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Unity Privacy & Cookie Policy

Privacy policy


This policy relates to the privacy of your information at


General principles

We are committed to keeping your information private. By 'your information' we mean any information about you that you or third parties provide to us. This policy relates to the privacy of your information at 


We are committed to protecting your personal data. We’ll use your information for a number of different purposes, for example to provide our services to you and others and to meet our legal and regulatory obligations. If you’re an existing customer, for more detailed information on how and why we use your information, including the rights in relation to your personal data, and our legal grounds for using it, please review your copy of our service level agreement.

Online services

  1. Information we collect

    If you register to use our secure services, such as online banking, we’ll ask you to provide some information about yourself for security, identification and verification purposes.
    Where you provide information about others (for example, for joint accounts or if you are ‘recommending a friend’) you must ensure that you have their consent or are otherwise entitled to provide this information to us.

  2. Use of cookies

    For information about cookies and how they’re used on this website, view our cookie policy at the end of this page.

You’re not required to provide any personal information on the public areas of this website. However, you may choose to do so by completing the forms on various pages of the site. We’ll only use the information you provide to us on these pages in order to process the relevant form.

If you’re a Unity partner or already have a relationship with us, you will have been advised via our service agreement how we collect and use your information.

If you have any questions about privacy at Unity, please contact The CEO, 1969 Upper Water Street, Suite 1300, Purdy's Wharf Tower II, Halifax, NS, B3J 2V1 or

Cookies policy

We use cookies and similar technologies on this website and on our customer, partner & charity portals.

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information, which your computer or mobile device downloads when you visit a website. When you return to websites – or visit websites that use the same cookies – they recognise these cookies and therefore your browsing device.

Like most websites, we use cookies to do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences and generally improving your browsing experience. They can also help ensure that ads you see online are more relevant to you and your interests. We also use similar technologies such as pixel tags and JavaScript to undertake these tasks.

If you visit our website, we will deploy these technologies to provide an online service more suited to the device you connect from. When you visit our website from any device (mobile, tablet or PC), we collect information about your use of this site, such as information about the device or browser you use to access the site (including device type, operating system, screen resolution etc.), the way you interact with this site, and the IP address your device connects from.

We use cookies to:

  • Provide you with ads that are more relevant to you and your interests, and improve our targeting and enhance your journey through our sites and partner sites

  • Improve our understanding of how you navigate through our sites so we can identify improvements

  • Evaluate our sites' advertising and promotional effectiveness (we own the anonymous data collected and don't share it with anyone); and

  • We use both our own (first-party) and partner companies' (third-party) cookies to support these activities

Cookies in emails

In addition to the cookies we use on this website, we may also use cookies and similar technologies in some emails. These help us to understand whether you have opened the email and how you have interacted with it. If you have enabled images, cookies may be set on your computer or mobile device. Cookies will also be set if you click on any link within the email.

Cookie categories

The type of cookie used on this website can be put into 1 of 4 categories, based on the International Chamber of Commerce guide to cookie categories: Strictly Necessary, Performance, Functionality & Profile and Targeting.

The details below relate to the types of cookies used on

1. Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are essential, as they ensure your security and privacy when you use our secure sites, as well as enabling you to move around a website and use its features. Without these cookies, services you've asked for (such as access to secure areas) can't be provided. These cookies don't gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you've been on the internet.

This category cannot be disabled.


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2. Performance Cookies

In most cases, the information these cookies collect is anonymous and is only used to improve how a website works and to help us to identify issues you may have when using our online services.

These cookies are not used to target you with online advertising. Without these cookies we can't learn how our website is performing and make relevant improvements that could better your browsing experience.




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3. Functionality & Profile Cookies

These cookies allow a website to remember choices you make (such as your username, language or the region you're in) and tailor the website to provide enhanced features and content for you. For instance, they can be used to remember login details, changes you've made to text size, font and other parts of pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you've asked for, such as watching a video or commenting on a blog.

These cookies may be used to ensure that all our services and communications are relevant to you. The information these cookies collect cannot track your browsing activity on other websites. Without these cookies, a website cannot remember choices you've previously made or personalise your browsing experience.


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4. Targeting Cookies

These cookies and similar technologies gather information about your browsing habits. They remember that you've visited a website and share this information with other organisations, such as advertisers and platforms on which we advertise. They do this in order to provide you with ads that are more relevant to you and your interests.

Without these cookies, online advertisements you encounter will be less relevant to you and your interests.


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Setting your cookie preferences

You can control how cookies are placed on your device from within your own browser.

More information

Information about cookies:
All About Cookies

Internet Advertising Bureau:
Guide to online advertising and privacy

Last updated 25 September 2019

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