Our Commitment to Privacy

Charity Fairs Association (CFA) is committed to protecting all visitor privacy throughout your time on the website. The CFA observes the code of practice covering the use of personal data as outlined in the Data Protection Act of 1998.
Further information on your rights under the Data Protection Act 1998 can be found on the Information Commissioner’s website at www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk.

Private information

Any email details are gathered for your convenience, to allow us to send you any direct communication where required and further update emails. This information will also be displayed to other CFA members who have a paid subscription to the membership area. The CFA will not pass or make your details visible to any third parties outside of the previously mentioned members.


A cookie is a piece of text which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. If you agree, your browser adds this text in a small file. A cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a specific site. Cookies enable web applications to respond to you as an individual, allowing them to tailor their operations to meet your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

Traffic log cookies are used to identify which pages are being visited. This helps web page data analysis and allows us to improve our website by tailoring it to the needs of our customers. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

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 in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can set your web browser (Microsoft Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator) to notify you or cookie placement requests or decline cookies completely. You can delete the files that contain cookies – these are stored as part of your Internet browser.

Listing of cookies used on our site and what they are used for:

Name Purpose Expires
__utma This cookie is created when you first land our site. It is used to help determine the number of unique visitors to our site. 2 year from the creation date (or upon deletion)
__utmb This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session on our site, when you move around the site, each page you visit will attempt to update this cookie to show which pages you (anonymously) have visited and how long you stay on the page. This helps us to improve our content and review site layout. If not updated (you do not visit another page on the site) for 30 mins, the cookie will expire. 30 Mins from creation / update
__utmc This cookie is used in combination with __utmb to determine if your browsing session is new or old. When you exit your browser
__utmz This cookie stores information regarding the referral method by which you reached our site, this means, if you came through Google, it will store information regarding the term on which you searched. This helps us to establish what people are looking for when they find our website. This will also track if you came to our website through an advert on Google or any other website. This cookie will update everytime you come back to our site. 6 Months from creation / update
civicAllowCookies This is a cookie that is created when you accept our cookie policy request, it stores your “Accept Cookies” responce and allows us to use the cookies above. 3 months from creation.
__qca This is a cookie that enables you to socially share content from this website, i.e share on facebook, twitter etc . . . 5 years from creation.

All other cookies used on this site not listed in the table above are deemed required to provide you with a shopping experience service, this includes cookies which store information about products you have added to your cart, unique session cookies, previously viewed items and

How do i delete cookies from my browser?

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Google Chrome: Instructions for Google Chrome
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