Your privacy

You have a right to know how we collect, use and disclose your personal information and that it stays confidential and secure.

Your personal information is in good hands

We know your privacy matters to you. And we want you to know that we value your personal data and protect it.

The information you provide us with is used only to improve our products and services, and we take all the necessary precautions to make sure your personal data is secure.

As data protection laws evolve to keep pace with technology, we may need to make changes to our privacy policy from time to time. We advise you to review our policy regularly to stay up to date with how we are using your personal data.


In accordance with the Electronic Communications Act, which took effect on July 25, 2003, all users visiting a website with cookies must be informed that the website contains cookies, how these cookies are used and how they can be avoided. More information is available on the National Post and Telecom Agency's website (see

Why does UMC use cookies?

Our website, like many others, stores and retrieves information on your browser using cookies. This information is used to make the site work as you expect it to and it can be used to give you a more personalised web experience. The information in these cookies is solely linked to your computer (via your IP address) and your visit to UMC’s website and logged in services. Some of these cookies are saved long-term on your computer (often referred to as persistent cookies) and others temporarily saved in your computer’s memory and disappear when you close your browser (often referred to as session cookies).

UMC also uses third party cookies from trusted providers (see below), including analysis of usage that underlies our future product development.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site may not work then.

Performance cookies

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources, so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies, we will not know when you have visited our site.

UMC’s use of Google Analytics (third party cookie)

UMC uses Google Analytics, a commonly used product of Google, to generally understand how visitors interact with UMC. Google Analytics uses cookies to understand how visitors use UMC’s website. If you as an Internet user specifically want to avoid being traced by Google, Google provides the following service to you:

How do I generally delete cookies?

If you do not agree that cookies are used, you can clear and disable cookies in your browser. In some browsers (such as Google's "Chrome") you can use incognito mode when the browser automatically deletes all cookies when you close it.

Last modified on: December 8, 2021