Collecting your Personal Information
Personal information collected online by CFPA E includes:
- e- mail address
We may also request other information when needed to provide a service you have requested.
Use of your Personal Information
We use your personal information for:
- opening and administering membership accounts
- sending you information about our related products and services
- verifying your identity to allow you to access restricted areas of the Site
- obtaining your feedback on the services we provide
- sending you our newsletter in case you have registered for it
Sharing Personal Information
We occasionally hire other companies to provide technical services for our website on our behalf, direct and electronic mail and processing newsletter registration. We will only provide those companies with the information they need to deliver the service and they are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose. Please note that these services may be unavailable if you do not want us to disclose necessary personal information. Other than as above, we will not disclose your personal information to third parties without your consent unless:
- required to do so by law in the good faith that such action is necessary to protect and defend the rights or property of the CFPA E.
- to act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of CFPA E and/or the public.
Access to your Personal Information
You may review and update the information we hold about you at any time by contacting us at our Head Office address. You can:
- tell us your preferences about how we send you information
- subscribe or cancel subscriptions to our e-newsletter and memberships
- contact us to obtain details of personal information we may hold about you (for the protection of all our customers, we will take all reasonable steps to confirm your identity before providing you with details of any personal information we may hold about you)
Security of your Personal Information
CFPA E is constantly reviewing and enhancing technical, physical and managerial procedures and rules to protect personal information from unauthorized access, accidental loss and/or destruction.
Please be aware that communications over the Internet, such as e-mails/webmails, are not secure unless they have been encrypted. Your communications may route through a number of countries before being delivered and we cannot accept responsibility for any unauthorized access or loss of personal information that is beyond our control.
Information automatically collected from your computer
When you visit the Site our web server automatically records your IP address. This IP address is not linked to any of your personal information and is used to help administer the Site such as the type of internet browser which you use in order to provide a more effective Site.
When you visit the Site we may store some information (commonly known as a ‘cookie’) on your computer. Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to your hard drive to store and sometimes track information about you. Cookies are specific to the server that created them and cannot be accessed by other servers. Passwords are not stored in cookies. A cookie helps you get the best out of the Site and helps us to provide you with a more personalised service. When someone visits the Site, a cookie is placed on the customer’s machine (if the customer accepts cookies) or is read if the customer has visited the site previously. If you choose to not have your browser accept cookies from the Site, you will still be able to view the text on the screens, however you will not experience a personalised visit nor will you be able to subscribe to some of the service offerings on the Site.
Our website uses technical cookies to identify you so we can offer you a much more fluid navigation. No personal information is collected about you or about your computer.
Our webite also use third party analytical cookies from Google Analytics to recognize and count the number of visitors to our website, and to see how visitors move around the site when they are using it. This helps us to improve your website experience and the services we provide.
Here is how to prevent new cookies from being installed. The exact procedure depends on which browser you are using:
- Click on the spanner icon in the top right of the browser
- Click on “Options”
- Click on “Under the Bonnet” (UK) / “Under the Hood” (US)
- Click on the “Content settings” button in the Privacy section
- Ensure that “Allow local data to be set” is selected
- Select “Block sites from setting any data”
MICROSOFT INTERNET EXPLORER
- Go to Tools in the menu bar
- Click on Internet Options
- Click on the Privacy tab on top
- Move the slider up to the “Block all Cookies” button
- Go to Tools in the menu bar
- Click on Options
- Click on the Privacy tab
- Disable the box that says “Accept Cookies From sites”
- Go to the Safari menu (icon in top right of browser) and select Preferences
- In the popup window that appears, select the Security icon (a padlock)
- Under “Accept Cookies”, select the “Never” button
For other devices and browsers, the procedure is similar. However, please refer to the support page for each provider for more details.
Changes to this Statement
We will occasionally update our privacy statement according to any changes in privacy law/best practice. When such amends are made we will also revise the ‘last updated’ date at the top of the page.
Linking to third-party websites
We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites even if you access them using links from our Site. We recommend that you check the policy of each site you visit and contact its owner if you have any concerns or questions.
Any comments regarding our privacy statement can be sent via email to: Tommy.Arvidsson@cfpa-e.eu