Privacy Policy & Cookies

This page explains how IFHE UK Section uses any information visitors gives to us on this website, and the ways in which we protect visitors’ privacy.

The Data Protection Act

Under the Data Protection Act, we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. We use appropriate technologies to safeguard your data, and keep strict security standards to prevent any unauthorised access to it. We do not pass on your details to any third party unless you give us permission to do so. We do not send you subsequent communications unless you give us permission to do so.

What information do we collect?

We use personal information to fulfil enquiries and maintain our secure members area, we collect your name, postal address, e-mail address and contact telephone numbers. We collect log file information from all our visitors, which we use to make changes to the layout of the site and to the information in it, based on the way visitors move around it. Log files allow us to record visitors' use of the site. Our hosting provider uses the log file information to provide us with website usage information.

Use of Cookies

This website does not cookies that store any information that would, on its own, allow us to identify individual users of this service without their permission. Any cookies that may be used by this website are used either solely on a per session basis or to maintain user preferences. Cookies are not shared with any third parties.

Cookie name Description
SESS[…followed by hexadecimal string] Session ID used to recognise that subsequent page requests originate from the same web browser. Essential for the correct functioning of areas of the website protected by a login.

Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to monitor traffic levels, search queries and visits to this website.

Google Analytics stores IP address anonamously on its servers in the US, and neither the IFHE UK Section or Google associate your IP address with any personally identifiable information.

These cookies enable Google to determine whether you are a return visitor to the site, and to track the pages that you visit during your session.

ctools-collapsible-state Placed by our website management software Drupal to remember display preferences. Expires at the end of the session.
cookie-agreed-en Remembers whether you agreed to the use of cookies.
Drupal.tableDrag.showWeight Placed by our website management software Drupal to remember display preferences. Expires a year after its first installation.
Drupal.toolbar.collapsed Placed by our website management software Drupal to remember display preferences. Expires a week after its first installation.
has_js A Drupal-internal Session cookie that stores if the user has JavaScript enabled. Expires at the end of the session.

What happens when visitors link to another site?

This website contains links to other websites. This privacy policy applies only to our site, so visitors should always be aware when they are moving to another site and read the privacy statement of any site which collects personal information. We do not pass on any personal information about our visitors to any other site.

Access to your information

The information we hold will be accurate and up to date. Visitors can check the information that we hold about them by logging on to their account. If visitors find any inaccuracies we will delete or correct it promptly.

Users 16 and under

If you are aged 16 or under, please get your parent/guardian's permission beforehand whenever you provide personal information to this website. Users without this consent are not allowed to provide us with personal information.

Changes to this privacy policy

If this privacy policy changes in any way, we will place an updated version on this page. Regularly reviewing this page ensures visitors are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we will share it with other parties.