Privacy Policy

1. F.I.C.C. respects your privacy.
F.I.C.C. respects your privacy and is committed in protecting it. F.I.C.C. provides this Privacy Statement to inform you of our Privacy Policy and related practices and choices you can make about the way information is collected online and how that information is used. Our website is structured so that, in general, you can visit it without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information.
Once you choose to provide us with personally identifiable information (any information by which you can be identified), you can be assured that it will be used only to support your user relationship with F.I.C.C.

2. What information do we collect
Information collected includes personal and non-personal information.

2.1 Personal Information:
On our website, you can order products and receive communications you have expressly requested, such as the newsletter. The types of personal data you provide to us on these pages may include name, address, phone number, email and billing information. The F.I.C.C. will not sell, rent or lease your personal information to third parties.

2.2 Non-Personal Information:
is data about usage and service operation that is associated with a specific personal identity. The F.I.C.C. collects and analyzes non-personal information to evaluate how visitors use the F.I.C.C.’s website.
Non-personal data we collect may include the pages visited on the F.I.C.C.’s website, unique URLs visited within ficc.org, browser type and IP address. Most non-personal data is collected via cookies by the http server for analysis and access statistics. F.I.C.C. web pages use cookies and other technologies for data analysis and personalization services.

3. How we use your information.
F.I.C.C. uses your personal information to provide you with products and services. Specifically, we use your information to help you complete a transaction or order, to communicate with our users and customers, to provide service and support and to keep you updated with our services. You will always be given an opportunity to stop receiving such information through Newsletters.

4.Who we share your information with
F.I.C.C. does not sell, rent or lease your personally identifiable information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

5. Safety.
Any links to third party websites from F.I.C.C.’s website are provided for your convenience only. If you use these links, you will leave this site. F.I.C.C. has not reviewed all of these third-party sites and does not control nor is responsible for any of them, their content or their privacy policy. Accordingly, F.I.C.C. will not be responsible for them, or any information, software or other products or materials found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to F.I.C.C.’s website, you do so entirely at your own risk.

F.I.C.C. is committed to ensuring the security of your personal information. To help prevent unauthorized access or advertising, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have implemented appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

6. Protecting your information.
The F.I.C.C. is committed to protecting any information that you may provide to us. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, to maintain data accuracy and to ensure the correct use of information, F.I.C.C. has put in place physical and managerial procedures to safeguard the information we collect.

7.Use of Cookies

7.1 Cookies and how they benefit your user experience:
Our site uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer when you browse websites.


7.1.1 Our Cookies help us to:
- Not make you constantly login every time you visit our website
- Remember your preferences during our website visits
- Improve the speed and safety of the website
- Personalise our website to help our users get what they need faster
- Continuously improve our website for users


7.1.2 We do not use cookies to:
- Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
- Collect any confidential information (without your express permission)
- Sell or rent your information to third parties
- Sell or rent your information to advertising networks
- Sell or rent your identifiable data to third parties


7.2 You can learn more about all the cookies we use below


7.2.1 More about our Cookies


7.2.1.1 Our own cookies


7.2.1.1.1 We use cookies to make our website work, including:
- Remembering your search settings
- Remembering if you accepted our Terms and Conditions
- Tailoring content to your needs


There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our website.


7.2.1.2 Anonymous visitor statistics cookies
We use these cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g., Windows or Mac, which helps to identify when our site isn’t working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at, etc.. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called programs ‘analytics’ programs also tell us, on an anonymous basis, how people reached this website (e.g., from a search engine) and whether they have been here before.


7.2.2 Cookies we use:

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use this information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. These cookies collect information anonymously, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
civicAllowCookies This cookie is used to remember the Cookies warning selected option (to allow the storage of cookies on the visitor’s computer) which is located at the bottom left of the website.

8. Contacts:
We value your opinions. Please contact us with any questions or comments you may have.


Privacy Policy updated on 26/10/2013