This statement was updated on 25th May 2018.
Changes to the privacy and cookies policy
If this privacy and cookies policy changes in any way, we will post the new information on this page. Regularly reviewing the page ensures you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we will share it with other parties.
Data Protection Act
Under the Data Protection Act, we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. You have a right to access your personal data and change any inaccuracies. We use leading technologies to safeguard our data, and strict security standards to prevent any unauthorised access to it. We will ensure that any information we obtain and use will always be held, used and transferred in compliance with all applicable data protection rules.
Further information on your rights under the Data Protection Act 1998 can be found on the Information Commissioner’s website.
What information do we collect?
Site usage information: IP address, page usage
You can manage these small files yourself and learn more about them through Internet browser cookies – what they are and how to manage them.
If you’d like to learn how to remove cookies set on your device, please visit ‘About Cookies‘.
Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of our website.
The Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2011 requires us to make you aware of the cookies that we use on this website. These cookies are listed below. You may disable some or all of the cookies by following the instructions on this page.
|Cookie Name||Expiration Time||Description|
|_ga||2 years||Used to distinguish users.|
|_gid||24 hours||Used to distinguish users.|
|_gat||1 minute||Used to throttle request rate.|
Cookies for improving services
Our website uses Google Analytics, which sets the following cookies to analyse site usage. More information on Cookies and Google Analytics can be found at Google Code.
User Survey Cookies
How to access or amend information about you
You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please contact us or write to us at the following address: Armed Forces Covenant, G.B.1., Ministry of Defence, Horse Guards Avenue, Whitehall, SW1A 2HB.