Your privacy is important to us and we comply with the Data Protection Act 1998.
We collect information from visitors to our website to help us understand how the site is used and to send out information to you when you have requested this.
We record and store information about all visits made to the FPA website. This information will not identify you; it may include:
If you request information (for example, about fundraising events, campaign weeks or training courses) or wish to opt in to email updates or become a member you may need to provide us with personal details such as your email address, name, address or telephone number.
If we give you (or you choose) a username and password to access certain parts of this site, you are responsible for keeping these confidential.
A cookie is a small text file stored on your computer. We use a number of different cookies on our website. We use them to give you a better experience or to help us learn what we are doing well and where we can improve.
We hope you will be happy for us to use these cookies but, if not, please take one of the following actions:
Analytics cookies We use a service called Google Analytics to help us record and analyse how our visitors use our website. Google Analytics uses several different cookies to record information about your visit to our site. This information is transmitted to and stored by Google. None of the information gathered can identify you. More information about how Google Analytics uses data.
Session cookie If you log in to the Members’ Area of our website we use a session cookie to remember that you’ve logged in. Without it, you would need to log in every time you visited a new page in the Members’ Area. The cookie only lasts until you close your browser.
Controlling and deleting cookies If you prefer not to have cookies stored on your computer you can use your browser to reject them. You can also delete any cookies already stored on your computer. More information about cookies and how to control and delete them can be found at www.aboutcookies.org.
Any anonymous information is used to help us improve our website.
Any personal details you provide will be stored on the FPA database(s) and may be used by us:
The information we collect from our website is for the use of FPA only, unless stated otherwise.
We will never pass your personal information to a third party without your consent, except
Ask WES is our anonymous web enquiry service. If you include any details which could identify you (for example, full name, email address, phone number) we will delete them.
We may store your enquiry and our reply in order to monitor and improve the service. We may also pass statistical information, for example number and type of enquiry, to third parties such as funders.
My Contraception Tool is our anonymous contraception decision aid. The details required will not identify you.
We may store the data submitted by you in order to monitor and improve the service. We may also pass statistical information, for example number and type of enquiry, to third parties such as funders.
Online donations to FPA are handled through the following secure websites:
You are entitled to find out if we hold any personal information about you and to access this information. You can ask us to amend and/or delete this information should it not comply with the Data Protection Act. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or write to FPA, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8QU for more information.
The information on this website can only give you general information about sexual health. This information is based on the evidence and medical opinion available at the time this information was produced. Different people may give you different information and advice about certain points. More about our sexual health information.
You do not need permission to create a link from your website to any FPA web pages. However, FPA reserves the right to request the removal of any link.
If you would like FPA to link to your website please email email@example.com. We get many requests so you may not hear back from us straightaway. Our policy is to link only to sites which provide accurate, up-to-date and UK-applicable information around sexual health. We do not link to directories. We will contact you by email to let you know of our decision. We reserve the right to choose which sites we link to and will not enter into any correspondence about our decision process.
FPA is not responsible for the content or policies of external websites we link to.
We may link to websites which also offer commercial services. The inclusion of a link to an external website from the FPA website is not an endorsement of that website, the site's owners or their products/services.
FPA policy on linking to private organisation's websites.