Privacy Policy

Who we are and all pages within it (collectively the “Website”), is owned and operated by F J Forums Ltd (“us”, “our”, “we”). We are committed to protecting the privacy of users of this Website. This Privacy Policy explains what information we may collect about you, how we will use it and the steps that we will take to ensure that such information is kept secure.

This Website may have links to other websites. Third party websites should have their own privacy policies and we recommend that you read such policies to find out how your personal details are protected. We are not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of these third party websites.

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What personal data we collect and why we collect it

When you visit our website, we collect information based on your computer, such as cookies, IP address, browsing system and device. You can disable cookies on your computer if you wish. If you register for our forum, we collect your email address.

What do we use your information for and do we use cookies?

This information helps keep you logged into forums, so you don’t have to log in every time you visit our site. If we have a survey, it helps remember is you have already filled it in. They also help us operate our polls, so that you can’t vote more than once. The information helps improve your experience on our site and decide what type of advertisement you will see and also how often you might see them, from us or third party advertising providers. The information helps us remember you if you have used social media to share stories so you don’t have to keep logging in. This information help us with Analytics, so we know what our audience are reading and how they use our site. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies you. The information collected is anonymous and is grouped with the information from everyone else’s cookies. You can restrict or disable the use of cookies in your web experience but it is important to note that you will lose some functions of a website if you do so. Your browser’s help screen allows you to change your cookie settings.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service Privacy Policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Who we share your data with

We do not sell your information to third parties and all information we collect is used solely in relation to, We use third parties do help deliver the functions on the site:

Advertisers use their own cookies to manage their advertising delivery, measuring delivery and targeting delivery.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Accessing Your Details

We will provide you with a summary of personal details that we hold on you upon your written request, subject to an administration charge of £10 per request. To make a request, you should send an email to and provide your full postal address and postcode.

You can also request that the personal details that we hold about you are removed from our system. However, this may mean that we can no longer provide you access to the Website.

Your contact information

It is our aim to comply with the guidelines of the Data Commissioner of UK and GDPR. If you have any questions regarding our privacy policy please contact us at

Additional information

How we protect your data

We make every effort to protect your information and constantly review and implement our security management protocols. We have numerous layers of security in place and take all reasonable steps to ensure the safety of your data. The nature of the internet is such that we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you provide to us and your do so at your own risk.