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Cookie & Privacy Policy

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This policy only covers the NFF website; links to external sites are not covered.

NFF Use of Cookies

Our website uses cookies, as most sites do, to provide you with the best experience we can.
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or other web enabled devices, with your permission, when you browse the internet. They store information to make your site browsing experience better.

The NFF uses cookies to:

  • Make our website work as expected
  • Allow us to monitor site usage – so we know how our website is performing  for visitors
  • Remember your settings during and between visits (remembering your search terms etc.)

These cookies are not harmful and they do not contain any information that could personally identify you. Cookies are not executable – that means they don’t run programs and so cannot carry viruses or change how your computer works. Click here for more information on cookies.

Cookies Used on the NFF Website

Strictly Necessary: Website Function Cookies
We use cookies to make our website work. There is no way to prevent these cookies being set; they are essential for the site to function.

Performance: Visitor Statistics Cookies
We use cookies to compile visitor statistics, such as how many people visit our website, what pages they look at, and how they reach the site (e.g. search engine) etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website in line with visitor preferences. We use Google Analytics and Webalizer to produce this data. Webalizer does not set or use cookies. Click here for more information on Google Analytics and cookies.

First Party Cookies
We use some first party cookies to help you move through the site. Some are session cookies that expire when you end your browsing session, others are persistent and remain between sessions; these cookies are used on our site to remember your search settings and to remember your details if you are re-submitting a contact form.

Surveys: Survey Monkey
We use a service called Survey Monkey to conduct our website surveys. Survey Monkey uses cookies to make the service easier to use. The cookies do not store personal information; all data is combined and therefore anonymous.

Google Maps
We use an embedded Google map to show our office location. Google Maps stores up to four cookies. We use Google Maps on the basis that Google adheres to its Privacy Policy and its Terms of Service.

Permission to Use Cookies on NFF.ORG.UK

If the settings on the software you are using to view this website (your internet browser i.e. Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer) are adjusted to accept cookies, we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you allow the use of cookies. If you would like to remove/not use cookies from our site click the link below.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact the functionality of our website.

Turning Cookies Off You can switch off/adjust cookies within your internet browser settings. Click this link, select your browser, and follow the instructions.

Spyware and Viruses
Your concerns around cookies may relate to online security, spyware, and viruses. Cookies can’t carry viruses or change how your computer works, so blocking cookies will not protect you from the effects of spyware and viruses. To protect against these threats you should look at installing anti-spyware and anti-virus software.

Changes to the NFF Cookie & Privacy Policy
Any changes to our Cookie & Privacy Policy will be posted here. Regularly review this page to ensure you are up-to-date with our policy.

Contact Us
If you have any queries about this policy please contact the webmaster.

Data Protection

The NFF complies with the UK Data Protection Act 1998, and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulation Act 2003.

The NFF is covered by Aggie’s Data Protection Act Registration: Registration number ZA077307.

Contact details supplied to the NFF (on-line and off-line)
will be kept private, and will not be passed on to any third parties without your consent. Data is stored securely.

We store the contact details of those who have subscribed for our Homeport magazine, NFF e-update, and for further information from the NFF, until the time that they unsubscribe. The magazine and e-update have clear and simple opt-out options. If your contact details change and you still want to receive our publications, please notify us: info@nff.org.uk.

We may ask you for personal details to help answer your question/resolve your issue/provide you with the information you require. This data is stored securely and is not passed onto any third parties without your consent. If your question/issue/feedback is passed on as evidence to key stakeholders all names/contact details/identifying details will be removed, unless you provide consent.

We may disclose information about you as required by law.

Information may be transferred between the countries in which we operate. These countries may not have Data Protection laws equivalent to those in force in European Economic Areas.

You have the right to access your information. Contact admin@nff.org.uk.

For more information on your rights under the Data Protection Act 1998 please visit the Information Commissioner’s Office website.

Surveys: Survey Monkey
Survey Monkey is certified by TRUSTe – an independent third party – that confirms its privacy policies and practises compile with their standards. Survey Monkey hosts our surveys and collects the data for us. This data is stored securely by Survey Monkey and is not shared with third parties. The NFF is the survey creator and so the data is owned by us. As such the use of the data falls in line with our Data Protection policies listed above. We do not collect respondent e-mail addresses or IP addresses, and all responses are anonymous. See Survey Monkey’s Privacy Policy.