FFOC Privacy Notice
This Privacy Policy lets you know how your personal information is processed and used by the Ford Focus Owners Club Ltd (FFOC). We take extraordinary steps to use your personal information only in ways that are compatible with this Privacy Policy.
Information Collected
Please note that when you register with the FFOC, we will ask for your personal details. The FFOC is the sole owner of the information collected from the website. No personal information will be passed onto any third party companies, apart from those who are affiliated with the FFOC. Affiliate companies require your details as part of the validation process, to stop false declarations of membership.
Cookies
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the visitor's hard drive containing information about the visitor. Advertisers connected to the FFOC at times require cookies to track statistics about products and locations, but at no time are these linked to any personal identification. At this time, the FFOC uses cookies only for login convenience.
Log Files
We use IP addresses to analyse trends, administer the site, track user's movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
Links
Links to other websites outside of the FFOC Website do not apply to this privacy statement. We are not responsible for privacy policies of other websites linked to the FFOC. Please read the privacy statement of other websites linked to the FFOC for information and data use for visitor's personal identification. Our privacy statement applies solely to the FFOC website.
FFOC Competition
At any particular time, the FFOC will conduct competitions for our members. Members participation for these competitions is voluntary, and in no way requires the member to give out personal information when choosing not to enter in the contest. Collected information may include contact information and demographic information, such as name, email, address, etc. This information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Please check the rules and regulations for each individual competition.
Emails/PMs To/From FFOC
A record of some Emails and Private Messages (PMs) sent to and from www.ffoc.co.uk is kept for security purposes. None of the information in this record will be disclosed to third parties.
Newsletter
After registering for a Membership, you are given the choice of subscribing to our E-Newsletter. Youcan either elect to subscribe or unsubscribe at any time. As mentioned in the Information Collected section of this privacy policy, no personal information stored on our database will be passed onto any third party companies, apart from those who are affiliated with the FFOC. Subscribers wishing to unsubscribe to our newsletter can uncheck the option in their account, using the Your Information link.
Sending to a Friend
When a visitor chooses to send News, Articles, Reviews, etc. to a friend the name and email addresses are not logged. The FFOC will send the friend a one-time email inviting them to visit our site. The FFOC will never send another email to the visitor or friend for any purpose.
Changes of our Policy
If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under circumstance, if any, we disclose it. If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users by way of email. Users will have a choice to whether or not we use their information in this different manner. We will use information in accordance with our privacy policy under which the information was collected. If a Member decides that our policy does not benefit them, they can use the opt-out option at anytime.