.

We also use other third party analytics tools including Google Search Console, Google Optimise, Google Ads, Google Tags, HotJar, LinkedIn Analytics, Facebook Analytics and Twitter Analytics. The collected information’s sole purpose is to identify website usage and to gather data on how people access the xDesign website and social media sites.

When we do require to collect any information in which you can be uniquely identified we will set out exactly why this is and what we intend to do with the data provided.


We are committed to ensuring that your information and data you provide is as secure as possible. In order to prevent unauthorised access to data, we have put in place strong physical and electronic security procedures to ensure that any data you provide to us online is safeguarded at all times.

Controlling your personal information

We – Leeds Unleashed – will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please email us and we will be happy to provide this information to you electronically.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect, incomplete or you wish for your data to be deleted, please write to us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect. You can do this by email to or by post to the website owner, xDesign, Stamp Office, 10 Waterloo Place, Level 1, Edinburgh, EH1 3EG.

Cookie policy

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be stored on your hard drive. Once you consent to the cookie, the file helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site.

The use of cookies allows us to better tailor our online experience for candidates based on remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to candidate needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

In no way can cookies be used to access your computer or any other information than what you have consented to share with Leeds Unleashed and its partners.

You have the choice to accept or decline cookies. Please be aware that many web browsers are now programmed to automatically accept website cookies but you have the option to change this in your personal settings. Please note that declining cookies may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Use of cookies

The Leeds Unleashed partnership reserves the right to change or update this policy when required. We recommend that you check this statement from time to time to ensure you are happy with the way we collect, process and store data or any changes we may make to this policy.