Privacy Policy
GMFA will never pass personal data on to any other organisation.

GMFA collects, stores and uses personal data on this website using the following forms:

Ask us a question
Users asking a question of GMFA must submit a name and email address in order for us to respond to their question. Users of the service will be kept updated with information about GMFA’s work that they may find useful but are able to opt out of this service at any time. Sometimes we will take questions that we have been asked and put them in our magazine, FS, together with our answer. However, we will never print anyone's real name and we will ensure that questions cannot be linked to the people who asked them

Subscribe for news updates
Users wishing to receive GMFA news updates must provide us with a name and an email address. These are stored and used primarily to update subscribers with monthly news until they unsubscribe.

Data supplied via forms on GMFA’s website is accessible to and used by designated GMFA staff only.

Our use of cookies
GMFA’s websites use Google Analytics to help analyse how users use the site. This analytical tool uses 'cookies', which are text files placed on your computer, to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate visitors’ use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity for GMFA.

GMFA will not (and will not allow any third party) to use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any personally identifiable information of visitors to our site. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source as part of our use of the Google statistical analytics tool. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Neither GMFA nor Google will link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user. Consequently all use of our website is anonymous unless someone chooses to provide us with contact details.

Further information about cookies
The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) is an industry body that develops standard and guidelines to support online business processes. Law firm Pinsent Masons maintains the pages of, which has answers to some frequently asked questions.

Disabling and enabling cookies
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings on your browser. The IAB site tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. This advice currently comprises the following steps (however please check the IAB site for the latest guidance).

If you are using Microsoft Windows Explorer:
Open ‘Windows Explorer'; click on the ‘Search’ button on the tool bar; type ‘cookie’ into the search box for ‘Folders and files’; select ‘My computer’ in the ’Look in’ box; click ‘Search now’; double click on the folders that are found; select any cookie file; and then use the ‘Delete’ button on your keyboard to remove any cookies.

If you are not using Microsoft Windows Explorer:
Select ‘cookies’ in the ‘Help’ function for information on where to find your cookie folder.

GMFA’s website contains links to other websites. GMFA is not responsible for the privacy policy of third party websites.

If you have any questions about our privacy policy please write to us by email to or by post to GMFA/HERO, Unit 11, Angel Wharf, 58 Eagle Wharf Road, N1 7ER, London