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Privacy Policy

FEnews.co.uk is committed to ensuring that your details are kept private and confidential and will do our utmost to fulfil this commitment. In accordance with the Data Protection Act, we endeavour to provide our users with a safe, secure and confidential experience. All of the information that you provide will only be used for the purposes set forth herein. Your privacy is respected at all times. Make sure you visit the Privacy section under your Settings section of your profile.

All FE Community Visitors

We gather information and statistics about our users and visitors collectively and use this data in its aggregate form. We use this information to constantly augment and improve the FE Community experience and may share this data with our partners and/or clients. This information will only be shared in its aggregate form so our partners and clients will be able to understand you, the FE Community user and will be able to create a better experience for you.


FE Community uses cookies (defined here) by collecting user information for the website. The main objective of the cookies is to identity users and personalize their visit by customizing web pages for them, like welcoming them by name the next time they visit the site. A cookie is a message give to a web browser by a web server. The message is then stored by the browser in a text file. Each time the browser requests a page from the server, this message is sent back.

You, The FE Community User

Occasionally, further and more specific information about you might be needed, in instances where you might sign up for a contest, a service or to purchase a product. These details might include your name, e-mail address, credit card details, telephone number, etc. We may use that information to make you aware of new products or services that may be of interest to you or to contact you regarding site changes. We may also ask you for other details about your interests, the jobs you are interested in and more specific questions regarding the site in order to provide you with the best possible FE Community experience.

General Information Disclosure

Our policy is to keep details such as your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, credit card number, etc private and confidential and do not disclose these details to outside parties, except when we are certain that the law requires it. As indicated earlier, we may share aggregate information with our partner organizations. In the case of you inputting your details into a co-branded registration page for an event or contest or into a partner home page, your information becomes the property of both FEnews.co.uk and the individual partner. FEnews.co.uk is not responsible for the information that is received by the partner company. If you do not want us to use your information for direct marketing purposes, let us know and we will remove your name from our direct marketing database.

Security and Passwords

In order to register with this site and to sign in when you visit the site, you will need to use a user name and password. You are solely responsible for the security and proper use of your password, which should be kept confidential at all times and not disclosed to any other person. You must notify us immediately if you believe that someone else knows your password or if it may be used in an unauthorised way. We accept no liability for any unauthorised or improper use or disclosure of any password.

International Data Protection

Submitting your CV and other information to use for registration is agreement from you that FEnews.co.uk may transfer that information outside the EC and in particular to the United States of America (if we believe this is appropriate). As well, this data may be transmitted outside of the EC and you should be aware that such countries may not have data protection safeguards in place equivalent to those in the United Kingdom.

Invite Service

If you use the invite service, we ask for the name and e-mail address of the person you would like to recommend the site to. We then send an automatic, one-time e-mail inviting your friend to visit. Details of this interaction are stored only to send that one time e-mail or to track complaints of malicious use. Your friend may e-mail privacy@fenews.co.uk This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to ask that it be deleted.


Feedback can be submitted to FE Community and any feedback that is submitted through the Contact Us area of the site becomes property of FE Community. We may use this feedback for marketing purposes and to contact you for further feedback on the site.


FE Community does not specifically collect information about children. We believe that children must get their parents consent before giving out personal information. If you are concerned about your child’s use of FE Community, we encourage you to use web filtering technology to supervise your child’s access to the site.

Privacy Pledge Changes

We are committed to informing you of any changes in our privacy pledge and encourage you to visit this page to keep abreast of any amendments to our service. Any changes will be posted here so you are always aware of what information we gather, how we might use that information and whether we will disclose it to anyone. If at any time, you have questions or concerns about FE Community’s privacy pledge, please feel free to e-mail us at privacy@fenews.co.uk

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