Privacy policy



We are Essex Security and Fire Protection Association. We are very serious about protecting your privacy. Your trust is our most important asset please contact info@esfpa.org.uk


We may collect and process personal data on you, our clients and suppliers as part of our business activities -this may be via this website and /or other means. All processing is conducted in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Part of our compliance with the legislation is our "Notification" of the purposes for which we process data with the  Information Commissioner's Office (ICO). The Notification is available at the Public Register of Data Controllers on the ICO website at www.ico.gov.uk


In addition to asking you to submit personal information, we may collect information about you automatically when you visit the site. The collection of information may involve the use of cookies and web beacons. A web beacon is a small graphic image placed on a web page that is designed to allow us to monitor visitors to our site. A cookie is small text file that is placed on your computer's hard drive by your web browser when you first visit our site. The cookie allows us to identify your computer and find out details about your last visit. Most internet browsers accept cookies automatically, but usually you can alter the settings of your browser to erase cookies or prevent automatic acceptance if you prefer. If you choose not to receive our cookies, we cannot guarantee that your experience with our website will be as quick or responsive as if you do receive cookies.


The information collected by cookies and web beacons is not personally identifiable, it includes general information about your computer settings, your connection to the internet e.g. operating system and platform, IP address, your browsing patterns and timings of browsing on our website and your geographical location.


Sharing Information


We may share personal data with third parties as part of our contracted services and/or if we are required to do so by UK law. This may include sub-contractors. We cannot accept liability for any processing they  may conduct outside our remit.


Safeguards and Security


No data transmission over the internet can be entirely secure, and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information and/or use of our sites. However we use our reasonable endeavours to protect the security of your personal information from unauthorised access or use by using Secure Sockets Layer 128-bit encryption verified through VeriSign.


Nothing in this policy affects your rights of access to the personal data we may hold on under the terms of the Data Protection Act 1998. Should you like a copy of the data we may hold on you, please write to the Data Protection officer at the company-email is acceptable. Please note that we may charge a £10 administration fee which is payable in advance and non-refundable.

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