Privacy and Cookie Policy

Privacy and Cookie Policy

Our Privacy and Cookie Policy
This privacy policy explains how CFMS uses any personal information that we collect about you, and how we use your information when you visit our website or when processing your data. This policy uses a layered approach to keep content to a minimum, in an understandable format. You will find further information by clicking on the links contains in the sections below. To view the full Privacy and Cookie Policy, click here.

The information we collect
We may collect the following information about you below. We require this to ensure that the communications we send you are applicable and relevant:

  • Name

  • Email address

  • Job title

  • Employer name

  • Country

This information is collected when you:

  • Register to receive news and events communications, where you may have an interest in the services/information we provide

  • Register to attend one of our events or use our meeting room facilities, where we are legally obliged to provide information when you visit our location for health, safety and security compliance

  • Participate in voluntary customer feedback or research surveys to help us improve the services/information we provide

Website usage information is collected using cookies. Further information is contained in the section below titled ‘Cookies’.

How we use your information
We collect information about you in order to:

  • Process your event registration, which requires your consent/registration to attend

  • Process your presentation application, which requires your consent/application to present

  • Send to you by email, CFMS industry news and events information, which requires your consent

CFMS will not sell, distribute, lease or share your personal information. For third party organisations that it partners with for events, you will be required to give your consent to allow us to share your contact details.

As a Data Controller, we may use but not limited to, the following third party systems and applications to collect and process your data:

  • Google Analytics, Mailchimp, LinkedIn, Mentor Digital Content Management System, Survey Monkey, Twitter, Yumpu

Security
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical and online procedures to safeguard and secure your information.

Marketing
We would like to send you information about industry news and events which may be of interest to you, which requires your consent. You can opt-out or unsubscribe from communications at any point using the ‘unsubscribe’ button at the bottom of the email or by clicking here.

Access to your information and correction
You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. We may make a small charge for this. If you would like a copy of this, please contact us through the details provided in the ‘Contact us’ section on this page.

We want to ensure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You can ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.

Cookies
Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor use of the website, and to compile statistical reports on website activity. We do not use cookies to collect personal data. We use cookies on our website to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. There are also third party cookies on our website.

A summary of our cookie policy and the cookies used on our site, is detailed on this page.

To view the full Privacy and Cookie Policy, click here.

For further information about how to manage and delete cookies, visit; https://www.aboutcookies.org/

You can set your browser to not accept cookies and the above website will tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. If you prefer not to accept cookies, some features on our website may not work as a result.

Other websites
Our website, social media and email communications may contain links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to our website so when you link to other websites, you should read their own privacy policies as we are not liable for content, inaccuracies or issues that may arise from accessing these sites.

Changes to our privacy & cookie policy
We regularly review our privacy & cookie policy. The latest date that the policy was updated can be viewed in the full policy version.

How to contact us
If you have any questions about our privacy policy or the information that we hold about you, you can contact us through any of the following:

  • Email:  info@cfms.org.uk

  • Writing: CFMS, Bristol and Bath Science Park, Dirac Crescent, Emersons Green, Bristol. BS167FR

 Cookie Policy

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, remembering information about your preferences.

We use cookies on our website to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. Overall, cookies help us to provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie does not gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

For further information about how to manage and delete cookies, visit; https://www.aboutcookies.org/

Below is a list of the cookies contained on our website. This was last updated on 21st March 2018. You can view last update of the CFMS and third party cookies we use by viewing the full policy version.

Cookie

Purpose of cookie

Lifetime of cookie (Approx)

cfms.org.uk Cookies - click the link to view the full Privacy & Cookie Policy

ASP.NET_SessionId

Store information about the current session in the browser.

When the browser session ends

NID

Google: "The NID cookie contains a unique ID Google uses to remember your preferences and other information, such as your preferred language (e.g. English), how many search results you wish to have shown per page (e.g. 10 or 20), and whether or not you wish to have Google’s SafeSearch filter turned on."

7 days

__RequestVerificationToken

This is an anti-forgery token. This helps the website guarantee that any details submitted throughout the site (whether it be via forms or other means) are genuine, and haven't been modified to contain any malicious links etc.

When the browser session ends

Google Analytics Cookies - click here to view Google Analytics privacy policy

_ga

Google Analytics: "Google Analytics is Google’s analytics tool that helps website and app owners to understand how their visitors engage with their properties. It may use a set of cookies to collect information and report website usage statistics without personally identifying individual visitors to Google. The main cookie used by Google Analytics is the ‘_ga’ cookie. "

2 years

_gat

Google Analytics: "Google Analytics is Google’s analytics tool that helps website and app owners to understand how their visitors engage with their properties. It may use a set of cookies to collect information and report website usage statistics without personally identifying individual visitors to Google. ",

This cookie in used to "throttle request rate".

1 minute

_gid

Google Analytics: "Google Analytics is Google’s analytics tool that helps website and app owners to understand how their visitors engage with their properties. It may use a set of cookies to collect information and report website usage statistics without personally identifying individual visitors to Google. The main cookie used by Google Analytics is the ‘_ga’ cookie. "

1 day

yumpu.com Cookies - click here to view the YUMPU privacy policy

1P_JAR

Google 3rd party: "These cookies are used to gather website statistics, and track conversion rates."

24 days

CONSENT

Google: "Profiling Third-party cookies"

20 years (rounded down to nearest year)

DV

Google: Purpose Unknown

10 seconds

IDE

Google Advertising via doubleclick.net: "One of the main advertising cookies on non-Google sites is named ‘IDE‘ and is stored in browsers under the domain doubleclick.net. ",

"...For example, we use such cookies to remember your most recent searches, your previous interactions with an advertiser’s ads or search results, and your visits to an advertiser’s website. This helps us to show you customized ads on Google"

24 days

NID

Google: "The NID cookie contains a unique ID Google uses to remember your preferences and other information, such as your preferred language (e.g. English), how many search results you wish to have shown per page (e.g. 10 or 20), and whether or not you wish to have Google’s SafeSearch filter turned on."

7 days

NID

Google: "The NID cookie contains a unique ID Google uses to remember your preferences and other information, such as your preferred language (e.g. English), how many search results you wish to have shown per page (e.g. 10 or 20), and whether or not you wish to have Google’s SafeSearch filter turned on."

7 days

__asc

Google Analytics: "Aggregate analysis of website visitors"

30 minutes

__auc

Google Analytics: "Aggregate analysis of website visitors"

1 year

_ga

Google Analytics: "Google Analytics is Google’s analytics tool that helps website and app owners to understand how their visitors engage with their properties. It may use a set of cookies to collect information and report website usage statistics without personally identifying individual visitors to Google. The main cookie used by Google Analytics is the ‘_ga’ cookie. "

2 years

_gid

Google Analytics: "Google Analytics is Google’s analytics tool that helps website and app owners to understand how their visitors engage with their properties. It may use a set of cookies to collect information and report website usage statistics without personally identifying individual visitors to Google. The main cookie used by Google Analytics is the ‘_ga’ cookie. "

1 day

_vwo_uuid_v2

"This cookie name is associated with the product Visual Website Optimiser, by USA based Wingify. The tool helps site owners measure the performance of different versions of web pages. This cookie ensures a visitor always sees the same version of a page and is used to track behaviour to measure the performance of different page versions."

1 day

_ym_isad

Yandex Metrica Analytics: Detects ad blocker presence

1 hour 20 minutes

_ym_uid

Yandex Metrica Analytics: Used to store user ID

2 years

fr

Facebook.com: "Facebook tracks opted-out Facebook users with a cookie (fr) that is used for advertising purposes"

3 months

gtm_id

yumpu.com: Purpose unknown

10 years

i

yumpu.com: Purpose unknown

10 years

intercom-id-9e7fb24c6e48df26c894b9d2959ebf88dfbc83cd

Intercom: Purpose Unknown - Assumed to be used for gathering session data for analytics purposes

20 years

yabs-sid

yumpu.com: "Third party cookie"

When the browser session ends

yandexuid

Yandex Metrica Analytics: Purpose Unknown - Assumed to be to do with analytics user session.

10 years

yp

yumpu.com: Purpose unknown

10 years

ypcptrack

yumpu.com: Purpose unknown

3 years

ypsession

yumpu.com: "Third party cookie"

2 days

yumpu_guc

yumpu.com: Purpose unknown

10 years

yumpu_slc

yumpu.com: Purpose unknown

1 week

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